UN Temporary Jobs in Entebbe Uganda - Investigator Vacancies

UN Temporary Jobs in Entebbe Uganda - Investigator Vacancies

Posting Title:
  • Investigator, P3 (Temporary Job Opening)

    Org. Setting and Reporting

    This job opening is being issued for a position in the Investigations Division (ID) of the Office of Internal Oversight Services (OIOS) in Entebbe. Entebbe is a UN family duty station.

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

    The incumbents may 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. ID/OIOS follows up on reports of possible violations of rules or regulations, mismanagement, misconduct, waste of resources and abuse of authority.


  • 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;
  • 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

  • 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.

  • English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat.
  • For the post advertised, fluency in English is required.
  • Knowledge of another official language of the United Nations is desirable.


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

    How to Apply

  • Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 4th April 2019
  • Applicants are urged to follow carefully all instructions available in the online recruitment platform, inspira.
  • For more detailed guidance, applicants may refer to the Manual for the Applicant, which can be accessed by clicking on “Manuals” hyper-link on the upper right side of the inspira account-holder homepage.
  • For more information and job application details, see; UN Temporary Jobs in Entebbe Uganda - Investigator Vacancies

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