Senior Investigations Officer Jobs IPOA (8 Positions)


Senior Inspections Officer Jobs at The Independent Policing Oversight Authority

Consolidated Salary Kes.122,000-202,000

The Senior Inspections Officer will be responsible to Director, Inspections and Monitoring through the Head of Inspections and Monitoring.

Inspections Officer Job Specific Duties and Responsibilities

  • Conducting inspection of police premises and detention facilities under the Control of the service;
  • Preparing timely and accurate inspection reports;
  • Conducting of thematic, impromptu and routine Inspections of Police premises in accordance with laid down regulations;
  • Doing analysis of the Inspections conducted; and
  • Providing rapid response action during eventualities.


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

Required Functional Skills for the Inspections Officer Job

  • Served for a minimum period of three (3) years in the grade of Inspection or Monitoring Officer or four (4) years in a comparable and relevant position in the Public Service or Private Sector;
  • Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Law, Public Administration, Criminology & Criminal Justice, Sociology, Political Science, Human Rights, Social Sciences or equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution;
  • Certificate in computer application skills with special emphasis on data analysis;
  • Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results; and
  • Candidates with field experience in inspections and monitoring will have added advantage.

Required Behavioural Skills

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

All applicants must attach clearance from the following bodies:

  • Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA);
  • Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC);
  • Higher Education Loans Board (HELB);
  • Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI); and
  • Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)