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

Organization: United Nations Office of Internal
Oversight Services (OIOS)
Duty Station: Entebbe, Uganda
Job Opening Number: 19-Investigation-OIOS-108940-R-Entebbe (M)
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 functions.
Key Duties and
delegated authority, the incumbent is responsible for the following duties:
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 instructions
and supervises a team of investigators and coordinates the investigative
activities of team members; defines the parameters and timetable of an
on the investigative tools to be employed; gathers evidence; prepares testimony
for tribunals; obtains and reviews pertinent documentation
out interviews and takes statements; analyses facts, determines findings and
formulates recommended corrective measures and related disciplinary and
jurisdictional actions; drafts  reports and communications
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

Skills and Experience:
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
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.
Languages:  Fluency in English is required. Working
knowledge of French is desirable.
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
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
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.
 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: 23rd May
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