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Job Opening
Job Opening ID: 224611
Job Network : Management and Administration
Job Family : Investigation
Category and Level : Professional and Higher Categories, P-3
Duty Station : NEW YORK
Department/Office : Office of Internal Oversight Services
Date Posted : Jan 25, 2024
Deadline : Mar 9, 2024

Org. Setting and Reporting
This position is located in the Operational Standards and Support Section (OSSS) in the Investigations Division (ID) of the Office of Internal Oversight Services (OIOS) in New York. The Investigator will report to the Chief of OSSS in New York. The Investigator will be required to travel to remote locations, at times for extended periods, to manage and conduct investigations.

The Office of Internal Oversight Services is an independent office reporting to the Secretary-General and to the General Assembly. The Investigations Division of OIOS follows up on reports of possible violations of regulations or rules, mismanagement, misconduct, waste of resources, or abuse of authority.
Within delegated authority, under the supervision of the Chief of the Operational Standards and Support Sections (OSSS), the Investigator will perform the following duties:

• Plan, organize and conduct investigations of alleged misconduct, malfeasance, mismanagement, fraud, corruption, waste of resources, or alleged violations of United Nations Regulations and Rules and pertinent administrative issuances, including cases of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (SEA) and Sexual Harassment.

• Establish facts, determine findings and formulate recommendations for corrective measures and related disciplinary and jurisdictional actions.

• Draft reports and communications and assist with the review of those drafted by others.

• Perform legal research and analysis of evidentiary material gathered for ID/OIOS reports.

• Maintain and update ID/OIOS’ guidance material based on applicable best practices and legal developments.

• Review policy decisions, monitor their implementation and analyse their legal implications.

• Advise on operational implications of United Nations jurisprudence and General Assembly resolutions.

• Assist in promoting close cooperation with other Divisions within OIOS and relevant offices and departments within the Secretariat and Field Missions.

• Participate in briefing and planning conferences with investigations staff and/or members of ID/OIOS.

• Perform administrative functions pertaining to the implementation of policies and procedures.

• Collects and analyzes data to identify trends or patterns and provide insights through graphs,charts, tables and reports using data visualization methods to enable data-driven planning, decision-making, presentation and reporting.

• Perform other duties as required.
• 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 analyze 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. The ability to analyze and interpret data in support of decision-making and convey resulting information to management.

• 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 tomatch 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.
Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in law or a related field. A first level university degree in combination with two additional years of qualifying work experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree. Successful completion of programs in data analytics, business analytics or data science is an advantage.
Job – Specific Qualification
Not available.
Work Experience
A minimum of five years of full-time progressively responsible experience in investigatory work is required.

Experience in gathering evidence and its analysis and presentation is required.

Experience with international investigation activities is required.

Experience with an international or multilateral public institution is desirable.

Two years or more of experience in data analytics or related area is desirable.
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. Knowledge of another United Nations official language is desirable

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