Senior Forensic Specialist

Old Mutual

Old Mutual is recruiting a Senior Forensic Specialist, to be based in Windhoek, Namibia.
  • Prioritise, plan and execute forensic and fraud investigations, with minimum supervision, including the identification of key findings and recommendations, including the complete and accurate identification of risk and control breakdowns, and consideration of practical pro-active measures that should be implemented to avoid a re-occurrence
  • Maintain accurate and complete evidentiary material and information of forensic and fraud investigations to support the findings on the electronic case management system
  • Draft reports with findings and recommendations for manager’s consideration
  • Follow-up that all agreed recommendations were effectively implemented in business
  • Conduct Fraud Risk Assessments and provide assessment outcomes
  • Provide relevant and ongoing Fraud Risk Awareness training
  • Manage business relationships without supervision, including providing regular feedback to business
  • Collaborate effectively with others to achieve results
  • Make increased contributions by broadening own skills and knowledge
  • Create a positive climate for optimal performance
  • Accepting and living the Old Mutual Namibia values
  • Namibian citizenship
  • 3-year qualification or equivalent in forensic and fraud related field such as policing, law, auditing or risk management
  • 3 years relevant work experience is preferred
  • Detailed knowledge of the financial services industry, criminal law, labour law and specific technical requirements
  • Certified Fraud Examinator will be an advantage
  • Experience in data and business process analysis with experience in Power BI and/or Tableau will be an advantage
  • Experience in validity of insured benefit claims is advantageous
  • Strong forensic and fraud investigative and technical skills
  • Engages on the right level to obtain business context during forensic and fraud investigation
  • Collaborates effectively with others to achieve personal and team results
  • Capacity to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Solution-driven, passionate and energetic
  • Good inter-personal skills, including influencing skills
  • Self-starter, able to show initiative and work with minimal guidance
  • Possess a strong sense of ownership and initiative as well as a proactive mindset
  • Excellent communicator with a flawless command of the English language, with strong reporting and presentation skills
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted
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