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United Kingdom
  • Country: UK
  • Vacancies No: N/A
  • Salary: N/A 
  • No of Jobs: N/A
  • Education: Bachelor’s degree
  • Experience: 4 years
  • Gender: Both
Key Responsibilities
• Investigate alleged fraud, corruption, waste, safeguarding violations, and any other type of misconduct, with objectivity, impartiality, and fairness throughout the investigative process and in line with international investigative standards and IRC guidelines.
• Formulate investigation plans; obtain, review, and analyze all information; conduct interviews of staff and other parties; record interviews; acquire and analyze evidence; conduct investigative research. 
• Engage with Country Directors, Regional Vice Presidents, and other relevant team members on investigations; streamline investigative steps with in-country Compliance Coordinators or other local staff assigned to support investigations.
• In coordination with the Senior Investigator, ECU management, and others as appropriate, prepare ad hoc briefs and draft investigation reports, presenting investigative results factually and accurately in a succinct written form. 
• Prepare recommendations for corrective actions and improved controls and effectiveness or efficiency of IRC operations.
• Assist in the prioritization of investigative work. 
• Participate in improving compliance-related standard processes, specifically based on lessons learned from investigative work.
• Train Country Program staff supporting investigations.
Job Requirements
• Work Experience:
o 4-6 years of experience in the private and/or public investigations sector. This includes experience conducting investigations into fraud, corruption, vendor and supplier collusion, safeguarding matters, etc. in complicated environments, and preferably in locations where the IRC operates. 
o Extensive expertise in examining forensic, financial, and electronic evidence.
o Proficiency in interviewing witnesses and subjects in multicultural environments.
o Experience working with diverse investigation teams, including in remote locations and insecure environments.
o Experience in the nonprofit and NGO sectors, with grant-supported organizations, regional and international organizations, or the inspector general function within a large government organization is advantageous.
• Languages: Proficiency in English; fluency in Pashto, Dari and/or Urdu is a distinct advantage.
• Education: Bachelor’s degree (or similar) in law, international relations, criminal justice, journalism, finance, accounting, or a related field.
• Certification: Certificates, licenses or advanced degrees in law, accounting, or computer forensics (i.e., CFE/CFF/CPA/CA/CCEP) are an advantage. 
Skills and Competencies
• Investigative curiosity, an analytical mind, and attention to detail. 
• Excellent judgment, honesty, and integrity. 
• Expertise in fraud investigation principles and techniques to detect procurement fraud, collusion, bribery and corruption, etc. 
• Clear and effective communication, both orally and in writing, including in diverse and multicultural environments. 
• Excellent inter-personal skills, experience in conducting interviews with empathy and purpose. 
• Proven track record of building relationships with internal programs and operational units.
• Excellent writing skills, including the ability to prepare factual, clear, and concise reports in a timely manner.
• Confidence in working with minimal direct supervision, with a focus on delivering quality results.
• Strong time management skills with the ability to adjust quickly to multiple demands and changing priorities. 
• Proficiency in MS Office Word, Excel, PowerPoint. 
• Experience with digital e-discovery tools is a plus.


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