The National Police Service Commission is an Independent Commission established under Article 246 of the Constitution of Kenya.
Applications are invited from qualified candidates to fill the following vacant position at the National Police Service Commission.

Contents

  • Open Jobs
    1. Head Of Investigations
    2. Investigation Officer
    3. Transport Officer
    4. Records Management Officers
    5. Accountants
    6. Senior Human Capital Management Officers
    7. Supply Chain Manager
    8. Legal Affairs Deputy Director
    9. Deputy Director HR
    10. Human Capital Internships
  • Method of Application

Head Of Investigations

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationBA/BSc/HND
  • Experience10 years
  • LocationNairobi
  • Job FieldSecurity / Intelligence

Vacancy Number:     V/No.13/2018

Responsibilities

  • Planning and coordinating investigation activities;
  • Allocating investigation functions to individual team members and monitoring performance;
  • Assessing and prioritizing team workloads;
  • Supervising and coordinating available resources against workloads, managing team functions including cases from reception to final report writing, ensuring efficient workload;
  • Overseeing the day to day tasks and performance of the team members, coaching and mentoring team members, and identifying individual and collective training needs;
  • Gathering and presenting regular accurate updates to Director of Strategy, Research and Vetting;
  • Providing guidance and advice to team members on investigations function;
  • Auditing investigations files to ensure adherence to NPSC standards;
  • Liaising with other internal departments on investigations issues, external agencies such as ODPP, Judiciary and other actors in criminal justice administration;
  • Ensuring compliance with directorate objectives, policies, procedures, annual work plan and strategic plan;
  • Disseminating and implementing Directorate’s decisions;
  • Leading and conducting investigations into cases and public interest cases;
  • Any other related duties as may be assigned to you by Management from time to time.

Qualification

  • A Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines:- Criminology, Criminal Justice, Law, Social Sciences or equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution;
  • Shown merit, integrity and ability as reflected in work performance and results;
  • Strong managerial skills, including motivating, developing, coaching and leading teams;
  • Training in senior management course lasting not less than three (3) weeks from a recognized institution will be an added advantage.
  • Training in Fraud/ financial investigations;
  • Knowledge and appreciation of ICT and modern Technology in investigation;
  • Meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya;
  • Ten (10) years experience in criminal investigations of which three(3) years should be at a senior position in a comparative position in public service or private sector.

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Investigation Officer – 6 positions

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationBA/BSc/HND
  • Experience6 years
  • LocationNairobi
  • Job FieldSecurity / Intelligence

Vacancy Number: V/No.14/2018
Responsibilities

  • Carryout investigations on all cases of complaints received on the police officers that are being vetted as directed by the Head of investigation;
  • Compile and submit report(s) on all investigated cases allocated to him/her by the Head of Investigation;
  • Ensure set datelines and targets are met in a timely manner;
  • Compiling of relevant evidence to facilitate investigations and
  • Any other duty assigned to him/her by the head of investigation.

Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree in Criminology, Social Science in any relevant field from a recognized University;
  • Training in Fraud/ financial investigations;
  • Knowledge and appreciation of ICT and modern Technology in investigation;
  • Meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya;
  • Six(6) years experience in criminal investigations.

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Transport Officer

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationBA/BSc/HND
  • Experience6 years
  • LocationNairobi
  • Job FieldTransportation and Driving

REF: V/No.15/2018
Responsibilities

  • Review and develop new and cost-effective transportation strategies for the transport services unit;
  • Monitor the transport services unit records concerning routine maintenance and fuel expenditures in accordance to the directorate’s policies and procedures and
  • Appraise the staff in the department line with the schemes of service to ensure optimal performance;
  • Liaise with Human Resource department to co-ordinate staff training for drivers on the latest transport and traffic regulations;
  • Renew unit staff records on licensing for the drivers in accordance to the transport and traffic regulations to ensure compliance;
  • Supervise the routine maintenance and allocation and reallocation of vehicles and drivers to ensure proper usage of commission’s property;
  • Facilitate replacement and repair of spare parts and equipment of the vehicles by being the initiator of requests on the IFMIS system;
  • Issues fuel to ensure proper utilization of funds;
  • Report on  Monthly  returns  on  fuel  and  maintenance  to  maintain compliance of standards;
  • Supervise cleanliness, housekeeping and maintenance of physical assets for functionality;
  • Ensure safe working conditions to minimize hazards and meet statutory obligations;
  • Ensure dispatch of mail for smooth flow of information and
  • Maintain security procedures to ensure safety of staff and assets.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognized a recognized institution;
  • Computer literacy;
  • Meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya;
  • Six (6) years of service three (3) of which should be in a comparable position from a reputable organization.

