Job Vacancies

Investigation Support

About the Role
The role of the Investigation Support sits within the SFO's Corporate Services team and provides quality administrative and investigative support to the operational teams. The Investigations Support role is broad and requires the ability to manage multiple administrative tasks as well as the analysis and interpretation of data. 

This role would suit an experienced administrator who thrives working in a busy environment, balancing priorities and delivering a high level of service.

Key Responsibilities
1. Document preparation and management which includes the preparation and coordination of investigation documents and the coordination of interviews
2. Assist with the management of internal databases
3. Administrative Support which includes the coordination of travel arrangements and meetings.

Skills and Experience
• A minimum of five years' experience in senior administrative or litigation support positions
• Proven technical expertise in relation to the Microsoft Office Suite and databases
• High level of organisational skill, ability to multitask and manage workload autonomously
• Ability to work under pressure prioritising tasks in a changing work environment with conflicting priorities
• Excellent communication skills, both written and oral.

Applications close: 5pm, 5 June 2015. For more information email recruitment@sfo.govt.nz or submit your CV and cover letter in strictest confidence to recruitment@sfo.govt.nz

Applicants must be legally entitled to work in New Zealand and be able to obtain and maintain the required level of New Zealand Government security clearance for the position applied for.

Investigating Lawyers

About the Role
The SFO currently has two vacancies that sit within one of the SFO's two investigation teams.

Senior Investigating Lawyer - permanent position
This is a varied role for a lawyer whose background will include at least five years' experience with fraud investigations and prosecutions as a lawyer. You will have acted in investigations and/or prosecutions pertaining to financial crime, bribery or corruption.

The role requires an individual to bring their proven technical knowledge and skill to investigate and prosecute serious or complex financial crime. On occasions the Senior Investigating Lawyer may be asked to lead an investigation team.

The Senior Investigating Lawyer will also be expected to support the Principal lead of an investigation team and assist in the development of team members.

Investigating Lawyer - 12 month fixed term position
This appointment is for a fixed term to cover an employee who is taking parental leave. It will be for a lawyer whose background will include at least three years' experience with fraud or criminal investigations and prosecutions as a lawyer.

The investigating lawyer will undertake and contribute to investigations and prosecutions as part of a team led by a Principal lead.

Key competencies
Both roles require you to apply technical experience, knowledge and skills to advance investigations and prosecutions and identify or assist to identify potential issues in an investigation and generate solutions.

Applications close: 5pm,12 June 2015. For more information email recruitment@sfo.govt.nz or submit your CV and cover letter in strictest confidence to recruitment@sfo.govt.nz

Applicants must be legally entitled to work in New Zealand and be able to obtain and maintain the required level of NZ Government security clearance for the position applied for.

Investigators (2)

About the Role
The SFO currently has two vacancies for Investigators. These roles sit within one the SFO's two investigation teams. The Investigator forms a critical part of multidisciplinary mini-teams assigned to each investigation, and is responsible for driving forward investigative tasks under the guidance of a Principal. The role requires an individual to bring their investigative experience and technical knowledge/skill to investigate and prosecute serious or complex financial crime.

This role would ideally suit someone who has worked in another domestic or overseas law enforcement agency or similar body.

Key responsibilities
The key responsibility of this role is to contribute to investigations and/or prosecutions as part of a team led by a Principal or other project lead.

Skills and Experience
• Between one and three years' experience as a qualified Detective or equivalent.
• Preferred experience of working on large and complex files, and/or relating to financial crime.
• Ability to work under pressure prioritising tasks in a changing work environment with conflicting priorities
• Excellent communication skills, both written and oral.
• Good MS Office skills

Applications close: 5pm, 12 June 2015. For more information email recruitment@sfo.govt.nz or submit your CV and cover letter in strictest confidence to recruitment@sfo.govt.nz

Applicants must be legally entitled to work in New Zealand and be able to obtain and maintain the required level of NZ Government security clearance for the position applied for.