Senior Investigator – Compliance Investigations – Abu Dhabi – SNC-Lavalin

Division or Project Summary
The aspiration for the compliance function is to foster and build a world class compliance program within SNC-Lavalin in an economical and institutionally sustainable way by enabling and empowering the line management to assume the ownership for the execution of such compliance program. In order to encourage buy-in and adoption by the organization the compliance function also aspires to create effective and efficient compliance processes and seeks to establish an internal perception as a value added competitive advantage for the company.

Furthermore the compliance function seeks to develop and implement a compliance program that creates a value proposition which is broadly applicable to the E&C industry to further the company’s ambition to contribute to the overall compliance posture of the industry through leading by example.

Job Description
As part of its journey towards a world class compliance program SNC-Lavalin is looking for Senior Investigator, Compliance Investigations for Compliance Investigations Department. The department of CI is responsible for organizing and overseeing the investigation of suspected misconduct incidents and other similar event based issues within SNC-Lavalin.

Reporting to the Deputy Head of Compliance Investigations based in Montreal, you will join the Compliance Investigations team responsible for conducting investigations of allegations of fraud, corruption, misconducts and non compliance with SNC-Lavalin Code of Ethics.

Work Location : 5th Floor, East Tower, Abu Dhabi Trade Center Building

Responsibilities
•Conducting investigations into allegations of corruption and fraud concerning activities and operations of SNC-Lavalin. Activities include but are not limited to planning investigations and determining investigation objectives, scope, criteria, methodology to be used as well as staff and budget resources required to accomplish the assignment;
•Assisting the lead investigator in performing various investigative procedures including but not limited to email review, record analysis, interviews;
•Preparing reports and presentation of the highest quality;
•Assisting the internal audit teams in performing fraud risk assessment and adjusting their audit work programs accordingly;
•Preparing quarterly activity reports on the status of allegations, preliminary reviews and progress on assignments;
•Performing other related duties

Requirements
Education
•Bachelor’s degree ( accounting or finance or law or criminology) or Diploma in police investigations any other relevant experience;
•CFE designation is an asset;
•Courses in investigative, interviewing and negotiating.

Key professional background
•Minimum 10 years of experience in leading multijurisdictional investigations of bribery, antitrust, fraud and asset misappropriation Candidates therefore can have a background as investigative specialist, forensic accounting analyst, and senior analyst from the intelligence community, investigation counsel or an internal auditor with longstanding specialization in investigative work. Candidates are expected to know and understand expectations from the relevant stakeholders (management, external regulators, public) and have experience in interacting with top management on a frequent basis;
•Candidates should preferably have a few years of working experience for or on behalf of law or regulatory enforcement agencies in investigation of financial crimes. Such experiences are a merit.

Qualities and Abilities
•Ability to manage complex investigations in an autonomous and effective manner;
•Specialized experience with forensic techniques and tools including interrogations and statement analysis;
•Ability to work autonomously in a team-driven environment
•Ability to work in a culturally diverse environment and interact with culturally diverse individuals at all levels of the organization.
•Ability to communicate orally and in writing, in Arabic and English; Spanish, French and Portuguese would be considered an asset;
•Willingness to travel in Canada, to the United States and internationally (30% to 40% of the time)

Additional Information
Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
We are an equal opportunity employer.

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