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Investigator- Monitoring & Crown Ownership

Tertiary Education Commission
Job Category:
Wellington - Wellington
Wellington - Wairarapa
Job Type:
Ongoing - Full Time
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Investigator JD 2018.doc (Word, 805KB)
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Job Description

Each year the Tertiary Education Commission (TEC) invests approximately $3 billion in tertiary education and supports the tertiary and careers system so that New Zealanders are equipped with the knowledge and skills needed for lifelong success.


Are you keen to help make tertiary education better meet the needs of learners? Do you want to be a member of an enthusiastic, motivated, diverse and professional team? We are looking for a self-starter with demonstrated skills in investigations.


The TEC has recently re-aligned its monitoring to work closer with tertiary education organisations (TEOs) by introducing a flexible, smarter approach that focuses on education and appropriate response to risk. In this role you will be undertaking and leading investigations into TEOs and providing quality advice and reports to assist the TEC in its new approach.


The ideal candidate will have the following skills:


  • demonstrated experience in undertaking audit and investigation activities, including an understanding of core financial, audit and investigation principles and standards
  • experience in fields such as accounting, finance, law, economics or similar
  • excellent relationship management skills and proven ability to establish and maintain working relationships with all levels of staff and key external contacts
  • ability to apply critical thinking to complex and varied fact scenarios
  • excellent time management and prioritising skill
  • demonstrated professional ethics and integrity
  • well-developed communication skills and the ability to write clearly and succinctly.



For more information, please refer to the attached job description.  If you are interested in this role, please follow the application process via


Applications close 5pm, Friday 26 October 2018

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