EL1 Fraud Investigator

Please contact Iain Harvey on Iain.Harvey@hays.com.au for a confidential conversation about your next move

Your new company

This independent statutory agency's role is to implement a scheme that will support a better life for hundreds of thousands of Australians with a significant and permanent disability and their families and carers.

Your new role

The EL1 Fraud Investigator is an important team leadership position within the agency and will have delegated authority and responsibility to resolve issues and risks across wide-ranging activities of substantial depth involving significant detail. It will provide the leadership, control, planning, resource management, performance management and decision making for the Team Membership and assigned Contractors working within the positions assigned Work Area. It will exercise sound decision-making and judgement to produce high level policy advice and operational support.

The EL1 Fraud Investigator supports the branch through the implementation of the Agency’s Compliance and Enforcement Framework. It contributes to the management, implementation and review of the branch’s policies and processes by providing support which reflects the relevant legislation and understanding of disability.

The role will coordinate and assume responsibility to undertake detailed or sensitive projects that may include performing varied activities involving many different and unrelated processes or methods that may impact on the strategic or operational outcomes that support the agencies objective.

Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

  • Leading a team responsible for delivering the Agency’s fraud investigation objectives, with a focus on partnership and support across the Agency’s divisions, branches and/or sites.
  • Lead and manage complex and sensitive investigations, leading to high quality briefs of evidence, successful prosecution and hardened protection of participants and the Scheme.
  • Collaborating with the branch to develop fraud capability that reflects effective, innovative practice and contemporary strategy.
  • Promoting awareness of the Agency’s fraud response framework, ensuring all parts of the Agency are aware of their roles and responsibilities.
  • Reviewing and reporting on fraud investigations based on scheme and payment integrity and monitoring of actions to address identified issues.
  • Providing analysis of the findings and outcomes relating to the maturity of the Agency’s fraud response capability, including investigations.
  • Developing and implementing Agency initiatives to enhance fraud investigations.
  • Providing for overall senior management reporting, budget reviews, issues and actions pertaining to the validity and compliance of the fraud investigations function.
  • Developing and maintaining a high level working relationship with Commonwealth Department of Public Prosecutions and other law enforcement entities.

As you will be engaging and collaborating with a variety of stakeholders both internally and externally, well-developed communication skills with the ability to foster professional relationships whilst building rapport and trust is a must.

To be considered for this role you must be an Australian Citizen and have the ability to obtain and maintain a Government Security Clearance at the Baseline level or higher.

What you'll get in return

  • The opportunity to build your career and further develop your skills while contributing to a community facing agency to benefit the lives of many Australians living with disability.
  • A Central Canberra location with close access to cafes, gyms and a major shopping centre.

What you need to do now

If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call or email Iain Harvey on (02) 6279 7422, Iain.Harvey@hays.com.au

If this job isn't quite right for you, though you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion and visit our website www.hays.com.au to review our current list of available positions.

LHS 297508 #2670592


Job Type
Government & Public Services
ACT, Regional
Policy and Strategy

Talk to a consultant

Talk to Iain Harvey, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in Canberra
Level 11, 60 Marcus Clarke Street

Telephone: 0262797422

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