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Wednesday, December 6, 2017

3 Investigators Job at United Nations Office of Internal Oversight Services (OIOS) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
3 Investigators

Jobs at:
United Nations Office of Internal Oversight Services (OIOS)

Deadline of this Job:
12th January 2018

Duty Station:
Entebbe, Uganda

Job details:
Job Opening Number: 17-Investigation-OIOS-85035-R-Entebbe (X)
Grade: P3
About OIOS:
The Office of Internal Oversight Services (OIOS) was established in July 1994 as an operationally independent office that assists the Secretary-General in fulfilling his internal oversight responsibilities in respect of the resources and staff of the Organization through monitoring, internal audit, inspection, evaluation and investigation. The Office has the authority to initiate, carry out and report on any action it considers necessary to fulfill its responsibilities with regard to its oversight functions.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: Within delegated authority, the incumbent is responsible for the following duties:
  • Plans, organizes, conducts and manages investigations of alleged misconduct, malfeasance, mismanagement, fraud, corruption, waste of resources, sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA), or alleged violations of UN Rules, Regulations and pertinent administrative issuances
  • Actively participates within a team of investigators to gather evidence; prepares evidence for disciplinary bodies; obtains and reviews relevant documentation; conducts interviews and takes statements; analyses facts, determines findings and formulates recommended disciplinary and jurisdictional actions; gathers and analyses electronic evidence
  • The jobholder determines whether matters involve potential fraud, corruption, or other illegal or criminal conduct warranting referral to national authorities
  • Prepares complete and concise investigation reports and conducts post investigation tasks
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the United Nations OIOS Investigator job opportunity must hold an advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent degree) in law, international law, criminal investigations, police studies, or a related field. A first-level university degree in combination with two additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
  • At least five years of progressively responsible experience in investigatory work is required.
  • Previous experience with international investigation activities is desirable. Experience with an international or multilateral public institution is desirable.
  •  Languages: Fluency in English is required. A working knowledge of French is desirable. Knowledge of another official United Nations language is desirable.
Personal Competencies:
  • Professionalism: Knowledge and understanding of the theories, concepts and approaches relevant to investigations; knowledge of investigation case management and administration; ability to gather evidence and interview suspects and witnesses; good research, analytical and problem-solving skills; ability to identify and participate in the resolution of issues/problems; ability to apply good judgment in the context of given assignments; ability to plan own work and manage conflicting priorities; ability to gather and analyse electronic evidence; ability to draft/edit, in English, a variety of written reports, especially with respect to the preparation of complex reports of investigations; takes responsibility for incorporating gender perspectives and ensuring the equal participation of women and men in all areas of work.
  • Communication: Speaks and writes clearly and effectively; listens to others, correctly interprets messages from others and responds appropriately; asks questions to clarify, and exhibits interest in having two-way communication; tailors language, tone, style and format to match audience; demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed.
  • Teamwork: Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve Organizational goals; solicits input by genuinely valuing others' ideas and expertise; is willing to learn from others; places team agenda before personal agenda; supports and acts in accordance with final group decisions, even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position; shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings.

    NB: The United Nations does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, interview meeting, processing, or training). The United Nations does not concern itself with information on applicants’ bank accounts.
Job application procedure
All suitably qualified and interested candidates desiring to serve the United Nations Office of Internal Oversight Services (OIOS) in the aforementioned capacity should express their interest by visiting the UN recruitment website and clicking Apply Now.
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