Deadline for Applications 4 December, 2019
Contract Type Fixed Term Appointment
Grade or LDC Band Grade 17
Vacancy Announcement VN/WB/137/2019/X
Duty Station & Department Field Office Jerusalem- Front Office/ Office of the Deputy
Director of Operations (Support)
UNRWA encourages applications from qualified women and welcomes applications from
qualified candidates with disabilities.
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
- 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
- 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
- Performs other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor(s).
جميع الحقوق محفوظة لموقع جوبس.
To qualify for this position, you will need:
Education 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
Language(s) Excellent command of spoken and written English and Arabic.
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