Senior Investigator

  • Are you experienced in conducting compliance activities in accordance with legislative or policy requirements
  • Do you have an understanding on how to formally conduct investigations
  • Exciting opportunity available within our Employee Relations Branch

The NSW Department of Premier and Cabinet (DPC) is the lead central agency in the NSW Government.Our mission is to enhance the lives of the people of NSW by driving priorities, brokering outcomes and delivering programs and services.
We support the Premier and the Special Minister of State, the Cabinet, Ministers and agencies by coordinating policies and services across government. We lead policy development, provide innovative ideas and support Government plans and projects.

Working with us will give you a broad overview in areas such as public policy formulation, public administration and state administrative matters and an opportunity to be involved in a range of state-wide policies, issues and projects.

Why us

  • DPC believes all roles flex working flexibly
  • Amazing team environment with supportive colleagues
  • Convenient location, just out of Martin Place station
  • Plenty of great coffee options downstairs from the office
  • Career development and progression.

About the Role

The Senior Investigator, conducts compliance activities under NSW legislation and policy administered by the Department, including major and/or complex investigations and inspections, targeting operations to ensure and enhance compliance within the building and construction industry.

You will be responsible for:

  • Undertaking compliance activities in accordance with legislative requirements and regulations, policies and procedures and within service performance standards, taking on a leadership role within a team.
  • Preparing, presenting and reviewing evidence, reports and submissions to make appropriate recommendations in accordance with legislative requirements and regulations and delegated authorities.
  • Conducting proactive and targeted compliance operations in the building and construction industry, applying effective risk management strategies to ensure the achievement of compliance objectives. Intra-state travel is required.
  • Developing and maintaining specialist regulatory knowledge and skills, act as a resource for managers and team members and effectively contribute to ongoing development needs of the Departments regulatory role.
  • Providing information and advice to businesses and citizens regarding their rights and responsibilities in relation to relevant legislation.

A bit about you

  • Certificate IV in Government (Investigations) or preparedness to undertake an identical or similar employer-sponsored program, or existing equivalent qualifications.
  • Understanding of formal conduct of investigations, evidence gathering and review process
  • Current NSW drivers license holder.

How to Apply:

We are keen to learn more about you. Your application should include:

  1. a cover letter [maximum two pages] addressing the two targeted questions below.
  2. an up-to-date resume of no more than five pages which clearly details your relevant skills and experience.

Target Questions:

  1. Describe an instance when you had to influence multiple stakeholders, with competing views, using your analytical skills and offering a pragmatic solution. How did you manage the relationships and what was the outcome
  2. Tell me about the most complex investigation you have conducted. What actions did you take to ensure the investigation was compliant in accordance with legislative requirements

Closing date: Wednesday, 20 November 2019 [11:59PM]

Job note:
A recruitment pool may be established to fill similar temporary or ongoing vacancies in the next 18 months.

Clerk Grade 7/8 Package includes base salary ($97,152 - $107,541) plus superannuation and leave loading.

Our Commitment to Flexibility: At DPC we endeavour to make roles flexible. While this role is advertised as full time, we will consider requests to undertake the work on a flexible part-time or job share basis.

Our Commitment to Diversity: Our workplace supports those experiencing domestic and family violence and works to achieve gender equality. We received accreditation for our practices and remain committed to these issues .Diverse workforces are more innovative, productive and increase the delivery of high-quality services. We welcome and encourage applications from diverse backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, LGBTI+, people with disability, other diversity groups, and women.

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