Deadline: 26 February 2023
The World Food Programme (WFP) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Investigations Officer in Rome, Italy.
World Food Programme is the world’s largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide.
Key Job Responsibilities
The Investigations Officer will perform the following functions:
- Efficiently plan and undertake office and field-based investigations into allegations of violations of policies, procedures, standards, guidelines, and applicable rules and regulations.
- Manage the workflow of individual investigation cases within the set timeframes.
- Take part in internal reviews and assessments of received complains and allegations and draw recommendations.
- Prepare reports and ad hoc briefs pertaining to investigations and, based on analysis and findings, make recommendations for corrective actions, improved controls and efficiency of WFP operations.
- Assess the potential for fraud and corruption in operational activities and contribute to formulation of recommendations to senior management.
- Provide guidance and advice to WFP employees on matters pertaining to the investigation of wrongdoing and direct staff appointed by field offices to assist in investigations.
- Regularly appraise progress of investigations and assess probable impact of investigation outcomes relative to strategies and advice colleagues.
- Coordinate with local officials, governments, and external organizations, and obtain their support such as interpreters or facts providers to facilitate investigative work.
- Effectively work and coordinate with other control and monitoring functions as appropriate.
- Contribute to the development or develop policies and procedures, and share best practices/lessons learnt from investigative work.
- Other as required.
Applicant must have:
- University degree in Criminology, Investigations, Law, Audit, Accounting or other related fields.
- Formal training and/or certification in various law enforcement methodologies/fraud examination or investigation.
- 5 year’s or more of relevant, postgraduate progressively responsible professional experience in conducting criminal or administrative investigations.
- Fluency (level C) in English language.
- Intermediate knowledge (level B) of a second official UN language: Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian, Spanish, and/or, Portuguese (a WFP working language).
How to Apply
Applicants must submit applications through online process.
For more information, visit WFP.