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Senior Investigator

Ministry of Health
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Job Description

  • Great role that spans the health industry
  • Enjoy variety. Every case is different
  • Auckland


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


We have a kaitiaki role across the Ministry – protecting and looking after our organisation so we have great people, processes and technology.


The role of Senior Investigator is an existing role that is responsible for conducting audits and investigations, providing risk assessments and develop counter-fraud methodologies to ensure that health funds are applied legitimately and appropriately.


As a senior member of the team you will be advising, mentoring and coaching investigative staff whilst managing the more complex and serious investigations assigned to the Auckland office. 


To be successful in this role we are looking for you to demonstrate a high level of experience managing complex investigations through to prosecution.  As an expert in the field you will have extensive knowledge of criminal fraud law and other statutory requirements, along with a good understanding of the health sector environment and issues related to funding and performance.  You will enjoy sharing your knowledge and wisdom with peers to support their growth and devlopment. 


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


Some domestic travel is required as part of this role.


The Ministry of Health is the kaitiaki of the health and disability system in New Zealand.  We are responsible for providing active stewardship and leadership across the nations health and disability system.  We ensure the system provides people with the highest levels of care, regardless of who they are or where they live. 


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For further information, contact Please click Apply for this Job to upload your CV and cover letter.


Advertising for this role closes at on 21 October 2019.


We encourage diversity and inclusion at the Ministry of Health and are committed to equal opportunity in all our employment policies and procedures.  In particular, we want to ensure accessibility needs are well supported, so the recruitment process is fair and equitable for all.  Therefore, please let us know if there is any support we can provide to ensure the recruitment process is fully accessible to you.  You can contact us at if you would like to discuss any accessibility needs you may have.



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