IPOA Senior Investigations Officer Jobs in Kenya

IPOA Senior Investigations Officer Jobs in Kenya

Specific duties and responsibilities will entail:

  • Conduct investigations into serious complaints related to offences committed by any member of the Service;

  • Support prosecution process in courts;

  • Record proceedings of Team operational meetings;

  • Review of patterns and trends of police misconduct;

  • Record proceedings of Departmental operational meetings;

  • Prepare procurement requisitions for effective team investigations operations;

  • Provide briefs on investigations activities and operations to the Team Leader;

  • Prepare investigations work plans for approval;

  • Compile investigations case files for quality reports;

  • Prepare annual budget, workplan and procurement plan;

  • Engage stakeholders’ in investigations operations;

  • Prepare weekly, monthly, quarterly, bi-annual performance and Annual reports;

  • Mentor and couch investigators;

  • Supervise and appraise direct reports and identify their training needs;


  • Must be a citizen of Kenya.

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

    Job Specifications

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

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Forensic Science, Criminal Justice, Criminology, Law, Social Science, Military / Police Science or any other relevant field from a recognized institution.

  • Served for a minimum period of three (3) years in the grade of Investigations Officer at IPOA or six (6) years in a comparable and relevant position in the Public Service or Private Sector.

  • A certificate in investigations

  • Computer application skills.

  • Registered with a relevant professional body where applicable.

    Required behavioral and functional skills:

  • Transparency and accountability.

  • Ethics and Integrity.

  • Team player.

  • Creativity and innovation.

  • Resilience

  • Independence.

  • Investigations Skills.

  • Supervisory Skills.

  • Planning Skills.

  • Decision Making Skills.

  • Evidence analysis and Analytical skills.

  • Report writing skills.

  • Interpersonal Skills.

  • Communication Skills.

  • Negotiation Skills.

    How to Apply:

  • Interested persons who meet the requirements should submit their application through Post Office, email, online or by hand delivery, clearly indicating the position and job reference number, on both the cover letter, envelope and email applications, together with a detailed CV, copies of academic certificates, national identity card, names and telephone contacts of three referees, so as to reach the Authority by Tuesday, 4th May, 2021 to:

    Director/Chief Executive Officer, Independent Policing Oversight Authority,
    1st Ngong Avenue, ACK Garden Annex, 2nd Floor,
    P.O Box 23035 – 00100, NAIROBI.

  • Email: recruitment0221@ipoa.go.ke

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