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Senior Workplace Investigator EL1 - Contract

Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
20th June 2024
HR Partners Brisbane - 14M0631915
  • 12 month contract - flexible working arrangements
  • A diverse role utilising a broad skill set
  • Multiple roles, multiple locations

This organisation falls under the remit of the Australian Federal Government and act as an independent statutory agency. The business performs a crucial role in supporting individuals and families across Australia with supporting those with a disability. The roles can be based in the CBD or Chermside and there are other locations around Australia.

The role will see you 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 successful candidate/s 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 skill sets 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.

Candidates *MUST* be an Australian citizen to apply

Responsibilities of the role include but are not limited to:

  • 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's
  • Researching, interpreting and applying an extensive knowledge of relevant legislation and the Agency's Enterprise Agreement and Agency's policies to processes and provision of advice on complex conduct matters.

Desired Qualifications & experience:

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Proficiency in case management.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to handle challenging and difficult conversations.
  • Experience drawn from an environment requiring strict ethical behaviour.

This is a 12 month assignment located in the CBD or Chermside. Daily pay rate up to $602.55 plus super. Please apply through the link below or call Tim Newham on (07) 3031 3291

At HR Partners by Randstad, we are passionate about providing equal employment opportunities and embracing diversity to the benefit of all. We actively encourage applications from any background.

HR Partners
Level 18, 66 Eagle Street
Ph: +61 7 3031 3291