IPOA Inspections Officer Jobs in Kenya

IPOA Inspections Officer Jobs in Kenya

  • The Independent Policing Oversight Authority (IPOA) is a state Authority created under an Act of Parliament No.35 of 2011, with the mandate of holding the police accountable to the public in the performance of their functions.

    Job Purpose:

  • Assist in conducting of inspections of Police premises and detention facilities under the control of the National Police Service as per Sec.

  • Reports to: Senior Inspections Officer

    Job Duties

    Assists in: -

  • Inspection of police premises and detention facilities under the control of the National Police Service;

  • Undertaking rapid response action in case of any eventualities that demand for inspections of police premises;

  • Preparing inspections reports with recommendations;

  • Handling and resolving complaints referred to the Department for inspections;

  • Engaging stakeholders to corroborate facts and evidence for informed recommendations;

  • Gathering evidence during inspections to strengthen the Authority’s investigations;

  • Preparing concepts to inform inspections for the Authority;

  • Providing updates on inspection of police premises to the Principal Inspections Officer;

  • Preparing activity, monthly, quarterly, bi-annual performance and Annual reports for the Department;

  • Preparing quarterly and biannual performance review briefs for the Inspections Department;

  • Appraising Inspections Officers and identify training needs;

  • Participate in meetings for the Department.

  • Coach and mentor volunteers and interns.


  • Must be a
    citizen of Kenya.

  • Meets the requirements of Chapter six of the Constitution of Kenya.

    Job Specifications

    For appointment at this position, a candidate must have: -

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Law, Public Administration, Criminology & Criminal Justice, Sociology, Political Science, Human Rights, Social Sciences, Military or Police degree or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.

  • Certificate in computer application skills.

    Required functional and behavioral skills:

    • Inspection Skills

    • Supervisory Skills.

    • Planning Skills.

    • Decision Making Skills.

    • Data analysis and Analytical skills.

    • Report writing skills.

    • Interpersonal Skills.

    • Communication Skills.

    • Negotiation Skills.

    • Transparency and accountability.

    • Ethics and Integrity.

    • Team player.

    • Creativity and innovation.

    • Resilience.

    • Independence.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; IPOA Inspections Officer Jobs in Kenya

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