The EIB, the European Union's bank, is seeking to recruit for its Inspectorate General Directorate – Fraud Investigations Division, at its headquarters in Luxembourg, a:
(Senior) Fraud Investigator
This is a full time position at grade 5/6
Panel interviews are anticipated for end of August.
The EIB offers fixed-term contracts of up to a maximum of 6 years, according to business needs,
with a possibility to convert to a permanent contract, subject to organisational requirements and individual performance.
You will conduct Investigations concerning allegations of fraud and corruption related to EIB Group operations, both inside and outside the EU. You will prepare detailed reports on the results of those investigations and assist Management in up-dating anti-fraud policies and procedures as required.
You will work closely with the Head of Division, Fraud Investigations. You will have regular contact with colleagues in other Directorates.
Under the day-to-day direction of the respective senior colleague, you will:
- Undertake desk reviews and research relevant facts;
- Contact complainants/informants and persons inside and external to the EIB, in order to obtain all relevant information relating to an allegation, to make a full and detailed assessment;
- Decide according to the intake procedure (including specified criteria), which issues should be fully investigated and which should be closed at the assessment stage;
- Conduct fraud investigations on specific cases
- Review the investigation reports of more junior colleagues and draft more complex reports;
- Regularly report progress on cases and evidence obtained to assist in choosing appropriate action;
- Direct and monitor the activities of external consultants, if applicable;
- Under the direction of the Head of Fraud Investigations, prepare detailed reports to management and relevant areas of the Bank;
- Monitor the implementation of actions following the investigation;
- Contribute to the development and implementation of policy in this area as to prevent and reduce the actual or potential damage for EIB and its clients.
- Translate case-related experience into the development of new anti-fraud measures in the EIB, under the direction of the Deputy Head of Division;
- Keep up to date on the latest developments in fraud investigations and related topics;
- Involve other business units and coordinate with internal or external partners such as law enforcement and other IFI's.
- University degree in investigations, law, finance or other relevant field of study;
- At least 5 years relevant professional experience within the fields of investigation, prosecution or forensic audit;
- Strong experience in conducting a wide range of investigations into alleged fraud, corruption or other similar prohibited activities;
- Sector knowledge: investment banking, equity business, procurement procedures (incl. EU tendering procedures), infrastructure projects will be an asset;
- Demonstrated strong analytical and critical-thinking skills;
- Knowledge of specialised analytical and forensic software would be an advantage;
- High level training in the field of research and analysis would be an advantage;
- Excellent knowledge of English and/or French(*), with a good knowledge of the other. (Knowledge of other EU languages would be an advantage).
- Achievement Drive: Continually keeps an eye on performance, focusing on improving it, showing drive and determination to meet short and long-term goals.
- Change Orientation: Adapts to differences and changes in the environment; takes a flexible approach to reach outcomes.
- Collaboration: Works cooperatively as part of a team; works collaboratively with peers across organisational boundaries based on a genuine interest in and an accurate understanding of others and their individual perspectives and concerns.
- Organisational Commitment: Is willing to commit to an organisation whose mission is to support Europe and is open to diversity, and to align her/his own behaviour with the organisation’s needs and intrinsic values, acting with integrity in ways that promote the organisation’s mission, policies and rules.
(*) There may be certain flexibility on this requirement, but limited to particularly suitable candidates who may not yet be proficient in French. If selected, such candidates will be hired on the condition that they build up rapidly knowledge of French and accept that their future career in the EIB may be subject to the attainment of sufficient proficiency in both of the Bank's working languages
We are an equal opportunity employer, who believes that diversity is good for our people and our business. As such, we promote the inclusion of suitably qualified and experienced staff without regard to their gender, age, racial or ethnic origin, religion or beliefs, sexual orientation/identity, or disability (*).
Deadline for applications: 11th July 2018
We particularly welcome applications from women and persons with disabilities.