Associate Investigation Officer
This position is open for secondment only and participating States are kindly reminded that all costs in relation to assignment at the Secretariat must be borne by their authorities. Candidates should, prior to applying, verify with their respective nominating authority to which extent financial remuneration and/or benefit packages will be offered. Seconded staff members in the OSCE Secretariat and Institutions are not entitled to a Board and Lodging Allowance payable by the Organization.
The Office of Internal Oversight (OIO) is responsible for planning, organizing and carrying out internal audits, investigations, and independent evaluations of the Organization's activities including field operations in order to determine the adequacy of governance, risk management, and internal control, to ensure compliance with the regulatory framework, and to enhance performance, efficiency and effectiveness of operations.
The investigation section of OIO independently assesses and, as appropriate, investigates indications/allegations of potential misconduct, malfeasance, waste of resources, or other violations of the OSCE's Regulatory Framework. As a result, OIO prepares reports on such situations for the attention of the OSCE Secretary General and relevant Heads of Missions/Institutions which may be used as a basis for evidence-based accountability mechanisms. In an appraisal and advisory capacity, the investigation section of OIO also participates in the protection of the OSCE against fraud through recommendations aimed at strengthening prevention, detection and deterrence at all levels in the Organization.
|Tasks and Responsibilities|
Under the supervision of the Senior Investigator, the Associate Investigation Officer will support the assessment of incoming allegations for referral to investigation and the investigation of cases of alleged misconduct, malfeasance, waste of resources, or other violations of the Organization's Regulatory Framework in accordance with OSCE applicable instructions, policies and practices regarding investigations. The Associate Investigation Officer will also participate in appraisal and advisory activities, such as fraud risk assessments.
More specifically, the Associate Investigation Officer will be tasked with:
For more detailed information on the structure and work of the OSCE Secretariat, please see: http://www.osce.org/secretariat.
If you wish to apply for this position, please use the OSCE's online application link found under https://jobs.osce.org/vacancies.
The OSCE retains the discretion to re-advertise the vacancy, to cancel the recruitment, to offer an appointment at a lower grade or to offer an appointment with a modified job description or for a different duration.
Please note that vacancies in the OSCE are open for competition only amongst nationals of participating States, please see http://www.osce.org/states.
The OSCE is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages the nomination of qualified female and male candidates from all religious, ethnic and social backgrounds.
Please be aware that the OSCE does not request payment at any stage of the application and review process.
Please apply to your relevant authorities several days prior to the deadline expiration to ensure timely processing of your application. Delayed nominations will not be considered.
- Organization: OSCE - Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe
- Location: Vienna (Austria)
- Grade: Seconded Position - Mid level - Open for OSCE's 57 participating States
- Internal audit, Investigation and Inspection
- Closing Date: 2018-08-23