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IPOA Head of Inspections and Monitoring Job

Head of Inspections and Monitoring Job, Latest Government Jobs In Kenya,

Job Purpose: To coordinate inspections of Police premises and detention
facilities under the control of the National Police Service
 and monitoring of
policing operations affecting members of the public as per Sec. 6(c) and (e) of
the IPOA Act.

This is a performance based contract and may be renewed subject to
satisfactory performance

Reports to: The Director of Inspections, Research and Monitoring.

Direct reports: Principal Inspections Officer, Senior Inspections Officer, Principal Monitoring Officers, Senior Monitoring Officers

Job Description

Managerial responsibility

1) Coordinate development and implementation of policies, strategies, manuals, plans, procedures and standards pertaining to Inspections and monitoring services;

2) Coordinate monitoring of policing operations affecting members of the public including the Internal Affairs Unit of the Service;

3) Develop controls for deployment and application of inspections and monitoring tools and equipment;

4) Manage development and implementation of inspections and monitoring work plans, data, information, records and resources;

5) Coordinate development of Inspections and monitoring concepts to professionalize police service;

6) Coordinate handling and resolution of complaints referred to the Directorate for inspections and monitoring;

7) Guide, coach and mentor the inspections and monitoring officers;

8) Coordinate employee performance management and competencydevelopment plans in the department.

Operational responsibility

1) Provide leadership to the inspections and monitoring officers;

2) Gather, analyze and disseminate intelligence on the inspections and monitoring operations;

3) Provide working tools and equipment for the department;

4) Liaise with other technical operations on inspections and monitoring function;

5) Assess operational risks before deployment of officers in any inspections and monitoring activity;

6) Organize meetings to discuss on Inspections and monitoring approaches, tools, assignments and reports;

7) Appraise procurement requisitions for effective departmental operations;

8) Advice on inspections and monitoring issues to the Management;

9) Initiate redress of operational risks and audit processes for purposes of
effective delivery of the departments mandate;

10)Review and forward departmental operational work plans for approval;

11)Review and forward Inspections and monitoring reports;

12)Review monitoring data, information, files, records and processes for quality assurance;

13)Review and forward departmental annual budget, workplan andprocurement plan;

14)Supervise and appraise direct reports


a) Must be a citizen of Kenya.
b) Meets the requirements of Chapter six of the Constitution of Kenya


(i) A Master’s degree in either Public Administration, Criminal Justice, Social Sciences or equivalent qualifications from a recognized university.
(ii) Bachelors in either of the following disciplines: Public Administration, Criminal Justice, Law, Social Sciences or equivalent qualifications from a
recognized institution;

(iii) Demonstrated professional competence served for a minimum period of three (3) years in the grade of Principal Inspection or Principal Monitoring
Officer or eight (12) years in a comparable and relevant position in the
Public Service, five (5) of which must have been in a Senior Management
level in the Public Service or Private Sector

(iv)Certificate in either Corporate Governance or Senior Management
Course or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.

(v) Certificate in computer application;

(vi)Registered with a relevant Professional Body where applicable.

Required functional and behavioral skills:
 Human Rights Monitoring Skills

 Leadership Skills

 Financial Management Skills

 Planning Skills

 Decision Making Skills

 Interpersonal Skills

 Communication Skills

 Negotiation Skills

 Analytical Skills

 Report writing skills

 Transparency and accountability

 Ethics and Integrity

 Team player

 Creativity and innovation



How to apply
Interested persons who meet the requirements should submit their application through Post Office, email 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, 7th June, 2022 to:

Director/Chief Executive Officer,
Independent Policing Oversight Authority,

1st Ngong Avenue, ACK Garden Annex, 2nd Floor,

P.O Box 23035  00100, NAIROBI.
Email: [email protected]

Detailed job descriptions and specifications for the above positions are available on website

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