Investigator Jobs – ABSA Bank

Job Title:   Investigator (Re-advertised) 

Organisation: Absa Group Limited (formerly Barclays Bank UK)

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda


About US:

Absa Group Limited (formerly Barclays Bank UK) is a diversified standalone African financial services group, delivering an integrated set of products and services across personal and business banking, corporate and investment banking, wealth, investment management and insurance. Absa Group Limited is listed on the JSE and is one of Africa’s largest diversified financial services groups with a presence in 12 countries across the continent and around 41 000 employees.


Job Summary:  The Investigator will;

  • Proactively manage fraud risk within the Global Retail & Commercial Banking by implementing & embedding the Group Fraud Risk Control Framework and policies, managing fraud losses within the budgets / appetite, ensuring fraud reporting standards are complied with; development of fraud risk capability in fraud management & investigations and pro-actively incept/lead fraud reduction, training & prevention initiatives across the country.
  • Investigate incidents and cases referred to Forensics investigations & whistle blow upon Absa Bank Referral Policy., Assist in the management of all investigation-related budgets and assume responsibility for the day-to-day approvals within approved limits. Liaise with Governmental authorities to ensure that forensics investigation and whistle blow is kept abreast of the most up to date information/intelligence on threat levels and advice on reacting to them.
  • Review and investigate all incidents of a Security/ Safety nature and ensure that relevant Senior Management is kept informed.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • To undertake investigations into suspicions of fraudulent, criminal and security activities reported by Non-Financial Risk.
  • Provide an independent report for management to assist the disciplinary process and represent the bank in any related police and court proceedings;
  • Provide expertise and intelligence on fraud prevention, related risk management information and controls;
  • Liaise and work with law enforcement agencies, professionals and commercial organizations in this field of expertise
  • Develop training awareness courses, workshops, brochures and other material to alert employees as to the Bank’s policy on relevant forensic investigation topics.
  • Develop, implement and maintain the ongoing discipline and diligence of a Fraud Prevention Program based on policy and country trends.
  • Provide and manage overall training and coaching plans to the business to ensure early fraud detection and safety measures are being applied and adhered to at all times.
  • Liaison with Police, Government authorities and external fraud investigators to collate and share intelligence as appropriate, and to ensure that BSIS & FM is kept abreast of the most up to date information/intelligence on crime.
  • Write accurate, factual reports detailing investigation undertaken for review by management.
  • Undertake travel as required within the country/region.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant for the ABSA Bank job must hold relevant qualifications
  • Higher Diplomas: Business, Commerce and Management Studies (Required)


How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested candidates who wish to join ABSA Group in the aforementioned capacity should apply online at the link below.


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Deadline: 9th October 2023


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Date Posted 2023-09-30
Valid Through 2023-10-09
Employment Type FULL_TIME
Hiring Organization ABSA Bank
Job Location Kampala, Kampala, Kampala, 0256, Uganda

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