APS6 Team Leader - Compliance

Posted 02 August 2022
Salary$58 - $60 per hour
Job type Contract
DisciplineGovernment, Defence, Emergency, Government

Job description

About the Organisation
This is a large federal Government department. This team has a focus on delivering accurate and up to date career information and support.
About the Team
The Scheme Integrity Branch is responsible for preventing, detecting and responding to non-compliance and fraud. They engage with Agency staff, partners, participant and providers to promote good compliance practices and early intervention where non-compliance is identified. 
The branch focus is on protecting the Scheme’s financial sustainability, strengthening fraud control arrangements and conducting risk assessments to refresh the Agency’s Fraud and Corruption Control Plan.
About the team
The APS6 Compliance Officer is accountable under limited direction to undertake complex compliance work that is guided by legislation, policies, procedures, standards, methodologies and precedents. The role manages and coordinates the implementation and evaluation of new Compliance activities.
The position is a team membership position that is required to perform work that involves undertaking complex compliance activities and providing advice and support to other compliance officers. It has reasonable autonomy and accountability to exercise both initiative and judgment to interpret legislation and policy, in the application of practices and procedures to achieve outcomes within the functions.
The APS6 Compliance Officer will provide detailed technical, professional, policy, operational support and advice in relation to complex problems. It may be required to coordinate and assist in the strategic planning, program and project management and policy development that support the Agency’s objectives to “build a world-leading National Disability Insurance Scheme”.
The position will have a considerable level of public contact in relation to complex, difficult or sensitive issues. It may liaise with a range of internal and external stakeholders in a representational role on behalf of the branch/division/Agency.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Undertaking and managing complex and sensitive compliance reviews in accordance with Agency processes and legislation.
  • Monitoring and reporting work output and quality against established performance standards through analysis and reporting to the Executive/s.
  • Conducting informal discussions with staff and partners, participants, providers and third parties.
  • Gathering evidence from a range of sources and preparing assessments and determinations.
  • Preparing cases for referral to various business areas including the fraud intelligence team.
  • Supporting staff in the development of capabilities in undertaking compliance activities.
(NOTE: the key responsibilities of the role are based on current priorities and may change over time)
How to apply
If this role is of interest to you and you would like to know more then please don’t hesitate to contact Eden Morris on 02 6162 7305 emorris@dfp.com.au  

DFP welcomes applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and people with disability. In addition, DFP will provide reasonable adjustments for individuals with disability throughout the recruitment process. If you identify as a person with disability and require adjustments to the application, recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please advise via adjustments@dfp.com.au or 1300 337 000 and indicate your preferred method of communication (email, phone, text) so we can keep in touch and meet your accessibility needs.

Note: You may be required to provide evidence of your COVID-19 vaccination status.