The Independent Policing Oversight Authority (IPOA) is a state Authority created under an Act of Parliament No.35 of 2011, with the mandate of holding the police accountable to the public in the performance of their functions. The Authority wishes to recruit results-oriented Kenyan citizens with drive, vision and creativity to fill the following vacant positions:

  • Head of Forensics and Rapid Response
  • Head of Complaints Management
  • Principal Investigations Officer
  • Senior Inspections Officer
  • Senior Monitoring Officer
  • Senior Administration Officer
  • Senior Risk and Audit Officer
  • Senior Complaints Management Officer
  • Senior Procurement Officer
  • Senior ICT Officer
  • Accountant I
  • Human Resource Officer

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

How to apply:

Method of Application

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 IPOA Employment form, 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, 14th March, 2023 to:

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


Detailed job descriptions and specifications for the above positions are available in our website
Upon offer of employment, the successful candidate MUST present and satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 by providing copies of the following documents;

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