Senior Fraud Investigator

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Our Federal Government client has a rare opportunity for an experienced Fraud Investigator to join their team long term. As the Senior Fraud Investigator, you will support the delivery of a high performing, high integrity, trusted departmental output.

This role requires the ability to contribute and lead in different investigation types, depending on Branch pressures. You will undertake investigations of potential fraud, unauthorised access, misconduct and other criminal offences committed against the department. In doing so, you will use initiative and discretion in the interpretation of policy and the application of practices and procedures. Decision-making is substantially dependent on sound judgement, skills and knowledge.

Senior Investigators work with a high level of autonomy and ensure the work of the team is of high standards. They will also at times be required to assist with project work. Senior Investigators are expected to display positivity and team focus, playing a key role in the support and development of less experienced staff. They manage their own work in the context of competing priorities, including contributing to business planning, changes in workplace practices and business improvement strategies. They are required to liaise with stakeholders and represent the branch with credibility and professionalism.

Skills / experience required:

  • Demonstrated experience in undertaking investigations and compiling briefs of evidence to a criminal standard to meet the Australian Government Investigation Standards, including the taking of complex witness statements and conducting of records of interview
  • Demonstrated team player with the ability to succeed within a complex and rapidly changing environment
  • Well-developed written and oral communication skills
  • Entry level integrity checks will be required for all successful candidates and dependent on the role, the appropriate working with children and/or vulnerable people checks may need to be undertaken.
  • Australian citizenship required / NV1 security clearance preferred