PATH is a global organization that works to accelerate health equity by bringing together public institutions, businesses, social enterprises, and investors to solve the world’s most pressing health challenges. With expertise in science, health, economics, technology, advocacy, and dozens of other specialties, PATH develops and scales solutions—including vaccines, drugs, devices, diagnostics, and innovative approaches to strengthening health systems worldwide.
The Operations and Research Affairs division is comprised of five departments: Business Development, Legal Affairs, Office of Grants & Contracts, Office of Research Ethics, and Office of Scientific Affairs. The mission of the division is to provide effective, efficient, pragmatic, and compliant operations support for PATH’s global operations.
PATH seeks to hire an Investigator who will be a member of PATH’s global Operations team. Reporting to the Director of Risk and Compliance, the Investigator will work closely with our Internal Audit, Finance, Legal Affairs, and Human Resources teams to reduce financial fraud and abuse losses by efficiently and effectively investigating allegations of financial misconduct. The successful candidate will conduct investigations worldwide and will create and maintain processes and training to ensure organization-wide standardization.
Key Duties and responsibilities:
- Provide guidance regarding theories, principles, and practices of investigations.
- Conduct investigations into policy violations and allegations of wrongdoing related to financial fraud, corruption, ethics & compliance and other related matters as directed by leadership.
- Assist PATH attorneys and other business partners with the collection, organization, and preparation of data for review and analysis in legal matters, regulatory filings, law enforcement referrals, and cross-functional investigations.
- Manage, directly or through matrixed relationships, staff who engage in activities related to investigations.
- Develop and bring complex financial fraud investigations to successful conclusion, summarizing findings and recommendations thorough, detailed written reports.
- Review and assess complaints and allegations including conducting appropriate debriefing interviews, communicating with the complainant, and counterpart operational colleagues.
- Conduct investigative research, to include financial records, procurement documents and database searches.
- Formulate detailed investigation plans and strategies with summary of case facts and findings to date, chronology of events, witness lists, sequence of investigative activities and operational logistics.
- Screen, engage, and mange external investigators as needed.
- Initiate and maintain appropriate communications with senior management, legal counsel, and key business partners.
- Participate in investigative missions to collect and organize relevant documentary and electronic information including recording complainant, witness, and subject interviews; obtaining and securing signed witness attestations and other documentary evidence.
- Identify, develop, and apply appropriate investigative tools, process, and technologies to achieve maximum efficiencies and effectiveness.
- Develop and participate in education, training, and awareness-building activities as part of a fraud and misconduct prevention program.
- Liaise with business and program partners to develop and maintain partnerships, and to gather knowledge to improve processes and build business solutions.
- Mine lessons learned from investigations to inform training and outreach programs and, in partnership with business partners, to strengthen PATH’s internal controls environment.
- Contribute to special projects with an enterprise-wide impact requiring guidance and direction from an investigations perspective and participate in cross-functional and organizational strategic initiatives.