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Investigations Specialist

One Acre Fund

One Acre Fund

kigali, rwanda
Posted on Monday, December 11, 2023

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 percent 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

You will lead One Acre Fund's Internal Investigations Team in Rwanda. You will manage two repayment and investigations coordinators who work on both resolution of cases of fraud and misconduct, leading recovery actions for misappropriated funds across Rwanda. You will also manage the professional development of your team. Additionally, you will personally lead sensitive fraud and misconduct evaluation in Rwanda, and will design an investigation plan, review materials, conduct interviews, and finalize a report for senior staff. The Rwanda Investigations Specialist will also support investigations in Burundi. You will report data and conduct forward-looking fraud risk analyses under the direction of a senior member of the Global Legal Team.

Responsibilities

  • Team Management
    • You will directly manage two Investigations and Repayment Coordinators
  • Lead Major Investigations
    • Conduct high-level investigations into major fraud or serious misconduct incidents a
    • Build Repayment Function in Rwanda to increase recovery of misappropriated funds
  • Manage court cases for repayment, prosecution, and labour disputes
  • Provide advice around practical and legal issues of HR policies and disciplinary actions

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:

  • 5+ years of experience in the legal, investigations, or audit fields.
  • Expertise in conducting fraud and misconduct cases at at large organization or as an external expert
  • Demonstrated experience managing other investigators or auditors
  • Knowledge of Rwandan Employment Law and disciplinary practices
  • Fluency in Kinyarwanda and English and working proficiency in French is required

Preferred Start Date

As soon as possible

Job Location

Kigali, Rwanda

Benefits

Health insurance, paid time off

Eligibility

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

Application Deadline

10 January 2024

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, color, 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.