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Wednesday, December 29, 2010

TJRC Investigators job in Kenya

The Truth, Justice and Reconciliation Commission is established under Section 3(1) of the Truth, Justice and Reconciliation Act No.6 of 2008 with the objective of promoting peace, justice, national unity, healing, reconciliation and dignity among the people of Kenya.

The Commission therefore is seeking to recruit suitable qualified Kenyan candidates for the following position:

VAN: 48/10/TJRC/ID

Reporting to the Director of Investigations, the Commission seeks to appoint investigators in with expertise in the following areas; Criminal Investigations, Human rights, Forensic accounting, Corporate Structures, land transactions and records.

Duties and responsibilities

The investigators will

    * assist in the conduct and management of investigations of civil and political rights violations, including assassinations, massacres, illegal detentions, torture, disappearances, forensics, fiscal and economic crimes, social and cultural rights violations, including alleged misconduct, malfeasance, mismanagement, fraud, corruption, waste of public, natural and national resources, abuse of authority and all violations that fall within the TJRC mandate;
    * gather evidence;
    * prepare evidence for hearings, obtain and review relevant documentation, conduct interviews and take statements;
    * gather and analyze electronic and documentary evidence, determine whether matters involve potential fraud, corruption or other illegal conduct warranting referral to national authorities;
    * conduct forensic investigations and gather evidence related to activities of individuals, state and non-state actors, manage forensic equipment and tools.

Requirements for appointment

    * Bachelor’s degree in forensic science, criminal justice, criminology, law or related areas.
    * Eight years qualifying experience in administrative investigations and forensic science may be accepted in lieu of a University Degree
    * A minimum of 10 years of progressively reasonable experience in professional investigatory work in law enforcement, government, national or international investigation agency, with practical experience in administrative forensic investigations is required
    * Knowledge and understanding in the field of corruption, land, human rights, fraud, administrative investigations and computer/IT forensic techniques and forensic tools
    * Familiarity with analysis techniques in forensic sciences;
    * ability to conduct and supervise complex investigations;
    * produce reports and review and edit the work of others;
    * ability to gather evidence and interview subjects and witnesses, good research, analytical and problem-solving skills
    * Ability to apply sound judgment in the context of assignments given; and ability to analyze and synthesize documents records and other evidence
    * Ability to communicate complex concepts orally;
    * ability to prepare written reports that are clear, concise and meaningful.
    * Ability to gather and analyze electronic evidence;
    * ability to organize complex and voluminous statements, sets of records and facts.

Important information for all candidates

    * Deadline for applications: January 10, 2011
    * Vacancy Announcement Number (VAN) must be quoted for all applications
    * Only candidates shortlisted for interviews will be contacted
    * Previous Applicants need not re-apply

Send applications by post to:

Recruitment Team,
Truth Justice and Reconciliation Commission,
Delta House, 3rd Floor, Chiromo Road, Westlands,
P.O Box 14641-00800,
Nairobi, Kenya

or by email quoting the Vacancy number and position title to

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