24 New Employment Opportunities at International Rescue Committee (IRC) – Senior Investigators

AJIRA LEO TANZANIA
International Rescue Committee (IRC)

Jobs in Tanzania 2020: New Job Vacancies at International
Rescue Committee (IRC), 2020

Senior Investigators
24 Locations Available | req11002
Job available in these locations:
  • New York, New York, NY, United States
  • Juba, Central Equatoria, South Sudan
  • Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
  • Bangui, Central African Republic
  • Brussels, BRUSSELS-CAPITAL REGION, Belgium
  • Freetown, Western Area, Sierra Leone
  • Geneva, GENEVA, Switzerland
  • Harare, MASHONALAND EAST, Zimbabwe
  • Kampala, Uganda
  • Kasulu, Tanzania, United Republic of
  • Kinshasa, Congo, the Democratic Republic of the
  • Mogadishu, BANAADIR, Somalia
  • Bamako, Mali
  • Abuja, FEDERAL CAPITAL, Nigeria
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Monrovia, MONTSERRADO, Liberia
  • N’Djamena, Chad
  • Nairobi, NAIROBI MUNICIPALITY, Kenya
  • New York, NEW YORK, United States
  • Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire
  • Yaounde, CENTRE, Cameroon
  • Agadez, AGADEZ, Niger
  • Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
  • Gitega, Burundi
Requisition ID: req11001
Job Title: Investigator
Sector: Compliance
Employment Category: Regular
Employment Type: Full-Time
Open to Expatriates: No
Location: IRC Global
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Job Description
The
Investigator for the East Africa, West Africa and Great Lakes regions
will assist the IRC Ethics and Compliance Unit (ECU) conduct
investigations of allegations involving fraud, waste, abuse, corruption,
beneficiary exploitation and abuse, and other misconduct. In this
role, you will support IRC programs to ensure continued vigilance with
regard to the risks associated with violations of IRC’s Code of
Professional Conduct and Policies the law/regulations and the further
development of complaints mechanisms and investigation capacity. You
will additionally collaborate with other IRC functional areas and
programs to support our partners, sub-grantees and other agencies in
encouraging a work environment that minimizes the potential for
misconduct.

Two commitments lie at the foundation of the IRC’s
work: 1) our unceasing quest to serve the needs of our beneficiaries;
and 2) our determination to meet the requirements of our donors as
trusted stewards of their resources. This position will play a key role
in meeting these challenges by furthering a critical mission of the ECU
– to safeguard our employees, beneficiaries, staff and resources from
misconduct and abuse in complex and high-risk operating environments
through investigating allegations of fraud, collusion and corruption in
the use of the grant funds. Given the nature of our work, the position
requires extensive travel on field missions to conduct investigations at
IRC locations.

The position may be filled by candidates willing
to work remotely or from an IRC office (when appropriate) in the
following countries: Belgium, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Chad, Cote
D’Ivoire, Ethiopia, Kenya, Liberia, New York – USA, Niger, Nigeria,
Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Sudan, Switzerland, Uganda, the United
Kingdom, Zimbabwe, Tanzania, Burundi, Democratic Republic of the Congo,
Central African Republic.

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Major Responsibilities:

Undertake investigations of alleged fraud, corruption, waste,
safeguarding and any other type of misconduct, with objectivity,
impartiality and fairness throughout the investigative process and in
accordance with generally recognized international investigative
standards and IRC guidelines;
• Formulate investigation plans,
review and analyze all information to determine its relevance and
reliability, conduct interviews of staff and other parties, record
interviews, acquire and analyze potential documentary and electronic
evidence, conduct investigative research, prepare draft investigation
reports, and present investigative results in a clear written form;

Prepare reports and ad hoc briefs pertaining to investigations in
coordination with the Senior Investigator, Ethics and Compliance Unit
management, and others as appropriate;
• Prepare recommendations for corrective actions and improved controls and effectiveness or efficiency of IRC operations;
• Aid in the prioritization of investigative work in consultation with Ethics and Compliance Unit management;
• Participate in developing and revising compliance-related best practices and lessons learned from investigative work;
• Engage regularly with Country Directors and Regional Vice Presidents on investigations;
• Work with Compliance Coordinators or other local staff assigned to support investigations;
• Deliver investigation training, remotely and in person, to Country Program staff supporting investigations.

Working Relationships:

Position Reports to: Senior Investigator
Position directly supervises: None

Other Internal and/or external contacts
Internal: Headquarters departments, international and U.S. program operations
External: International representatives, partners, vendors, service providers and external auditors as needed

Qualifications

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

• 6+ years of international investigations experience;

Experience in the nonprofit, NGO sectors or grant-supported
organizations, regional and international organizations, or the
inspector general function within a large government organization a
plus;
• Experience conducting fraud, collusion, corruption, vendor
and supplier collusion, safeguarding and other types of investigations
in challenging environments, and preferably in locations where the IRC
operates;
• Experience working with investigation teams in remote locations and insecure environments;
• Experience examining forensic, financial and electronic evidence;
• Extensive experience conducting interviews of witnesses and subjects in multicultural environments;
• Travel to insecure environments required.


Demonstrated Skills and Competencies:
• Fluency in French is a significant plus;
• Fraud Investigation Principles and Techniques, including Procurement Fraud, Bribery, Collusion and Corruption;
• Sexual Exploitation and Abuse investigation and interviewing experience preferred;
• Excellent judgment and Honesty and Integrity in the highest degree;
• Interviewing skills and the ability to interview both witnesses and subjects;
• Experience with computer and accounting forensic specialists (having such expertise a plus);

Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and in
writing, including the preparation of clear and concise reports;
• Demonstrated ability to build relationships and work successfully with internal functional units and operations;
• Data Analysis;
• MS Office Word, Excel, PowerPoint and VISIO;
• Demonstrated experience and a successful track record working with minimal direct supervision.

Working Environment:

Positions will either be remote working from home or in an IRC office
environment in any country where IRC is registered and the applicant
resides.
• Travel 50% or more to developing countries including insecure environments (post Covid-19 travel restrictions)

IRC
is an Equal Opportunity Employer. IRC considers all applicants based on
merit without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion,
sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability, or
any other characteristic protected by applicable law.
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Professional Standards
IRC
staff must adhere to the values and principles outlined in IRC Way –
Global Standards for Professional Conduct. These are Integrity, Service,
and Accountability. In accordance with these values, IRC operates and
enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse,
Child Safeguarding, Anti-Workplace Harassment, Fiscal Integrity, and
Anti-Retaliation.



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