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Job Summary

The Investigations Coordinator will be part of a team of investigators, in the Legal department, who are responsible for the prevention, detection and investigation of fraud and misconduct in One Acre Fund.

  • Minimum Qualification:Bachelor
  • Experience Level:Entry level
  • Experience Length:1 year

Job Description/Requirements

About One Acre Fund

Founded in 2006, One Acre Fund supplies 1 million smallholder farmers with the agricultural services they need to make their farms vastly more productive. Our 8,000+ team is drawn from diverse backgrounds and professions. With operations across six core countries in Africa, we make farmers more prosperous by providing quality farm supplies on credit, delivered within walking distance of farmers’ homes, and agricultural training to improve harvests. On average, the farmers we serve harvest 50 per cent more food after working with One Acre Fund. 


To learn more about our work, take a look at our Why Work Here blog for more information.


About the Role

The Investigations Coordinator will be part of a team of investigators, in the Legal department, who are responsible for the prevention, detection and investigation of fraud and misconduct in One Acre Fund. The investigations Coordinator will assume the responsibility to investigate fraud and misconduct You will report to the Kenya & GCU Investigations Lead.


Responsibilities

  • Perform fraud and misconduct investigations with a focus on cases relating to the One Acre Fund dukas
  • Gather evidence, conduct interviews, and preparation of interview notes
  • Support Senior Investigators and the Investigations Senior Specialist on cases
  • Prepare reports of investigation findings
  • Conduct recovery of fraud losses
  • Assist with police reporting and follow up
  • Work with the team to minimize fraud exposure through proactive risk assessments
  • Any other duties allocated by the supervisor


Career Growth and Development

We have a strong culture of constant learning and we invest in developing our people. You’ll have weekly check-ins with your manager, access to mentorship and training programs, and regular feedback on your performance. We hold career reviews every six months and set aside time to discuss your aspirations and career goals. You’ll have the opportunity to shape a growing organization and build a rewarding long-term career.


Qualifications

Across all roles, these are the general qualifications we look for. For this role specifically, you will have:

Education

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Accounting, Law or any other relevant field
  • Any additional certification will be an added advantage e.g. CFE, CPA,

Experience

  • 1 year of experience in accounting, auditing, investigation or other related fields.
  • Experience in the inventory management process will be an added advantage

Competencies

  • Technological Competency - Competency with standard office equipment is expected and computer literacy and fluency with Microsoft Office is essential
  • Integrity and Prioritization
  • The ability to quickly form working relationships and gain credibility with a wide selection of Staff
  • A team player and contributor
  • Committed to the One Acre Fund mission

Main Skills

  • Use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  • Identify complex problems and review related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
  • Collect and analyze information and decisions making.
  • Interview skills - rapport, conduct focused, meaningful interviews while gathering, accurate, and complete evidence
  • Prioritization
  • Active Listening- Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.


Preferred Start Date

As soon as possible


Job Location

Kakamega, Kenya


Benefits

Health insurance paid time off 


Eligibility

This role is only open to citizens or permanent residents of Kenya


Application Deadline

28 February 2023


One Acre Fund never asks candidates to pay any money or pay for tests at any stage of the interview process. Official One Acre Fund emails will always arrive from an @oneacrefund.org address. Please report any suspicious communication here (globalhotline@oneacrefund.org), but do not send applications or application materials to this email address.


Diversity, Equity, Inclusion (DEI), and anti-racism are deeply connected to our organization’s mission and purpose. One Acre Fund aspires to build a culture where all staff feel consistently valued, represented, and connected – so that our team can thrive as professionals, and achieve exceptional impact for the farmers we serve.


We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, colour, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression. We are proud to be an equal-opportunity workplace.

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