Jordan: Counter Fraud Specialist – Middle East and Eurasia Region

Organization: Save the Children
Country: Jordan
Closing date: 10 Jan 2017

Save the Children is the world’s leading independent organisation for children and is looking for a Counter Fraud Specialist for Middle East and Eurasia (MEE) region to be based in our regional office in Amman, Jordan. This is a great opportunity for an excellent case manager with proven track record of counter fraud and corruption experience.

The joining candidate will have the privilege to contribute to the implementation of the organization’s new 15-year global strategy “Ambition”, focusing on reaching the most deprived children. The MEE region is one of our most complex and important regions where we are a key humanitarian player operating across 17 countries, and in all of our thematic areas.

This is a demanding role that will require you to manage cases and support fraud investigations, build local capacity, work with colleagues across the organisation to help embed a culture of fraud awareness aligned to our zero tolerance policy, and ensure an effective strategy of counter fraud prevention.

You will be required and willing to travel across the region and internationally based on the need. You’ll also need to be culturally sensitive, tenacious, resilient, dedicated to our values and ambitions for children and, of course, to fraud prevention and detection. Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English and Arabic are also required.

The ideal candidate will have to posses the following:

  • demonstrate an understanding of the importance of counter fraud activities and mechanisms for reducing fraud

  • awareness of global standards and legislation around fraud and corruption

  • excellent investigative ability with proven track record

  • aware of current best practices in investigation techniques

  • analytical skills

  • understanding of financial statements / management accounting

  • good oral and written communication skills including report writing

  • able to offer practical solutions to management to help resolve incidents including in crisis situations

  • perseverance, resilience and tenacity

  • ability to work with minimum supervision

  • cultural sensitivity

  • robust analytical skills

  • strong attention to detail

  • excellent oral and written communication skills including report writing

  • imaginative and innovative thinking

  • able to offer practical solutions to management to help resolve incidents including in crisis situations

  • perseverance, resilience and tenacity

  • excellent English and Arabic language required (written and spoken)

  • recognition of the importance of confidentiality and the rule of law

  • a passion for the mission of Save the Children

Please apply using a cover letter and an up-to-date CV. A copy of the full role profile can be found at

The organisation

We employ approximately 17,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 120 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise children’s rights and ensure their voices are heard.

We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:

  • No child dies from preventable causes before the age of 5
  • All children learn from a quality basic education
  • Violence against children is no longer tolerate

We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

How to apply:

Application Email: Please apply with a covering letter and up-to-date CV to: ‘

Read more here:: ReliefWeb