Job Purpose

This role is responsible for carrying out lifestyle investigations, staff vetting and background checks in the unit.

Key Responsibilities/ Duties / Tasks

I. Responsibilities

  • Participate in development, review and implementation of frameworks, policies & procedures for Vetting & Lifestyle Audit unit.
  • Prepare preliminary investigation reports to identify cases for Lifestyle Audit and submit to Assistant Manager for review.
  • Collection & evaluation of information that will enable assessment of whether the lifestyle of the officer is consistent with the known sources of income.
  • Conduct surveillance, identification and Asset tracing in respect of lifestyle audit process.
  • Liaise with relevant Multi- agencies e.g. Asset Recovery Agencies/ EACC, ODPP for purpose of safeguarding and preserving illegally acquired Assets.
  • Identification of other criminal actors/ associates and new leads during Lifestyle Audit process.
  • Collaborate with other relevant agencies for collection of data and information related to lifestyle audits.
  • Review completed Lifestyle Audit cases with necessary recommendations to the Assistant Manager for appropriate action.
  • Perform any other function as may be assigned by the Assistant Manager Audit and Asset tracing

II. Operational Responsibilities / Tasks

  • Carry out day-to-day operations in the unit
  • Implementation of the work plans for the following corporate initiatives in the unit: Audit, Integrity, QMS and Risk Management.
  • Implement initiatives to improve ethics, culture and facilitate change management in the unit.

IV. Working Conditions

Office Setting

Job Competencies (Knowledge, Experience and Attributes / Skills).

Academic qualifications

Bachelor degree in Law, Social Sciences, Survey and Mapping, Finance or Commerce from a recognized university

Professional Qualifications / Membership to professional bodies

  • Should be a member of a professional body recognized in Kenya
  • Ethics, Certificate in Criminal/Fraud Investigations

Previous relevant work experience required.

• Minimum of three (3) years’ work experience in similar role

Functional Skills, Behavioral Competencies/Attributes:

  • People management skills
  • Risk management and analysis
  • Results driven and analytical
  • Strong decision-making skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Technological ability
  • Process management
  • Tax business understanding
  • Tax fraud and investigation
  • Tax legislation







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