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

Job Title:    Investigator
Organization: United
Nations Office of Internal Oversight Services (OIOS)
Duty Station: Entebbe,
Job Opening Number: 18-Investigation-OIOS-95459-J-Entebbe
Grade: P3
About US:
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
  • 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

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. Experience with international investigation activities
    is desirable. Experience with an international or multilateral public
    institution is desirable.
  • Languages:
    English and French are the
    working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the post
    advertised, fluency in English is required. A working knowledge of French
    is desirable. Knowledge of another official language of the United Nations
    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.
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: 16th April 2018
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