Investigator US Non-profit Jobs – International Rescue Committee

 

 

Job Title:    Investigator

Organization: International Rescue Committee

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Senior
Investigator

 

About US:

The International
Rescue Committee helps people whose lives and livelihoods are shattered by
conflict and disaster to survive, recover, and gain control of their future. It
was created by Albert Einstein more than 80 years and has been working in
Uganda since 1998. It has particularly working in the conflict zones where tens
of thousands of people have been kills and over 1.6 million displaced.
Following a peace agreement in 2006, Ugandans are returning home and looking to
rebuild their lives. The IRC is there to protect women and children from
violence and exploitation by fostering a safe environment and encouraging
education, and is supporting farmers and small businesses, and helping communities
promote peace and long-term development.

 

Key Duties and 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.

 




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
ideal candidate for the International Rescue Committee (IRC) Investigator job
placement must hold a 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)

·       
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.

·       
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)

 

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to apply online at the link
below.

 

Click
Here

 

The IRC and IRC
workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in IRC Way –
Standards for Professional Conduct.  These are Integrity, Service, and
Accountability.  In accordance with these values, the 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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