Within delegated authority, the Digital Forensic Investigator may be responsible for the following duties :
Knowledge of various research methodologies and sources, including electronic sources on the Internet, intranet and other databases.
Proficiency in software applications used in investigations. Ability to identify and analyze problems / issues and participate in their resolution.
Proven ability to gather evidence and interview subjects and witnesses. Ability to apply good judgment in the context of assignments given.
Ability to plan own work and manage conflicting priorities. Ability to gather and analyze electronic evidence. Ability to draft / edit, a variety of written reports especially with respect to the preparation of complex reports of investigation.
Comprehensive knowledge of UN policies, procedures and operations including good knowledge of the conditions prevailing in areas where the United Nations conducts peacekeeping missions.
remains calm in stressful situations. Takes responsibility for incorporating gender perspectives and ensuring the equal participation of women and men in all areas of work.
demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed.
shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings.
actively seeks to apply technology to appropriate tasks; shows willingness to learn new technology.
Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in law, international law, criminal investigation, police studies or related fields.
A combination of a first-level university degree in the aforementioned field together with formal qualifications and / or certifications in investigations (military, police, federal / national intelligence agencies) and two additional years of qualifying work experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
Formal qualifications and / or certifications in Investigations (pursuant to a course of study, training and examinations of a state / national law enforcement institution, a national military academy or a federal / national intelligence service training institution, supplemented with professional development courses and / or certifications involving study, training and examinations in investigatory work) in combination with four additional years of qualifying work experience may be accepted in lieu of the first-level university degree.
A minimum of five years (seven for holders of a first-level university degree) of full-time progressively responsible experience in investigatory work is required.
Experience with international investigation activities is required.
Experience in researching, collecting, analysing, verifying open source and social media data is desirable.
Experience with international tribunals or UN Investigative bodies is desirable.
For this position, fluency in English and Spanish is required.
Evaluation of qualified candidates may include an assessment exercise which will be followed by competency-based interview.