Head of Inspections and Monitoring – Independent Policing Oversight Authority – Nairobi

Job Description
Managerial responsibility
Coordinate development and implementation of policies, strategies,
manuals, plans, procedures and standards pertaining to Inspections and monitoring services;
Coordinate monitoring of policing operations affecting members of the public including the Internal Affairs Unit of the Service;
Develop controls for deployment and application of inspections and monitoring tools and equipment;
Manage development and implementation of inspections and monitoring
work plans, data, information, records and resources;
Coordinate development of Inspections and monitoring concepts to professionalize police service;
Coordinate handling and resolution of complaints referred to the Directorate for inspections and monitoring;
Guide, coach and mentor the inspections and monitoring officers;
Coordinate employee performance management and competency development plans in the department.
Operational responsibility
Provide leadership to the inspections and monitoring officers;
Gather, analyze and disseminate intelligence on the inspections and monitoring operations;
Provide working tools and equipment for the department;
Liaise with other technical operations on inspections and monitoring function;
Assess operational risks before deployment of officers in any inspections and monitoring activity;
Organize meetings to discuss on Inspections and monitoring approaches, tools, assignments and reports;
Appraise procurement requisitions for effective departmental operations;
Advice on inspections and monitoring issues to the Management;
Initiate redress of operational risks and audit processes for purposes of effective delivery of the departments mandate;
Review and forward departmental operational work plans for approval;
Review and forward Inspections and monitoring reports;
Review monitoring data, information, files, records and processes for quality assurance;
Review and forward departmental annual budget, workplan and procurement plan;
Supervise and appraise direct reports

Must be a citizen of Kenya.
Meets the requirements of Chapter six of the Constitution of Kenya
Job Specifications
For appointment at this position, a candidate must have: –
A Master’s degree in either Public Administration, Criminal Justice, Social Sciences or equivalent qualifications from a recognized university.
Bachelors in either of the following disciplines: Public Administration, Criminal Justice, Law, Social Sciences or equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution;
Demonstrated professional competence served for a minimum period of three (3) years in the grade of Principal Inspection or Principal Monitoring Officer or eight (12) years in a comparable and relevant position in the Public Service, five (5) of which must have been in a Senior Management level in the Public Service or Private Sector
Certificate in either Corporate Governance or Senior Management
Course or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.
Certificate in computer application;
Registered with a relevant Professional Body where applicable.

Required functional and behavioral skills:
Human Rights Monitoring Skills
Leadership Skills
Financial Management Skills
Planning Skills
Decision Making Skills
Interpersonal Skills
Communication Skills
Negotiation Skills
Analytical Skills
Report writing skills
Transparency and accountability
Ethics and Integrity
Team player
Creativity and innovation

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 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, 7th June, 2022 to:
Director/Chief Executive Officer,
Independent Policing Oversight Authority,
1st Ngong Avenue, ACK Garden Annex, 2nd Floor,
P.O Box 23035 – 00100, NAIROBI.
Email: recruitment@ipoa.go.ke