Field Investigations Officer

EAGLE Network
March 12, 2018
Nairobi, Kenya
Post Type
Experience (minimum)
5-10 Years
Education (minimum)
Travel Required?
Base Salary
Not specified


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.



  • 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:


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


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