Counter Fraud Team Member

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Counter Fraud Team Member
Interim Position

PSR 1JP00064375

Posted: 22nd November 2022 16:34
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  • Pay Rate:

    Up to £400 per day pay range subject to IR35 status

  • Hours per Week:


  • Anticipated 6 months

  • London
What's involved with this role:

Interim Counter Fraud Team Member -Hybrid Working – PSR 1JP00064375
Pay Rate: Up to £400 per day pay range subject to IR35 status

Location: London or Birmingham – hybrid – in the office 2-3 times a week

This role would suit candidates who have a background in fraud and who have worked in other similar Government departments.

Key Accountabilities:

  • The Counter Fraud team is looking for a counter fraud professional with the experience, skills and personal qualities for a Senior Executive Officer.
  • The individuals will be part of the team managing the delivery of counter fraud activities across COVID19 schemes, Local Authority Grants Schemes, Arms Length Bodies and a range of internal and external stakeholders.
  • The individual will engage with a wide range of stakeholders both inside and outside the Department to help the team and delivery partners identify and develop effective counter fraud policies and processes.
  • You will form the key link between policy teams, delivery organisations and law enforcement, these roles will suit those who excel at team working and influencing to deliver through others.


Key Responsibilities

  • The role will be focused on supporting the Fraud Risk Assessment and Fraud Management Plan
  • To lead on the collection of management information to help the team assess the performance of delivery partners and help the end-to-end management of fraud risks
  • Leading on the work to report on a range of performance indicators relating to fraud management. Develop and implement policies and procedures for effective collation of management information relating to fraud, bribery and corruption across the team and Arms' Length Bodies.
  • Prepare and maintain performance dashboards.
  • To provide support to the G7 Senior managers and SEOs as required.
  • Proactively raising the profile of counter-fraud work to support policy teams across the team and its arms-length bodies.
  • To support the development and implementation of professional standards in counter fraud and grant administration in the team and its Arms Length Bodies.
  • Providing secretariat support to various governance and the counter fraud network groups.
  • To advise colleagues on the management of fraud and abuse of taxpayer support through well designed policies and lessons learnt.
  • To develop cross cutting skills to support and influence colleagues to achieve Value For Money and compliance with managing public money.
  • Prepare timely, accurate and well drafted contributions to high quality responses to briefings, Freedom of Information requests and senior level correspondence, liaising with stakeholders as appropriate to produce accurate and comprehensive responses.
  • Contributing to requests for evidence from the Audit Office and Public Accounts Committee inquiries as appropriate.
  • Building and maintaining strong working relationships with policy colleagues, analysts, other external stakeholders.
  • Contributing to the delivery of a programme of counter-fraud awareness-raising and training events, guidance materials, use of internal/external communications and culture change activities.
  • Ensure that the continuous improvement philosophy is embedded in the team by ensuring processes and procedures are regularly reviewed.


Skills and Experience

  • This role would suit candidates who have a background in fraud and who have worked in other similar Government departments.

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  1. Our clients are generally seeking applicants who are reasonably local, not that they would exclude candidates willing to travel/relocate, so on that basis we would ideally like you to supply us with your address (or at least your post code) and a telephone number so that we can reach you during working hours
  2. Your recent UK working experience going back at least 5 years, or full employment history if you have been working for fewer years than this.
  3. Your availability to work either immediately, or at short notice.
  4. Qualifications and experience relevant to the job role – please give full details within your CV document

Other preferable/desirable details to include on your CV, if applicable:

  1. Any local authority/public sector experience
  2. Any relevant qualifications held or being studied for

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Counter Fraud Team Member
Client Category: Central Government Ministry

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