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Senior Investigator, P-4 Amman, Jordan

Closing date: 20 Apr 2019

Senior Investigator, P-4
Amman, Jordan
Deadline for Applications
20 April 2019
(6 April 2019 for internal applicants)
Duration
2 years, with the possibility of further extension
Vacancy Announcement Number
19-HQ-AM-16
UNRWA is committed to achieving gender parity at all levels of staffing under the current UN-wide gender agenda and strongly encourages applications from qualified women.
UNRWA welcomes applications from qualified candidates with disabilities.
UNRWA, the largest United Nations operation in the Middle East with over 30,000 staff working across five areas of operation, is looking for highly committed professionals wishing to make a change.
UNRWA’s strategic objectives
The mission of UNRWA is to help Palestine refugees achieve their full potential in human development under the difficult circumstances in which they live. In line with this mission, the Agency works towards five strategic outcomes: (a) Palestine refugee rights under international law are protected and promoted; (b) Palestine refugee health is protected and disease burden is reduced; (c) school-age children complete quality, equitable and inclusive basic education; (d) Palestine refugee capabilities are strengthened for increased livelihood opportunities; and (e) Palestine refugees are able to meet their basic human needs of food, shelter and environmental health. UNRWA is funded almost entirely by voluntary contributions from UN member states, regional bodies, business foundations and individual contributions.
Do you want to make a lasting difference?
If you are looking for a rewarding opportunity to make a tangible difference for one of the most vulnerable communities in the world, UNRWA would like to hear from you. In this role, and under the direct supervision of the Chief, Investigations Division and the overall direction and guidance of the Director, Internal Oversight Services (DIOS), you will be responsible for undertaking or coordinating as appropriate investigations into allegations of sexual exploitation and abuse, fraud and corruption, breaches of neutrality, and other misconduct throughout the Agency.
The main responsibilities include:
 Performing the following independently or as a member of a team:
 Undertaking or coordinating as appropriate, investigations of potential violations of rules, regulations, policies, procedures, standards, etc. including sexual exploitation and abuse, fraud and corruption, breaches of neutrality, and other misconduct throughout the Agency, applying and ensuring objectivity, impartiality and fairness throughout investigative processes in accordance with generally recognized international investigative standards and Agency guidelines;
 Reviewing and assessing complaints and allegations; formulating investigation plans, reviewing and analyzing all information to determine its relevance and reliability, conducting interviews of staff and other involved parties, recording interviews, obtaining and analyzing potential documentary and electronic evidence, conducting investigative research and determining the appropriate presentation of investigative results;
 Preparing reports and ad hoc briefs pertaining to investigations;
 Preparing recommendations for corrective action and improved controls and effectiveness or efficiency of UNRWA systems and operations;
 Coordinating with local officials, governments, and outside organizations and obtaining internal support such as interpreters to facilitate investigative work; reporting outcomes of investigations to Chief, Investigations Division;
 Providing advice on best-practice with respect to investigations;
 Supporting investigations carried out by Field Offices and HQ Departments or other offices including participating in Field Office Intake Committees, advising Field Office Directors on Terms of Reference and related plans for investigations; providing guidance on the conduct of such investigations in accordance with generally recognized international investigative standards and Agency guidelines;
 Providing support in the preparation of work plans and the establishment of priorities for the investigation function in the Agency including the prioritization of investigative work in consultation with his/her supervisor; monitoring and supporting the work of investigative teams to ensure that outputs meet the required quality standards and are delivered according to schedule;
 Developing and participating in the development of the office’s policy and procedural framework and best practices and other lessons learned from investigative work; ensuring that lessons learned from investigations are incorporated into the Agency policy and procedures and are shared widely at HQ Departments; assisting in the development and implementation of investigators training;
 Working and coordinating closely with the other control and monitoring functions as appropriate; assessing the potential for fraud and corruption in operational activities and making recommendations accordingly.
Conditions of service
UNRWA offers an attractive compensation package including annual salary starting at $72,637 net tax free with post adjustment of 45.6% (subject to change without notice). All UNRWA duty stations (with the exception of Gaza and Syria) are family duty stations. Other benefits, subject to eligibility, include:
 Dependency allowances
 Rental subsidy
 Education grant for children
 Home leave travel
 6 weeks (30 working days) annual leave
 Pension fund entitlements under the
UN Joint Staff Pension Fund
 International health insurance; optional
life insurance
 Disability protection
Additional information
The incumbent will be required to travel in the Agency’s area of operations.
To qualify for this position, you will need:
Who we are
For over 70 years, the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine (UNRWA) has been working on the ground in five fields of operations in Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, West Bank and the Gaza Strip providing direct assistance and protection for some 5 million Palestine refugees in the Middle East. UNRWA is mandated by the UN General Assembly to provide this assistance and its mission is to help Palestine refugees achieve their full potential in human development until there is a just and lasting solution for their plight. UNRWA restores safety, dignity and hope to millions who have been uprooted by conflict with services encompassing education, health care, relief and social services, camp infrastructure and improvement, microfinance and emergency assistance.
For more details on UNRWA, please visit: https://www.unrwa.org/
Education
Work
experience
An advanced university degree from an accredited educational institution in law or a related field; a first-level university degree in combination with two additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of an advanced university degree;
Eight years of relevant experience applying internationally recognized investigation techniques in criminal or administrative inquiries, including two years of experience at international level outside your home country;
Language(s)
Fluency in oral and written English.
Desirable qualifications:
 Fluency in written and spoken Arabic is an asset;
 Formal training and/or certification in fraud examination or investigations methodology is an asset.
You will also need to demonstrate the following competencies:
UN Core Values of Professionalism, Integrity and Respect for Diversity and Core Competencies of Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results apply by default. Default managerial competencies may apply.
 Planning and Organizing
 Following Instructions and Procedures
 Analyzing
 Applying Technical Expertise
 Adapting and Responding to Change
For guidance on how to prepare for competency-based interviews:
https://careers.un.org/lbw/home.aspx?viewtype=AYI
How to apply
To start the application process, applicants are required to register at http://jobs.unrwa.org by creating a personal profile and completing UNRWA Personal History Form. Only applications received through http://jobs.unrwa.org will be considered. Due to the large number of applications received for UNRWA vacancies, only applicants short-listed for interview will be contacted. The United Nations does not charge fees at any stage of the recruitment process. The United Nations does not concern itself with information related to bank accounts.
General information
UNRWA staff are expected to uphold the highest standards of integrity, neutrality and impartiality at all times. This includes respect for and commitment to human rights, diversity, and non-violent means of dealing with all kinds of conflict. Only persons who fully and unconditionally commit to these values should consider applying for UNRWA jobs. UNRWA is a non-smoking work environment.
The Agency reserves the right not to make an appointment, to make an appointment at a lower
grade, or to make an appointment with a modified job description.

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How to apply
To start the application process, applicants are required to register at http://jobs.unrwa.org by creating a personal profile and completing UNRWA Personal History Form. Only applications received through http://jobs.unrwa.org will be considered. Due to the large number of applications received for UNRWA vacancies, only applicants short-listed for interview will be contacted. The United Nations does not charge fees at any stage of the recruitment process. The United Nations does not concern itself with information related to bank accounts.