Deputy Inspector General of Police

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Company:National Police Service Commission
Category:Government Jobs
Job Type:Permanent
Location:Nairobi

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Pursuant to the Constitution, particularly Articles 10; 232; 243; 245 (3); 246 (3) and chapter Six and Section 9, 11, 13, 14, 29, 30 and 34 of the National Police Service Act, the National Police Service Commission seeks to recruit Deputy Inspectors General and the Director, Directorate of Criminal Investigations who satisfy the provisions of the Constitution and the National Police Service Act, 2011, as well as the additional criteria below. Qualified persons may apply for the position of interest as shown below;

1. DEPUTY INSPECTORS GENERAL OF POLICE

The Deputy Inspector General shall be a person who:

  1. is a Kenyan citizen;
  2. i. holds a degree from a university recognized in Kenya OR

         ii. equivalent qualifications;

     (c) has had a distinguished career in their respective fields;

     (d) meets the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution

     (e)has served the Police Service for at least fifteen years and has    knowledge and experience in matters relating to any of the following disciplines:-

  1. criminal justice;
  2. policy development and implementation;
  3. finance and public administration;
  4. strategic management;
  5. security;
  6. law;
  7. sociology; or
  8.  government.
  9. is a serving police officer of the rank of Assistant Inspector General and above.

Position Description – Deputy Inspector General, Kenya Police Service

The Deputy Inspector General heads the Kenya Police Service and is subject to the direction, command and control of the Inspector General for:-

  1. the effective and efficient day to day administration and operations of the Kenya Police Service;
  2. implementation of policies and directions of the service in relation to the Kenya Police Service;
  3. preparation of the budget, planning and provision of support for the Kenya Police Service;
  4. establishment and maintenance of police stations, outposts, units or unit bases in the counties and determination of the boundaries of the police stations, outposts or unit bases and establishment of a facility in each police station for receiving, recording and reporting of complaints from members of the public;
  5. managing, monitoring and evaluating the Kenya Police Service;
  6. undertaking the supervision of the Kenya Police;
  7. coordinating training in the Kenya Police Service;
  8. providing internal oversight of the Kenya Police Service;
  9. establishing and maintaining a relationship between Kenya Police Service and the Community;
  10. improving transparency and accountability in the Kenya Police Service;
  11. co-operating and engaging in joint security operations with the Deputy Inspector General in charge of the Administration Police Service, other Government departments or other security organs to ensure the safety and security of the public;
  12. implementing the decisions of the Inspector-General, and (m) perform such other duties as may be assigned by the Inspector General or as may be prescribed by the National Police Service Act or by any other written law.

Position Description – Deputy Inspector General Administration Police Service

The Deputy Inspector General heads the Administration Police Service and is subject to the direction, command and control of the Inspector General for:-

  1. the effective and efficient day-to-day administration and operations of the Administration Police Service;
  2. providing strategic guidance and direction for the Administration Police Service;
  3. preparing the budget, planning and provision of support for the Administration Police Service;
  4. monitoring and evaluating the Administration Police Service;
  5. undertaking the supervision of the Administration Police Service;
  6. establishing and maintaining outposts, units and unit bases in the country and determine the boundaries of the outposts or unit bases and establish a facility in each police post or other premises for receiving, recording and reporting to the Independence Police Oversight Authority of complaints from members of the public;
  7. coordinating training in the Administration Police Service;
  8. providing internal oversight of the Administration Police Service;
  9. establishing and maintaining a relationship between the Administration Police Service and the community;
  10. improving transparency and accountability in the Administration Police Service;
  11. coordinating and engaging in joint security operations with the Deputy Inspector-General in charge of the Kenya Police Service, other Government departments or other security organs to ensure the safety and security of the public;
  12. implementing the decisions of the Inspector-General and
  13. performing such other duties as may be assigned by the Inspector-General or the National Police Service Commission, or as may be prescribed by the National Police Service Act or any other written law

DISQUALIFICATION CRITERIA

No person shall be qualified for appointment if the person:-

(a) has previously been convicted of any criminal offence;

(b) has violated the Constitution;

(c) is an undischarged bankrupt;

(d) has been adversely mentioned in any report by a Commission of Inquiry or any parliamentary Committee;

(e) canvasses directly, indirectly, by proxy, by emissary, by ethnic or clan whipping, by pressure groups, by other associations or in any other way;

(f) knowingly , willingly and blatantly lies, misrepresents, cheats and fails to disclose material facts.

 ADDITIONAL CRITERIA FOR SELECTION

  1. Applicants should attach their Curriculum Vitae, testimonials, samples of their three top writings (if any), or supervised projects or any other evidence of proven relevant expertise herein being sought;
  2. In addition to the qualification set out in the Constitution and the enabling Statute, applicants must further furnish clearance certificates from the following;-

(i) Ethics and Anti Corruption Commission (EACC);

(ii)Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA);

(iii)Directorate of Public Prosecutions (DPP);

(iv)Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)

(v)Professional bodies (where applicable) to which the applicant belongs such as LSK, ICPAK, AAK, IEK, etc.;

(vi)Directorate of Criminal Investigations and

(vii)Credit Reference Bureau.

 APPLICATION SUBMISSION

(a)Applications and certified copies of the supporting documentations should be:-

(i)Delivered to the National Police Service Commission, Sky Park Plaza 5th Floor Woodvale Close Westlands; OR

(ii)Submitted online together with scanned accompanying documents to [email protected]; OR

(iii)By Registered mail

(b)The applications should be addressed to:

The Chairperson,

National Police Service Commission,

Sky Park Plaza 5th Floor Woodvale Close Westlands,

P.O. Box 47363-00100,

NAIROBI.

(c)The applications should be submitted on or before

Monday 15th January 2018 not later than 5.00pm

 IMPORTANT NOTICE

(a)Names of all applicants and the interview schedule of those shortlisted shall be published in the Website of the Commission

(www.npsc.go.ke) and print media of national circulation

(b)Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews

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