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Vacancy announcement: Investigation consultant (FAO)

Organizational Setting

The Office of the Inspector General provides oversight of the programmes and operations of the Organization, through internal audit, investigation and inspection. The Office reports to the Director-General and Senior Management on lessons learned and promotes policies and activities that enhance the integrity of FAO's operations.

The investigations unit of the Office of the Inspector General investigates allegations of fraud and misconduct in the programmes and operations of the Organization.

It is anticipated that OIG’s investigations unit will need to retain consultants to assist in conducting and supporting investigative activities.

The purpose of this FAO call for expressions of interest is to identify suitably qualified candidates who may be invited to undertake short-term assignments for OIG’s investigations unit, ranging in length from a few weeks to a maximum of 11 months. This call is aimed at candidates with various levels of experience, in particular, Investigations consultant (two categories, depending on level of experience), and Intake and Investigations support consultant, to support the unit’s work as described below. The Investigations consultants and Intake and Investigations support consultant will be located at the Organization’s headquarters in Rome (Italy), with possible missions to the field. The assignments may cover a number of activities, or be dedicated to a specific project or other activity.

How to apply

  • To apply, visit the recruitment website at Jobs at FAO and complete your online profile. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Only applications received through the recruitment portal will be considered.
  • FAO encourage applicants to submit the application well before the deadline.
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For more details visit the FAO website