Full-Time Principal Advisor, Investigation and Recovery
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Help shape the future of education
At the Ministry of Education, we work together to shape an education system that delivers equitable and excellent outcomes.
Our organisation is made up of more than 3,000 talented and committed people around New Zealand, from a wide range of backgrounds and cultures.
While we work in different groups and on different things, we all strive every day to make the biggest difference we can for every child, young person and adult student in our education system.
About our group and team
The Provider Assurance Group (PAG) is a key part of Early Learning Operations and Funding, within the Sector Enablement and Support Group in the Ministry.
Our key areas of focus are:
- the prevention and detection of financial mismanagement and fraud in the early learning sector
- Building sector capability and partnering with the sector to strengthen financial management practices
- Providing confidence to the Ministry, sector and public that funding is used appropriately
About this role
The Provider Assurance Group is a new function at the Ministry. As such you will be excited about being part of a leadership team that is responsible for building a unique and successful capability from the ground up.
The Principal Advisor, Investigation and Recovery is critical to the Provider Assurance Group’s success. You will lead our investigation efforts and maintain overall responsibility for the quality and timeliness of our investigative activities. You will support our efforts to upskill our people in understanding indicators of fraud and embed techniques that ensure the integrity of our systems and processes.
This is a truly unique opportunity and we are seeking candidates who are equally as excited as we are
To be successful you will need as follows:
- Proven work experience as an investigator
- Hands on experience leading financial investigations
- Proficient in interpreting evidence and reconstructing events
- Ability to observe minute details and to produce detailed reports
- In depth knowledge of criminal law, rules, and legislation
- Familiarity with the rules surrounding the collection and preservation of evidence
- Thorough understanding of the investigation process
- Strong financial and analytical skills along with strong interviewing skills
- Honest and ethical with high levels of integrity and confidentiality
Are you ready to make a difference?
As a government agency, the Ministry is committed to keeping to the Treaty of Waitangi’s guiding principles in our work for and with Māori students, their whānau, hapū and iwi.
We are seeking candidates from diverse backgrounds as we know how important it is to build teams with a range of voices and lived experiences. It is important our teams are diverse and have a broad understanding of the education system and how to ensure it meets the needs of all New Zealanders.
Please review the job description and if this opportunity interests you, and you meet the requirements, apply now using the ‘Apply Online’ button.
For further information, please contact Judy Walsh at email@example.com
Applications close at midnight on Thursday, 30 September 2021.
Please review the position description by copying and pasting this link into your browser: https://expressonline.haineslink.co.nz/pdfs/699207_JobDesc.pdf
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