Government and Public Service
  • Government and Public Service
  • Nationwide, Kenya
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  • Salary: varies depending on the grade and experience level



Vacancy Announcement: 29/04201

The Independent Policing Oversight Authority (IPOA) is a state Authority established under Act No. 35 of 2011, tasked with holding the police accountable to the public in the performance of their duties. We are seeking dynamic and committed Kenyan citizens to join our team.


Job Reference Designation Job Grade Vacant Positions
IPOA/HR/01/2024 Deputy Director, Human Resource Grade 3 1 Post
IPOA/HR/02/2024 Senior Assistant Director, Finance Grade 4 1 Post
IPOA/HR/03/2024 Senior Assistant Director, Human Resource Management Grade 4 1 Post
IPOA/HR/04/2024 Senior Assistant Director, Inspections Grade 4 1 Post
IPOA/HR/05/2024 Senior Assistant Director, Investigations (Re-advertisement) Grade 4 1 Post
IPOA/HR/06/2024 Assistant Director, Administration Grade 5 1 Post
IPOA/HR/07/2024 Assistant Director, Counselling Services Grade 5 1 Post
IPOA/HR/08/2024 Assistant Director, Regional Office Grade 5 1 Post
IPOA/HR/09/2024 Assistant Director, Security Services Grade 5 1 Post
IPOA/HR/10/2024 Principal Inspections Officer Grade 6 1 Post
IPOA/HR/11/2024 Principal Monitoring Officer Grade 6 1 Post
IPOA/HR/12/2024 Principal Planning Officer Grade 6 1 Post
IPOA/HR/13/2024 Principal Office Administrator Grade 6 1 Post
IPOA/HR/14/2024 Database and Applications Administrator II Grade 9 2 Posts
IPOA/HR/15/2024 Inspections Officer II Grade 9 2 Posts
IPOA/HR/16/2024 Investigations Officer II Grade 9 2 Posts
IPOA/HR/17/2024 Forensic Officer II Grade 9 2 Posts
IPOA/HR/18/2024 Call Centre Officer II Grade 9 2 Posts
IPOA/HR/19/2024 Accountant II Grade 9 1 Post
IPOA/HR/20/2024 Office Administrator II Grade 9 1 Post
IPOA/HR/21/2024 Security Officer II Grade 9 1 Post
IPOA/HR/22/2024 Supply Chain Management Officer II Grade 9 1 Post
IPOA/HR/23/2024 Communications Officer II (Videography and Photography) Grade 9 1 Post
IPOA/HR/24/2024 Planning Officer II Grade 9 1 Post
IPOA/HR/25/2024 Legal Officer II Grade 9 8 Posts
IPOA/HR/26/2024 Driver II Grade 12 5 Posts
IPOA/HR/27/2024 Office Assistant II Grade 13 1 Post

How to Apply:

Interested individuals who meet the specified criteria should submit their applications through the recruitment portal link: IPOA Recruitment Portal. Alternatively, applications can be submitted via the Post Office, email, or hand delivery. Applicants choosing the alternative process must clearly indicate the position and job reference number on both the cover letter, envelope, and email applications.



Application Requirements:

  • Complete the IPOA Employment form
  • Detailed CV
  • Copies of academic certificates
  • National identity card
  • Names and telephone contacts of three referees

Applications should reach the Authority by Tuesday, 2nd April, 2024, addressed to:

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

For email submissions, please use the following addresses:

Important Information:

Upon being offered employment, successful candidates MUST present documents satisfying the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010, including:

  • Valid tax Compliance Certificate from the Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)
  • Valid Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigation (DCI)
  • Valid Clearance Certificate from the Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
  • Valid Clearance Certificate from an approved Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)
  • Valid Clearance form from the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC)





[Your Name]

[Your Address]

[City, State, Zip Code]

[Your Email Address]

[Your Phone Number]


[Director/Chief Executive Officer]

Independent Policing Oversight Authority

1st Ngong Avenue,

ACK Garden Annex,

2nd Floor,

P.O Box 23035 – 00100,


Dear [Hiring Manager’s Name],

I am writing to express my interest in the [Job Title] position at the Independent Policing Oversight Authority (IPOA), as advertised. With a deep commitment to accountability and transparency in law enforcement, coupled with my extensive experience in [relevant field or industry], I am confident in my ability to contribute effectively to your team and uphold the values of IPOA.

I am particularly drawn to this opportunity at IPOA because of the organization’s crucial role in ensuring that law enforcement agencies remain accountable to the public. Throughout my career, I have demonstrated a strong dedication to upholding ethical standards and promoting fairness and justice in all aspects of my work. My [mention specific skills or experiences relevant to the position] have equipped me with the necessary qualifications to excel in this role and make meaningful contributions to IPOA’s mission.

In my previous role at [mention previous organization or relevant experience], I [provide a brief overview of your relevant experience, accomplishments, and skills]. These experiences have honed my ability to [mention relevant skills or competencies required for the job], and I am eager to leverage my expertise to support IPOA in its vital mandate.

I am impressed by IPOA’s commitment to equal opportunity and its dedication to fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace. As someone who values diversity and believes in the importance of representing diverse perspectives in decision-making processes, I am excited about the prospect of contributing to an organization that shares these values.

I am particularly excited about the opportunity to [mention specific aspect of the job or organization that excites you] and am eager to bring my unique skills and perspectives to the IPOA team. I am confident that my background, skills, and passion for justice make me a strong fit for this role.

Thank you for considering my application. I am looking forward to the possibility of contributing to IPOA’s important work and am available at your earliest convenience for an interview. Please find my attached resume for further details on my qualifications.


[Your Name]

Equal Opportunity Employer:

IPOA is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its recruitment based on race, religion, color, ethnic origin, political affiliation, sex or sexual orientation, pregnancy, marital status, disability, health, or social status. Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

Recruitment Agencies and Fees:

IPOA does not engage any recruitment agencies, and no medical examination is required before attending an interview. IPOA does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, shortlisting, or interview).

Language Requirement:

Please write your application in the English language.

Salary Range Estimate:

The salary range for these positions varies depending on the grade and experience level. For specific salary information, please refer to the detailed job descriptions available on our website.


Best of luck with your application! We are committed to attracting and retaining the best employees from all backgrounds in our efforts to become a better development partner.

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