The Royal Borough of Greenwich is seeking to recruit an experienced and motivated Anti-Fraud Investigator to work in a team of Internal Audit and Anti-Fraud professionals.
Anti-Fraud Investigator role
We are looking for an Anti-Fraud Investigator with a background in investigation work who is enthusiastic, forward thinking, driven and determined to make a difference. It is essential that candidates can demonstrate knowledge and experience of both civil and criminal outcomes in relation to fraud investigations.
We require a determined and motivated individual, ideally with experience of working within a counter fraud environment and who has an analytical and interrogative approach to their work. The ability to prioritise workload and to make informed decisions is a requirement of the role. The ideal candidate will be accustomed to working under pressure and be able to work closely with colleagues and other government agencies, when required.
The ideal candidate for this position will have:
- Practical experience of planning and undertaking investigations within a Local Authority or other Government Agency including those of a complex and confidential or sensitive nature
- A Relevant qualification from an organisation such as the (Professionalism in Security) qualification of ACFO (Accredited Counter Fraud Officer) or similar
- Ability to apply judgement and sensitivity during investigations maintaining the confidentiality of cases being investigated at all times in accordance with the Data Protection Act 2018 and other relevant legislation
- Ability to interview staff or persons suspected of fraud or irregularity in accordance with professional standards of the Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (PACE) and legal guidelines obtaining witness statements, collating evidence and preparing case files for referral to Legal Services or Police for prosecution actions in accordance with the Criminal Procedures and Investigations Act 1996 (CPIA)
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Royal Borough of Greenwich reserves the right to close any vacancy earlier than the advertised closing date should there be a high volume of applications received.