Saudi Aramco Careers
Internal Services Group Investiagtor
Requisition ID: 1185941
Req Number: 16313BR
We are seeking an experienced Investigator to work within the Corporate Security Services Division (CSSD) at Saudi Aramco. This role will be based at the Company Headquarters in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia.
CSSD provides highly specialized professional, investigative, and consulting services to Saudi Aramco’s Corporate and Executive Management. CSSD conducts Company-based investigations both within and outside Saudi Arabia in respect to serious and complex issues, including, but not limited to, fraud and financial crime, malfeasance, misappropriation, kickbacks, conflict of interest, information security, and other violations.
You will be working with an experienced, diverse, cosmopolitan, and friendly team of professional staff (both Saudi nationals and expatriates) with a vast knowledge and experience in conducting and resolving complex cases of investigation in compliance with Saudi labor law, Company policies and procedures, and other legal norms.
You will work under the direction of our investigative consultant and/or another supervisor as appropriate, provide feedback on investigative developments and findings, and keep management updated on the relevant case progression. In addition, you will also be required to lead investigations, mentor colleagues, organize and administer case files, and report on findings by preparing a report of investigation for the management, which should be to at a high-quality standard.
You will also support the management and other investigators in achieving divisional, departmental, and the Company’s strategic objectives in line with corporate values.
You will provide investigative strategy to management in resolving cases to expediently identify any business and/or reputational risk, and, by doing so, develop risk management plans as appropriate. You will also be responsible for identifying any costs savings, reimbursements, and recoveries in favor of Saudi Aramco arising from your investigative findings.
As the successful candidate, you should meet the following requirements:
A bachelor’s degree in fraud/financial crime prevention, criminal justice law, forensics, compliance, ethics, accounting, human resources, public administration, or any discipline relevant to corporate investigations.
Professional certification in a relevant discipline, such as the Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), the Professional Certified Investigator (PCI), the Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), the International Compliance Association certification, or equivalent, is preferred.
Membership in a recognized international professional organization within the corporate fraud, investigative, or compliance environment is preferred but not essential.
A minimum of seven (7) years of experience as a skilled professional investigator in law enforcement or other relevant investigative role. Ideally, you will have an experience of working in a demanding investigative or corporate fraud environment.
Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced and dynamic multicultural environment.
Proven investigative ability and experience in conducting complex cases of investigation, including but not limited to fraud and financial crime prevention.
Ability to write high quality and structured reports of investigation and relevant case summaries in a timely fashion.
Hold high professional integrity and ethical values and adhere to (legal) investigative standards.
Compliance with information security protocols and the best-practice management of confidential information.
Comprehensive knowledge of investigative techniques and trends, and keeping up to date on all relevant developments in terms of corporate fraud and criminality.
Strong and effective written and oral communication skills.
Excellent information technology and computer skills, including Microsoft Office tools, and knowledge of Internet search engines.
Strong organizational skills and the ability to multitask and work in a team setting.
Ability to manage effective work relationships with team colleagues, internal stakeholders, and the communities with whom Saudi Aramco interacts.
Ability to work in a diverse and multicultural workplace.
Understanding of the customer-focused approach to service.
Interview and conduct investigative training.
Life-cycle case management.
Duties & Responsibilities:
Conduct high-quality fraud and financial crime investigations and other types of investigations in accordance with legal norms with specific reference to and in compliance with the Saudi labor law and relevant Company policies and procedures.
Present a full life cycle of case management, including case openings, assessments, planning, investigation, findings, outcome, and case closing.
Conduct interviews to identify and develop facts to resolve investigative issues and prepare high-quality professional reports of investigation.
Have the ability to identify cost savings, reimbursements, and recoveries in favor of Saudi Aramco arising from investigative findings, and the ability to recommend and suggest any relevant business change practices.
Work toward preventing and detecting fraud or similar offenses, and is engaged in leading the delivery of fraud awareness programs throughout the Company.
Assist line management by undertaking detailed crime risk pattern analysis assessments, identifying trends, hot spots, or actual or potential corporate threats and vulnerabilities.
Develop and implement risk mitigation and reduction programs to prevent and combat fraud/crime trends, and brief and report findings to supervisors and management.
Evaluate and deliver research information (from open and closed sources) using approved criteria to determine its potential as evidence/intelligence to support outcomes.
Provide regular briefings supported by detailed, evidential reports and information to line management and executive management, as required.
Ensure investigation files are prepared and administered to a high-quality and auditable standard.
Coordinate with various Company stakeholders and other agencies as required.
Mentor, develop, and coach less senior investigators and assist their line management in setting and monitoring development plans.
Saudi Aramco’s Industrial Relations (IR) Business line is dedicated to building, maintaining and enhancing the relationships the Company develops with people and institutions inside the Kingdom and around the world. It is through the IR business line that the Company cares for the health, wellbeing and security of its employees and their families, maintains the high quality of life found in Company communities, operates the school system for the children of expatriate employees, and communicates with various audiences through a variety of media, including print publications, events, films and websites. Saudi Aramco operates one of the largest and most successful industrial and professional training programs on the planet to ensure that its employees are provided with the training they need to meet emerging challenges. The Company’s wide-ranging corporate citizenship activities, which focus on the areas of environmental protection, knowledge, community and the economy, are also the responsibility of the IR business line.