Save the Children Regional Fraud Specialist Jobs in Kenya
CHILD SAFEGUARDING: Level 2: either the role holder will have access to personal data about children and/or young people as part of their work; or they will be workingin a 'regulated' position (accountant, barrister, solicitor, legal executive); therefore a police checkwill be required (at 'standard' level in the UK or equivalent in other countries.Role Purpose:
Accountable for coordinating fraud management activities across the Region including; To develop a culture of fraud awareness, reporting and response within the organisation aligned with SCIs zero tolerance policy
Deliver an effective strategy of fraud prevention, detection, investigation and recovery across the organisation as a whole, within the centre and across the SCI landscape in the East and Southern Africa region
To undertake / or coordinate investigations of all serious incidents of fraud, bribery or corruption, which will include providing support to and building the capability of Fraud Focal Point staff in the Region.
To act as functional manager to Fraud Focal Points in the Region.
The role may require significant international travel including to challenging locations often with cultural sensitivities.
In the event of a major humanitarian emergency, the role holder will be expected to work outside the normal job description and be able to vary working hours accordingly.
SCOPE OF ROLE:
Reports to: Head of Fraud Management working closely with the Regional Director and Regional Finance Director.
Dimensions: stakeholders include members together with country, regional and central staff and senior leadership teams. Close working will be required with Finance, Legal, Programme Operations and Global Assurance teams.Although based in the Save the Children ESA Regional Office, like the other the regional fraud specialists in Save the Children, the post holder may be expected to provide cross support to other team members and regions.
Key Areas of Accountability:
Management and support of fraud investigations
Depending on the level of response required, act as lead investigator or coordinate the creation and supervision of investigative teams on specific fraud investigations where required
Provide advice and support to senior managers overseeing fraud investigations (at country or region), including guidance on appropriate level of response
Liaise with members on specific cases ensuring they are kept informed of case progression as necessary
Input to investigation templates, identify and design best practice guidance as appropriate
Key regional user and coordinator of the data in the SCI case management system
Support/enable the embedding of an effective fraud management culture within the organisation
Deliver training materials to enable decision makers and key front line staff to understand their accountabilities and responsibilities with respect to fraud prevention, detection and reporting.
Support all areas of the organisation in managing fraud-related issues
Support the Head of Fraud Management to embed fraud awareness and a culture of zero tolerance
Provide support and advice to non-specialist employees such as members of the ‘fraud faculty’ and management teams in country
Represent Save the Children at external professional knowledge groups
Other specific projects
roject manage specific projects as detailed by the Head of Fraud Management, e.g. strategic donor reviews regarding fraud reporting requirements
Participate in cross-functional projects as required
Skills and Behaviors (our Values in Practice)
Holds self accountable for making decisions, managing resources efficiently, achieving and role modelling Save the Children values
Holds the team and partners accountable to deliver on their responsibilities - giving them the freedom to deliver in the best way they see fit, providing the necessary development to improve performance and applying appropriate consequences when results are not achieved
Sets ambitious and challenging goals for themselves (and their team), takes responsibility for their own personal development and encourages others to do the same
Widely shares their personal vision for Save the Children, engages and motivates others
Future orientated, thinks strategically
Builds and maintains effective relationships, with their team, colleagues, Members and external partners and supporters
Values diversity, sees it as a source of competitive strength
Approachable, good listener, easy to talk to
Develops and encourages new and innovative solutions
Willing to take disciplined risks
Honest, encourages openness and transparency
Qualifications and Experience
Substantial experience in forensic investigation with thorough knowledge and/or experience in audit.
Demonstrable understanding of the importance of counter fraud activities and mechanisms for reducing fraud
Awareness of global standards and legislation around fraud and corruption
Excellent investigative ability with proven track record
Aware of current best practices in investigation techniques
Good oral and written communication skills including report writing
Able to offer practical solutions to management to help resolve incidents including in crisis situations
Perseverance, resilience and tenacity
Good English language required – Arabic desirable
Ability to work with minimum supervision
Formal investigation qualification
knowledge of regional law and regulatory environments
Understanding of the role and approaches of the international development sector
Experience of crime/loss prevention
Previous experience of delivering training sessions / workshops
How to apply
Interested candidates should apply online by 20th June, 2018
For more information and job application details, see; Save the Children Regional Fraud Specialist Jobs in Kenya
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