La Banque Mondiale recrute 01 Consultant
Roles and Responsibilities:
The Fellow will:
- Contribute to the investigation of fraud, corruption, collusion, coercion and obstruction involving WBG operations in the Region under the supervision of INT’s AFW/MNA Team Leader and the Manager of External Investigations, including by:
- Preparing, managing and delivering the highest quality case and related investigative work products in a thorough and timely manner.
- Leading and assisting with pro-active case development, including in collaboration with World Bank operational colleagues, through site visits, witness and source interviews, as well as through the analysis of red flags, indicators, intelligence and data.
- Leading and conducting investigations, including by collecting testimonial, documentary, photographic and other visual and physical evidence through witness and subject interviews, company audits, site visits, database research, document analysis and integrity risk reviews in the Region.
- Joining INT investigative missions or lead investigative activities on the ground in the Region, including by collaborating with and advising mission teams and representing INT in hybrid interviews and audits.
- Maintaining case files electronically and in hard copy version; keeping track of case status; ensuring record keeping of all produced documents.
- Undertaking major and/or complex investigations and delivering related investigative work products with specific consideration to utilizing available resources.
- Clearly and concisely preparing, presenting, discussing and defending findings, conclusions and recommendations at senior levels and producing clear, concise and compelling reports and briefs.
- Developing and managing investigative strategies to include evidence collection and managing investigative planning alone or on a team.
- Conducting complainant, witness and subject interviews and debriefings at high levels with a broad understanding of stakeholder implications.
- Developing stand-alone work plans and reviewing work plans of other team members; working as a sole contributor as well as part of a team; managing several different cases within an assigned portfolio at the same time; linking numerous information feeds into a cohesive summary for action/investigation; Using a variety of tools to seek information and assimilate the information quickly into a clear plan of action including identifying preventative measures.
- Preparing work products for the World Bank Group’s sanction system, as well as memoranda for law enforcement referrals; Collaborating closely with INT’s Litigation Unit in the preparation and litigation of sanctions cases in the World Bank Group’s sanctions system.
- Managing and delivering strategic, risk-based analysis of information in complex investigations.
- Applying innovative approaches to unique problems or investigative circumstances.
- Using appropriate communication channels to advise Bank staff and external stakeholders on developments in INT’s investigative activities. Leading and/or reviewing output of multi-disciplinary teams, ensuring timeliness and quality of output. Providing advice to INT on trends, new opportunities and preventative measures/themes.
- Remaining sensitive to the impact of the investigative process on stakeholders and the implications on WBG-supported operations or activities.
- Collaborating closely with INT’s Preventive Services Unit in performing outreach initiatives, including by scheduling and planning preventative and lessons learned training with regional operational staff and partners and contributing actively to the identification and mitigation of regional integrity risks on a proactive basis.
- Self-managing work program, with minimal supervision.
- Making decisions that are ethically based, transparent and have taken into account due process.
- Maintaining client relationships in the face of conflicting demands or directions and provide evidence-based advice and solutions based on sound analysis and knowledge.
- Performing any other tasks necessary for the successful operation of INT.
The Fellow is expected to deliver:
- Documentary, physical, photographic, testimonial and other evidence.
- Fact memos, Investigative Plans and other case-related documents.
- Interview plans and comprehensive Records of Interviews.
- Show Cause Letters, Final Investigation Reports, Case Closing Memos and other briefing materials.
- Contribute to the preparation of Statements of Accusations and Evidence, Settlement Agreements, Referral Reports, and Evidence Binders.
- The development of an INT outreach plan for the region, as well as training materials for internal and external stakeholders.
- Fluency in written and oral French and English.
- A graduate degree in the areas of law, criminal justice, criminology, business or public administration, or other relevant area.
- A minimum of eight years of relevant investigative, audit or related experience, including substantial on the ground investigative, audit or related experience in the Region.
- A minimum of eight years drafting work products, preferably in (i) investigations, audits or litigation; and/or (ii) operations and/or procurement.
- Demonstrated experience and skill with gathering, reviewing and analyzing investigative data, especially on the ground in the Region.
- Proficiency with MS Office software (MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint).
- Proficiency with case management systems would be an advantage.
- Highest personal integrity with demonstrated ability to handle investigative matters in a discreet and strictly confidential manner.
- Willingness and flexibility to undertake mission travel in the Region, including in challenging environments.
Closing date: 25 October 2022.