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Records Management Officers – 2 positions

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationBA/BSc/HND
  • LocationNairobi
  • Job FieldAdministration / Secretarial   ICT / Computer

Vacancy Number:       V/No.11/2018

Responsibilities

  • Accurately record, file and distribute all inward and outward correspondence to the relevant officers;
  • Accurately store, arrange, index and classify records to for easy references and access of information;
  • Assist in the development of filing systems and maintain both electronic and paper-based files in the commission;
  • Set up, maintain, review and document of records systems;
  • Assist in the preparation of reports on files for disposal;
  • Assist staff with requests to locate and retrieve documents that had been archived;
  • Repair torn files to ensure order and safeguard all commission documents;
  • Record all mails and files received in the unit before submission to the relevant departments.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Science/ Records Management /Library science or its equivalent from a recognized NPSC;
  • Higher diploma in Records Management/Information Science/ Library Science;
  • Computer Literacy;
  • Meet the requirements of chapter Six of the constitution of Kenya;
  • Four (4) years of service in a comparable position from a reputable organization.

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Accountants – 2 positions

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationBA/BSc/HND
  • Experience4 years
  • LocationNairobi
  • Job FieldFinance / Accounting / Audit

Vacancy Number:       V/No.12/2018

Responsibilities

  • Implement standards, regulations and procedures by executing the day to day operations of the unit;
  • Facilitate proper office cash management by authorizing invoices before payments vouchers are prepared;
  • Facilitate safe keeping of all accountable documents;
  • Approve internet banking;
  • Ensure supplier definition, invoice and Validate payments in the IFMIS system to maintain compliance of procedures;
  • Prepare and examine payments and revenue receipts;
  • Check validity of tax compliance certificates online via TCC checker;
  • Maintain income and expenditure records to keep track of documents and Manage ledger to maintain proper Accounts book keeping.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance;
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA-K)or CPA part II;
  • Computer literacy;
  • Meets the requirement of Chapter six of the Constitution of Kenya;
  • Four (4) years of service in a comparable position from a reputable organization

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Senior Human Capital Management Officers – 3 positions

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationBA/BSc/HND
  • Experience6 years
  • LocationNairobi
  • Job FieldHuman Resources / HR

Vacancy Number:   V/No.9/2018       

 Responsibilities

  • Interpret, implement and apply HR policies, standards, and procedures on human capital management matters;
  • Participate in development and review of Human Capital Management Manuals and Guidelines;
  • Participate in the preparation of the Human Capital Management budget and work plans.
  • Conduct exits interviews for staff leaving the Commission;
  •  Train and sensitize staff on scheme of service and benefits to facilitate empowerment of staff;
  • Advice staff on all aspects of the Human Capital function which include recruitment and performance management;
  • Process injury claims as reported and forward them to service providers for timely payment;
  • Forward documentation to service providers on group life claims to ensure payments are made in a timely manner;
  • Conduct end year evaluations and carryout Mid- year review to maintain HR set guidelines on performance schemes;
  • Prepare and update Complement surplus and deficit with a view of deployment of staff to address imbalance;
  • Prepare Revised Personal Emolument Budget;
  • Prepares and disburses salaries for payment by the Accounts function;
  • Makes the recoveries of overpayments, imprest, filling of Tax Returns and salary stoppages;
  • Ensure implementation of HR decisions on Promotion, Confirmation of appointment are acted upon;
  • Ensure NHIF Returns are filled on monthly basis and
  • Conduct HR Audits to ensure compliance.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in any Social Science field, Business Administration and/ or Human Resource from a recognized institution;
  • Higher Diploma in Human Resource Management;
  • Member of a Professional Body;
  • Computer Literacy;
  • Meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya;
  • Six (6) years of service of experience three(3) of which should be in a similar or a comparable position from a reputable organization;

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Supply Chain Manager

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationBA/BSc/HND   MBA/MSc/MA
  • Experience10 years
  • LocationNairobi
  • Job FieldProcurement / Store-keeping / Supply Chain

