EL1 Integrity Investigator

Posted 20 June 2024
Salary$602.55 per day, Benefits: + superannuation
Job type Contract
DisciplineGovernment FederalHR & Recruitment

Job description

EL1 Internal Integrity Investigator – Employee Relations
  • $602.55 per day + Super  
  • Canberra, Deakin – Brand New Office
  • 12-month Labour Hire Contract
  • Hybrid with Flexible Work Arrangements
  • Weekly Pay

On behalf of a large Federal Government Agency, I am seeking an EL1 Internal Integrity Investigator. The Integrity Investigator will undertake internal investigations into integrity and conduct matters relating to the Agency’s employees in accordance with the Public Service Act 1999.
They may also be required to conduct primary Reviews of Action under Section 33 of the Public Service Act 1999 and case manage external jurisdiction matters.
The Integrity Investigator will conduct administrative investigations and enquiries, in line with legislative requirements and with an understanding of the APS Values, APS Employment Principles, and the APS Code of Conduct. The incumbent will provide assistance to the Director on integrity and conduct matters, administrative processes, and contribute positively to the team, branch, agency, and APS outcomes.
Given the breadth of the role, a variety of skillsets are being sought to build an effective, multi-disciplinary team. Due to the sensitivity of the information handled by the People Support and Integrity Branch, this position requires the highest levels of integrity, professionalism, and impartiality.
Responsibilities will include:
  • Assess and evaluate information, referrals, and allegations, that may result in administrative internal investigations with an integrity and conduct focus.
  • Undertake balanced, robust, and professional investigations and reviews of action in line with relevant policy, legislation and APS guidelines.
  • Case manage investigations and external jurisdiction matters in a trauma informed way and with a risk assessment approach.
  • Contribute, under the leadership of the Director to provide direct support to other teams such as HR, Legal and Fraud in both operational and strategic contexts.
  • Contribute to effective integrity processes, projects, methods, and internal governance, to influence and maintain a robust integrity culture within the Agency.
  • Assessing, reporting and analysing case metrics and integrity data.
  • Contribute to prevention, detection, assessment, and treatment of misconduct within the Agency.
  • Researching, interpreting and applying an extensive knowledge of relevant legislation and the Agency's Enterprise Agreement and policies to processes and provision of advice on complex conduct matters.
Successful candidates will demonstrate the following:
Key skills required:
  • Demonstrated experience in conducting investigations into suspected misconduct – particularly in the public sector environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to use investigation, analytic and/or assessment skills to deliver objective, impartial and ethical investigative outcomes.
  • Demonstrated ability to drive investigations autonomously, with sound judgement and the ability to prioritise effectively.
  • Demonstrated experience in producing thorough and timely investigative reports, including reports for senior management.
  • Demonstrated experience delivering outcomes within a fast-paced and agile environment, including collaborating with stakeholders.
  • Aptitude for handling sensitive information with discretion and confidentiality and a robust risk management approach.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to handle challenging and difficult conversations.
  • Proven track record of ethical behaviour.
Desirable skills to have:
  • Experience in conducting administrative investigations into suspected misconduct – particularly in the public sector environment.
  • Certificate IV in Government Investigations desired
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications (such as in human resources, regulation, justice, security, information technology, psychology, sociology, etc.) will be highly regarded.
Application Requirements:
  • Applicants must hold Australian citizenship.
  • Be willing to undergo an Australian Federal Police Check and completion of the Agency’s screening checks, including; Working With Children Check, NDIS Worker Screening Check.
  • Candidates with AGSVA clearance – Baseline, NV1 and NV2 will be highly regarded.
How to apply:
If this role is of interest to you, APPLY NOW, with your current resume in MS Word format along with an expression of interest. If you would like to know more then please don’t hesitate to contact Bill O’Rourke on 02 6162 7319 or via borourke@dfp.com.au

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