Job Opening

Posting Title: Investigator, P3 (Temporary Job Opening)
Job Code Title: INVESTIGATOR
Department/Office: Office of Internal Oversight Services
Duty Station: NEW YORK
Posting Period: 18 December 2017 - 01 January 2018
Job Opening Number: 17-Investigation-OIOS-83852-J-New York (X)
Staffing Exercise N/A
United Nations Core Values: Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity
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Org. Setting and Reporting

This temporary job opening is being issued for a position in the Office of Internal Oversight Services (OIOS), Investigations Division (ID) office in New York. The incumbent will report to the Chief of Section. OIOS is an independent office reporting to the Secretary-General and the General Assembly. ID/OIOS investigates reports of possible violations of rules or regulations, mismanagement, misconduct, waste of resources and abuse of authority.

Responsibilities

Under the direct supervision of the Chief of Section, and 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 and/or alleged violations of UN Rules, Regulations and pertinent administrative issuances.

•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 tasks.

•Works collaboratively and in coordination with colleagues to achieve Organizational goals in accordance with ID/OIOS standard operating procedures and in compliance with Organizational regulations and rules.

•Performs other duties as required.

Competencies

•PROFESSIONALISM: Knowledge of theories, concepts and approaches relevant to criminal investigation. 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 decision, even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position; shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings.

Education

Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent degree) in law, international law, criminal investigations, 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.

Work Experience

A minimum of 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. Working knowledge of French is desirable.

Assessment

Evaluation of qualified candidates may include an assessment exercise which may be followed by competency-based interview.

Special Notice

The duration of need for this temporary job opening is for six months, with the possibility of an extension. This temporary vacancy is subject to availability of post. The selection and extension of appointment of the selected candidate will be contingent on the return of the incumbent who maintains a lien against this post. If the selected candidate is an internal staff member of the UN Secretariat, the selection will be recorded as a temporary assignment.

The United Nations Secretariat is committed to achieving 50/50 gender balance in its staff.  Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply for this position.

United Nations Considerations

The United Nations shall place no restrictions on the eligibility of men and women to participate in any capacity and under conditions of equality in its principal and subsidiary organs. (Charter of the United Nations - Chapter 3, article 8). The United Nations Secretariat is a non-smoking environment.

No Fee

THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CHARGE A FEE AT ANY STAGE OF THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS (APPLICATION, INTERVIEW MEETING, PROCESSING, TRAINING OR ANY OTHER FEES). THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CONCERN ITSELF WITH INFORMATION ON BANK ACCOUNTS.

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