The Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) has invited applicants for the Director of Criminal Investigations position.

NPS announced the vacancy in an advert published on Thursday.

The position fell vacant following the resignation of the former Director George Kinoti.

“Pursuant to section 30 as read together with section 29 and 30 of the NPS Act No.11A of 2011 Revised (2017), the Commission is mandated to recommend to the President persons for appointment as Director of Criminal Investigations,” the advert read.

“Subsequently, the Commission invites applications from suitably qualified persons who wish to be considered for the position of Director of Criminal Investigations.”

According to the advertisement, a person shall be qualified for appointment as the Director of Criminal Investigations if they meet the following requirements:

 1. Is a citizen of Kenya;

 2. Holds a degree from a University recognized in Kenya;

 3. Has had at least ten years’ proven experience at management level of a public institution;

 4. Has had a distinguished career in his/her field;

 5. Has knowledge and experience in criminal investigation or policing;

 6. Has proven relevant experience in any of the following fields: –management, law, economics, change management, finance, governance or public administration.

The applicants must also meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010.

Interested applicants are expected to get clearance from the following bodies;

 1. Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC);

 2. Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA);

 3. Higher Education Loans Board (HELB);

 4. Credit Reference Bureau ( CRB)

 5. Police clearance certificate from DCI

 All applications should be received by October 6, 2022, by midnight.