Job Details
  • Reference383328A_1636701311
  • LocationCanberra
  • Job TypeContract
  • Posted27 days ago
  • ConsultantLeanne Porter

As one of the Australia's largest providers of human resources solutions, Chandler Macleod has a proven track record of unleashing potential in people and companies. For over 40 years Chandler Macleod's recruitment business has connected leading-edge projects and employers with outstanding business professionals.

Our Federal Government client is seeking to engage an APS6 Fraud Investigator on a contract for 12 months with potential extension.

About the Role:

The APS6 Fraud Investigator contributes and leads in different investigation types, depending on branch pressures. They will undertake investigations of potential fraud, unauthorised access, misconduct and other criminal offences committed against the Agency/Scheme. They 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.

The role will work with relative autonomy, ensuring the work of the team is of high standards, playing a key role in the support and development of less experienced staff. Investigators manage their own work in the context of competing priorities, including contributing to business planning, changes in workplace practices and business improvement strategies.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

  • Analysing and processing information to produce accurate and informative reports.
  • Conducting formal and informal discussions with agency staff and partners, participants, providers and third parties.
  • Undertaking and managing complex and sensitive investigations in accordance with agency processes and legislation.
  • Gathering evidence from a range of sources and preparing high quality briefs of evidence.
  • Preparing cases for referral to relevant parties such as the Australian Federal Police and Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions.
  • Providing evidence in criminal and civil court as a representative of the agency.
  • Undertaking administration, reporting and project work as required

Mandatory Requirements:

  • The successful candidate will be required to comply with relevant WCVP (Working with Children and Vulnerable People) checks as they vary throughout each State and Territory.

If you feel you are a suitable candidate submit your application by hitting "Apply for this job". Alternatively, you can call Leanne Porter on 02 6268 9926 or email for further discussion.