Investigations Specialists (2 positions)

  • Added Date: Tuesday, 13 August 2019
  • Deadline Date: Sunday, 08 September 2019

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  • Ability to make new and useful ideas work.


  • Ability to persuade others to follow.

People Management:

  • Ability to improve performance and satisfaction.


  • Ability to listen, adapt, persuade and transform.


  • Ability to get things done.


Building & Sharing Knowledge

  • Actively builds deep knowledge in one or more areas. 
  • Makes valuable practice contributions. 
  • Applies existing knowledge to work.
  • Provides advice & Support to others.

Team work

  • Participates in team-based activities.
  • Embraces extra responsibility.
  • Helps to build team morale and consensus.

Relationship Building

  • Builds strong client relationships. 
  • Focuses on client results and impacts. 
  • Anticipates evolving client needs. 
  • Manages conflict and stress.

Task Management Skills:

  • Produces timely, quality outputs. 
  • Exercises sound judgment/analysis. 
  • Develops creative solutions. 
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks


  • Provides constructive coaching and feedback. 
  • Acts as long-term mentor for others. 
  • Acts on personal development plan. 


  • Demonstrates ability to perform in accordance with relevant professional standards for administrative investigations.

Technical Competencies 

  • Demonstrates ability to use and apply the following technical process of aides, in order to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of OAI services
  • Microsoft office suite 
  • Investigations software and open source applications
  • Database applications.




Advanced university degree (Masters) in investigations, management, finance, law or related field, or a Bachelor’s Degree with at least 2 years additional experience in conducting criminal and/or administrative investigations as an investigator (in addition to the 5 years of investigations experience required below). 

Important information for US Permanent Residents ('Green Card' holders)

Under US immigration law, acceptance of a staff position with UNDP, an international organization, may have significant implications for US Permanent Residents. UNDP advises applicants for all professional level posts that they must relinquish their US Permanent Resident status and accept a G-4 visa, or have submitted a valid application for US citizenship prior to commencement of employment. 

UNDP is not in a position to provide advice or assistance on applying for US citizenship and therefore applicants are advised to seek the advice of competent immigration lawyers regarding any applications.

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Note: UNDP reserves the right to select one or more candidates from this vacancy announcement.  We may also retain applications and consider candidates applying to this post for other similar positions with UNDP at the same grade level and with similar job description, experience and educational requirements.

Workforce diversity

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Contract Duration: 2 Years with possibility for extension

This vacancy is archived.

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