This job posting expired and applications are no longer accepted.

Consulting Investigator – French

at IRC - International Rescue Commiittee
Location Nairobi, Kenya
Date Posted October 9, 2019
Category Legal
Currency KSH
Work Hours Day


Job Title: Consulting Investigator - French Speaking

Sector: Compliance

Employment Category: Fixed Term

Employment Type: Full-Time

Location: Nairobi, Kenya

Job Description

The Investigator/Analyst will support the Senior Investigator (“SI”) and the Senior Director of Investigations (“SDI”) of the Ethics and Compliance Unit (“ECU”), in providing support to investigations including reviewing case files, writing investigation reports, conducting interviews and reviewing/analyzing documents for cases originating predominantly from Africa, including field sites, and camp locations. In addition, the Investigator/Analyst may provide support to investigations of cases from other countries and locations where IRC operates.


Experience Requirements

• 5+ years of international financial fraud investigations (procurement, vendor/supply chain) experience (including substantive experience in developing countries and insecure environments)
• Excellent writing and report drafting skills
• Must communicate effectively both orally and in writing
• Excellent judgment and discretion, and ability to work with frequent interruptions and adapt to changes in workflow.
• Analytical experience is a plus;
• Experience conducting fraud, collusion, bribery and corruption investigations in challenging environments, and in the locations where the IRC operates;
• Experience leading investigations of complex fraud, collusion and procurement fraud in government programs, NGO programs or the equivalent;
• Experience working with investigation teams in distant locations and insecure environments;
• Experience conducting interviews of witnesses and subjects;

Job Responsibilities

Perform key analytical and investigative procedures for existing and assigned cases as directed, including, but not limited to:
• Prepare and finalize draft Investigative reports that are clearly and well written with appropriate presentation of facts, analysis and conclusions, and in accordance with ECU standards.
• Undertake investigations of alleged fraud, waste, financial corruption, misconduct, sexual exploitation and abuse ensuring objectivity, impartiality and fairness throughout investigative processes in accordance with generally recognized international investigative standards and IRC guidelines and ECU policies and procedures;
• Development of investigative work plans; review and analyze information to determine its relevance and reliability, conduct interviews of staff and other involved parties, record interviews, obtain and analyze potential documentary and electronic evidence, conduct investigative research, prepare draft investigation reports, and present investigative results in a clear written form;
• Preparing informational requests, overseeing document collections, and conducting review of documents;

Education Requirements

Bachelor’s degree required in business, accounting, criminal justice or related field.
Certificates, licenses or advanced degrees in law, accounting or computer forensics an advantage: (CFE/CFF/CPA/CA/CCEP)


• Fraud Investigation Principles and Techniques, including Procurement Fraud, Bribery, Collusion and Corruption
• Extensive Interviewing skills and the ability to interview both witnesses and subjects
• Experience with computer and accounting forensic specialists (having such expertise a plus)
• Communications – Written and Oral English
• Demonstrated ability to build relationships and work successfully with internal functional units and operations
• Ability to work well within a team environment and adhere to reporting structures
• MS Office Word, Excel, PowerPoint and VISIO
• Demonstrated experience and a successful track record working with minimal supervision and with flexibility.