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Operations Manager (Fraud Prevention), P-4, Dakar, Regional Office

Dakar

Under the supervision of the Regional Chief of Operations, this position is a regional one, established to coordinate the fraud prevention efforts in WCAR, including operationalization of the upcoming global Anti-Fraud Strategy.

For every child, a fair chance...

Children in West and Central Africa have their rights violated on daily basis to an extreme extent. They die from malaria, diarrheal diseases and vaccine-preventable diseases such as measles. To learn more about UNICEF's work in the region, please visit:https://www.unicef.org/wcaro

 

If you are a passionate and committed professional and want to make a lasting difference for children, the world's leading children's rights organization would like to hear from you through your application to the following:

How can you make a difference?

Under the supervision of the Regional Chief of Operations, this position is a regional one, established to coordinate the fraud prevention efforts in WCAR, including operationalization of the upcoming global Anti-Fraud Strategy.

  • Lead activities aimed at identifying root causes of fraudulent activities in programmes and operations; and lead planning, implementation and monitoring of fraud prevention measures accordingly, across UNICEF offices in West and Central Africa.
  • Lead activities aimed at increasing fraud awareness and reporting by UNICEF staff, implementing partners and contractors.
  • Advise/support offices in identifying fraud risks and implementing mitigation measures;
  • Lead operationalization in WCAR, of any global UNICEF fraud prevention policy.
  • Support offices, when necessary, in carrying preliminary information gatherings on fraud allegations, under the guidance of the Office of Internal Audit and Investigation
  • Undertake any specific task aimed at preventing, identifying or mitigating fraud risk across the region.

 

How can you make an impact...?

To qualify as a Change Agent for every Child, you will have... 

  • Advanced university degree in Finance/Accounting, Audit, investigations, criminal science, administration/management, economics, one of the social sciences, or any other field related to international development. Excellent conceptual and analytical abilities, including the preparation of clear and concise reports.
  • At least 8 years of experience in audit, investigation, programme/operations management, advisory services relevant to fraud prevention, possibly combined with experience in operational and management in government, non-profit organization and/or private sector.
  • Work experience in developing countries and knowledge and experience in UNICEF programme and/or operations activities is an asset.
  • Fluency in French and English is required, both in writing and verbal

 

For every Child, you advocate and demonstrate...

Our core values of Commitment, Diversity and Integrity and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.

 Functional Competencies:

  • Leading and Supervising [II]
  • Formulating Strategies and Concepts [II]
  • Analyzing [II]
  • Applying Technical Expertise [II]
  • Planning and Organizing [III]

Remark: 

  • All positions are Fixed Term, with contract duration of two (2) years renewable.
  • UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified candidates from all backgrounds to apply.

This position is classified as "rotational" which means the incumbent is expected to rotate to another duty station upon completion of his/her tour of duty

Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.
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  • Organization: UNICEF - United Nations Children’s Fund
  • Location: Dakar
  • Grade: P-4, International Professional - Internationally recruited position - Mid level
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Operations and Administrations
    • Criminology, Police Affairs and Anti-Corruption
    • Managerial positions
  • Closing Date: 2018-01-25

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