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Investigations Specialist Consultant LTA
|Location :||Home based|
|Application Deadline :||16-Jun-19 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Additional Category :||Management|
|Type of Contract :||Individual Contract|
|Post Level :||International Consultant|
|Languages Required :||English|
UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.
UNDP does not tolerate sexual exploitation and abuse, any kind of harassment, including sexual harassment, and discrimination. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks.
The Office of Audit and Investigations (OAI) reports to the Administrator and is responsible for internal audit and investigations services to UNDP and its affiliated entities. OAI provides independent, objective assurance on the effectiveness of risk management and the effectiveness and adequacy of internal controls. OAI also responds to allegations of misconduct by conducting and reporting on investigations.
The Investigation Section of OAI is responsible for conducting investigations into allegations of misconduct, such as mismanagement, fraud, corruption, retaliation on whistleblowers, workplace harassment, sexual harassment, sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA), abuse of authority, violation or willful disregard of UNDP regulations, rules, and administrative instructions, that involve UNDP staff, contractors and other applicable persons. The Investigations Section is also tasked with investigating allegations against parties external to the UNDP of financial irregularities committed to the detriment of UNDP. In addition, OAI undertakes proactive investigations in high risk areas that are susceptible to wrongdoings, fraud and corruption.
OAI conducts investigations in accordance with the Uniform Principles and Guidelines for Investigations, the UNDP Legal Framework for Addressing Non-Compliance with UN Standards of Conduct, and the OAI Investigation Guidelines.
The number of allegations received through OAI’s reporting mechanisms fluctuates from month to month. OAI needs to engage experienced investigators on contract from time to time to support Investigations Section. For this purpose, OAI enlarges its pool of LTA holders (maximum one consultant) who are suitably skilled and experienced investigators to call upon as required.
Duties and Responsibilities
Nature of Services and scope of work:
Contract investigator is required to assist with case assessments and investigations and with the writing of investigation-related documents such as assessment reports, closure notes, investigation plans, mission plans,vendor sanctions memos and investigation reports.
The Investigations Manager or the Investigations Specialist in charge of case assessments will facilitate access to all records and to all persons as necessary for the contract investigator to objectively review the case folders and related documents. The contract investigator will be tasked by the Investigations Manager. All work product produced by the contract investigator as a result of this engagement is owned by UNDP and shall be submitted to the Investigations Manager.
Core Values & Ethics:
Task Management Skills:
Required Skills and Experience
How to apply:
Interested candidates must apply through this UNDP job site:
- Use the cover letter part provided in the UNDP job website;
- Upload CV or P11 to UNDP job-site;
- Applicants who are longlisted will be asked to submit their Financial proposal into the designated email address within the given deadline prior to the interview. The applicants must use the Financial Proposal Form provided in Annex 4 and indicate the proposed daily fee rate in US$.
TOR, P11 template, financial proposal template and Procurement Notice with details on evaluation criteria are posted in the UNDP Procurement Website with the link: http://procurement-notices.undp.org/view_notice.cfm?notice_id=56226