Field Investigations Officer

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  • Nairobi

Eagle Network

The EAGLE Network is looking for professionals with some experience of living, travelling or working in Africa.  We are looking for individuals with strong personal engagement and internal motivation to effect change in Africa through activism, fighting wildlife crime and corruption.

The position is based in Nairobi with frequent long missions in Central and West Africa.  Salaries are modest.

The EAGLE Network operates in 9 African countries where it carries wildlife law enforcement operations that brought more than 1,000 traffickers to prison.

ESSENTIAL CONDITIONS FOR APPLICANTS:

  • Ability to adapt to pressure and stress
  • Strong ability to think creatively and outside of the box
  • Self-sufficient, independent and able to travel alone in new regions
  • Strong resilience and perseverance until results are achieved
  • Experience in volunteering and strong personal value system and non-conformism
  • Some experience of living, travelling or working in Africa and outside it, liking diversity
  • Strong desire to effect change in society
  • Ability to speak French and English

The Field Investigations Officer is a new position in the Central Coordination Unit. His/her role is to elevate the field investigations level in each project, develop new trust building methods and field investigations techniques and ensure the professional level of investigators in the Network.

Specifically the duties of the Field Investigations Officer are:

Safety and security of investigators
Elevating quality of investigations across the network
Innovation in field investigation methods
Ensure members adhere to the Operational Procedures Manual investigation methods
Issue new procedures in Operational Procedures Manual and ensure assimilation
Open source internet investigations
Ensure appropriate investigation equipment is available for each member
Direct training in-country
Daily advise and trouble-shooting for members
Coaching and backstopping for members
Identifying gaps in member projects and supporting solutions
Coordinating exchange of investigators
Developing foreign investigators solutions for in-country work with members
Assist Network Investigations Officer, where needs be

Are you interested? Please send your CV and motivation letter to info@eagle-enforcement.org