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 4,000 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:Apply Now
- 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).
- Provident Fund contribution (7.5 % of basic salary staff member contribution, 15% of basic salary paid by the Agency)
- Dependency allowances (if applicable)
- 30 days of annual leave
- Compulsory medical insurance
- Leading and Supervising.
- Deciding and Initiating Action.
- Planning and Organizing.
- Following Instructions and Procedures.
- Great sense of discretion, confidentiality and tact.