Investigator Officer Paris

from ACTED
Closing date: 22 Jul 2017

Background on ACTED

Since 1993, as an international non-governmental organization, ACTED has been committed to immediate humanitarian relief to support those in urgent need and protect people’s dignity, while co-creating longer term opportunities for sustainable growth and fulfilling people’s potential. ACTED endeavors to respond to humanitarian crises and build resilience; promote inclusive and sustainable growth; co-construct effective governance and support the building of civil society worldwide by investing in people and their potential. We go the last mile: ACTED’s mission is to save lives and support people in meeting their needs in hard to reach areas. With a team of 4,300 national staff 300 international staff, ACTED is active in 35 countries and implements more than 450 projects a year reaching over 11 million beneficiaries. More on

Country profile

The HQ of Acted was implemented in Paris in 2000 to coordinate the interventions of the organization at an international level.
Today, almost fifty people work in the HQ in the departments of Finance, Logistics, Security, Human Resources, Project Development, Audit, Hub and Communication. Those departments support the Country Directions and the Regional Offices.

Position profile

Under the responsibility of the Directoire Members, the investigation officer will be in charge of:

Ensure the implementation of ACTED anti-terrorism policy and ACTED whistle blowing policy and related processes and procedures
Review donors’ anti-terrorism requirements on a regular basis in order to ensure all ACTED procedures and processes are compliant
Assist in conducting investigations based on ACTED whistle blowing policy matrix risk assessment & anti-terrorism policy
Coordinate the writing of investigation draft reports in close link with the management
Ensure the proper filing of all investigations conducted
Prepare a monthly activity report
Travel : this position might require travel to the field which are located in 35 countries around the world. Travel can be decided on an ad hoc basis and are of irregular frequency. Trips can last from one to two weeks.


Curiosity/ strong interpersonal and communication skills
Tenacity ability to understand and adapt to different working environment
Proven writing skills
Good judgment and analytic skills
Resourcefulness, maturity initiative and ability to work autonomously
Confidentiality/ Good understanding of linkages between policies and operational practices.
Master Degree in Political Science and/or Audit, + 1 to 3 years’ experience
Fluency in both French and English languages


Salary defined by the ACTED salary grid; educational level, expertise, hardship, security, and performance are considered for pay bonus
Advantages: Meal coupons + 50% transportation fees + Health coverage

How to apply:

Please send your application including cover letter, CV and references to under Ref: IO/HQ