• U.S. Embassy in Abu Dhabi Careers | Investigator

    U.S. Embassy in Abu Dhabi Careers | Investigator

    Location: Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates

    Job Description

    The U.S. Mission in the UAE is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of Investigator

    Duties and Responsibilities

    Your main responsibilities in this role include the following:

    • The Investigator provides guidance and assistance to LEGATT Office on all criminal, investigative, legal and socio-political issues, and in the development, functioning, administration, maintenance, and reporting of all aspects of investigative programs, inclusive of criminal investigations, comprehensive counter-terrorism investigations, data analysis, liaison activities, training and translation.

    • The Investigator defines program goals in consultation with the LEGATT and Assistant Legal Attaché, devises work-plans to achieve said goals, plans and initiates investigations in the full spectrum of LEGATT activities, advises Mission personnel in LEGATT/UAE’s Area of Responsibility and other government officers in matters of fraud, criminal proceedings, and other issues on a routine basis.

    • Actively liaises and assists in the joint investigative efforts of the LEGATT and UAE police agencies.

    • Acts as a consultant and primary point-of-contact to numerous external host government, non-government, third-country, law enforcement and private sector contacts, researches/receives/stores/drafts/edits/disseminates all pertinent information and correspondence, ensures all investigative functions are completed in a timely, efficient and appropriate manner, provides translation support and performs other administrative duties, as directed by the Attaché and/or Assistant Attaché.

    Job Requirements

      Open to:

    • Open to the public

    • Current Employees of the Mission - All Agencies and/or U.S. Citizen Eligible Family Members (USEFMs); Eligible Family Members (EFMs); or Declared Members of Household (MOHs) - All Agencies

    • Education:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Law science, Military Services, Business/Finance or a closely related field that required extensive analysis, research, writing, prioritization, problem-solving and creative thinking

    • Work Experience:

    • A minimum of three years of progressively responsible experience in investigative work with police, military, private security or US Government organization is required with a demonstrated ability to work independently or with limited supervision.

    • Language:

    • Level IV (Fluent) reading/writing/speaking English is required.

    • Level IV (Fluent) reading/writing/speaking Arabic is required.

    • Knowledge:

    • Familiar with aspects of the LEGATT Investigation Program.

    • The incumbent will be expected to become familiar with the day-to-day process of exchanging information among law enforcement agencies in host country and the United States and a working knowledge of host country and USA criminal justice systems with respect to all types of criminal investigations.

    • Individual must be able to familiarize himself with various subjects so as to render accurate, clear translations that capture the meaning and intent of original documents and discussions. A thorough knowledge of local political, social, and cultural customs and practice is required.

    • Familiarity with criminal and civil laws, rules of criminal procedures, and rules of evidence is also required.

    • Abilities and Skills:

    • Must possess excellent analytical, advisory, representational/liaison, prioritization and drafting skills as well as the ability to absorb and understand highly complex information and/or trends and develop a strategy to respond thereto, respond to various queries.

    • Ability to maintain extensive contacts with officials within the host country.

    • Ability to demonstrate initiative and resourcefulness in obtaining information and evidence.

    • Ability to demonstrate basic typing and standard level computer skills.

    • Ability to manage sudden shifts in priorities, work extended hours without advance notice, provide after-hours support to POCs and travel abroad on short notice.

    • Must possess valid U.A.E driver license. (This maybe tested)

    Job Details

    Company/Organization: U.S. Embassy in Abu Dhabi

    Employment Type: Full-time

    Job Location: Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

    Duration of Post: Permanent

    Salary/Compensation AED 234,603