Regional Investigation Officer 2 (French Speaker) Job in Kenya

Overall Responsibility

  • The Regional Investigation Officer 2 is responsible for working collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders, the incumbents undertake investigations of alleged misconduct or violations of ICRC internal policies and procedures.

Tasks And Responsibilities

  • Under the direct supervision of the Regional Investigation Manager or designate, the incumbent is responsible for the following duties:
  • Prioritize follow-up on cases based on instructions from Regional Investigation Manager or Designate.
  • Support oversight and guidance of Inquiry led cases.
  • Plan, organize, conduct and manage investigations of alleged misconduct or alleged violations of ICRC internal policies and procedures.
  • Obtain and review relevant documentation; plan and conduct interviews and take statements; analyse facts, determine findings, and formulate recommended disciplinary and jurisdictional actions; gather and analyse electronic evidence.
  • Determine whether matters involve potential fraud, corruption or other illegal or criminal conduct warranting referral to national authorities.
  • Prepare and complete concise investigation reports and conduct post-investigation tasks.
  • As instructed by the Regional Investigation Manager or Designate, prepare cases for submission to the internal justice system and/or referral to relevant national jurisdictions and support in the triage process.
  • Work 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 policies, principles and regulations.
  • Performs other preventive compliance activities as required including trainings.
  • Performs other duties to support the operational function of the Investigation Unit as determined by the Head of Investigations or Designate.

Minimum Requirements And Competencies


  • University degree law, law enforcement background or equivalent (law, accountant, journalism) and/or professional certifications in recognized institutions (e.g. ACFE/CFE)
  • Strong command of both oral and written French and English (minimum B2 level) language is a pre-requisite.
  • Minimum 6 – 8 years’ professional experience of investigations and investigatory procedures.
  • Documented expertise in investigation techniques, particularly where conduct also may have criminal implications that could result in prosecution before local courts.
  • Documented experience in conducting administrative investigations and Sexual Exploitation and Abuse, Harassment (SEAH) investigations.
  • Documented experience in interviewing techniques.
  • Documented knowledge of legal, procedural and evidentiary standards of International Organizations.
  • Strong drafting, report writing, time management and case management skills.
  • Willing to travel and conduct investigations in remote, hardship and physically challenging environments.

How To Apply

The interested candidates should fill in the application form by clicking the link below then submit their CV, motivation letter, including references details, supporting documents (Certificates, Diplomas, Degree etc) on or before 02nd July 2024 at 4:30 pm to ICRC Nairobi Delegation, HR Department via the email address provided below:

  • Application form
  • E-mail: nai_hrrec_services@icrc.org
  • The reference Regional Investigation Officer 2 (French Speaker) must be stated in the application to be valid. If you do not clearly state the position for which you are applying and attach the required certificates & other supporting documents, your application may not be considered. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • Applicants must have the permanent right to work in Kenya.