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Government Office Jobs in Kenya - IPOA

The Independent Policing Oversight Authority (IPOA) is a State Authority created under an Act of Parliament No. 35 of 2011 which provides for civilian oversight of work of the police.

IPOA has various vacancies and would like to inform interested members of the public to apply:

Corporate Communication and Outreach Department
                                             
Senior Corporate Communication & Outreach Officer

Grade 5

Ref: IPOA 29/08/13

Reporting to the Head Corporate Communication and Outreach, the job holder will Support and assist in coordinating departmental activities.

The jobholder will also be responsible for:
  • Developing, designing and collecting materials for corporate newsletter.
  • Mapping out outreach opportunities and implementing planned activities
  • Facilitating and providing support for corporate communication and outreach programmes.
  • Assist in Design and production of corporate messages and organizing relevant sensitization campaigns to both the customer and staff.
  • Assist other departments to organize and coordinate corporate activities and events.

The successful candidate will have
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Mass Media or Communications or a related discipline and a Diploma in Public Relations.
  • The ideal candidate will possess a minimum of 3 years relevant management experience.
  • He/she will have knowledge in communications and public relations disciplines.
  • They will also be a member of a recognised professional body (e.g. Public Relations Society of Kenya).

Corporate Communication Officer

Grade 6

Ref: IPOA 30/08/13

Reporting to the Head Corporate Communication and Outreach, the jobholder will assist with coordination of unit matters relating corporate communication.

The jobholder will also be responsible for:
  • Maintaining up to date website and other social media tools.
  • Use audio-visual tools  including cameras and videos to generate content
  • Receipt and distribution of mails.
  • Assist other departments to organize and coordinate corporate activities and events.
  • Maintain press summaries and newspaper cuttings

The successful candidate will have
  • a Bachelor’s degree in Mass Media or Communications or a related discipline and a Diploma in Public Relations.
  • The ideal candidate will possess a minimum of 2 years relevant experience.
  • He/she will have knowledge in communications and public relations disciplines.
  • She/he will also be a member of a recognised professional body (e.g. Public Relations Society of Kenya).

Receptionist

Grade 8

Ref: IPOA 31/08/13

2 Posts

Reporting to the Head Corporate Communication and Outreach, the jobholder will handle front desk matters and guiding visitors with relevant advisory information to access IPOA offices.

The jobholder will also be responsible for:
  • Receiving and directing calls accordingly.
  • Handling and guiding visitors that come to IPOA
  • Issuing visitors passes.
  • Providing relevant and accurate information to visitors.
  • Assisting other departments to organize and coordinate corporate activities and events.

The successful candidate will have
  • a Diploma in Customer Care or a related discipline.
  • The ideal candidate will possess a minimum of 2 years relevant experience.
  • He/she will have knowledge in communications and public relations disciplines.

How to Apply

Interested persons should send their applications quoting the job reference number and the title of the position you are applying for. 

In addition, please provide your curriculum vitae containing details of your qualifications, experience, present position, current and expected remuneration as well as copies of professional/academic certificates.

Include your day and evening telephone numbers, e-mail address, names and addresses of three references together with copies of relevant certificates and testimonials with envelopes clearly marked the position being applied for.

The application should reach The Authority by Friday, 13th September 2013.

The applications should be addressed to:

TSG
Voucher No: 2181
P.O Box 49990 - 00100
Nairobi Kenya    

OR

DNA
NO: 1555
P.O Box 49010 - 00100
Nairobi Kenya    

Note:

1. IPOA is an equal opportunity employer

2. Persons living with disabilities are encouraged to apply


3. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and canvassing will lead to Automatic disqualification.

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