Regional Investigation Officer


Overall Responsibility

The Regional Investigation Officer 2 is responsible for working collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders, the incumbent undertakes investigations of alleged misconduct or violations of ICRC internal policies and procedures, ensuring best practices.

Tasks and responsibilities

under the direct supervision of the regional investigation manager or designate, the incumbent is responsible for the following duties:

  • Prioritize follow-up based on instructions from Head of the Investigation Unit or Designate.
  • Support oversight and guidance of Inquiry led cases.
  • Plans, organizes, conducts and manages investigations of alleged misconduct or alleged violations of ICRC internal policies and procedures.
  • Obtains and review relevant documentation; plan and conduct interviews and take statements; analyse facts, determine findings, and formulate recommended disciplinary and jurisdictional actions; gather and analyse electronic evidence.
  • Determine whether matters involve potential fraud, corruption or other illegal or criminal conduct warranting referral to national authorities.
  • Prepare complete and concise investigation reports and conduct post-investigation tasks.
  • As instructed by the Head of Investigations or Designate, prepare cases for submission to the internal justice system and/or referral to relevant national jurisdictions and support the case manager in the triage process.
  • Works collaboratively and in coordination with colleagues to achieve Organizational goals, in accordance with ICRC Code of Conduct Framework and Guidelines and in compliance with other Organizational principles and regulations.
  • Performs other preventive compliance activities as required including training.
  • Performs other duties to support the operational function of the Investigation Unit as determinted by the Head of Investigations or Designate.

Minimum Requirements and competencies

  • University degree law, law enforcement background or other relevant subject and/or professional certifications in recognized institutions (e.g. ACFE/CFE)
  • Fluent command of French oral and written.
  • English at B2 Level.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Minimum 6 – 8 years’ practical experience of investigations and investigatory procedures.
  • Documented expertise in investigation techniques, particularly where conduct also may have criminal implications that could result in prosecution before local courts.
  • Documented knowledge of legal, procedural and evidentiary standards.
  • Documented experience in conducting administrative investigations, Sexual Exploitation and Abuse, Harrassment.
  • Documented knowledge of legal, procedural and evidentiary standards of International Organizations.
  • Proven ability to design processes and draft implementing policies/procedures related to internal sanctions.
  • Resourcefulness, initiative, maturity and judgement, honesty and integrity.
  • Strong drafting, report writing and case management skills.
  • Willing to travel and conduct investigations in remote, hardship and physically challenging environments.


The interested candidates should submit before may 30, 2024 their CV, motivation letter, including references details, supporting documents (Certificates, Diplomas, Degree etc) to ICRC Dakar Delegation, HR Department via the email address and QR Code provided below:


Please click on the link or QR code below to complete the job pre-application form.

Application link :
QR Code : The reference REGIONAL INVESTIGATION OFFICER 2 must be stated in the application to be valid.

We welcome applications from all qualified candidates. The ICRC values diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive working environment.

Applications that do not correspond to the required profile will not be taken into consideration or returned to the candidate. Please note that no fees will be charged at any stage of the recruitment process. The ICRC is an equal opportunity employer.

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