Forensics Manager

Date Posted: March 6, 2024, 8:58 a.m.

APA Life Assurance

Job Description


Develop and implement the Fraud/ Bribery & Corruption/ Whistleblowing Framework across the Group 

Develop and implement the Fraud/ Bribery & Corruption/ Whistleblowing policies and procedures across the Group 

Develop and Implement a Fraud Management Plan 

Develop and implement preventive, detective, and investigative methodologies for different types of Fraud/Financial Crimes 

Remain current with new trends in Fraud/ Financial Crimes and share insight/ research/ knowledge on a periodic basis 

Undertake Fraud Risk Assessments to strengthen mitigation measures 

Manage the Forensic investigation process ensuring that quality, efficiency, completeness, and accuracy of investigations are maintained 

Develop and implement Automated Fraud Decisioning Models 


Defines the mandate, scope, investigation plan, and resourcing methodology for the forensic investigation 

Carry out forensic investigations into cases of suspected fraud and to ensure that due process is followed and the outcome is based on investigations and actual situation 

Gather, examine, and analyze all types of evidence to ensure sufficiency and relevance to support prosecution in a court of law 

Ensure that investigations are executed in a compliant manner by adhering to the requirements of applicable laws, regulations (associated within a forensic environment), and business policies, procedures, and processes 

Review quantification methodologies pertaining to forensic investigations. This would include the quantification of the financial loss or prejudice from economic crime to the Apollo Group and its subsidiaries 

Gather manual and/or electronic information required to assist in the financial quantifications of forensic investigations

Conduct interviews with relevant individuals where necessary, or on an ad-hoc basis 

Engage with forensic experts to assist in evidence gathering and/or to furnishing of professional opinions 

Ensure efficiency, quality, completeness, and accuracy of investigations and audits performed 

Provide adequate recommendations based on investigation findings 

Initiate cases and external litigation matters arising from investigations 

Provide support/lead evidence during post-investigative corrective actions (e.g. disciplinary hearings, civil and criminal proceedings), including additional work required by Third Parties 


Update fraud database, and case logs and prepare monthly statistical reports. 

Prepare and review forensic investigative reports before submission to relevant stakeholders and ensure that the reporting protocols are observed 

Carry out data analytics and use technology to develop preventive fraud controls and review data for patterns of fraud and anomalies. 

Prepares reports every quarter to the Board Audit Risk and Compliance Committees of Apollo Group and its subsidiaries, as appropriate on significant governance issues identified and progress against open forensic cases, correct standard, are accurate and complete, and are written on time. 


Develop and conduct Anti-Fraud Training and Awareness Campaigns to staff members and stakeholders 

Set up and maintain an Anti-Fraud/ whistle-blower/ ethics channel of communication 

Liaise with clients, in-house counsel, external legal teams, witnesses, other experts, police, criminal prosecutors and regulatory enforcers 

Attends, monitors, evaluates, and contributes to discussions at relevant Management Committees where assurance about the area of specialization is being discussed 

Discuss all significant findings with senior management 

Share knowledge, networks, and collaborate with Internal Audit on findings 

Discuss and obtain input/ agreement/ approval on the annual fraud management plan

Maintain a network of internal and external professional contacts 


Bachelor's degree in Criminology, Criminal Justice, Forensics Accounting, Commercial Forensics or relevant field 

Master’s degree in finance, law, or accountancy (is an added Advantage) 


Ability to analyze company accounts and financial information 

Extensive knowledge of common laws on fraud, corruption, bribery, and whistleblowing 

Knowledge of investigation concepts (evidence preservation and collection, data privacy, legal privilege, investigative interviewing technique, business intelligence) 

Familiar with the various dispute resolution mechanisms (e.g. trial, civil hearing, mediation, arbitration, regulatory/competition tribunals) 

Up-to-date knowledge of relevant legislation that applies to the Group and the Financial Services industry including Kenya and Uganda contexts 

Computer applications 

Use of forensic tools, analytical skills 

Report writing skills 

Decision-making ability to make strategic decisions in a timely and effective manner 

High moral and ethical standing 

Demonstrable interpersonal and communication skills 

Leadership skills and effective Team player 


Professional qualification such as CPA (K), CFA, CFE, Compliance or an equivalent 


At least 5-7 years of working experience in Fraud Management, Forensics, or audit-related field

Experience in financial services- Insurance and Asset Management or Banking, 

Experience with data analytics software and data visualization tools.

How To Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their applications to [email protected] and [email protected] for Software Development role

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