Principal Intelligence Development Officer Job in Kenya – Financial Reporting Centre (FRC)

The Financial Reporting Centre (FRC) is a government agency created by the Proceeds of Crime and Anti-Money Laundering Act (POCAMLA) 2009, with the principal objective of identifying the proceeds of crime, combating money laundering, and fighting the financing of terrorism.

In order to enhance institutional capacity to deliver on its mandate, FRC is seeking to recruit qualified and competent personnel to fill the folowing position:


REF: ID/04/2020



The Principal Intelligence Development Officer will report to the Manager, Intelligence Development and Liaison.

Job Description

Duties and Responsibilities:-

i. Compiling statistics and writing reports, and making recommendations arising out of any information received on the financial services;

ii. Obtaining access to international financial database, monitoring information and assessing potential risk of money laundering;

iii. Mobilizing surveillance on money laundering/countering of terrorism financing and other organized/transnational organized crime;

iv. Advising the department on the emerging trends and methods of money laundering and terrorism financing and other criminal activities;

v. Preparing strategic intelligence reports;

vi. Ensuring dissemination of disclosure intelligence within Kenya or elsewhere and make recommendations arising out of any information received on the financial service;

vii. Identifying departmental targets;

viii. Assisting in staff performance appraisal and identification of training needs in the department; and

ix. Mentoring and coaching of staff.

Person Specifications

i. At least six (6) years relevant work experience in either Anti-Money Laundering, Counter Terrorism Financing, economic and commercial crimes investigations or other organized crimes investigations; three (3) of which must have been in a supervisory position;

ii. Bachelors’ degree in Criminology, Commerce, Law, Public Administration, International Relations, any other Social Sciences or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;

iii. Masters’ degree in a relevant field from a recognized institution;

iv. Management Course lasting at least four (4) weeks from a recognized institution will be an added advantage;

v. Fulfill the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya; and

vi. Must be a citizen of Kenya.

Key Competencies and Skills

i. Good managerial and leadership skills;

ii. Demonstrate good communication and reporting skills;

iii. Good interpersonal and negotiation skills;

iv. Strong analytical and problem solving skills;

v. High level of judgement and integrity;

vi. Working knowledge in intelligence research

vii. Proficiency in computer applications; and

viii. Demonstrate results in work performance.

How to Apply

If you can clearly demonstrate your ability to meet the specified criteria for any of the above positions, please complete the Employment Application Form available at our website HERE, and submit this form together with copies of your academic and professional certificates, testimonials, and your Curriculum Vitae, including among other details, your current position, current remuneration, email and telephone contacts of three (3) referees who are familiar with your qualifications and/or work experience.

To be considered, your application MUST be received online via no later than 14th September 2020, 500pm.

Hard copy applications will NOT be accepted.

FRC is committed to availing equal employment opportunities to all Kenyans, Persons with disabilities, the marginalized and the minorities are encouraged to apply.

Canvassing in any manner will lead to automatic disqualification.

Only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted.

Shortlisted candidates shall be required to produce during interviews the originals of their National Identity Card / Passport, academic and professional certificates, transcripts, testimonials and current compliance certificates for the requirements as stipulated in Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya.


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Updated: August 31, 2020 — 10:07 am