Job Summary: The Investigations Manager/Investigator will be based in Dubai, UAE, reporting to the Associate General Counsel for Investigations. The position includes various responsibilities relating to the Investigations function of the Weatherford Compliance group, with particular focus on compliance with Weatherford’s (“WFT”) Code of Business Conduct, Anti-Corruption Standards, and Conflicts of Interest Standards, as well as various anti-corruption laws, including the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (“FCPA”).
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
The Investigations Manager/Investigator will also lead and execute internal investigations, sometimes multi-disciplinary, with focus on matters involving WFT’s Code of Business Conduct, Anti-Corruption Standards, and Compliance policies
Coordinate with other functions (Assurance, Human Resources, Health & Safety, Security) to report findings and recommendations to senior management
The Investigations Manager/Investigator will support Weatherford in the identification and evaluation of WFT's compliance risk areas
Assist in conducting anti-corruption focused country compliance reviews/audits, and desk audits of WFT global business operations
Assist in the identification and remediation of non-compliant issues
Design and deliver Investigations training to non-Compliance investigators
Other Compliance-based ad hoc projects
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The applicant must hold a University degree
Substantial experience conducting fraud or anti-corruption related investigations
Formal legal training and/or forensic accounting training is strongly preferred, but not required; or
Certified Fraud Examiner status
Previous experience leading and/or conducting internal investigations and managing a related caseload (i.e., Project and case management expertise)
Knowledge of FCPA & UK Bribery Act principles and practices
Ability to understand, interpret, and apply complex regulations/procedures
Outstanding research and writing skills
Advanced attention to detail and the ability to multi-task & manage multiple projects and activities effectively in a fast-paced environment
Strong organizational skills and an ability to work in a team environment
Exceptionally strong communication, interpersonal and leadership skills
Outstanding analytical skills and judgment
Ability to handle highly sensitive matters with absolute discretion
Self-starter; ability to work effectively with minimal supervision
Strong time management and prioritization skills
Proficiency in Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and other relevant database skills
Position may require up to 25% international travel
Familiarity with JDE Edwards or SAP is a plus.
Experience working with and/or managing outside counsel/consultants.
Weatherford is one of the world's largest multinational oil and natural gas service companies. The company provides products and services for drilling, evaluation, completion, production and intervention of oil and natural gas wells, along with pipeline construction and commissioning. Headquartered in Switzerland, Weatherford operates in more than 100 countries across the globe and employs more than 35,000 people (2016). Weatherford International plc (NYSE: WFT) has been selected for inclusion in the Euronext Vigeo World 120 index, which is composed of the 120 most advanced companies in the European, North American and Asia Pacific Regions. The Company also maintained its inclusion in the Euronext Vigeo US 50 index.