The Independent Policing Oversight Authority (IPOA) is a state Authority created under an Act of Parliament No.35 of 2011, which provides for civilian oversight over the work of the police. IPOA is mandated to hold the police accountable to the public in the performance of their functions. To enable the authority achieve its mandate and vision for "a robust civilian accountability mechanism that provides public trust and confidence in the National Police service", the Authority wishes to recruit results oriented Kenyan citizen with drive, vision and creativity to fill the following positions:



Job Reference Number


Job Grade

Vacant Positions



Head, Complaints Management

Job Grade 3

1 Post



Principal Human Resource Management Officer

Job Grade 4

1 Post



Senior Risk & Audit Officer     (Re-advertisement)

Job Grade 5

1 Post



Senior Research Officer

Job Grade 5

1 Post



Senior Counselling Psychologist

Job Grade 5

1 Post

6 IPOA/HR/10/2016 Accountant Job Grade 6 1 Post


All applicants MUST attach clearance from the following bodies:

                      i.        Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)

                     ii.        Ethics and Anti- Corruption Commission (EACC)

                    iii.        Higher Education Loans Board (HELB); and

                   iv.        Certificate of Good Conduct

How to apply:

Interested persons who meet the above criteria are invited to view detailed job descriptions at under careers and send their applications by submitting duly completed IPOA job application Form found at the Authority’s website, updated CV, academic certificates and testimonials. Canvassing and incomplete applications may lead to automatic disqualification. Applications in a sealed envelope with the job reference number clearly marked should be received by the undersigned on or before Friday 27th May, 2016. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

The Chief Executive Officer

Independent Policing Oversight Authority

P.O Box 23035-00100



IPOA is an equal opportunity employer and shall not in its recruitment discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, ethnic origin, political affiliation, sex or sexual orientation, pregnancy, marital status, disability, health or social status.

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For more information, contact:

Independent Policing Oversight Authority
1st Ngong Avenue, ACK Garden Annex, 2nd floor
P.O. Box 23035 – 00100 Nairobi, Kenya
Tel: 254 20 490 6000
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