Vacancy Number:   V/No.7/2018            
Responsibilities

  • Formulate and implement purchasing procedures and practices:
  • Review vendor contract documents and coordinate in preparation of specifications for quotations, tenders, proposals and supply agreements for approval by the Director;
  • Oversee the delivery of samples, testing and evaluation of new products to ensure compliance of standards are adhered to;
  • Ensure all departments and staff in the National Police Service Commission is familiar with and comply with the procurement guidelines;
  • Participate in the annual reporting, monitoring and tracking of procurement bid evaluation are in line with the set guidelines;
  • Oversee the annual physical inventory process as required to ensure policies and procedures are compliant.
  • Analyze purchase requests from user departments and determine the appropriate method of procurement;
  • Conduct in-depth analysis of all bids received in response to each tender, proposal and quotation to identify the response that best meets the needs of the user department;
  • Prepare recommendation for award to provide supplier debriefing sessions, when requested with unsuccessful respondents;
  • Ensures confidentiality is maintained with respect to the procurement process;
  • Oversees preparation of contracts and tender awards;
  • Participate in specialized projects and assignments related to procurement;
  • Presides over public opening of tenders;
  • Approver of contracts and purchase orders in IFMIS and
  • Preparation and implementation of sectional work plans.

Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Commerce – Economics, Business Administration, Procurement and Supplies Management, Marketing from a recognized university;
  • Bachelor’s degree in Commerce – Economics, Business Administration, Procurement and Supplies Management, Marketing from a recognized university;
  • Diploma in Purchasing and Supplies Management / Chartered Institute of Supplies Management;
  • Registered member of Kenya Institute of Supply Chain Management;
  • Attended a Senior Management Course lasting not less than four weeks from a recognized institution
  • Computer literacy;
  • Meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya;
  • Ten (10) years of service, of which three (3) should be in a comparable position from a reputable organization.

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Legal Affairs Deputy Director

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationBA/BSc/HND   MBA/MSc/MA
  • Experience12 years
  • LocationNairobi
  • Job FieldLaw / Legal

Vacancy Number:   V/No.3/2018
Responsibilities

  • Oversee the implementation of legal and governance policies, systems and procedures, in line with the institutions strategy to ensure the achievement of institutional strategic plan;
  • Monitor current and emerging policy, trends, technology, procedural and legislative developments with direct impact on the work to maintain set government regulations;
  • Lead the development and management of effective Policy and Legal working relations with relevant public entities in National and County Governments;
  • Conduct and oversee policy and legal research through working with Government legal office as appropriate ;
  • Spearhead multi-media public campaigns designed to extend the commissions legislative, legal and policy advocacy;
  • Draft contracts/agreements/leases and other legal documents;
  • Analyze and evaluate regulatory, statutory and other impact or change requirements involving the development of new/revised policy recommendations;
  • Research public policy, identify existing, emerging and anticipated policy issues and information affecting the society, clients, stakeholders and programs;
  • Develop, improve, and recommend new or revised policy, procedural recommendations and program initiatives in adherence to the legal framework;
  • Oversee the commission’s outreach and benchmarking on legal matters to enhance service delivery to the stakeholders;
  • Participate in the implementation of approved policy proposals and initiatives including providing policy interpretations;
  • Produce and edit major reports, legislative and litigation reports and other publications, including newsletters;
  • Prepare regular reports for the Commission Board on policy and legal initiatives and advocacy to provide information;
  • Review progress of outstanding litigation and legal cases and liaise with and manage external lawyers to facilitate speedy closing up cases affecting the commission;
  • Provide continuous leadership, supervision, training and development of department staff;

Qualifications

  • Master Degree in Law, Business Administration or its equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution;
  • Bachelor’s degree in Law from a recognized institution;
  • Advocate of the High Court of Kenya in good standing;
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Law from the Kenya School of Law;
  • Member of the Law Society of Kenya;
  • Attended a Senior management Course lasting not less than four weeks from a recognized institution;
  • Computer literacy;
  • Meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya;
  • Twelve (12) years of service of which three (3) should be in a comparable position from a reputable organization.

