Chief of Investigations, Regional Investigations Center job at International Organization for Migration (IOM)
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Vacancy title:
Chief of Investigations, Regional Investigations Center

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Legal ]

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International Organization for Migration (IOM)

Deadline of this Job:
Monday, July 01 2024 

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Nairobi, East Africa

Summary
Date Posted: Tuesday, June 18 2024, Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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JOB DETAILS:
Established in 1951, IOM is the leading inter-governmental organization in the field of migration and works closely with governmental, intergovernmental and non-governmental partners. With 165 member states, a further 8 states holding observer status and offices in over 100 countries, IOM is dedicated to promoting humane and orderly migration for the bene...

Organizational Context and Scope:
• IOM, UN Migration Agency in Nairobi, Kenya is looking for a Chief of Investigations, Regional Investigations Center who will head the Nairobi Regional Investigations Center, provide guidance and supervision to its two investigation teams and ensure their work is in compliance with Standard Operating Procedures.

Core Functions / Responsibilities:
• Head the Nairobi Regional Investigations Center, provide guidance and supervision to its two investigation teams and ensure their work is in compliance with Standard Operating Procedures.
• Manage operations at the Nairobi Regional Investigations Center for office- and field-based investigations into allegations of violations of IOM’s policies, procedures, standards, guidelines, and applicable regulations and rules, in a timely and effective manner, in line with Standard Operating Procedures. Conduct high-priority, complex and/or sensitive investigations as necessary.
• Review and assess complaints and allegations, formulate and review investigation plans. Maintain a system for allocating, prioritizing and tracking investigation assignments.
• Plan, conduct and record interviews of staff and other involved parties, obtain, analyze and file potential documentary, electronic and forensic evidence and conduct investigative research.
• Prepare high quality investigation and closure reports to present investigative results, prepare ad-hoc briefs and notes. Ensure the quality of investigation reports produced by supervisees including with quality assurance of OIO output. Draft official communications for OIO.
• Based on the output of the Nairobi Regional Investigations Center, identify systemic weaknesses in IOM activities and bring them to the attention of the OIO Directorate.
• Collaborate with other Investigators and staff members to achieve Organizational goals, in accordance with OIO Standard Operating Procedures and in compliance with Organizational Regulations and Rules. Regularly appraise progress of investigations and assess probable impact of investigation outcome relative to strategies.
• Design and conduct outreach, training and awareness initiatives.
• Contribute to policy development and strategic planning, and coordination, as requested by the OIO Directorate.
• Provide support with the administration of OIO, as requested by the OIO Directorate.
• Perform such other duties as may be assigned.

Required Qualifications and Experience:
Education
• Master’s degree in Law, Criminology, Human Rights, Forensic Accounting, or a related field from an accredited academic institution with ten years of relevant professional experience in investigatory work; or,
• University degree in the above fields with twelve years of relevant professional experience in investigatory work.

Experience
• At least ten years of postgraduate progressively responsible professional experience related to administrative or criminal investigations, including supervisory functions;
• Experience in managing investigation teams with an international organization or NGO, multilateral financial institution or similar, is required;
• Experience in reviewing investigation output and ensuring compliance with Standard Operating Procedures is required;
• Experience in applying and promoting a victim-centred approach to investigations is required;
• Previous experience in conducting high-priority, complex and/or sensitive investigations of an administrative nature with an international organization or NGO, multilateral financial institution or similar, is a distinct advantage; and,
• Previous experience in investigating gender based violence and/or sexual exploitation and abuse and/or sexual harassment and/or complex fraud is a distinct advantage.

Skills
• Demonstrated knowledge of investigative procedures, including in applying legal due process;
• Ability to conduct investigations with a victim-centred approach;
• Capacity to analyze complex fact patterns;
• Excellent writing and communication skills;
• Familiarity with basic concepts of electronic evidence and internet searches; and,
• Excellent organizational and planning skills.

Languages
• IOM’s official languages are English, French, and Spanish. All staff members are required to be fluent in one of the three languages.
• For this position, fluency in English is required (oral and written). Working knowledge of another official UN language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian and Spanish) or a language relevant to IOM operations and OIO investigations is an advantage.
• Proficiency of language(s) required will be specifically evaluated during the selection process, which may include written and/or oral assessments.

Work Hours: 8


Experience in Months: 120

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure

Method of Application
Interested and qualified? Go to International Organization for Migration (IOM) on recruit.iom.int to apply



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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Kenya
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: Monday, July 01 2024
Duty Station: Nairobi
Posted: 18-06-2024
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 18-06-2024
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 18-06-2067
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