The purpose of Business Integrity is to ensure that concerns regarding potential misconduct are handled and followed up on in a consistent manner with an appropriately trained investigator. Business Integrity leads all investigations into concerns involving significant risk to BP (except operational HSE matters). This includes investigations into serious allegations posing a significant financial, legal or public relation risk to the BP Group or any of its businesses or joint ventures i.e. corruption, and other serious misconduct of bribery, money laundering and major fraud.
The Investigator supports the Investigations team, advising business management on fraud, misconduct and investigation risks to minimise reputation damage and prevent or minimise Group losses.
The Investigator with relevant experience may be asked to assist with acting as a point of contact / support for other investigators in the business & functions.
The investigator provides oversight, quality assurance and supports to business / HR investigator on local investigations matter across the Asia Pacific Region
The ability to understand and dissect complex cases/issues, use innovative thinking and determine the most effective and efficient way to support the management and investigation of allegations – providing clear, concise, legally compliant and ethical guidance to the SPU/function as well as Senior BP management on these cases. Ability to simultaneously support the management of multiple projects/cases across multiple Segments and Functions in multiple jurisdictions.
Professionally support and undertake the management of investigation activities from initial assigned with the concern for investigation through to conclusion of the investigation on a timely basis including:
Contributing to the assessment of the allegation and identification of key issues and risks that need to be addressed,
Preparing relevant investigation documentation (briefing notes, plans and reports)
Assisting in the leading and/or management of investigation teams, and/or conduct investigations, and/or participate in investigation teams regarding serious allegations posing a significant financial, legal or public relation risk to the BP Group or any of its businesses or joint ventures i.e. fraud, corruption, and other serious misconduct.
The planning and conducting interviews with concerned individual (CI), witnesses and subjects
Assisting in the management of relationships with CI of allegations and concerns
The preparation of reports for these investigations, including working with E&C and other SME, stakeholders on recommendations, supporting the briefing of SPU, Function and Senior Management on the findings, including root causes
Support in the provision of strategic advice and guidance on the outcomes in order to aid lessons learned across the Group.
Support less experienced accredited investigators in the business, including investigation performance assessments after appropriate investigations in which Business Integrity has oversight. Assist in the management and development of accredited investigators.
Support, liaison and coordination with partner functions including Human Resources, Legal, Group Compliance & Ethics, Group Security and Group Audit to enhance teamwork and cooperation.
Proactively promote the BP Standards and Policies on handling concerns and conducting investigations. Contribute to the continual development of these processes and standards.
Participate and conduct Investigation Skill Training / Fraud Awareness Workshops
Relevant Professional Qualification (eg. Investigative, Accountancy, Legal, Certified Fraud
Examiner / CFE);
Digital Investigation platform review experience;
Forensic (financial) Investigation experience;
Investigation Training Course or similar (by an approved / recognised provider) essential
Interviewing Skills course (by an approved / recognised provider) essential (with advanced skills desirable);
Essential experience and job requirements
Minimum 5 years investigation experience, with at least half in areas of Fraud, Corruption & Misconduct
Experience in the assessment of complex allegations (recommendation of approach/strategy)
The ability to brief management & provide concise/professional advice
Able to collaborate & work constructively with other colleagues with differing work styles and diverse backgrounds
Excellent active listening skills, able to deal professionally & respectfully with those involved in investigations including concerned individuals, witness & the subjects of allegations
Able to speak up on issues and work constructively within the team to discuss issues of divergence & found common-ground
Exemplary & unquestionable personal integrity & moral compass and role model for BP’s values & Behaviours
Excellent analytical skills, attention to details with strong strategic & political awareness
Ability to work with others at all levels within BP, to manage conflicts & conduct difficult discussions & close matters in a timely manner
Self-confidence to take a firm stand &energetic persistence in seeking solutions to complex issues
Strong work ethics & created ability to achieve identified goals, couple with strong communication & presentation skills
Strong leadership skills, with ability to inspire and motivate people to deliver results in an ethical manner
Other Requirements (e.g. Travel, Location)
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Desirable criteria & qualifications
Investigation experience with a large global business/organisation(desirable)
Providing evidence at Court, & knowledge of relevant criminal laws(desirable)
The preparation of a brief of evidence(or case-file)for civil or criminal action(desirable)
Interviewing Skills course (by an approved/recognised provider) essential (with advanced skills desirable)
Yes - up to 25%
Is this a part time position?
Our business is the exploration, production, refining, trading and distribution of energy. This is what we do, and we do it on a truly global scale. BP operates with business activities and customers in more than 80 countries across six continents. Every day, we serve millions of customers around the world. We are continually looking for talented, committed and ambitious people to help us shape the face of energy for the future.
The role of Ethics & Compliance (E&C) is to promote and protect our reputation by building BP's capacity for ethical behaviour and its capability to comply with externally defined laws and regulations, the Code of Conduct and related group standards.
E&C is a function that works closely with business segments and functions across BP - helping line managers to fulfill their accountability for making sure that the high performance they aspire to is achieved ethically and within the boundaries of compliance. To address specific business issues we coach, train and provide practical tools and solutions to mitigate their risks. We help teams to raise issues too, through our group-wide annual Certification process. It's also our aim to help individuals use their voices to raise issues and concerns: in particular, we are responsible for the OpenTalk enquiries and concerns helpline.
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