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Deputy Director HR

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationBA/BSc/HND
  • Experience12 years
  • LocationNairobi
  • Job FieldHuman Resources / HR

Vacancy Number: V/No.1/2018
Responsibilities

  • Develop and monitor the implementation of the human capital management strategy;
  • Develop department policies and procedures to provide guidance in the delivery of the human capital strategy in line with best practice;
  • Monitor compliance with the commission human capital policies and procedures, and the employment laws and regulations of Kenya;
  • Develop and monitor the effective utilization of the directorate budget;
  • Oversee recruitment, appointments, promotions, remuneration, staff training and development of staff;
  • Assist the Director, Human Capital Management in the management of the HR functions in the Commission;
  • Oversee the preparation of the agenda and minutes of HR committees and HR agenda for the Commission Board meetings;
  • Develop the division work plan from the human capital strategy;
  • Develop, monitor and evaluate the performance of staff through the performance contracting and Performance Appraisal System;
  • Participate in the discipline management through the provision of advice on resolution of cases on discipline;
  • Monitor the implementation of processes and procedures in human resource management;
  • Development of HR planning process including budgeting, procurement of manpower documentation and placement, innovative remuneration reward systems that are appropriate and
  • Ensure proper implementation of retirement and pensions schemes to assist in making exits manageable.

Qualifications

  • Masters degree in HR related field, Strategic Management, Business Administration, Public Administration or any related field from a recognized institution;
  • Bachelors degree in Human Resource or any Social Sciences subject from a recognized university with a Diploma in Human Resources;
  • Higher Diploma in Human Resources from a recognized institution
  • A member of a relevant HRM professional body;
  • Human Resource Certification;
  • Attended a Senior Management Course lasting not less than four weeks from a recognized institution;
  • Computer literacy;
  • Meets the requirements of Chapter Six of the constitution of Kenya;
  • Twelve (12) years of service of which three (3) should be in a comparable position from a reputable organization.

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Human Capital Internships – 30 positions

  • Job TypeContract
  • QualificationBA/BSc/HND
  • LocationNairobi
  • Job FieldGraduate Jobs / Internships   Human Resources / HR

In line with Government Internship Policy, the Commission intends to offer internship opportunities to qualified youth in the area of Human Capital Management to accord them an opportunity to gain practical work experience which will improve their competencies and competitiveness in their career life.
The internship program aims at providing the youth an opportunity for on-the-job experience to build upon skills learned at school and for professional development hence, enhance their employability. In this regard, the Commission seeks to recruit qualified youth for these positions.

Thirty (30) internship opportunities in Human Capital Management (HCM) only.

Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree from a recognized institution in Human Resources Management or any Social Science field with a diploma in Human Resource Management
  • Be unemployed Kenyan aged between 20 and 34 years
  • Must not have benefited from a similar program
  • Not retired or exited from formal employment
  • Must have completed their training and graduated with documentary proof of qualification

Other Requirements
Other requirements the successful interns will be required to have in line with the internship policy and guidelines for the Commission are as follows; –

  • Valid certificate of good conduct
  • Personal accident insurance cover for the internship period
  • Copy of Pin certificate
  • National identify card (ID) or copy of passport
  • Two (2) colored passport size photos

Duration of internship
The above positions are on a six (6) months renewable contract. The individuals recruited shall be of high integrity and must satisfy the requirement of leadership and integrity set out in Chapter six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya.
How to Apply
Method of Application
If you believe your qualifications and career objectives match these exciting roles, please submit your application letter and detailed curriculum vitae stating your current position, current remuneration level, email and telephone contacts quoting reference number of the position applied for. The NPSC will be seeking evidence of a candidate’s suitability to serve in the positions advertised.
Applicants should attach a copy of National Identity Card or Passport, testimonials, or any other evidence of proven relevant expertise herein being sought;
Applications and Certified Copies of the supporting documentation should be delivered to:
The National Police Service Commission,
SkyPark Plaza (Near Jacaranda Hotel)
5th Floor Westlands,
Nairobi
OR POSTED TO:
Commission secretary/ Chief Executive officer,
National Police Service Commission, S
kyPark Plaza 5th Floor
P.O. Box 47363-00100
NAIROBI
Applications should be received at the Commission on or before 19th March, 2018
In addition to the qualifications set out in the Constitution and the Enabling Statutes, applications must further furnish clearance certificates from:-
Director, Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission(EACC);
Commissioner General, Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA);
Chief Executive Officer, Higher Education Loans Board (HELB);
Professional bodies (where applicable) to which the applicant belongs such as LSK, ICPS(K), ICPAK, AAK, IEK, etc.;
Certificate of Good Conduct from DCI

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