Senior Driver at Independent Policing Oversight Authority (IPOA)

Job Description


The Independent Policing Oversight Authority (IPOA) was established through an Act of Parliament published in November 2011 to provide for civilian oversight over the work of the police in Kenya. The inaugural Board was sworn into office in June 2012. Vision: A robust civilian accountability mechanism that promotes public trust and confidence in the National Police Service. Mission: To conduct impartial and independent investigations, inspections, audits and monitoring of the National Police Service to prevent impunity and enhance professionalism in the interest of the public


The Senior Driver will drive the allocated Motor Vehicle. The position is responsible to the Senior Administration Officer.

Job Description

Specific duties and responsibilities will entail: –

Service and maintain motor vehicles

Drive the assigned vehicle

Detect and report malfunctioning of the vehicle systems;

Maintain work ticket (s) for vehicle (s)assigned;

Maintain security and safety of the vehicle on and off the road

Maintain cleanliness of the vehicle(s);

Administer first aid in the event of an accident;

Guide, coach and mentor junior drivers.


Must be a citizen of Kenya.

Meets the requirements of Chapter six of the Constitution of Kenya (certificates to be presented during the interview).

Job specifications:
For appointment to this position, a candidate must have:

Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) mean grade D (Plain) and above or its equivalent qualification.

Served in the grade of Driver II for a minimum period of three (3) years or five (5) years in a comparable and relevant position in the Public or Private sector;

Passed Occupational Trade Test I for drivers conducted by the relevant Government Ministry/Department;

Valid driving license free from any current endorsement(s) for class(s) of vehicle(s) an officer is required to drive;

Defensive Driving Certificate from the Automobile Association (AA) of Kenya of its equivalent qualification from a recognized Institution;

A certificate in Refresher Course for drivers at Kenya Institute of Highway and building Technology (KIHBT) or any other recognized institution;

First-Aid Certificate lasting not less than one (1) week from St. John Ambulance or Kenya Institute of Highway and Building technology (KIHBT) or any other recognized Institution;

A valid Certificate of Good conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI)

Required behavioural and functional skills:

Transparency and accountability

Ethics and Integrity

Team player

Creativity and innovation


Transport and fleet management skills

Organization and Planning Skills

Mechanical skills


Decision Making

Interpersonal Skills

Communication Skills

Defensive driving,

First aid skills

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