Equity Bank Jobs in Kenya: Senior Officer – Fraud Investigations

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The Investigations Manager will provide day-to-day guidance and management on investigation                  issues as follows:-

  • Manage the investigation caseload, monitoring the current status and time-lines of each case
  • Coordinate  investigation missions as necessary with other  investigators, state security agencies, and other stakeholders
  • Manifest  expertise and advisory skills on all investigations and ability to handle complex cases
  • Work with case intake and analysis staff to obtain information relevant to recommending proactive investigations in accordance with the Bank’s mandate
  • Negotiate and liaise with officials from governments, national and international agencies and partner organizations on investigation-related matters
  • Assume accountability for achieving investigation objectives and results, in accordance with accepted international investigation standards and the Bank’s internal policy guidelines
  • Provide direction and guidance to consultants and external entities as appropriate.

            Client Services:

  • Ensure that investigations obtain all potentially available information relevant to the factual determination of cases
  • Ensure that investigations result in well-evidenced, high-quality reports to form the basis of investigation closure in cases where the allegations are not factually based or where there is insufficient evidence to recommend consideration of administrative or other action
  • Disciplinary action against serving staff members where appropriate
  • Terminate contracts where clear evidence is found to implicate service contract holders and individual contract holders in serious wrongdoing
  • Referral to national authorities for criminal investigations and prosecutions in appropriate cases
  • Provide timely information to the GM/Head of department on investigation-related matters
  • Assist in the preparation of risk-based information, statistics and summary reports for dissemination to stakeholders at different levels in the Bank for continuous improvement of the organization’s risk management framework, while at the same time managing all sensitive investigation-related information in accordance with appropriate confidentiality procedures.

            Other Tasks:

  • Contribute to the ongoing development of professional practices within the Bank’s management practice and stay abreast of developments in the investigation field
  • Participate in the implementation of his/her personal learning and training development plan
  • Perform other assignments or tasks as determined by the GM/Head of Department

 

Impact of Results

            Decisions:

  • Ensure significant decisions are made in assessing investigation requirements and coordinating investigation cases
  • Ensure significant decisions are made in assessing allegations of fraud, corruption, misconduct and other wrongdoing and provide advice on investigation-related matters.

Recommendations:

  • Promote due regard for effectiveness and efficiency in the acquisition and use of resources and the safeguarding of assets throughout the organization
  • Propose changes in policies and procedures of the Bank through the GM/Head of Department

 Error:

Failure to conduct investigations competently and professionally could result in unwarranted damage to the reputation of the Bank, individuals or entities and could undermine trust in the Bank’s ability to adequately address allegations of wrongdoing in relation to funds entrusted to it.

Desired Skills and Experience

  • University degree in investigations, management, finance, law, or related field
  • A combination of formal professional training from a national law enforcement or investigations academy or equivalent and at least 2 years’ additional experience in conducting criminal and/or administrative investigations as an investigator (in addition to the 5 years of investigation experience required below) may be accepted in lieu of an advanced degree
  • Formal professional training in a comprehensive range of investigation-related areas
  • A minimum of 5 years of progressively responsible professional experience in complex criminal and administrative investigations
  • At least three years’ experience working within a financial institution or corporate managerial level of investigations
  • At least 2 years’ experience working in the role of a senior investigator, supervising a team of investigators and managing a large and varied caseload of administrative or criminal investigations
  • A professional background and established credibility in the field of complex investigations is essential

Core Competencies

  • Core values & ethics
  • Team player
  • Task management skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Building & Sharing knowledge
  • Learning skills
  • Professional
  • Technical competencies

How to Apply

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