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Senior Investigator

Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment
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Legal & courts
Job Type:
Ongoing - Full Time
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Job Description

  • Do you have extensive investigative experience?
  • Proven leadership experience in Regulatory compliance/activity
  • Interesting and varied case load
  • Permanent opportunity, Wellington based location
  • Starting salary - $90k


An exciting opportunity has come about for a Senior Investigator to join MBIE in the Occupational Licensing Team, Consumer Protection and Standards branch within the Market Services Group.

Reporting to the Investigations, Team Leader within the Occupational Licensing team, the Senior Investigator is responsible for carrying out the function of investigating complaints relating to persons who allegedly work in contravention of the Electricity Act 1992 and the Building Act 2004 and to support the Investigations Team Leader by providing consistent high quality advice. 


Essential skills and experience required for this role include:

  • Undertaking investigations, preparing investigation reports, ideally in an occupational regulation context to disciplinary tribunal standard
  • Experience in formal interviewing and preparing prosecution files for District Court preferred
  • Previous experience in leading case management and workflow
  • An understanding and appreciation of the principals of natural justice and how these apply
  • An understanding of occupational regulatory disciplinary processes
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • An ability to develop trust and credibility with managers and staff and other key stakeholders
  • An awareness of occupational licensing schemes and the complaints processes as they apply to such schemes


To apply for this exciting role, click on the “Apply Now” button to read and download the position description. Please apply directly online, complete the application form and submit your CV and cover letter outlining your suitability for this role.

If you have any queries please contact Monica Chow on

Applications close at 5.00pm on 17th November 2019.


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