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Counter Fraud Manager

UK Research and Innovation


Do you have experience leading on investigations? A finance background with excellent analytical skills? Are you able to work and deliver at pace and have good organisational skills? We are seeking a Counter Fraud Manager to help create, lead and sustain a comprehensive counter fraud, bribery and corruption programme for UKRI.The Counter Fraud Manager will report to the Senior Counter Fraud Manager and work closely with others in assurance, risk and information governance teams and their corporate colleagues to provide leadership and support decision-making, ensuring that UKRI operates best practice throughout its governance, accountability, risk management and integrated assurance arrangements.

The Counter Fraud Manager will assist in the development and implementation of appropriate proactive and reactive counter fraud policy and strategy and undertake investigations in line with UKRI policy, liaising with the relevant external bodies.

UK Research and Innovation are currently working from home but when it is safe to return to the office you will be required to work in Swindon (Polaris House) at least 2 days a week.

To succeed in this role, you will have:

• Experience of leading on fraud investigations
• An understanding of fraud bribery and corruption
• Experience in developing and implementing effective counter fraud strategies and frameworks in an organisation
• Experience working with senior management
• Experience of delivery training
• Good understand of grant funding
• Appropriate counter fraud or audit qualifications or relevant experienceChoosing to come to work at UKRI means that you will have access to a whole host of benefits including a flexible working scheme, a Career Average Revalued Earnings pension scheme, 30 days annual leave allowance, access to employee shopping/travel discounts and salary sacrifice cycle to work scheme.Successful candidates must pass a disclosure and barring security check.Successful candidates must meet the security requirements before they can be appointed. The level of security needed is security check.People working with government assets must complete basic personnel security standard checks.The closing date for applications is 23rd September 2020 and interviews will take place 12th – 16th October 2020.

Feedback will only be provided if you attend an interview or assessment.Open to UK, Commonwealth and European Economic Area (EEA) and certain non EEA nationals. Further information on whether you are able to apply is available here.The Civil Service Code sets out the standards of behaviour expected of civil servants.

We recruit by merit on the basis of fair and open competition, as outlined in the Civil Service Commission's recruitment principles.The Civil Service embraces diversity and promotes equal opportunities. As such, we run a Disability Confident Scheme (DCS) for candidates with disabilities who meet the minimum selection criteria.