Regional Investigation Officer - Nairobi At International Committee Of The Red Cross (Icrc)

Regional Investigation Officer - Nairobi At International Committee Of The Red Cross (Icrc)

Ional Committee Of The Red Cross (Icrc)

Regional Investigation Officer - Nairobi At International Committee Of The Red Cross (Icrc)

Details of the offer

ICRC staff members are the organization's greatest asset in implementing its humanitarian mission to protect and assist people affected by armed conflict and other situations of violence. The ICRC seeks to safeguard high standards of integrity and professionalism, providing the ethical and behavioral framework that all staff are expected to respect in their daily work. The ICRC Code of Conduct (CoC) contains essential rules of behavior that reflect the values underpinning the ICRC's mission.
Accountabilities & Functional responsibilities
Under the direct supervision of the Regional Investigation Manager based in Nairobi, the incumbent is responsible for the following duties
Plans, organizes, conducts and manages investigations of alleged misconduct, including fraud, corruption, waste of resources or alleged violations of ICRC internal policies and procedures.
Obtains and reviews relevant documentation; conducts interviews and takes statements; analyses facts, determines findings, and formulates recommended disciplinary and jurisdictional actions; gathers and analyses electronic evidence.
Determines whether matters involve potential fraud, corruption or other illegal or criminal conduct warranting referral to national authorities.
Prepares complete and concise investigation reports and conducts post-investigation tasks.
Works collaboratively and in coordination with colleagues to achieve Organizational goals, in accordance with ICRC Code of Conduct Framework and Guidelines and in compliance with other Organizational principles and regulations.
Performs other preventive compliance activities as required including training

Education and experience required
• University degree in social sciences, economics or law and/or professional certification (e.g. ACFE)
• Thorough knowledge of accounting principles and practices. Participation in investigation training courses or CFE certification an asset.
• At least 6-8 years of experience with investigatory procedures and practice within international organizations.
• Expertise in investigation technique, particularly where conduct also may have criminal implications that could result in prosecution before local courts.
• Knowledge of legal, procedural and evidentiary standards
• Wide experience with investigatory procedures and practice within international organizations
• Previous experience in investigating internal fraud, sexual harassment, harassment, abuse of authority, and/or sexual exploitation and abuse cases is a strong asset.
• Expertise in investigation technique
• Experience with victim handling and safeguarding activities
• Knowledge of UN legal, procedural and evidentiary standards
• Fluent English mandatory, French knowledge a strong asset
• Computer proficiency

Desired profile and skills
Ability to maintain confidentiality of highly sensitive data, including personal and non-public information
Strong listening and investigating skills including assessing authenticity
Excellent use of context analysis
Self-directed and able to determine appropriate course of action with limited supervision, including excellent time management, project planning and outward communications
Intercultural mindset, with demonstrated success communicating with diverse populations
Good training skillset
Outstanding written (and verbal) communication skills
Strongly motivated by humanitarian work and specifically ICRC
Able to work under pressure in a potentially dangerous environment
Willingness to travel frequently within the region and out of the region, on request

Our operational & field constraints
In line with the principle of neutrality, the ICRC does not assign personnel to a country of which they are nationals
Candidates must be in good health and will have to do a medical check-up prior to departure in the field
Candidates must possess a driving license (for manual transmission vehicles)
Candidates must be prepared to accept unaccompanied postings (i.e. no spouse, partner, children or dependents)
Candidates must expect approximately 50 % travels

What we offer
Rewarding work in a humanitarian and multicultural environment
A two-week orientation course and other opportunities for further in-house training
Attractive social benefits
Length of assignment: 24 months
Join an ICRC talent pool and be considered for future assignments elsewhere

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