INVESTIGATIONS OFFICER II – LEGAL, JOB GRADE – EACC “8” (1 POST), REF EACC/INV/IOII-L/6

Job Profile

Reporting to Deputy Director – Forensic Investigations through the Assistant Director – Forensic Investigations, the jobholder is responsible for the investigation of corruption and economic crimes, and unethical conduct and tracing corruptly acquired assets, and supporting prosecution of cases in court.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Advising on the Laws, Procedures and Practices relating to the Legal field;
  • Assisting other investigators on issues relating to the area of the profession;
  • Investigating cases of corruption and economic crimes;
  • Identifying and tracing corruptly acquired assets;
  • Preserving assets that are subject of investigation;
  • Compiling and submitting investigation reports;
  • Supporting civil proceedings against any person for the recovery of corruptly acquired property or benefits;
  • Observing the highest standards of professional and ethical conduct, and integrity in the investigation and prosecution of corruption and economic crimes cases;
  • Complying with principles and values of: good governance, human rights, transparency, accountability, ethics, and integrity.

Requirements for Appointment

For appointment to this position, a candidate must have:

  • Minimum post-admission experience of five (5) years from a reputable organization;
  • Bachelor of Laws from a recognized institution;
  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (K.C.S.E) minimum mean grade of C+ or its equivalent from a recognized institution;
  • Advocate of the High Court of Kenya with current practicing certificate unless exempted;
  • Certificate in computer application skills;
  • Demonstrated integrity and professional competence as reflected in work performance and results.

Other Requirements

Certificate in any of the following courses lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution will be an added advantage: Economic Crimes and Intelligence Course; Public Corruption Investigations Course, Basic Investigations Course, Governance, Ethics and Anti-Corruption and Economic Crimes Course; Fraud Investigation and Prosecution; Fraud Course; and Criminal Investigations Course.

Application Procedure:

In addition to the qualifications set above applicants must further obtain clearances from the following:

Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC)

Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)

Directorate of Criminal Investigation (DCI)

Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)

Registration and good standing in relevant Professional Bodies

Interested candidates who meet the set criteria should complete EACC Form 1 online from https://jobs.integrity.go.ke  and attach copies of ID, CV, academic/ professional certificates (certified by the issuing institution), clearances and testimonials.

All applications must be made online and will be acknowledged via an email. Only shortlisted candidates will be invited for interview.

To be considered, applications should be received no later than Tuesday, 29th December 2020 at 5.00 pm.

Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification

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