[ To skip navigation click here ]

Internal Investigations and Controls Manager

This job is closed and is displayed for reference only. 

Job summary

£38541 - £46599
Around 37.00 per week
Closing Date
11 March 2020 at midnight
Employment Type
Permanent Employee

We are currently seeking applications for an Internal Investigations and Controls Manager within the Social Security Scotland  based in Glasgow. This is a permanent and pensionable appointment and new entrants will normally start on the minimum of the pay range. Candidates with a disability who meet the essential criteria below will be invited to the assessments.
Everyone in Scotland should have the support they need to live their life and we believe they should be able to get it when and where they need it. That’s why Scotland’s social security agency is built around the people of Scotland. However fraud and error are known risks for any operational agency, and so Social Security Scotland are planning their response.
The Internal Investigations and Controls Manager is part of the Fraud and Error Resolution Division (FERD).
A key part of our service is to ensure that we are protecting our valuable assets from internal risk. As such, Social Security Scotland is establishing an Internal Investigations team to adequately prevent and control risks arising from malicious misuse of data, bribery, corruption and fraud.
In addition the division provides a range of services including assistance with fraud detection, prevention and deterrence, as well as data analytics and intelligence.
The successful candidate will demonstrate flexibility, be comfortable in a changing environment, and enjoy working collaboratively to identify opportunities for improvements, exploring new ideas and solutions.
Please be aware that this role is likely to subject to enhanced security clearance over and above Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS).
Qualifications Required
Accredited Counter Fraud Specialist (ACFS), Accredited Counter Fraud Manager (ACFM) or similar qualification or have a minimum of 5 years' experience of managing staff in a counter fraud or internal audit capacity. 
Please note: If you fail to demonstrate how you meet the minimum qualifications as stated above, your application will be automatically sifted out.
Essential Criteria
1.   Extensive operational experience in a counter fraud or internal audit role, which should include experience of formal interviewing and report collation. Ideally investigating a variety of fraud allegation types.
2.  Experience of undertaking risk assessments, to include identification and analysis of trends and identification and evaluations of mitigating controls.
3. 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 examined.
4. An ability to work effectively in a changing environment, demonstrating flexibility, overcoming challenges and enabling others to do so.
Further Information
For further information on this vacancy please download and review the “Person Specification and Further Information for Job Applicants” which you will find below. To apply, you must fully complete and submit an online application via this website before the closing date. To learn more about this opportunity, please contact recruitment@socialsecurity.gov.scot
If you experience any difficulties accessing our website or completing the online application form, please contact Resourcing  on 0131 244 8500 or by email recruitment@gov.scot

Further information for this job


Get Acrobat Reader You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to view PDF documents. To download it for free please click on the logo.