UN Investigator Jobs in Uganda

UN Investigator Jobs in Uganda



This job opening is being issued for a position located in the Investigations Division (ID) of the Office of Internal Oversight Services (OIOS) in Entebbe. Entebbe is a family duty station. 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 to the General Assembly. The Investigations Division (ID) follows up on reports of possible violations of regulations or rules, mismanagement, misconduct, waste of resources, sexual harassment, or abuse of authority.


Responsibilities


  • Participate in a team of investigators and coordinate investigative activities
  • Plan, organize, conduct and manage investigations of cases of alleged violations of United Nations Regulations and Rules, pertinent administrative issuances, or cases involving serious breaches of international humanitarian laws
  • Conduct interviews and obtain statements; analyse information
  • Search for, gather, record and preserve all potential or relevant pieces of evidence, including in electronic format, ensuring that all necessary evidence chains are established and maintained
  • Determine whether matters involve potential fraud, corruption, or other illegal or criminal conduct warranting referral to national authorities
  • Participate in briefing and planning conferences with investigation staff
  • Direct and conduct incident response activities. Undertake or oversee 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
  • Implement and
    maintain established procedures to ensure professional competency and completeness throughout the investigation process
  • Develop or contribute to the development of processes to meet the investigation needs
  • Prepare complete and concise investigation reports and conduct post-investigation tasks
  • Perform other duties as required


    Requirements


  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.


    How to Apply


    Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 14th August 2019


    For more information and job application details, see; UN Investigator Jobs in Uganda


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