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Senior Investigator

Ministry of Health
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Are you an experienced criminal fraud investigator looking for a new challenge?


Audit & Compliance is a specialised unit of the Ministry of Health responsible for Counter-fraud, Audit and Risk Management activities in relation to over $6 billion of annual payments to health providers. We are seeking an experienced Senior Investigator to join our Christchurch based investigative team.  The investigations group has staff located in Auckland, and Christchurch.      


As a senior Investigator you will be responsible for advising, mentoring and coaching investigative staff whilst managing the more complex and serious investigations assigned to the Christchurch office.  Some domestic travel is required as part of this role


To be successful in this role you will have:


  • At least 10 years' experience in managing complex investigations through to prosecution;
  • Extensive  knowledge of criminal fraud law and other statutory requirements;
  • A good understanding of the health sector environment and issues relating to funding and performance;
  • Proven leadership experience
  • Strong communications skills  and the ability to promote good relationships


Ideally you will have Police Criminal Investigation Branch (CIB) experience or similar investigative training.


Don't let this opportunity pass you by – apply now and help us to protect the integrity of our health service.


For further information about this position please contact Paul Merrett on 03 974 2346 or email 


The Ministry of Health is committed to equal opportunity in all our employment policies and procedures. All staff – regardless of gender, race, marital status, age, disability, sexual orientation, religious or ethical beliefs, political opinion or union affiliation – have access to equal employment opportunities. We welcome enquiries from everyone and value diversity in the workforce and we are willing to consider flexible working arrangements.     



Applications close 22 August 2017.    

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