2 UN Investigator Job Careers – United Nations Office of Internal Oversight Services (OIOS)

Organization: United Nations
Office of Internal Oversight Services (OIOS)
Duty Station: Entebbe,
Job Opening Number:
17-Investigation-OIOS-84634-R-Entebbe (X)
Grade: P4
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
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Within delegated authority, the incumbent is responsible for the following
Plans, organizes, conducts and manages
investigations of cases of alleged misconduct, malfeasance, mismanagement,
waste of resources, abuse of authority, sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA),
and violations of United Nations rules, regulations and administrative
Leads and supervises a team of investigators and
coordinates the investigative activities of team members; defines the
parameters and timetable of an investigation
Decides on the investigative tools to be
employed; gathers evidence; prepares testimony for tribunals; obtains and
reviews pertinent documentation
Carries out interviews and takes statements;
analyses facts, determines findings and formulates recommended corrective
measures and related disciplinary and jurisdictional actions; drafts  reports and communications
Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve
Organizational goals in accordance with ID/OIOS standard operating procedures
and in compliance with Organizational regulations and rules; manages the
financial resources and logistics of the unit

Qualifications, Skills and
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 seven years of progressively
responsible experience in investigatory work, including criminal or
administrative investigations, is required. Experience in investigation
management and administration together with supervisory functions is required.
Experience with international investigation activities is desirable. Experience
with an international or multilateral public institution is desirable.
Fluency in English is required. Working knowledge of French is
Personal Competencies:
Professionalism: Knowledge of
theories, concepts and approaches relevant to criminal and administrative
investigations. Knowledge of various research methodologies and sources,
including electronic sources on the Internet, intranet and other databases.
Ability to identify and analyse problems/issues and participate in their
resolution. Proven ability to gather evidence and interview suspects and
witnesses. Shows pride in work and in achievements; demonstrates professional
competence and mastery of subject matter; is conscientious and efficient in
meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results; is motivated by
professional rather than personal concerns; shows persistence when faced with
difficult problems or challenges; remains calm in stressful situations. 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.
Leadership: Serves as a role model
that other people want to follow; empowers others to translate vision into
results; is proactive in developing strategies to accomplish objectives;
establishes and maintains relationships with a broad range of people to
understand needs and gain support; anticipates and resolves conflicts by
pursuing mutually agreeable solutions; drives for change and improvements; does
not accept the status quo; shows the courage to take unpopular stands.
Managing Performance: Delegates the
appropriate responsibility, accountability and decision-making authority; makes
sure that roles, responsibilities and reporting lines are clear to each staff
member; accurately judges the amount of time and resources needed to accomplish
tasks and matches tasks to skills; monitors progress against milestones and
deadlines; regularly discusses performance and provides feedback and coaching
to staff; encourages risk-taking and supports creativity and initiative;
actively supports the development and career aspirations of staff; appraises
performance fairly.
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.
How to Apply:
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.
Deadline: 12th January 2018
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