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Sep 25, 2017

Norwegian Refugee Council Regional Anti-Corruption & Investigations Adviser Job in Nairobi

Norwegian Refugee Council
Job Vacancy: Regional Anti-Corruption & Investigations Adviser - Region Horn of Africa

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Full time

Number of positions: 1
Job location: Nairobi
The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is a non-governmental, humanitarian organization with 60 years of experience in helping to create a safer and more dignified life for refugees and internally displaced people. 

NRC advocates for the rights of displaced populations and offers assistance within the shelter, education, emergency food security, legal assistance, and water,sanitation and hygiene sectors.

The Norwegian Refugee Council has approximately 5000 committed and competent employees involved in projects across four continents. 

In addition, NRC runs one of the world’s largest standby rosters -NORCAP, with 650 professionals, ready to be deployed on 72 hours notice when a crisis occurs
The Regional Anti-Corruption & Investigations Adviser is a new position at NRC in the Horn of Africa, South Sudan & Yemen (HoASSY) Region. 

The position is responsible for supporting and conducting administrative investigations across 9 countries in the region, in coordination with the Head Office based Senior Advisor, Anti-Corruption and Investigations, and mitigating against the need for future investigation. 

The Regional Anti-Corruption and Investigations Adviser will conduct internal investigations into allegations of misconduct, such as mismanagement, fraud, corruption, workplace harassment, SEA, abuse of authority and other potential violations of NRC’s rules and regulations and, be responsible for prevention measures including the delivery of training and capacity building. 

The incumbent will work closely with the Regional Senior Management Group, NRC Country Directors and a variety of staff across NRC programmes in the region.
Job description
Generic Responsibilities
  • Contribute to the effective implementation of, and compliance with key organisational policies and procedures in NRC
  • Ensure a strategic and compliant approach to investigations procedures in the region accordance with the NRC investigation guidelines
  • Ensure the effective implementation of, and compliance with, key organisational policies including Counter-Terrorism and Fraud, Bribery and Corruption
  • Prepare investigation plans and coordinate investigations with the Senior Advisor Anti-corruption and Investigations, Head Office
  • Conduct investigations in accordance with the approved investigation plan
  • Complete investigation team reports, for review by the Senior Adviser Anti-corruption and Investigations, Head Office
  • Support country offices with corruption risk mapping and identifying mitigation measures
  • When requested lead on managing the response to any investigation
Specific Responsibilities
  • Assess initial reports of possible misconduct
  • The Regional Anti-Corruption and Investigations Advisor is expected to travel extensively to the country offices in the region and provide direct investigation support services, and provide remote support advice and guidance to country offices managing investigations
  • Prepare management implication reports
  • Train, coach and mentor country office staff with investigations responsibility
  • Develop and deliver training and capacity building programs for the country offices, including but not limited to Code of Conduct and Anti-Corruption
  • Facilitate and promote the sharing of best practices and positive behaviors identified in country operations
  • The position is expected to form part of the Head Office pool of investigators and support Head Office lead investigation outside of the region when needed
  • University degree in investigations, law or other related field, or significant training and experience in the field of investigations
  • Formal training and or certification in investigative methodology
  • At least 5 years relevant experience
  • Excellent command of written and spoken English
  • Knowledge of the context in the HoASSY Region desirable
  • Experience in administrative investigations in the United Nations or INGO sector
  • Experience of finances and logistics in a humanitarian context
  • Relevant international work experience
Education field: Law

Education level: College / University, Bachelor's degree

Personal qualities
  • Analytical thinking
  • Communicating with impact and respect
  • Initiating action and change
  • Handling insecure environments
We offer
  • Duty station: Nairobi with 40% travel
  • Contract period: 24 Months with possibility of extension
  • Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s standard package
  • Approved health certificate will be requested before contract start
  • NRC may be required to verify the identity of its partners and to check that its partners have not been involved in illegal activities. NRC reserves the right to use electronic screening tools for this purpose
**This is a re-advertisement. Previous candidates need not apply**

How to Apply

CLICK HERE to apply online

Search criteria:
  • Location: Kenya
  • Industry: Emergency Relief
  • Special field: Other
  • Role: Middle / line manager
Deadline for application: 05/10/2017 

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