These positions are located in the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (Juba) and in the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (Bamako) . The incumbents will report to the Deputy Director of the Investigations Division (ID) of the Regional Office of Internal Oversight Services (OIOS) in Entebbe. The incumbents will be required to travel to remote locations, at times for extended periods, to manage and conduct investigations. OIOS is an independent office reporting to the Secretary-General and the General Assembly. ID/OIOS follows up on reports of possible violations of rules or regulations, mismanagement, misconduct, waste of resources, or abuse of authority.
Within delegated authority, the incumbent will serve as the Chief of the Investigations Section in the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (Juba) or in the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (Bamako). The incumbent is responsible for all day-to-day operations of the ID/OIOS Office in that particular duty station.
Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent degree) in law, international law, criminal investigation, 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 ten years of progressively responsible experience in investigatory work, including criminal or administrative investigations, 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 United Nations Secretariat. For the post advertised, fluency in English is required. Knowledge of French is desirable. Knowledge of another UN official language is a desirable.