Regional Investigation Officer 1 At International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) - Humanitarian Jobs

Regional Investigation Officer 1 At International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)


Under the direct supervision of Regional Investigation Manager based in Amman or designate, the Regional Investigation Officer 1 works collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders, undertakes investigations of alleged misconduct or violations of ICRC internal policies, procedures and ensuring best practices. Under the direct supervision of Regional Investigation Manager based in Amman or designate, the Regional Investigation Officer 1 works collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders, undertakes investigations of alleged misconduct or violations of ICRC internal policies, procedures and ensuring best practices.

  • Plans, organizes, conducts investigations of serious and complex cases of corruption and fraud as well as sexual misconduct. This includes adducing evidence, obtaining, and reviewing pertinent documentation, conducting interviews, and taking statements, analysing facts and determining findings.
  • Undertakes investigations and ensures that inquiries and investigations are coordinated by the Ethics Risk and Compliance Office. Develops, implements, monitors, and evaluates assigned inquiries and investigations.
  • 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, in accordance with ICRC Code of Conduct Framework and Guidelines and in compliance with other Organizational principles and regulations.
  • Performs other preventive compliance activities as required including training.
  • Prepares cases for submission to the internal justice system and/or referral to relevant national jurisdictions and supports the case manager in the triage process.
  • Performs other related duties as requested by the Head of Investigations or Regional Investigation Manager.

Education and Experience Required

  • University degree in social sciences, economics, human resource management or law and/or professional certification (e.g., ACFE).
  • At least 4-6 years of experience with investigatory procedures and practice. Experience within international organizations and International investigation are asset
  • Knowledge of accounting principles and practices and/or participation in investigation training courses an asset.
  • Experience in investigatory procedures and practice, investigation technique; particularly where conduct also may have criminal implications that could result in prosecution before local courts.
  • Knowledge of legal, procedural, evidentiary standards, victim handling and safeguarding activities
  • Previous experience in investigating internal fraud, sexual harassment, harassment, abuse of authority, and/or sexual exploitation and abuse cases is a strong asset.
  • Computer proficiency

Desired profile and Skills

  • Fluent English is mandatory, and knowledge of a second language is a strong asset Excellent spoken and written English; passive understanding of French as asset with an Outstanding written (and verbal) communication skill.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of highly sensitive data, including personal and non-public information
  • Strong listening and investigating skills including assessing authenticity
  • Excellent use of context analysis and Good training skillset
  • Self-directed and able to determine appropriate course of action with limited supervision, including excellent time management, project planning and outward communications
  • Intercultural mindset, with demonstrated success communicating with diverse populations
  • Strongly motivated by humanitarian work and specifically ICRC
  • Able to work under pressure in a potentially dangerous environment
  • Willingness to travel within the region and out of the region.

How to apply

  • Send Curriculum vitae, Application letter and NYSC Certificate to [email protected]
  • Clearly indicate “ABJ202200331 Regional Investigation Officer 1 ABJ” as the subject of your application (Applications intended for this role without this subject will not be treated)
  • In the body of the mail, please indicate the following in the format as seen:
      • Qualification(s) – Current location – Languages you speak – Years of relevant experience

The deadline for the submission of applications will be 11.10.2022, 16:30hrs. Late application will not be considered

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Equal opportunities shall be provided to all employees and applicants for employment based on their demonstrated ability and competence without discrimination based on race, colour, religion, sex, nationality, status, disability etc

(Female candidates are encouraged to apply)

However, ICRC will not request for any monetary payments from applicants at any stage of the recruitment process.

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