Regional Fraud Lead

Save the Children, Singapore
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Job Summary

Job Description

The Opportunity

Accountable for coordinating fraud management activities across the Region including:

  • to develop a culture of fraud awareness, reporting and response within the organisation aligned with SCIs zero tolerance policy
  • dliver an effective strategy of fraud prevention, detection, reporting, investigation and recovery across the organisation as a whole, within the centre and across the SCI landscape in the Asia region
  • to undertake / or coordinate investigations of all serious incidents of fraud, bribery or corruption, which will include providing support to and building the capability of Fraud Focal Point staff in the Region.
  • to act as functional manager to Fraud Focal Points in the Region.

The role may require significant international travel including to challenging locations often with cultural sensitivities.

In the event of a major humanitarian emergency, the role holder will be expected to work outside the normal job description and be able to vary working hours accordingly.

Skills and Experience


  • Minimum of 4 years of experience in forensic investigation with thorough knowledge and/or experience in audit demonstrable 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 excellent written and spoken English demonstrable by 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


  • formal investigation qualification
  • knowledge of regional law and regulatory environments
  • understanding of the role and approaches of the international development sector
  • experience of crime/loss prevention
  • previous experience of delivering training sessions / workshops

The Organisation

We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 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 the right of children and to 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 their 5th birthday
  • All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
  • Violence against children is no longer tolerated