Head of Forensics Investigation and Whistle Blowing Employment Opportunity – Barclays Bank

Organisation: Barclays Bank
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
About Barclays:
Barclays is a British multinational banking and financial services
company headquartered in London. It is a universal bank with operations in
retail, wholesale and investment banking, as well as wealth management,
mortgage lending and credit cards. It has operations in over 50 countries and
territories and has around 48 million customers. As of 31 December 2011,
Barclays had total assets of US$2.42 trillion, the seventh-largest of any bank
Job Summary: The Head of
Forensics Investigation and Whistle blowing will be tasked with investigating
incidents and cases referred to forensics investigations & whistle blow
upon Barclays Bank Referral Policy. The jobholder will support in the
management of all investigation-related budgets and assume responsibility for
the day-to-day approvals within approved limits. The incumbent will work
closely with Governmental authorities to ensure that forensics investigation
and whistle blow is kept abreast of the most up to date
information/intelligence on threat levels and advice on reacting to them. The
incumbent will review and investigate all incidents of a Security/ Safety
nature, and ensure that relevant Senior Management is kept informed.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Forensic Investigations & Whistle Blow: 60%
Carry out investigations into suspicions of
fraudulent, criminal and security activities reported by Non Financial Risk.
Provide an independent report for management to
assist the disciplinary process and represent the bank in any related police
and court proceedings;
Provide expertise and intelligence on fraud
prevention, related risk management information and controls;
Liaise and work with law enforcement agencies,
professionals and commercial organizations in this field of expertise
Develop training awareness courses, workshops,
brochures and other material to alert employees as to the Bank’s policy on
relevant forensic investigation topics.
Develop, implement and maintain the ongoing
discipline and diligence of a Fraud Prevention Program based on policy and
country trends.
Provide and manage overall training and coaching
plans to the business to ensure early fraud detection and safety measures are
being applied and adhered to at all times.
Business Management: 20%
Show ownership of annual refreshment of forensic
investigations and whistle blow topics if required.
Perform annual policy review for any new
/revised forensic investigations and whistle blow, gap analysis and tracking
for policy implementation.
Support in managing all relevant MI & other
committees deliverables / requirements.
Investigate cases of criminal, Barclays policies
and values breaches
Ensure proper documentation for each case is
maintained and will established within the archives of forensic investigation
and whistle blow.
Assist in managing all conformances &
relevant internal/external audits.
Act as role model and drive proactive
application of Barclays values RISES including establishment of common goals
and objectives
Manage the Country Investigations Team and the Business’ Colleague
Ensure that all subordinates in the country
investigations team have appropriate Personal Development Plans in place to
meet the Africa I&W strategy, and local business objectives, and that these
are signed off by the line management.
Manage all facets of the I&W Teams personal
and business development objectives, and complete all career reporting
responsibilities in a timely, professional manner
Ensure the I&W team complete all online
training requirements.
Personal Development: 5%
The incumbent will pursue your own development
to increase personal effectiveness and acknowledge strengths and areas of
Set annual performance development objectives
with the Head of Compliance.
Qualifications, Skills and
The ideal candidates for the Barclays Head of
Forensics Investigation and Whistle blowing job placement should preferably
hold a university Degree in Law or it’s equivalent
Comprehensive professional experience, it is
essential that the incumbent has a Investigation and whistle blowing orientated
background, with extensive knowledge of the banking environment.
Experience in high crime areas
Proven track record in the delivery of
Investigations operational planning, training and services vendor engagement.
Possess the ability to communicate effectively,
orally and in writing to subordinate entities and to senior executives.
Must have strong leadership and management
skills especially in the areas of organisation, time management, innovation,
motivation, cost effectiveness and diplomacy.
Must be prepared to undertake travel in support
of business needs.
Target Oriented.
Prior undercover experience.
Information and evidence Gathering.
Experience in training Officers.
Analyzing information
Investigation Skills.
Good presentation skills.
Business Awareness
Quality conscious
Team result
Analytical focus
Forward Thinking
How to Apply:
If you feel challenged by any of the above positions, and believe you
can deliver on key deliverables as outlined above, upload your application
letter, current curriculum vitae and photocopies of academic certificate to our
recruitment website detail below:
Barclays is an equal opportunity employer that recruits, develops and
promotes people on merit, and rewards outstanding performance, regardless of
background and gender.
Deadline: 5th
September 2016
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