Investigator / Integrity Specialist
Background: The IDB’s Office of Institutional Integrity (OII) is looking for an Investigator/Integrity Specialist to play a key role in carrying out significant and complex investigations of suspected or alleged prohibited practices in IDB Group-financed activities.
The team: The Office of Institutional Integrity (OII) plays a key role in leading the IDB Group’s integrity efforts. The Office is responsible for investigating information in connection with prohibited practices (i.e., fraud, corruption, collusion, coercion, misappropriation, and obstruction of investigation) in IDB Group-financed activities, as well as conducting prevention activities designed to identify and manage the risk that prohibited practices or similar misconduct may occur in IDB Group-financed operations. Additionally, OII supports IDB Invest by overseeing compliance with its Integrity Framework and Integrity Due Diligence (IDD) procedures on a project-by-project basis. Furthermore, OII also serves as the Bank’s AML/CFT compliance office, leads (in coordination with the Risk Management Group) the implementation of the IDB’s AML/CFT Framework, and serves as an advisory resource in the management of the IDB Group’s AML/CFT risks.
What you’ll do:
Use broad expertise in leading and conducting preliminary inquiries and full investigations into allegations of prohibited practices involving IDB Group-financed activities.
Analyze and interpret documents and provide valuable input to resolve complex technical problems in area of expertise.
Conduct interviews or other inquiries of witnesses and suspected individuals, gather and review documents to include financial records, procure documents and database searches, and analyze relevant information.
Participate in and lead investigative missions ensuring that all reliable and relevant information and evidence is obtained.
Organize relevant documentary and electronic information including recording complainant, witness and subject interviews, obtaining and securing signed witness attestations and documentary evidence.
Draft Statement of Charges and other materials to be submitted to the Sanctions Officer and the Sanctions Committee; prepare for and participate in Sanctions Committee hearings.
Participate in negotiated resolution processes with investigated companies and individuals, in applicable cases, in order to reach mutually agreed resolutions and obtain information on systemic risks.
Collect and analyze information to discover leads, locate evidence and develop intelligence.
Analyze and assess all relevant information and prepare reports of investigative findings with full supporting documentation.
Collect and analyze unit-level statistics and create visualization reporting for management decision making.
Identify causes of prohibited practices, lessons learned and possible remedies for violations of the IDB Group's policies.
Ensure that OII's information systems, including the electronic case management system, electronic files, website and other sources are updated.
Work as a member of a multidisciplinary team and across organizational boundaries and/or fields to solve complex project and technical issues.
Work under the moderate supervision of others.
Provide technical guidance to more junior staff.
Citizenship: You are a citizen of one of our 48-member countries. We may offer assistance with relocation and visa applications for you and your eligible dependents.
Consanguinity: You have no family members (up to fourth degree of consanguinity and second degree of affinity, including spouse) working at the IDB Group.
Education: Master’s degree (or equivalent post-graduate education level) in one of the following field(s): law, compliance, business administration, finance, forensic auditing or related area.
Experience: Candidates should have at least 4 years of combined professional experience that is relevant to the functions described above, with a preference for experience in one or more of the following areas: investigations, investigative analysis, complex litigation, criminal prosecution, and/or integrity; accountability, compliance, anti-fraud or anti-corruption strategies.
Languages: Fluency in two official languages of the IDB Group (English, French, Portuguese, and/or Spanish) is required. Additional working knowledge of at least one of the other languages is a plus.
Engagement: We are particularly interested in candidates who can take initiative and find innovative approaches to complex issues.
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Type of contract: Fixed Term
Length of contract: Three years
Starting date: Upon agreement with selected candidate
Location: Headquarters in Washington DC
Our inclusive culture: Our people are committed and passionate about improving lives in Latin America and the Caribbean, and they get to do what they love in a diverse, collaborative and stimulating work environment. We are the first Latin American and Caribbean development institution to be awarded the EDGE Move certification, recognizing our proven commitment to gender equality. As an employee you can be part of the Employee Resource Groups: The Afro-Descendant Alliance Group, GLOBE (LGBTQ+), All In for peoples with disabilities and our Professional Women’s Network.
About us: At the IDB, we’re committed to improving lives. Since 1959, we’ve been a leading source of long-term financing for economic, social, and institutional development in Latin America and the Caribbean. We do more than lending though. We partner with our 48-member countries to provide Latin America and the Caribbean with innovative research about relevant development issues, policy advice to inform their decisions, and technical assistance to improve on the planning and execution of projects. For this, we need people who not only have the right skills, but also are passionate about improving lives.
The IDB offers a competitive benefits and compensation package.
Our team in Human Resources carefully reviews all applications.
The IDB is committed to diversity and inclusion and to providing equal opportunities of employment. We embrace diversity on the basis of gender, age, education, national origin, ethnic origin, race, disability, sexual orientation, religion, and HIV/AIDs status. We encourage women, Afro-descendants, Indigenous peoples, the LGBTQ+ community and peoples with disabilities to apply.
The organization requires a COVID-19 vaccination for in-person business in the United States. Therefore, everyone working in HQ is required to present proof of vaccination status upon hire unless they qualify for a medical or religious exemption, subject to the Bank’s approval. Additional InformationExternal Opening Date: Apr 26, 2022 External Closing Date: May 11, 2022 External Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org External Contact Name: HR Service Center Job Field: Oversight, Audit & Compliance