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Vacancy: Junior Investigator


Location:    Business Ombudsman Council (Kyiv, Ukraine)

Job Description
•    Conduct in-depth researches on relevant laws, regulations, and legal articles;
•    Identify, obtain, review and analyse all documentation relevant to the investigation;
•    Draft correspondence and legal documents; 
•    Liaise with complainants and government officials to schedule meetings;
•    Gather and arrange legal documents for investigator’s review and case preparation;
•    Assist in investigating the facts of a complaint/case;
•    Organize and maintain documents electronically in Case Management System;
•    Assist in the preparation of investigation reports including findings, analysis and recommendations, when required; 
•    Prepare translations from Ukrainian into English and vice versa;
•    Provide technical support related investigators’ participation in expert groups;
•    Assist with follow-ups on systemic reports and feedback questionnaires’ obtaining.

Skills/Experience Required

•    Master degree in law;
•    At least 2 years of legal experience;
•    Experience of complaint handling and dispute analysis/resolution is considered an asset;
•    Demonstrated experience in preparation of detailed reports dealing with individual and systemic issues, including identifying and applying relevant legislation; 
•    Strong analytical skills with the ability to interpret complex legal, commercial and financial information; 
•    Well-developed research skills;
•    Excellent command of English and Ukrainian, both written and spoken, together with the ability to draft in English and Ukrainian to a very high standard. 

Personal Profile

•    Have good interpersonal skills and be able to demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills; 
•    Demonstrate an open-minded approach to issues and be committed to forming an impartial opinion; 
•    Illustrate good judgment and sound decision-making ability, with a detailed approach to information handling; 
•    Be able to organize, manage and schedule multiple tasks in a timely and resource efficient manner; 
•    Be self-motivated and show a desire to continuously perform at a high level.

This is a full time position and will be subject to the successful completion of a 3-months probation period. If interested, please send your CV (in English) and cover letter to, subject: Junior investigator.

The deadline for applications is December 2, 2019.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted in the next stage of the process.