Regional Investigator Job Careers – World Vision International

Organisation: World
Vision International
Duty Station: 
Kampala, Uganda
About US:
World Vision Uganda
is a Christian Relief, Development and Advocacy Non-Government Organization
dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome
poverty and injustice. We currently work in over 41 districts in Uganda. World
Vision is committed to the protection of children and we will not employ people
whose background is not suitable for working with children. All employment is
conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks,
including criminal record checks where possible. “Our Vision for every child,
Life in all its fullness. Our prayer for every Heart, the will to make it so.”
Job Summary:  The Regional Investigator will work
independently, with little or no supervision to analyze allegations, initiate,
plan, lead and conduct investigations of corruption and financial misconduct.
Write reports documenting investigative plans and investigative results, and
follow-up on specific investigation assignments. The successful candidate will
work under the guidance of the Global Internal Audit (GIA) Director of Global
Investigations to perform a wide range of investigative tasks.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Lead and/or conduct fraud, waste and abuse related investigations in
    WV offices, and GC departments, in response to reported violations of WV
    policies or law. Conduct or support investigations relating to ethical
    misconduct and mismanagement.
  • Prepare investigation Plans, conduct preliminary investigations.
    Prepare reports for approval by the Director of Investigations or her/his
  • Conducts entry and exit meetings following the investigations
  • Analyze and evaluate data to provide facts regarding investigations.
    Provide conclusions and remedies to management and key stakeholders based
    on investigative findings.
  • Prepare reports with sufficient evidence as the basis for conclusion
    for review by supervisor.
  • Interpret and makes recommendations on investigation policies,
    procedures, practices and processes.
  • Supervise and guide other investigators in execution of the assigned
    investigation assignments.
  • Review investigative activity and reports prepared by other members
    of the investigations team.
  • Conducts on-going training and provide technical guidance to other
  • Maintain and regularly update investigative activity in EthicsPoint,
    investigations tracker and dashboard.
  • Ensure travel and logistics are within WV guidelines. Ensure travel
    expenses including obtaining visas are within the budgeted amount for all

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the World Vision Regional Investigator job
    placement should preferably hold a Bachelor’s Degree or higher in
    Accounting, Criminal Justice, Finance, or a related field.
  • Five years of professional experience in investigation, auditing,
    research, law and/or project management, at least three as an attorney,
    investigator or auditor.
  • Completion of a law enforcement investigation training program, CPA
    (Certified Public Accountant) or CIA (Certified Internal Auditor) or CA
    (Chartered Accountant) and or CFE (Certified Fraud Examiner).
  • Excellent investigation, research, analytical, and communication
  • Ability to travel as needed to international locations.
  • Ability to work in stressful conditions and in third world
  • Certified Fraud examiner (CFE), Investigation Certification from a
    law enforcement agency.
  • CPA (Certified Public Accountant) or CIA (Certified Internal
    Auditor) or CA (Chartered Accountant).
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in the English
  • Good understanding of non-profit industry, and investigative work.
  • Fluency in a language, such as Arabic, Dari, Pashtu, French,
    Portuguese, English, Spanish.
  • Knowledge of the WVI business and systems is an added advantage.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online by visiting World Vision
International’s e-recruitment jobs portal at the web link below.
Please follow
instructions on How to Create Account and Profile at World Vision’s
e-recruitment portal.  Qualified female candidates are particularly encouraged
to apply.
Deadline: 27th December 2018
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