IDB3316 - Senior Investigations Specialist

Business Unit: President Complex
Division: Not Applicable
Department: Integrity & Ethics
Country: Saudi Arabia
Location: Saudi Arabia - Jeddah
Closing date: 31-May-2024

Job Purpose:

The Senior Investigation Specialist will be responsible for ensuring that unhindered investigations are conducted into allegations related to fraud, corruption, and misconduct involving Bank Group Staff. The overall objective of the Senior Investigation Specialist is to conduct comprehensive investigations into allegations of fraud, corruption, misconduct, and other malpractices.

The outcomes of these investigations are transmitted either to the Sanctions Committee under the Bank’s Sanctions Procedures or to the President and administered under the Bank's disciplinary framework; To review and analyze allegations and whistleblowing information to determine relevancy and reliability, conduct sensitive interviews and other investigative research activities as required.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Investigative Work

  • Reporting, Planning, and Monitoring

  • People Management

Academic and professional qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Law, Criminology, Audit, Forensic Accounting or Auditing, Finance, or similar field.

  • Professional qualification as a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), Certified Internal Auditor or MBA would be an advantage.

  • 6+ years of experience (Bachelor with 8+ years) of experience in anti-corruption, fraud or workplace investigation including in a multi-lateral development financial institution or relevant international organization.

Skills & Necessary Knowledge:

  • Excellent IT skills in multimedia and IT (Word, Excel, Access, MS Publisher, Website, and Database management).

  • Excellent analytical skills.

  • Strong and proven ability to communicate, write, present and clearly defend findings and recommendations of investigations and strong organizational and analytical ability with attention to detail and ability to work independently and manage challenges.

  • Anti-corruption, fraud or workplace investigation including in MDBs/IFIs or relevant international organizations.

  • Integrity, good judgment, fairness and discretion in dealing with staff and external parties.

  • Substantial experience in investigative work, preferably investigations relating to fraud and corruption in the public or private sector, such experience may include criminal prosecutions or defense work, internal fraud/corruption, and/or misconduct investigations in a corporate or government setting

  • Understanding of unethical behaviors or professional misconduct, including extensive knowledge of Business Ethics in IFIs.

  • Knowledge of global best practices in employment regulations, Integrity, strong interpersonal skills, and ability to provide team leadership and develop trust and demonstrate fairness.

  • Proven experience in integrity work within International Financial Institutions (IFIs) and especially within Multilateral Development Banks would be an advantage


  • English - Mandatory

  • Arabic - Preferred

  • French - Preferred