• Full Time
  • Nairobi

Progressive Credit

Job Description

We are a microfinance institution with branches across the country. We are looking for a suitable candidate for employment as Security & Investigation Officer.


  • Conduct interviews to obtain information useful in resolving a fraud case
  • Collect, analyze, and interpret relevant documents and financial records to obtain clues regarding a monetary controversy/dispute
  • Carry out analysis of obtained evidences and clues to determine possible suspects
  • Collaborate with audit, debt recovery and legal professionals to develop strategies useful in resolving a fraud
  • Maintain an honest/ethical benchmark when conducting investigations to ensure a non-discriminatory analysis
  • Ensure accurate documentation and record of all interrogations and overall investigative operations
  • Interrogate suspects to obtain information or clues useful in cracking illegal financial schemes
  • Proffer recommendations to the company on ways to minimize risk of fraud
  • Conduct investigations to arrive at logical conclusions as to the identities of fraud perpetrators, the strategies they employed and their eventual arrest.
  • Analyze financial documents and data to identify inconsistencies in records
  • Utilize various IT and accounting tools in detecting financial discrepancies
  • Develop and implement effective strategies useful in addressing a fraud situation
  • Oversee the orienting and training of fraud investigation personnel
  • Maintain an up-to-date knowledge of trends in financial manoeuvres as well as current techniques employed in detecting fraudulent operations


  • Bachelors degree in Law, Business Administration, Finance, Economics , Security Studies, Police, or related disciplines
  • Technical training in Security Management & Investigations
  • Hold a professional qualification in a relevant field
  • Certification in Basic Investigations Techniques, Intelligence and Criminal Analysis courses from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI), or any Enforcement Agency (EACC, KRA, Immigration, CMA etc), National Intelligence Service (NIS).
  • Relevant experience as an Investigator, Criminal Analyst, Cybercrime investigator
  • Must possess knowledge and experience in Security management & Investigations.

Functional skills

  • Strong data analysis skills
  • Posses good organizational, planning and analytical skills
  • Impeccable bias for action and strategic disposition
  • Focused and result oriented

Behavioral Attributes

  • Interpersonal skills
  • Communication skills
  • Positive attitude
  • High Integrity
  • Team Player

How to apply

Interested candidates who meet the above minimum requirements should send their application and CV to Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis