UN Investigator Jobs in Uganda

UN Investigator Jobs in Uganda


Org. Setting and Reporting

This job opening is being issued for a position in the Office of Internal Oversight Services (OIOS) in the United Nations in Entebbe.

The incumbent will report to the Chief of Section in Entebbe.

The incumbent will be required to travel to remote locations, at times for extended periods, to manage and conduct investigations.

OIOS is an independent office reporting to the Secretary-General and the General Assembly. The Investigations Division (ID) follows up on reports of possible violations of rules or regulations, mismanagement, misconduct, waste of resources, sexual harassment, or abuse of authority.

Responsibilities

  • Participates in a team of investigators and coordinates investigative activities;
  • Plans, organizes conducts and manages investigations of cases of alleged violations of UN Rules, Regulations and pertinent administrative issuances or cases involving serious breaches of international humanitarian laws;
  • Conducts interviews and obtains statements; analyzes information;
  • Searches for, gathers, records and preserves all potential or relevant evidences, including in electronic format, ensuring that all necessary evidence chains are established and maintained;
  • Determines whether matters involve potential fraud, corruption or other illegal or criminal conduct warranting referral to national authorities;
  • Participates in briefing and planning conferences with investigation staff;
  • Directs and conducts incident response activities. Undertakes or oversees pre-response preparation, reception and recording of incident information, informing appropriate persons/offices during and after response, planning for response, and deployment to and control of the incident scene; preservation of evidence and hand-over of the scene to authoritative persons;
  • Implements and maintains established procedures to ensure professional competency and completeness throughout the investigation process;
  • Develops or contributes to the development of processes to meet the investigation needs;
  • 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 standard operating procedures and in compliance with organizational regulations and rules.
  • Performs other duties as required.

    Education
  • 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.

    Work Experience
  • A minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in investigatory work is required.
  • Experience in international investigation activities is desirable.
  • Experience in an international or multicultural 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.

    How to Apply
  • Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 23rd May 2019
  • Applicants are urged to follow carefully all instructions available in the online recruitment platform, inspira.
  • The evaluation of applicants will be conducted on the basis of the information submitted in the application according to the evaluation criteria of the job opening and the applicable internal legislations of the United Nations including the Charter of the United Nations, resolutions of the General Assembly, the Staff Regulations and Rules, administrative issuances and guidelines.
  • Applicants must provide complete and accurate information pertaining to their personal profile and qualifications according to the instructions provided in inspira to be considered for the current job opening.
  • No amendment, addition, deletion, revision or modification shall be made to applications that have been submitted.
  • For more information and job application details, see; UN Investigator Jobs in Uganda

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