Intern, Internal Audit and Investigations
Job Purpose

The main purpose of this internship, reporting to the Head of Investigation, is to support OIAI in the implementation of the Corruption Prevention and Integrity Programme in the IFRC Secretariat and the National Societies working with the IFRC as well as to improve the Federation’s capacity to deepen our efforts to prevent, identify and respond to instances and allegations of behaviour that are contrary to our humanitarian principles and values.

Job Duties & Responsibilities 

The intern will support and assist the OIAI in the following activities:

Inspire staff to act with integrity.
Analyse best practices in the sector and propose solutions to deter, prevent and detect misconduct.
Survey IOs and NGOs on their integrity and investigation mechanisms and consolidate best practice models.
Organise integrity workshops and conferences, primarily directed to NS and the RC/RC Movement.
Support the annual and global conference on preventing corruption in humanitarian operations
Identify and participate in contract and agreement negotiations with: Computer forensic technology providers, Asset recovery experts and lawyers and External stakeholders.
Participate and propose initiatives that promote NS and IFRC staff fraud examiners (ACFE) certification.
Participate and propose initiatives that promote NS and IFRC staff SEA/H investigation qualification (CHS).
Monitor and report on the completion of the corruption prevention courses on the eLearning platform (101,102) and follow-up actions as directed.
Support global and federal standards and delivery models for corruption prevention, misconduct investigations and response.
Map and develop the IFRC and NS capacities to prevent, respond and investigate allegations of misconduct.
Support the mapping of the NS capacities to prevent, respond and investigate allegations of misconduct.
Support the management and review of allegations, as requested by the investigators.

Currently enrolled or have graduated recently (normally within 1 year from the date of hiring) from a university with a degree in Business, Finance, Politics or Law or other relevant discipline. Required
Master’s degree in Business, Finance, Law or other related discipline. Preferred
Criminology, investigation or policing related certification. Preferred

Experience in planning events. Required
Experience in supporting the delivery of training and workshops. Required
Experience in working in a multi-cultural and multi-language environment. Preferred
Experience working in the Humanitarian sector or international development aid. Preferred
Knowledge, Skills and Language

Knowledge and understanding of theories, concepts and approaches relevant to integrity particularly governance, ethics, fraud, corruption, and safeguarding. Required
Ability to plan work and manage conflicting priorities and handling many tasks simultaneously. Required
Good research, analytical and problem-solving skills. Required
Ability to draft and edit in English various types of written documents, communications, file notes and reports, and to articulate ideas in a clear and concise style. Required
Very good interpersonal skills and the ability to establish and maintain effective partnerships and working relations in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity, including gender balance. Required
Genuine in interpersonal relations, fair, modest and unassuming. Required
Thorough and concerned with details, check carefully for mistakes and potential improvements. Required
Competencies and Values

Communication; Collaboration and Teamwork; Judgement and Decision Making; National Society and Customer Relations; Creativity and Innovation; Building Trust


This is a National Staff position and only Kenyan Citizens will be considered.


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About International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC)

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) is the world’s largest humanitarian and development network, with millions of volunteers in 190 member National Societies. We are guided by Strategy 2020 - our collective plan of action to tackle the major humanitarian and development challenges of the present decade. We will continue 'saving lives and changing minds’ by focusing our work in three key areas: 1) disaster response and recovery, 2) development and 3) promoting social inclusion and peace.