Division : Corruption Investigation Division
Report To : Director of Investigations


  • By selection of candidates holding a Degree in Law, Accountancy, Banking, Finance, Audit, Forensic Accounting; Financial Mathematics or Mathematics with Finance


  • An alternative qualification acceptable to the Commission


  • Candidates should have at least three years post qualification work experience in auditing; banking; investigation or prosecution of criminal, financial or economic crimes


  • Strong ethical values with high level of integrity and confidentiality
  • Strong analytical skills along with good interviewing and Investigative /interrogation skills
  • Communication skills (both oral & written)
  • Critical-thinker and problem-solver
  • Ability to work in a structured, organised manner
  • Well-honed analytical skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Dynamic and motivated team player
  • Able to work under pressure to meet deadlines
  • Eye for details
  • Good IT skills and Knowledge


  • To assist Senior Investigators in the discharge of their functions
  • To carry out preliminary investigation in cases of suspected corruption and money laundering
  • To keep and update records in respect of bail applications/objections to departure and waiving of such objections
  • To keep record and follow-up on bail applications, attachment orders and their enlargement as appropriate
  • To maintain database in respect of persons/organisations suspected of corruption, money laundering and such other activities falling under the purview of the Act
  • To maintain case files electronically in the Case Management System and in hard copys
  • To monitor movement of exhibits and ensure security of Exhibit Room
  • To carry out field visits as may be required for checking particulars and other indications with a view to detecting willful default, fraud or corruption
  • To assist in the preparation of cases for prosecution
  • To arrest or assist in the arrest of suspects and the escort of accused parties
  • To have direct responsibility for the conduct of investigations with the Senior Investigator for cases allocated by the Chief Investigator
  • To gather, analyze, correlate, or evaluate information from a variety of sources
  • To prepare comprehensive written reports, presentations, maps, or charts based on research, collection, and analysis of intelligence data
  • To make use of ICT in the performance of duties
  • To perform such other duties directly related to the main duties listed above or related to the delivery of the output and results expected from the Investigator in the roles ascribed to him

The Investigator should be prepared to work outside normal office hours; including on weekends and Public Holidays, officially declared cyclone days and during emergencies.

Note 1 : Selection exercise would comprise both a written examination and an interview to ensure that candidates possess or demonstrate the potential to develop the required skills i.e. investigative, communication, interpersonal, interviewing and drafting skills.

Note 2 : Selected candidates will be appointed in a temporary capacity in the first instance and will be required to undergo both theoretical and practical training including on-the-job training for a period of at least one year in all aspects of the work prescribed for the post, as arranged by the Director of Investigations.
On satisfactory completion of the training and on being favourably reported upon, they will be considered for appointment in the grade, as appropriate.

On appointment as Investigators, candidates will be required to enter into a bond with the Commission for a period of three years. The quantum of the bond shall be the expenses incurred for the course and emoluments paid during the training period.