Field Fraud and Risk Management Officer

at Q - Sourcing
Location Kampala, Uganda
Date Posted June 13, 2024
Category Management
Job Type Full-time
Currency UGX

Description

About this job

Q-Sourcing Limited trading as Q-Sourcing Servtec is a manpower management solutions firm operating in the East African Region in the countries of Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, and South Sudan.

On behalf of our client in the renewable energy sector, we are looking for competent, skilled, and experienced Field Fraud and Risk Management Officer to work in the Central Uganda( Kampala and Wakiso)

Job Summary:

The Field Fraud and Risk Management Officer will be responsible for detecting, investigating, and mitigating fraud risks associated with the organization’s operations in the field.

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Conduct field visits to assess the risk environment and identify potential fraud risks associated with sales, collections, and operations.
  • Implement fraud prevention and detection strategies to minimize the organization’s exposure to fraudulent activities.
  • Investigate suspected fraudulent activities, gathering evidence, interviewing witnesses, and documenting findings in accordance with established procedures.
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders, such as sales teams, credit analysts, and collections officers, to identify fraud indicators and develop mitigation measures.
  • Monitor and analyze fraud trends and patterns, identifying areas of vulnerability and recommending enhancements to policies, procedures, and systems.
  • Develop and deliver training programs to educate field staff on fraud risks, detection techniques, and reporting procedures.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date records of fraud incidents, investigations, and outcomes, ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements and internal protocols.
  • Liaise with law enforcement agencies and regulatory bodies as needed to report and prosecute fraud cases.
  • Stay updated on industry trends, best practices, and regulatory changes related to fraud prevention and risk management.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting, or related field. Master’s degree or professional certification in fraud examination or risk management preferred.
  • Minimum of 2-3 years of experience in fraud investigation, risk management, or related roles, preferably in the financial services or renewable energy sector.
  • Strong analytical skills, with the ability to interpret data, identify patterns, and make data-driven decisions.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams.
  • Ability to work independently and effectively manage time and resources in a field-based environment.
  • Proficiency in MS Office suite and experience with data analysis tools and systems.
  • Knowledge of regulatory requirements governing fraud prevention and risk management activities in Uganda is a plus.
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