Internal Oversight Officer

Part Time
Posted:
Closes: June 6, 2024
IMLI
Company Name
IMO International Maritime Law Institute
Industry
Education
Company Overview
The IMO International Maritime Law Institute (the Institute) was established within the framework of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), a specialized agency of the United Nations. It was established in Malta in 1988 under an agreement concluded between the IMO and the Government of Malta, and started its first programme in 1989. Its main purpose was, and remains, to train officers, principally from developing countries, in international maritime law. Over the past 35 years, the Institute’s work has contributed to the establishment of a cadre of experts in international maritime law who are able to prepare, review and advise on the implementation of maritime laws and regulations.

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Job Description & Responsibilities

Under the overall supervision of the Director, the successful candidate will be responsible for providing objective, independent and systematic assessments in order to improve efficiency and effectiveness in the Institute’s operations, improving accountability and ensuring good governance. The successful candidate will also be tasked with identifying the means to improve efficiency, economy and effectiveness of internal procedures and use of resources, ensuring compliance with IMLI’s regulatory framework, applicable accounting standards and best practices.

Competencies:
• Professionalism: the selected candidate is expected to show integrity, flexibility and pride in work and in achievements; demonstrate professional competence and mastery of subject matter; provide independent, objective assurance, investigation and advisory services designed to add value to and improve the Institute’s operations and to enhance the integrity and reputation of the Institute without participating in the decision-making process; be conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results; be motivated by professional rather than personal concerns; show perseverance when faced with difficult problems or challenges; demonstrate attention to detail; remains calm in stressful situations; show commitment to multiculturalism and working with a diverse student body; be able to work collaboratively with colleagues in drafting policies, guidance, systems and work processes, to foster improved efficiency and effectiveness in Institute’s operations; and contribute to the achievement of the Institute’s objectives.

• Planning and Organizing: the selected candidate is expected to develop clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies; ensure the results of the “fact-finding” administrative investigations are included in a report or memorandum, addressed to the Director for consideration and decision on any action to be taken, as applicable; adjust priorities as required; allocate appropriate amount of time and resources for completing work; foresee risks and allow for contingencies when planning; monitor and adjust plans and actions as necessary; use time efficiently.

This position is on a part-time basis (20 hours per week) and is open for an initial period of two years with six months’ probation period, with the possibility of renewal.

IMLI does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, interview meeting, processing or training). IMLI does not concern itself with information on applicants' bank accounts.

Applications must be accompanied by (i) a covering letter stating the reasons for applying and relevant experience to the post; (ii) an up-to-date Curriculum Vitae; (iii) two references (referees must send a confidential letter to the attention of the Director to the following e-mail [email protected]); and (iv) a photograph. Applications should be sent to the following e-mail address: [email protected]. Please state the vacancy Number VN-01-2024 in the subject line.

Qualifications required

Applicants must be in possession of a University Degree in Accountancy, Business Administration, Public Administration, International Development, Law, or another related field. In addition, a professional certification of a Certified Public Accountant and Registered Auditor is required.

Experience required

Applicants must have at least three years of combined, progressively responsible experience and demonstrated technical competence in both internal audit and investigations.

As the Institute’s working language is English, excellent oral and written communication skills in English are essential. Knowledge of one or more of the official languages of the United Nations will be an advantage. Good computer skills are essential.

Work Place

On-site

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