UNRWA encourages applications from qualified women and 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 professionals like you.
UNRWA’s human development goals
UNRWA is funded almost entirely by voluntary contributions from UN member states, regional bodies, business foundations and individual contributions. UNRWA has identified four human development goals as the focus of the Agency’s operations in committing to fostering human development of Palestine refugees by helping them to: lead long and healthy lives, acquire knowledge and skills, achieve decent standards of living and enjoy human rights to the fullest possible extent.
How can you make a difference?
You will be joining a team of around 5,000 staff in the West Bank Field Office working to foster the human development of some 800,000 registered Palestine refugees.
The incumbent of this post reports to the Senior Field Investigator.
The main responsibilities include:
In accordance with established Agency policy and procedures, the incumbent:
· Undertakes or coordinates as appropriate, investigations into alleged misconduct, malfeasance, mismanagement, fraud, corruption, waste of resources, abuse of authority, corporal punishment cases, SEA, allegations of child abuse and other types of misconduct or violations of UNRWA’s regulations, rules and administrative instructions throughout the Field Office and its installations including, but not limited to, schools, health centres and camps, applying and ensuring objectivity, impartiality and fairness throughout the investigative processes in accordance with generally recognized international investigative standards and the Agency Investigation Policy and the Agency's Guide to Conducting Misconduct Investigations; assists with specific assignments in other Fields if required.
· Reviews and assesses complaints and allegations, formulates investigation plans, reviews and analyses all information to determine its relevance and reliability, conducts interviews with staff and other involved parties, obtains and analyses potential documentary and electronic evidence, conducts investigative research, and determines the appropriate presentation of investigative results.
· Prepares plans, records, interviews, reports and ad hoc briefings pertaining to investigations.
· Prepares recommendations for improved controls, effectiveness, and/or efficiency of UNRWA operations based on findings of investigations and regularly appraises progress of investigations and assesses probable impact of investigation outcomes relative to strategies and advice accordingly.
· Offers advice and guidance to UNRWA staff engaged in investigations designated by Field Office Directors as needed; prepares Terms of Reference for investigations, conducts review of investigation procedures to ensure due process requirements are met; reviews investigation reports to ensure correct procedures have been adhered to.
· Implements technical guidance received from DIOS in relation to Investigations and investigations reports; keeps abreast of developments in the area of investigations, including UN jurisprudence; provides and obtains assistance, investigative information, and facilitates cooperation with local government officials and other outside organizations as needed.
· Performs other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor(s).
Conditions of service
Option I: Fixed Term Appointment (duration of up to three years extendable)
Monthly basic salary JD1222.4 plus an allowance of 1000 NIS payable in JD at UNRWA rate, plus 35% of the basic salary as Special Occupational Allowance (SOA).
Other benefits include:
Option II: Limited Duration Contract (duration of up to one year extendable):
We offer competitive benefits, and remuneration which depends on the band of the post, and qualifications and experience of the selected candidate.
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To qualify for this position, you will need:
Advanced university degree in investigations, police studies, law, international law or a related field; OR
A first level university degree with a relevant combination of academic qualifications and experience in applying investigation techniques in criminal or administrative inquiries can be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
Additional formal training and/ or certification in various law enforcement methodologies and/ or fraud examination or investigations.
At least seven years of experience in the application of the knowledge acquired in investigations, police studies, law, international law or a related field, with progressively responsible professional experience in applying investigation techniques in criminal or administrative inquiries or working as a criminal or administrative attorney; OR
At least 10 years of experience in the application of the knowledge acquired in applying investigation techniques in criminal or administrative with progressively responsible professional experience in applying investigation techniques in criminal or administrative inquiries or working as a criminal or administrative attorney.
Experience in drafting investigations reports.
Excellent command of spoken and written English and Arabic.
Candidates with an equivalent combination of relevant academic qualifications, professional training and progressive work experience may also be considered.
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.
The incumbent will be required to forward reports and or other information to the Director of DIOS upon request.
For guidance on how to prepare for competency-based interviews:
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. Please ensure that the e-mail address and mobile phone number that you will indicate in your Personal History Profile are accurate, candidates shortlisted for test or interview can be contacted by e-mail or phone.
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.
This vacancy notice is open to internal and external candidates.
UNRWA is a United Nations organization whose staff are expected to uphold the highest standards of integrity, neutrality and impartiality. This includes respect for and commitment to human rights, diversity, and non-violent means of dealing with all kinds of conflict. UNRWA staff are expected to uphold these values at all times, both at work and outside. 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.