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Fraud Investigation Officer
Do you have a keen eye for detail? Are you interested in making a positive impact on the environment? Do you have a passion for helping people, for saving the environment and for learning about energy efficiency?
If so, come join our Fraud investigation energy team at ICF!
If yes, we want to hear from you!
For this exciting project, we’re recruiting a number of Fraud Investigation Officers roles to support of our implementation work on the Green Homes Grant Scheme, a major national grant scheme with the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS). The Green Homes Grant Scheme is a UK government-funded voucher scheme to help up to 600,000 domestic consumers make energy efficient home improvements, helping them reduce their energy bills, while also generating up to 100,000 jobs in the UK.
Please note, these positions are UK based only and will be remote home working.
What will the fraud investigation team do?
The ICF Fraud Investigate Team will oversee the development and operation of case investigations within BEIS Green Home Grant applications. In this role, the Fraud Investigation Officer, will operate as part of a wider Fraud investigation team, reviewing, identifying and investigating any issues with voucher application fraud.
The successful applicant will require an in depth understanding of the criminal justice system, including current legislation and investigative techniques. They will have the ability to communicate effectively at all levels, have experience of dealing with members of the public in difficult situations and will be able to work to their own initiative. The ability to produce high quality, concise and accurate reports/notes is essential.
What does a fraud investigation officer do?
Investigation planning to identify relevant enquiries and gather appropriate evidence.
Undertaking enquiries to adequately balance intrusion against level of risk, protecting the rights of suspects while ensuring allegations are thoroughly examined.
Gather the evidence identified to meet the requirements of the investigation plan.
Interviewing witnesses and conducting formal recorded interviews of suspects.
Undertaking risk assessments, administering documentation and carrying out activities in support of fraud monitoring.
Preparing adjudication reports and case summaries.
Maintain and update digital system requirements within the fraud management framework.Comply with data management requirements under DPA 2018 and GDPR
A good level of operational experience in counter fraud or some other form of fraud investigation, to include formal interviewing, statement noting and crime report collation.
Knowledge of disclosure investigatory methods and evidence presentation.
Understanding of Proceeds of Crime Act and practical application to criminal offending.
Excellent oral and written communication skills and a capacity to communicate with a wide range of people.
A good level of operational experience in counter fraud or some other form of criminal investigation, to include formal interviewing, statement noting and crime report collation
An ability to work collaboratively with partners, seeking opportunities to share resources, information, experience and best practice
An ability to consider proportionality and necessity when undertaking enquiries to adequately balance intrusion against level of risk, protecting the rights of suspects while ensuring allegations are thoroughly examinedn ability to work effectively in a changing environment, demonstrating flexibility, overcoming challenges and enabling others to do so
Working at ICF
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