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Wanted Investigative Analyst at The World Bank Group

Posted on: 9 May 2019 117 views
: Investigative Analyst
: The World Bank Group
: Law Degree
: 2

Organization: World bank sector:

OtherGrade: GETerm

Duration: 2 years 0 months

Recruitment Type: Local Recruitment

Location: Washington, DC

Required Language(s): English preferred Language(s): Chinese, Farsi/Pashto, French, Indonesian, Spanish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese

closing Date:5/14/2019 (MM/DD/YYYY) at 11:59 pm UTC


Working under the direction of the Manager, Investigations and Forensic Audits, (INTIF) or designate, INT requires an Investigative Analyst to provide investigative support by serving as a member of an investigative team. The successful candidate will be accountable for gathering, reviewing, analyzing and translating all relevant information to support the case/project work, assisting in the communication with witnesses and the conduct of interviews, as well as the drafting and preparation of investigative and litigation work products.

The duties and accountabilities of the GE Investigative Analyst will include, but will not be limited to:

1. Conducting investigative research using existing INT databases, Bank databases and/or publicly available materials (e.g., internet, Dun & Bradstreet, Arachnys, Lexis Nexis, etc.) to retrieve relevant information;

2. Reviewing and assessing source documents such as procurement and financial records, interview recordings and transcripts and other supporting evidence that may require translation;

3. Analyzing and presenting quantitative and qualitative information using Excel spreadsheets, powerpoint or other analytical and presentation tools;

4. Communicating with complainants and witnesses and Bank project teams and preparing records of interviews and/or working case memos;

5. Managing case files, including opening new files, maintaining database case chronology, updating files with relevant communication and investigative actions, and closing files with complete and accurate case documentation;

6. Preparing investigative fact memos and mission plans to include the project and contract details, summary of allegations and evidence, applicable legal standards, case timelines, witness lists, etc.

7. Drafting interview plans and participating in interviews and debriefs with INT staff;

8. Coordinating mission planning activities such as scheduling interviews, preparing document request lists; preparing electronic or hard copy case files, handling operational logistics for the mission team and participating in investigative missions;

9. Collecting and organizing documentary and electronic evidence collected throughout the investigation to ensure secure storage, proper recording, systematic organization and filing, and completeness of the case file;

10. Drafting and/or contributing to audit letters, show cause letters, case closing memos, final investigation reports, sanction calculation worksheets, settlement agreements and statements of accusation and evidence and any responses to the above;

11. Preparing evidence binders and supporting documents to written products. 

12. Participating in special initiatives/projects and undertake other ad hoc assignments.


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Selection Criteria


1.  An undergraduate degree in the areas of law, criminal justice, criminology, business or public administration, accounting, information technology, journalism, or other relevant area or a master’s degree with 2 years experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

2. Minimum two years of relevant research/analytical experience, preferably in (i) areas related to the investigation of fraud, corruption, and/or staff misconduct; and/or (ii) Bank Group operations (or other similar multilateral or bilateral development organization).

3.Demonstrated strong analytical, research, problem-solving and information technology skills. Knowledge of MS Office software (MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint) – knowledge of i2 Software, MS Project and MS Access would be an advantage;

4. Highest personal integrity with demonstrated ability to handle investigative matters in a discreet and strictly confidential manner;

5. Excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills.

6. Sensitivity to Bank’s distinctive demographics and cross-cultural context and influences, and ability to build effective work relationships with clients and colleagues;

7. Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to work effectively in multicultural teams as well as with senior officials internally and externally;

8. Willingness and flexibility to work overtime if needed, during times of heavy workload or tight deadlines; and undertake mission travel, as required;

9. Fluency in oral and written English required;

10. Fluency in one of the following languages is required and candidates will be tested on the language requirements: Chinese, French, Farsi/Pashto, Indonesian, Spanish, Ukrainian and/or Vietnamese.


 Client Orientation:  Proactively addresses client needs.  Takes personal responsibility and accountability for timely response to client queries, requests or needs.  Anticipates client needs and responds based on clear understanding of needs and concerns.  Seeks to understand the World Bank strategies at a global level and within the context of diverse internal and external stakeholders.  Asks probing questions to understand the client's underlying needs; offers solutions to meet those needs.  Works to remove obstacles that may impede execution or overall success.  Demonstrates a disposition and willingness to value and adjust to other cultures.

 Drive for Results:  Accepts accountability for work tasks.  Takes personal ownership and accountability to meet deadlines and achieve agreed-upon results and has the personal organization to do so.  Follows up for completion, coordinates with others, and ensures that others with whom he or she is working deliver on time and to quality standards.  Aligns own goals and results with WBG results agenda and links targets and goals to development impact and sustainability.  Allocates and prioritizes resources to get the job done in the context of the defined goals for highest priority/impact assignments.  Identifies and acknowledges risks and actively employs strategies and solutions, working collectively with others to mitigate them.  Treats barriers and problems as opportunities and is straightforward in tackling issues that impact the business.

 Teamwork (Collaboration) and Inclusion:  Values working in collaboration and respecting views of others.  Collaborates with other team members and contributes productively to the team's work and output.  Fully involves others in the work of the team.  Shows respect for different points of view and incorporates into own work program.  Contributes as required to the work of others in the department. Understands differences in culture and values and the importance of including others' views in achieving the strategic goals of the World Bank and its partners. Solicits feedback from others and negotiates and resolves differences in a constructive manner. Works collaboratively and effectively within the Bank's culture as well as within own and others' cultures.

 Knowledge, Learning and Communication:  Shares, seeks out and uses global good practices and operationally relevant knowledge to improve development impact. Uses available resources from within and outside the WBG to build knowledge and acquire new skills. Shares knowledge across the World WBG and seeks input and feedback from others. Communicates and presents information and ideas in an organized and clear way and responds to requests to share knowledge with others in a timely and respectful manner. Seeks knowledge related to WBG and subject areas assigned and applies knowledge to own work. Identifies own competencies, biases, and learning gaps and seeks to reduce any gaps. Documents lessons learned from own work and shares within own department and other WBG staff as appropriate. Listens and participates; contributes actively in the workplace and delivers information effectively, verbally and in writing. Listens to others and expresses ideas and concerns openly and constructively. Resolves conflict in a respectful, non-personalized and tactful manner in a multicultural context.

 Business Judgment and Analytical Decision Making:  Analyzes available information and makes evidence based ethical decisions. Analyzes facts and data to support sound, logical decisions regarding own and others' work. Makes good cost/benefit decisions to meet work program objectives. Anticipates problems and potential barriers to achieving results or meeting time demands. Identifies, assesses and ensures that all pertinent stakeholder data is considered in the analysis, giving proper weight to making decisions.


The World Bank Group values diversity and encourages all qualified candidates who are nationals of World Bank Group member countries to apply, regardless of gender, gender identity, religion, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, or disability.  Sub-Saharan African nationals, Caribbean nationals, and female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

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