IPOA Monitoring Officer Jobs in Kenya

IPOA Monitoring Officer Jobs in Kenya

  • The Monitoring Officer will be responsible to Director, Inspections Research and Monitoring through the Head of inspection and Monitoring. This is the entry grade for this cadre. An officer at this level will work under the guidance of a
    Senior Monitoring Officer.

    Specific duties and responsibilities will entail:

  • Monitoring policing operations affecting members of the public including the Internal Affairs Unit of the Service;

  • Undertaking rapid response action in case of any eventualities that demand monitoring of policing operation;

  • Preparing monitoring reports with recommendations;

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

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

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

  • Preparing concepts to inform monitoring for the Authority;

  • Monitoring action taken by the Internal Affairs Unit of the National Police Service in response to complaints against the Police.

  • Preparing updates on monitoring of the Service to the Principal Monitoring Officer;

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

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

  • Appraise Monitoring Interns and Volunteers and identify capacity development needs;

  • Participate in meetings for the Department;


  • Must be a citizen of Kenya.

  • Meets the requirements of Chapter
    six of the Constitution of Kenya (Clearance certificates to be presented during the interview).

    Job Specification:

    For appointment to this grade, an officer 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;

  • Proficiency in computer applications.

    Required behavioural and Functional skills:

    • A candidate must be a person of integrity, demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills and be a team player;

    • Demonstrate high ethical standards;

    • Be an effective communicator with excellent Dispute Resolution skills, monitoring skills and negotiations skills.

    • Transparency and accountability.

    • Creativity and innovation.

    • Data analysis and Analytical skills.

    • Report writing skills.

    How to Apply

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

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