工作地点：Entebbe 截止日期：05 May , 2019
Org. Setting and Reporting
This temporary job opening is being issued for a position in the Investigations Division (ID) of the Office of Internal Oversight Services (OIOS) in Entebbe, Uganda. The incumbent will report to the Director of Investigations in New York. The incumbent will be required to travel to remote locations, at times for extended periods, to manage and oversee investigations. OIOS is an independent office reporting to the Secretary-General and the General Assembly. ID follows up on reports of possible violations of rules or regulations, mismanagement, misconduct, waste of resources or abuse of authority.
Within delegated authority, the Chief of Service, Investigations, will be responsible for the following duties:
1) Managing the OIOS Investigations Division's Office in Entebbe;
2) Assisting the Director in formulating and implementing the programme of work related to the investigation of the most serious allegations of malfeasance, mismanagement, waste of resources, abuse of authority or violations of the United Nations Rules and Regulations and administrative instructions, with emphasis on fraud and corruption cases and analyses, including financial crime, complex information technology fraud and sexual exploitation and abuse;
3) Ensuring that investigations are carried out in a timely fashion and coordinated within the work of the Service and with other organizations of the United Nations system, as appropriate;
4) Leading, supervising and carrying out investigations, especially on fraud and corruption, providing substantive reviews of the drafts prepared by others and ensuring that reports are of a high quality and meet required standards;
5) Undertaking or overseeing administrative tasks necessary for the functioning of the Services, including preparing budgets, reporting on programme performance in the context of results-based management, evaluation of staff performance (ePerformance) and recruitment;
6) Managing, guiding, developing and training staff under his/her supervision;
7) Fostering teamwork and communication among staff in the Service and across organizational boundaries;
8) Providing programmatic/substantive expertise on issues relating to investigations;
9) Representing the Division at meetings, conferences and seminars as directed, and acting as the ID/OIOS focal point for liaising with senior management in the UN Regional Service Center in Entebbe (RCSE) and other UN agencies, funds and programmes in the region; and
10) Acting on behalf of the Director during his absence.
Professionalism: Knowledge and understanding of theories, concepts, and approaches relevant to investigations including sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA), fraud, corruption, financial and procurement-related or other serious investigations; proven ability to conduct and supervise complex serious investigations, produce reports and papers on technical issues and review and edit the work of others; ability to plan own and others' work and manage conflicting priorities; good management skills. Shows pride in work and in achievements; demonstrates professional competence and mastery; 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.
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.
Planning & Organizing: Develops clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies; identifies priority activities and assignments; adjusts priorities as required; allocates an appropriate amount of time and resources for completing work; foresees risks and allows for contingencies when planning; monitors and adjusts plans and actions as necessary; uses time efficiently.
Leadership: Serves as a role model that other people want to follow; empowers others to translate a vision into results; is proactive in developing strategies to accomplish objectives; establishes and maintains relationships with a broad range of people to understand needs and gain support; anticipates and resolves conflicts by pursuing mutually agreeable solutions; drives for change and improvements; does not accept the status quo; shows the courage to take unpopular stands. Provides leadership and takes responsibility for incorporating gender perspectives and ensuring the equal participation of women and men in all areas of work; demonstrates knowledge of strategies and a commitment to the goal of gender balance in staffing.
Judgement/Decision-making: Identifies the key issues in a complex situation, and comes to the heart of the problem quickly; gathers relevant information before making a decision; considers positive and negative impacts of decisions prior to making them; makes decisions with an eye to the impact on others and on the Organization; proposes a course of action or makes a recommendation based on all available information; checks assumptions against facts; determines whether the actions proposed will satisfy the expressed and underlying needs for the decision; makes tough decisions when necessary.
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 fifteen years of progressively responsible experience in investigatory work, is required. Experience in investigation management and administration, together with supervisory functions, is required. Experience with international investigation activities is required. Experience with an international or multilateral public institution is desirable.
English and French are the working languages of the UN Secretariat. For the post advertised, fluency in English is required. Knowledge of other UN official languages is an advantage.
Evaluation of qualified candidates for this position may include a substantive assessment and a competency-based interview.
- Please note that this is a temporary job opening, open to internal candidates. The temporary position is available for a duration of 364 days (at the time of posting of this advertisement). Extension will be subject to availability of the post.
- Upon separation from service, including, but not limited to, expiration or termination of, or resignation from, a fixed-term, continuing or permanent appointment, a former staff member will be ineligible for re-employment on the basis of a temporary appointment for a period of 31 days following the separation. In the case of separation from service on retirement, a former staff member will be ineligible for re-employment for a period of three months following the separation. This equally applies, mutatis mutandis, with respect to a former or current staff member who has held or holds an appointment in another entity applying the United Nations Staff Regulations and Rules and who applies for a temporary position with the Secretariat.
- While this temporary assignment may provide the successful applicant with an opportunity to gain new work experience, the selection for this position is for a limited period and has no bearing on the future incumbency of the post. An external candidate selected for this position is bound by the prevailing condition of the staff selection system under ST/AI/2010/3, as amended, and ST/AI/2010/4/Rev.1. A staff member holding a temporary appointment who is recruited in the Professional and above categories on a temporary appointment, and placed on a position authorized for one year or longer may not apply for or be reappointed to his/her current position within six months of the end of his/her current service. This provision does not apply to staff members holding temporary appointments and placed on positions authorized for one year or more in duty stations authorized for peacekeeping operations or special political missions.
- The expression “Internal candidates”, shall mean staff members who have been recruited after a competitive examination under staff rule 4.16 or after the advice of a central review body under staff rule 4.15.
- Please note that candidates will be required to meet the requirements of Article 101, paragraph 3, of the Charter as well as the requirements of the position. The United Nations is committed to the highest standards of efficiency, competence and integrity for all its human resources, including but not limited to respect for international human rights and humanitarian law. Candidates may be subject to screening against these standards, including but not limited to whether they have committed, or are alleged to have committed criminal offences and/or violations of international human rights law and international humanitarian law.
- For information on special post allowance, please refer to ST/AI/1999/17. For more details on the administration of temporary appointments please refer to ST/AI/2010/4/Rev.1.
- The Staff Regulations, Staff Rules and administrative issuances governing staff appointments can be viewed at: http://www.un.org/hr_handbook/English
- Staff members of the United Nations common system organizations who will reach the mandatory age of separation or retirement within the duration of the current temporary need period are not eligible to apply.
- Staff members are not eligible to apply for the current temporary job opening if they are unable to serve the specified duration of temporary need before reaching the mandatory age of separation. Submitting an application or selection for the current temporary job opening does not delay or increase the mandatory age of separation.