Department of Defence

Senior Investigator - APS Conduct and Performance (BB-88C47)

Found in: Neuvoo AU

The Department of Defence employs around 18,000 Australian Public Service (APS) employees. Defence APS employees work in a wide variety of critical roles, Australia wide, enabling our three services Navy, Army and Air Force, to do their job. Defence has a range of Australian Public Service (APS) career opportunities that offer interesting, challenging, and unique work. Our workforce includes administrative support, accountants, intelligence analysts, engineers, policy advisors, graphic designers, lawyers, social workers, IT specialists and contract managers to name a few. We offer a rewarding career that includes professional development, work-life balance, recognition, a supportive work environment and a diverse workforce.
The Role
Working in a small team of HR professionals, you will engage and work with a range of Defence stakeholders. As an APS 6 Senior Investigator within the Directorate of Conduct and Performance you will have a considerable level of stakeholder engagement across the department with senior management, supervisors and employees. You will have sound judgement, exceptional attention to detail and a proven track record in collaborating to achieve quality outcomes.
The APS 6 Senior Investigator is accountable under broad direction to perform and achieve complex investigation work within an integrated workforce. You are accountable to ensure you have knowledge of and are compliant with legislative frameworks, government decision-making and Defence’s mission and policy requirements.
You will work effectively in a high performing team and be able to exercise both initiative and judgement in the interpretation of policy and in the application of practices and procedures consistent with the APS Code of Conduct and adherence to the APS and Defence Values.
About our Team
The Conduct and Performance team provides advice and guidance on conduct and performance management issues. It investigates suspected breaches of the APS Code of Conduct and administers and facilitates the management of poor performance of APS employees.
This unique and exciting role requires a high level of attention to detail resilience and the ability to manage multiple tasks at one given time.
Our Ideal Candidate
To be successful in this role you need to:
  • have the capacity to use your initiative and solve problems;
  • have an eagerness to get tasks done, coordinate and workflow business priorities;
  • be able to successfully implement policies and procedures;
  • work collaboratively in a fast-paced and dynamic team environment actively participating in and contributing to team and organisational objectives;
  • be self-motivated, pro-active and organised and enjoys being part of a team;
  • have a developed ability to lead and perform complex administrative and/or coordination work;
  • possess excellent oral and written communication skills, with a demonstrated ability to liaise with internal and external stakeholders at all levels;
  • have excellent time management skills with the ability to prioritise multiple tasks;
  • be flexible and adaptable in your work practices, open to feedback and committed to professional development to enhance your skills; and
  • be a great team player and are able to collaborate well with your immediate work group, the multi-skilled HR Professional team and in the broader Defence environment.

  • Applicants must be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance at the 'Baseline Vetting Level'.

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    info Full-Time

    location_on Melbourne, Australia

    work Department of Defence

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