IPOA Recruitment 2024/2025: Vacancies, Requirements, and Application Forms - www.ipoa.go.ke

Are You looking to join IPOA in 2024? Yes IPOA is hiring and in this article, we present you with all the details about the Independent Policing Oversight Authority (IPOA) Recruitment for 2024/2025. Learn about available positions, application requirements, and how to apply.

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IPOA Recruitment 2024/2025:  Vacancies, Requirements, and Application Forms - www.ipoa.go.ke
IPOA Recruitment 2024/2025: Vacancies, Requirements, and Application Forms - www.ipoa.go.ke

Are you aspiring to join the Independent Policing Oversight Authority (IPOA) through their 2024/2025 recruitment? This comprehensive article is here to guide you through the entire process. IPOA has consistently offered opportunities for individuals committed to ensuring police accountability and transparency. This article will cover all the essential information you need to know about IPOA Recruitment 2024/2025 including available positions, application requirements, and how to apply.

Who Is IPOA In Kenya?

The Independent Policing Oversight Authority (IPOA) is a state authority established under the Act of Parliament No.35 of 2011. Its primary mission is to hold the police accountable to the public in performing their functions. IPOA is crucial in ensuring the police force operates professionally, disciplined, transparently, and responsibly.

Is IPOA Recruiting in 2024?

Yes IPOA is seeking to Recruit new Members In Kenya 2024. A quick check on their website we can see several Vacancies up for grabs for all Kenyans from all 47 Counties of Kenya. For the 2024/2025 fiscal year, you can check the official Career Portal for the latest Vacancies. 

IPOA Recruitment Requirements

To be eligible for IPOA recruitment, you must meet the following mandatory requirements:

  1. Be a Kenyan citizen.
  2. We are certified by government medical personnel to be physically and mentally suitable for service appointments.
  3. Don't suffer from any physical or mental disability.
  4. Must have a good character.
  5. The registration and selection process is free of charge.

General Requirements

In addition to the mandatory requirements, IPOA is looking for candidates with the following competencies:

  • Integrity, interpersonal skills, and teamwork.
  • Strong managerial skills.
  • High ethical standards.
  • Organized and competent.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team-oriented environment.

Note: All applications must be submitted online, as hardcopy applications will not be accepted. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted, and persons living with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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IPOA Recruitment Positions for 2024/2025

IPOA has announced several job vacancies in various departments. Here is a list of the available positions:

  1. Deputy Director, Finance and Planning
  2. Principal Investigations Officer
  3. Senior Drivers
  4. Deputy Director of Legal Services
  5. Senior Assistant Director of Investigations
  6. Senior Internal Audit and Risk Officer
  7. Old Database and Applications Administrator
  8. Senior Supply Chain Management Officer
  9. Customer Care Assistant I
  10. Senior Records Management Officer
  11. Head of Forensics and Rapid Responses
  12. Head of Complaints Management
  13. Principal Investigation Officer
  14. Senior Inspections Officer
  15. Senior Monitoring Officer
  16. Senior Administration Officer
  17. Old Risk and Audit Officer
  18. Senior Complaints Management Officer
  19. Senior Procurement Officer
  20. Senior ICT Officer
  21. Accountant
  22. Human Resource Officer

Is the IPOA Recruitment Form for 2024 Out?

Yes, the Independent Policing Oversight Authority (IPOA) recruitment for 2024 is ongoing. To apply for IPOA jobs in 2024, follow these steps:

  1. Download the IPOA job application form from the official IPOA career portal or access the PDF form directly.
  2. Print out the application form and fill in your details accurately.
  3. Include your email address, relevant experience, and mobile telephone number in your CV.
  4. Scan your academic and professional credentials.

Send the hardcopy documents to the following address:

  • Director/Chief Executive Officer, Independent Policing Oversight Authority, 1st Ngong Avenue, ACK Garden Annex, 2nd Floor,
  • P.O Box 23035 – 00100, NAIROBI. 
  • Email: recruitment1023@ipoa.go.ke

Ensure that all the information provided is accurate to avoid any discrepancies with your National ID, which serves as confirmation during the screening process.

For those who prefer to Apply Online, you can also use the following Process:

  1. Visit the official IPOA website at www.ipoa.go.ke.
  2. Navigate to the "Careers" section on the menu bar.
  3. Scroll down and select the specific position you wish to apply for.
  4. Carefully fill out the online application form.
  5. Scan and upload the required documents according to the specified size limits.
  6. Review the information you've provided for accuracy.
  7. Submit your application if all the data is correct.

IPOA Recruitment Closing Date for 2024

The closing date for IPOA recruitment 2023 is Tuesday, 17th October 2023. Submitting your application on or before this date by 5:00 PM is essential. Failure to do so may result in disqualification from the recruitment process.


To decentralize its services to the public, the Authority has plans to establish 9 additional offices across the country with the following criteria

No. Clusters Office Counties clustered
1 Cluster 1 Garissa Garissa, Wajir, Mandera, Marsabit, Isiolo; Tana River
2 Cluster 2 Eldoret Uasin Gishu, Nandi, Elgeyo Marakwet, Trans Nzoia, Kakamega, Bungoma, Turkana, West Pokot
3 Cluster 4 Nakuru Nakuru, Kericho, Narok, Nyandarua, Baringo
4 Cluster 5 Mombasa Mombasa, Kilifi, Lamu, Taita Taveta, Kwale, Tana River
5 Cluster 6 Kisumu Kisumu, Siaya, Vihiga, Kakamega, Busia, Bungoma, Trans Nzoia
6 Cluster 7 Kisumu Homabay, Kisii, Migori, Bomet, Nyamira
7 Cluster 8 Meru Embu, Meru, Tharaka Nithi, Isiolo, Marsabit and Samburu
8 Cluster 9 Nyeri Nyeri, Kirinyaga, Murang’a, Embu
9 Cluster 10 Nairobi Nairobi, Kajiado, Narok, Kiambu, Machakos, Makueni, Kitui

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In conclusion, the Independent Policing Oversight Authority (IPOA) offers numerous job opportunities for qualified individuals passionate about promoting police accountability and transparency. To ensure a successful application, meet all the requirements, submit your application on time, and avoid common mistakes. IPOA is committed to being an equal-opportunity employer, encouraging candidates from all backgrounds to apply. We wish you the best of luck with your IPOA Recruitment 2023/2024 application!

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