Independent Policing Oversight Authority Jobs in Kenya, Several Vacancies

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The Independent Policing Oversight Authority (IPOA) was established through an Act of Parliament published in November 2011 to provide for civilian oversight over the work of the police in Kenya. The inaugural Board was sworn into office in June 2012. Vision: A robust civilian accountability mechanism that

  1. Records Management Officer

Ref: IPOA/HR/03/2017

Reports to the Senior Administrative Officer.

An officer at this level will be deployed in a registry or in an information resource centre and will be responsible for handling and processing records/information.

Records Management Officer Job Responsibilities

  • Participating in the development the records management unit annual work plans and budgets;
  • Contributing to the development of the records management policies, procedures and guidelines;
  • Ensuring that mail and documents received are appropriately filed and marked to action officers;
  • Compiling relevant records for use by various stakeholders;
  • Supervising opening of files and file indexing;
  • Ensuring security of information, files and documents;
  • Up-dating and maintaining an up-to-date file movement records;
  • Participating in the disposal of records;
  • Undertaking classification and indexing of records, media conversion- scanning/microfilming;
  • Champing the implementation of records management systems
  • Any other duty that may be assigned from time to time by the Authority.

Qualifications for the Records Management Officer Job

  • Bachelor’s degree in Records Management/Library Science/Library and Information or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution; and
  • Served in the grade of Record Management Officer II for a minimum period of three (3) years;
  • Diploma in any of the following disciplines:- Records/Information Management, Information/Library Science or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
  • Certificate in computer applications skills; and
  • Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results

Required behavioural skills

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

 

  1. Monitoring & Evaluation Officer

Ref: IPOA/HR/02/2017

Reports to the Chief Executive Officer

Monitoring & Evaluation Officer Job Responsibilities

  • Developing corporate strategies, policies and procedures for performance and monitoring;
  • Developing and implementing performance monitoring and evaluation frameworks and tools;
  • Undertaking corporate monitoring and evaluation of performance against the strategy and work-plans;
  • Conducting policy analysis and identifying need for policy, procedural and legislative reforms;
  • Developing, improving and recommending policies, procedural recommendations and program initiatives;
  • Monitoring and reporting on the implementation of existing policies and procedural and legislative reforms;
  • Preparing the bi-annual performance and annual reports;

Qualifications for the Monitoring & Evaluation Officer Job

  • Must be a citizen of Kenya.
  • Served for a minimum period of three (3) years in the grade of Senior Planning(Performance Monitoring and Evaluation) officer or nine (9) years in a comparable and relevant position in the Public Service or Private Sector;
  • Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Economics, Statistics, Mathematics, Project Management or equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution;
  • Attended a Senior Management Course lasting not less than three (3) weeks from a recognized institution;
  • Excellent computer application skills with expertise in Statistical packages; and
  • Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.

Required behavioural skills

  • A Candidate must be a person of integrity, demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills and be a team player;
  • Strong managerial skills, including motivating, developing, coaching and leading teams;
  • Demonstrate high ethical standards;
  • Be an effective communicator with excellent negotiation and people leadership skills;
  1. Complaints & Legal Director

Complaints & Legal Director Job Responsibilities

  • Providing guidance in development and implementation of strategies, policies, plans, standards and procedures pertaining to complaints and legal services as per the Authorities strategic plan;
  • Overseeing intake of all complaints and notifications;
  • Developing and managing the complaints database;
  • Leading and participating in major and complex legal assignments and projects;
  • Supervising all mediation and alternative dispute resolutions;
  • Ensuring authority is adequately represented in legal, civil and criminal court proceedings;
  • Leading discussions and explanations of complex legal concepts and development processes, risks and opportunities with senior management, authority’s committees, stakeholders and/or partners;
  • Overall responsibility of liaising with external agencies on all legal matters affecting the Authority;
  • Organizing and maintaining data used to develop policy recommendations and reports and act as the Authority’s central reference resource on the same;
  • Supervising, appraising, training and developing staff in the directorate; and
  • Prepare statutory performance and annual reports.

Qualifications for the Complaints & Legal Director Job

  • Must be a citizen of Kenya.
  • Meets the requirements of Chapter six of the Constitution of Kenya.
  • Served for a minimum period of three (3) years in the grade of either Head, Complaints/Legal or for a period of fifteen (15) years in Complaints and Legal services, five (5) of which must have been in a senior management level in the Public Service or Private Sector;
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Law or equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution;
  • A Master’s degree in any of the following disciplines:- Law, Business Administration, Public Policy development or equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution;
  • Post graduate diploma in legal studies;
  • Registered as an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya;
  • Certificate in computer application skills;
  • Demonstrated professional competence, integrity and capability in work performance; and
  • Demonstrate experience in result based strategic planning, monitoring and evaluation as well as financial management skills;
  • Certificate in either Corporate Governance or Strategic Leadership Programme lasting not less than (3) weeks from a recognized institution will be an added advantage.

Required behavioural skills

  • A candidate must be a person of integrity, demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills and be a team player;
  • Strong managerial skills, including motivating, developing, coaching and leading teams; and
  • Demonstrate high ethical standards;

How to Apply

Please complete the application form (See link below) in BLOCK letters as appropriate and submit to the Chief Executive Officer/Secretary, Independent Policing Oversight Authority, P.O.BOX 23035, 00100 NAIROBI, KENYA, or forward your application to careers@ipoa.go.ke

 

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