ICRC Regional Investigation Officer Job in Kenya

International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)

Employment Opportunity: Regional Investigation Officer (Kenya)

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is an impartial, neutral and independent organisation with the exclusively humanitarian mission to protect the lives and dignity of victims of war and internal violence and to provide them with assistance.

It also endeavours to prevent suffering by promoting and strengthening International Humanitarian Law and universal humanitarian principles.

The ICRC’s Regional Delegation in Nairobi co-ordinates the institution’s humanitarian activities in Kenya, Tanzania, and Djibouti.

The ICRC Regional Delegation in Nairobi is recruiting an experienced, highly motivated and qualified person to till the position of:

Regional Investigation Officer 1

Overall Responsibility: The incumbent is responsible for planning, organizing and managing investigations of alleged misconduct or alleged violations of ICRC internal policies and procedures.

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Plans, organizes, conducts and manages investigations of alleged misconduct or alleged violations of ICRC internal policies and procedures;
  • Obtains and reviews relevant documentation; conducts interviews and takes statements; analyses facts, determines findings, and formulates recommended disciplinary and jurisdictional actions; gathers and analyses electronic evidence;
  • Determines whether matters involve potential fraud, corruption or other illegal or criminal conduct warranting referral to national authorities;
  • Prepares complete and concise investigation reports and conducts post-investigation tasks;
  • Works collaboratively and in coordination with colleagues to achieve Organizational goals;
  • Performs other preventive compliance activities as required including training.

Minimum Requirements and Competencies

  • University Degree and/or professional certification, e.g ACFE;
  • 5 years of experience with investigatory procedures and practice within international organizations;
  • Expertise in investigation technique;
  • Knowledge of legal, procedural and evidentiary standards;
  • Proven ability to design processes and draft implementing policies/procedures related to internal sanctions;
  • Job-related knowledge in areas relating to possible investigations;
  • Resourcefulness, initiative, maturity and judgment, honesty and integrity.


The interested candidates should submit their applications on or before the 2nd October 2018 at 4:30 pm with the CV, motivation letter, including references details, supporting documents (certificates, diplomas etc) and current and expected remuneration to ICRC Nairobi Delegation, HR Department via E-mail: nai_hrrec_services@icrc.org

The reference Regional Investigation Officer must be stated in the application to be valid. If you do not clearly state the position for which you are applying & attach the required supporting documents, your application may not be considered.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

ICRC does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process. All applications are free for all candidates and no one should require any payment or compensation during the recruitment process. May the candidate be asked for any fee, he/she must report to ICRC HR Department through the recruitment contact.

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Updated: September 18, 2018 — 7:11 am