The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) supports the successful implementation of its partners’ peacebuilding, humanitarian and development projects around the world. Our mission is to serve people in need by expanding the ability of the United Nations, governments and other partners to manage projects, infrastructure and procurement in a sustainable and efficient manner. Working in some of the world’s most challenging environments, our vision is to advance sustainable implementation practices, always satisfying or surpassing our partners’ expectations. With over 7,000 personnel spread across 80 countries, UNOPS offers its partners the logistical, technical and management knowledge they need, wherever they need it. A flexible structure and global reach means that we can quickly respond to our partners' needs, while offering the benefits of economies of scale. For further information, please visit unops.org.
UNOPS is committed to fostering an organisational culture of ethics and a harmonious and inclusive work environment, anchored in the values of integrity, accountability, transparency, respect and professionalism. Operating at the highest integrity standards called in the Charter of the United Nationas the Ethics and Compliance design and implement creative and solutions to complex issues.
The Ethics and Compliance Officer is integral to this effort, and it has an overall mandate to act as an independent organ pursuant to SGB (2007/11). The office is working under the leadership of the Ethics and Compliance Officer who will report to the Executive Office.
With strong influential leadership role, the incumbent will promote a strong ethics and compliance culture and be the Executive Office’ strategic advisor to ensure that all UNOPS personnel perform their functions consistently with the highest standards. The Ethics and Compliance Officer will be accountable to strengthening UNOPS corporate approach to Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) Management under the Principled Performance framework.
•Serve as a key adviser to the senior management, with respect to the compliance and ethical implications of the organisation’s major decisions, strategies and transactions.
•Setting compliance management standards and enabling and growing corporate compliance behaviours and culture,
•Development of effective/state of the art ethics and compliance trainings and personnel awareness initiatives on ethics topics in coordination with the relevant administered organisational functions (e.g. Legal, Internal Audit, HR, Regions) as well as the UN Ethics Panel, to ensure an appropriate alignment with UN-wide standards.
•Oversees compliance training initiatives through monitoring of completion rates and periodic validation of employee knowledge and awareness Partnering with GRC actors, including policy owners, in establishing compliance management approaches
•In coordination with UNOPS internal stakeholders as well as the UN Ethics Panel, systemizing compliance practices and reporting mechanisms,ensuring that the UNOPS rules, policies, procedures and practices reinforce and promote the standards of integrity called for under the Charter of the United Nations;
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