INVESTIGATION ASSISTANT

UN MINUSCA - United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic

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This is a FS-4 contract. This kind of contract is known as Field Service. It usually requires 6 years of experience, depending on education. More about FS-4 contracts and their salaries.

Org. Setting and Reporting This vacancy is to fill one position in the Security Section of the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA). The Incumbent will be based in Bangui and reports to Head investigator and to Chief Security Adviser (CSA) on all assigned tasks.

Responsibilities * Assist with investigation tasks and inquiries into violation of security matters, illegal activities, accidents/incidents, complaints and allegations of misconduct, discipline, etc.. in which members of Mission Civilian staff/CIVPOLs/MILOBs may be involved or implicated and assists with the preparation of reports for the Chief Security Adviser or Chief Administrative Officer as conditions will necessarily demand.

* Assists in assessing the nature of reported complaints, establishing the ingredients of the relevant offences, proofs required and preparing comprehensive written investigation reports in a timely manner consistent to such reported complaints.

* Implements relevant administrative instructions, policies, rules and regulations: visits the scene of incidents/accidents and examines clues that would assist in the investigations process: in the performance of the above-mentioned duties maintains liaison as required with local police and other national authorities or other agents in the mission area who would make investigations tasks bear good results.

* Performs random checks on mission vehicles as a deterrent measure for abuses.

* Maintains and updates the office investigations database and other office records for ease of reference as necessary.

* Functions as the Standby Duty Officer when placed on period roster to do so.

* Conducts security survey for office premises and facilities and prepares comprehensive security information that produces background papers relating to the security threats and safety of mission staff members and property.

* Inspects accident scenes, collects evidence and records facts and submits the reports according to the established procedures.

* Performs any other assignment as required and detailed by the Chief Security Officer.

Competencies Professionalism: Shows pride in work and in achievements. Demonstrates professional competence and mastery of subject matter. Is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results. Is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns. Shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges; remains calm in stressful situations. Commitment to implementing the goal of gender equality by ensuring the equal participation and full involvement of women and men in all aspects of work.

Commitment to continuous learning: Keeps abreast of new developments in own occupation/profession. Actively seeks to develop oneself professionally and personally. Contributes to the learning of colleagues and subordinates. Shows willingness to learn from others. Seeks feedback to learn and improve.

Accountability: Takes ownership of all responsibilities and honours commitments. Delivers outputs for which one has responsibility within prescribed time, cost and quality standards. Operates in compliance with organizational regulations and rules. Supports subordinates, provides oversight and takes responsibility for delegated assignments. Takes personal responsibility for his/her own shortcomings and those of the work unit, where applicable.

Education High school diploma or equivalent is required.

Job - Specific Qualification Relevant training in military or police procedures and practices is required.

Special training in investigation techniques is desirable.

Work Experience A minimum of six years of security experience within military, national or international police, security or fire brigade organization is required.

Experience in handling road traffic accidents and preparing incidents/accidents reports is required.

Experience in using and calibrating alcohol testing breathalyzers is desirable.

Languages English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the position advertised, fluency in oral and written English and French is required.

Assessment Evaluation of qualified candidates may include an assessment exercise which may be followed by competency-based interview.

Special Notice Staff members are subject to the authority of the Secretary-General and to assignment by him or her. In this context, all staff are expected to move periodically to new functions in their careers in accordance with established rules and procedures.

The United Nations Secretariat is committed to achieving 50/50 gender balance and geographical diversity in its staff. Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply for this position.

United Nations Considerations According to article 101, paragraph 3, of the Charter of the United Nations, the paramount consideration in the employment of the staff is the necessity of securing the highest standards of efficiency, competence, and integrity. Candidates will not be considered for employment with the United Nations if they have committed violations of international human rights law, violations of international humanitarian law, sexual exploitation, sexual abuse, or sexual harassment, or if there are reasonable grounds to believe that they have been involved in the commission of any of these acts. The term “sexual exploitation” means any actual or attempted abuse of a position of vulnerability, differential power, or trust, for sexual purposes, including, but not limited to, profiting monetarily, socially or politically from the sexual exploitation of another. The term “sexual abuse” means the actual or threatened physical intrusion of a sexual nature, whether by force or under unequal or coercive conditions. The term “sexual harassment” means any unwelcome conduct of a sexual nature that might reasonably be expected or be perceived to cause offence or humiliation, when such conduct interferes with work, is made a condition of employment or creates an intimidating, hostile or offensive work environment, and when the gravity of the conduct warrants the termination of the perpetrator’s working relationship. Candidates who have committed crimes other than minor traffic offences may not be considered for employment.

Due regard will be paid to the importance of recruiting the staff on as wide a geographical basis as possible. The United Nations places no restrictions on the eligibility of men and women to participate in any capacity and under conditions of equality in its principal and subsidiary organs. The United Nations Secretariat is a non-smoking environment.

The paramount consideration in the appointment, transfer, or promotion of staff shall be the necessity of securing the highest standards of efficiency, competence, and integrity. By accepting an offer of appointment, United Nations staff members are subject to the authority of the Secretary-General and assignment by him or her to any activities or offices of the United Nations in accordance with staff regulation 1.2 (c). In this context, all internationally recruited staff members shall be required to move periodically to discharge new functions within or across duty stations under conditions established by the Secretary-General.

Applicants are urged to follow carefully all instructions available in the online recruitment platform, inspira. For more detailed guidance, applicants may refer to the Manual for the Applicant, which can be accessed by clicking on “Manuals” hyper-link on the upper right side of the inspira account-holder homepage.

The evaluation of applicants will be conducted on the basis of the information submitted in the application according to the evaluation criteria of the job opening and the applicable internal legislations of the United Nations including the Charter of the United Nations, resolutions of the General Assembly, the Staff Regulations and Rules, administrative issuances and guidelines. Applicants must provide complete and accurate information pertaining to their personal profile and qualifications according to the instructions provided in inspira to be considered for the current job opening. No amendment, addition, deletion, revision or modification shall be made to applications that have been submitted. Candidates under serious consideration for selection will be subject to reference checks to verify the information provided in the application.

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