Fraud Specialist

The role

The Fraud Specialist will support the Head of Internal Control, on fraud awareness raising campaigns and initiatives, assist in Fraud Risk Assessments, gathering statistics and draft reports on fraud data relating to the Country Office. She/he will support in conducting fraud investigations within the Country Office, facilitate the implementation of SCI policies in the Country Office by supporting the Head of Internal Control in implementing, directing and overseeing the auditing and compliance function. She/he will assist in the support conduct and direction of audits and ongoing reviews of organisation controls, operating procedures, and compliance with policies and regulations. The Specialist will be required to assess the soundness, effectiveness, and proper application of accounting and financial controls, compliance procedures and controls and timeliness of documentation generation in the field office. She/he will assist to compile and issue reports detailing conclusions and providing recommendations for improvements. She/he will sometimes serve as a liaison for external audit and regulatory agencies and will support fraud management and prevention within the organisation.

The post holder will be expected to build strong relationships across the field office and ensure they are kept up-to-date with changes and events that may have a significant impact on the risk profile of actual or potential activities at field office level.

In the event of a major humanitarian emergency, the role holder will be expected to work outside the normal role profile and be able to vary working hours accordingly.

Qualifications and experience
  • University graduate in relevant field of study

  • CFE – Certified Fraud Examiner, Obligatory

  • Strong cultural awareness and be able to work well in an international environment with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures

  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication ability

  • Willingness to travel within the DRC

  • Demonstrate standards of ethics and integrity

  • Commitment to Save the Children’s values

    Contract length: 01 YEAR RENEWABLE

    The Organisation

    We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard. 


    We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:

  • No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
  • All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
  • Violence against children is no longer tolerated

We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children.  We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

Application Information:

Please apply using a cover letter and up-to-date CV as a single document. Please also include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations. 

We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply

Applicants are advised that Save the Children International does not require any payment or expense during the entire recruitment process. Any request in this direction should be immediately reported as contrary to the values and practices of our organization.

Date advertised: 30 Oct 2019

Closing date: 14 Nov 2019 - 00:59 WAT

Location: Goma, Congo, the Democratic Republic of

Department: Finance

Type: Permanent

Schedule: Full-time

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