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Junior Digital Forensics Investigator, SSA8, Nairobi – WFP jobs in Kenya

Kenya

Opportunity Deadline

03/03/2024

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Junior Digital Forensics Investigator, SSA8, Nairobi – WFP jobs in Kenya

  • Location: Kenya
  • Vacancy No: N/A 
  • Salary: N/A
  • Organization: WFP
  • Gender: Both
  • Deadline: 2024-03-10

ABOUT WFP

 

The United Nations World Food Programme is the world’s largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide.  The mission of WFP is to help the world achieve Zero Hunger in our lifetimes.  Every day, WFP works worldwide to ensure that no child goes to bed hungry and that the poorest and most vulnerable, particularly women and children, can access the nutritious food they need.

ORGANIZATIONAL CONTEXT

 

This job is found in the Kenya Country Office, Office of Inspections and Investigations (OIGI) in Nairobi and reporting to the Forensics Investigations Officer.
Job holder is expected to produce organized and accurate work, undertaking specific business support activities. They may offer guidance on standard practices to more junior staff in their area of work.

JOB PURPOSE

 

The job holder will support the office of the Inspections and Investigations with Digital Forensics investigations Under the direct supervision of the Forensics Investigations Officer. The Job holder will be provided with close mentoring, guidance and technical supervision. Performance planning and reviews as well as learning and development discussions will be elemental part of the supervision.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)

 

  • Assist in performing regular data mining and data analytical procedures using appropriate tools to assist in investigations.
  • Perform comprehensive technical analysis and interpret computer-related evidence such as e-mail, various databases, and information stored on electronic devices using forensic tools and methods;
  • Document the chain of custody process for forensic evidence, as well as evidence acquisition and analysis methods;
  • Carry on the implementation of e-Discovery, computer forensic investigations, and related services for large data sets;
  • Write scripts where required to automate technical processes;
  • Execute designed projects on SQL databases interpretation and evidence carving;
  • Collect pertinent information related to OIGI cases utilizing WFP corporate database, including SAP, and available public databases;
  • Maintain OIGI forensic systems and equipment by carrying out regular tasks, such as:  backing up data, monitoring network and systems, and peripherals, running systems diagnostics, systems updates, patch management and system optimization, replenishment of consumables, etc.;
  • Act as the IT focal point for the Nairobi OIGI investigation team;
  • Carry out any other duty as instructed by the Forensics Investigations Officer/or the OIGI management.

STANDARD MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

 

Education:

  • University degree in Digital Forensics, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, Forensics Science or similar).

 

Experience: 

  • At least 3 years of working experience in the field of Digital Forensics Investigations or e-Discovery and or
  • At least 1 year of Postgraduate professional experience.
  • Experience in scripting/programming would be an advantage.
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook).

 

Language:  Excellent command of English; Working knowledge of a second UN language would be an asset.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

 

Type of Contract: Special Service Agreement

 

Duty Station: Nairobi, Kenya

 

Contract Duration: 06 months with possibility of extension

 

  • Kindly note; Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.
  • The World Food Programme DOES NOT CHARGE A FEE AT ANY STAGE OF THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS.
  • WFP embraces diversity and equal opportunity. We are committed to building a team that celebrates diversity and inclusivity in all ways.
  • All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications and merit.

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS

Applications for this position will close at 11:59 p.m. (East African Time) on 10 March 2024

WFP has a zero-tolerance approach to conduct such as fraud, sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. All selected candidates will be expected to adhere to WFP’s standards of conduct and will therefore undergo rigorous background verification internally or through third parties. Selected candidates will also be required to provide additional information as part of the verification exercise. Misrepresentation of information provided during the recruitment process may lead to disqualification or termination of employment

WFP will not request payment at any stage of the recruitment process including at the offer stage. Any requests for payment should be refused and reported to local law enforcement authorities for appropriate action.

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