Forensic Investigator Job Careers – KCB Bank Uganda


Job Title:    Forensic Investigator

Organisation: KCB Bank Uganda

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Unit Head Forensic Services and Security


About US:

KCB Bank Uganda which is part of KCB Group, East Africa’s largest commercial bank that was established in 1896. Over the years, the Bank has grown and spread its wings into Tanzania, South Sudan, Uganda, Rwanda and Burundi completing the East African circuit in the year 2012. Today, the Group has the largest branch network in the region with over 238 branches, 950 ATMs and 8,000 agents offering banking services on a 24/7 basis in East Africa. KCB Bank Uganda was established in the year 2007 and has grown to become one of Uganda’s top ten commercial banks. Currently KCB Bank Uganda has 14 branches complemented with 16 ATMs spread on Kampala Road, Commercial Plaza, Ben Kiwanuka, Luwum Street, Oasis Mall Sixth Street, Arua, Elgon Masaba, Fort Portal, Gulu, Hoima, Lira, Mbarara and Jinja that offer trade financing, corporate and retail banking services to customers.


Job Summary:  The Forensic Investigator is to perform investigations in accordance with the Bank’s investigations standards and policies within prescribed average expected completion timeframes while maintaining absolute confidentiality of information. This would include protecting the KCB Bank Uganda assets and interests from acts of financial crime and misconduct including mitigating present exposures; and Consequence managing person’s) who have committed acts of financial crime or dishonesty against the KCB Bank Uganda


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Forensic Services

  • Take lead in data analytics using data from various in-house database systems as part of proactive investigation activities and strategy.
  • Appropriately plan and scope Forensic investigations to ensure adequate investigatory focus.
  • Appropriately control, secure and reference evidence acquired during forensic investigation.
  • Perform information and admission seeking interviews (where required).
  • Draft for review and present Executive Summary and Factual Finding report feedback to senior internal stakeholders.
  • Present, where required, evidence in disciplinary enquiry, civil court and/or criminal court based on factual findings reports from investigations.
  • Adopt, where appropriate, a litigation support role in respect of investigations in which the KCB Bank wishes to adopt legal proceedings.
  • Implement and maintain Forensic Investigation standards in accordance with better practice.
  • Maintain absolute confidentiality over investigatory information.
  • Engage with stakeholders and manage stakeholder expectations in terms of investigatory processes.
  • Engage with stakeholders and manage stakeholder expectations in terms of investigatory processes.
  • Providing oversight of investigations and expenditure relating to external forensic consultancy service providers.
  • Perform fraud awareness and fraud prevention detection presentations to key stakeholders as and when required. Assess and identify control environment weaknesses
  • Putting in place effective measures for fraud prevention, detection, and response.
  • Increase awareness of fraud throughout the Bank and organizing training to improve the effectiveness of fraud management.
  • Identify and recommend system/control/people/technology controls identified during investigations
  • Engage with the appropriate internal and external stakeholders to ensure timeous implementation of control recommendations, thereby mitigating future incidents.
  • Responsible for effective internal and external stakeholder management
  • Build and maintain credible relationships with internal and external stakeholders ensuring their issues, objectives and priorities are reflected in the agreed solution.
  • Engage with stakeholders effectively on all matters relating to fraud while managing adherence to agreed SLA’s.
  • Maintain effective working relationships with other business units, provide input to business discussions, decisions and identifying/implementing initiatives to enhance business performance in relation to Group Investigations.
  • Deliver exceptional customer service to our investigation team members other business units.
  • Liaise with External parties notably Insurance companies to support insurance claims recovery (Policy redemption) by the bank. Self-Development
  • Identify training courses and career progression opportunities for self will input from management, to improve personal capability and to stay agree of developments in field of expertise.
  • Maintain knowledge management and improve team success by sharing knowledge with team to ensure information is provided correctly to stakeholders Share knowledge of trends and identified fraud risks with team and stakeholders so that relevant up-skilling takes place.
  • Provide input, support and recommend development of new and/or has processes that will improve our forensic service offerings.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal applicant must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in preferably statistics, Computer Science or Financial crime related qualifications.
  • A Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) with sound financial knowledge
  • General banking experience/industry related exposure.
  • At least five years’ experience in financial crime investigations
  • Excellent planning, organization, problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to deal with stressful and emotional situations.
  • Ability to work under pressure and to a deadline. Stakeholders so that relevant up-skilling takes place
  • Provide input, support and recommend development of new and/or enhanced processes that will improve our forensic service offerings.
  • Ability to deal with stressful and emotional situations
  • Objectivity and sensitivity when dealing with confidential information
  • . Ability to analyze facts, and establish patterns in the evidence collected (including using automated tools e.g. ACL, IDEA, Transact-SQL, Ms. Excel, EnCase etc)


How to Apply:

All candidates who wish to join KCB Bank should apply online at the link below.


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Deadline: 25th November 2021


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