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Senior Security & Fraud Officer

Job no: 492379
Work type: Full Time
Location: Head Office, Canberra
Classification: DHA Level 6

Governance is responsible for facilitating and administering compliance with DHA's legislative requirements and overarching governance frameworks, as well as providing quality service and fostering relationships with DHA customers and stakeholders. The work environment is dynamic, with a number of projects and initiatives being undertaken concurrently to improve the capability and performance of the organisation.

The Senior Security and Fraud Officer is an integral member of the Risk and Assurance team within the Governance Area and operates with considerable independence. This role assists the Assistant Director and Director with the development, coordination and planning of DHA’s risk management and fraud control and corruption control activities, within the relevant legislative framework.

Your Contribution

As a Senior Security and Fraud Officer, you are required to undertake complex work and operate under broad direction to ensure the safety of DHA’s people, information and/or assets, and facilitate fraud and anti-corruption activities.

To be successful in this role you will have proven experience in effectively managing security, fraud and anti-corruption risks. You will have contributed to activities to embed positive security practices and uplift organisational protective security maturity. You will also have worked to identify and investigate allegations of fraud and corruption. You will be trustworthy and have appropriate judgement to handle sensitive and security classified matters with the highest levels of professionalism and discretion.

What we are looking for

Appointments in the Australian Public Service are merit-based. We will make an assessment of your suitability by looking at what you have done previously – the knowledge, skills and experience you have built, your potential for development, and your personal qualities.

For this role, we will consider how well you demonstrate:

  • Demonstrated professional experience in managing and delivering security outcomes consistent with the Protective Security Policy Framework (PSPF).
  • Demonstrated professional experience in interpreting and applying relevant legislation, policy and regulatory frameworks to investigate suspected fraudulent activities and recover monies.
  • Strong ethics and discretion, including demonstrated experience in managing discreet, sensitive and confidential information.
  • Strong stakeholder engagement skills, with proven ability to work collaboratively and provide specialist advice as needed.
  • Highly developed communication skills, including the ability to produce high quality, accurate and tailored communication.
  • Highly developed project management skills, including the ability to manage competing deadlines, resources and adhere to strict deadlines.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills, with proven ability to gather information, research, investigate and provide appropriate recommendations/solutions.
  • The ability to work independently, under limited supervision, and as part of a small professional team to achieve organisational outcomes.
  • Tertiary qualifications in investigations, fraud and/or corruption is highly desirable.

Applicants are short listed based on the merit principles contained in the Public Service Act 1999.

Any Order of Merit established from this selection process will remain active for up to 12 months from the date of this gazette and may be used to fill future ongoing or non-ongoing roles.

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