Counter Fraud Senior Officer

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Job Description

HMLR ensures people’s land and property rights are guaranteed and protected in one of the most active property markets in the world. As part of our highly regarded Counter Fraud Group you could be contributing to this important and exciting work every day, operating against the ever-evolving, ever-changing fraud threat HMLR faces.

The successful candidate will be able to develop effective relationships both with internal stakeholders and with external law enforcement agencies, liaising with them and advising on the fraud threats we face. You will build knowledge of the strategic and tactical counter-fraud environment in which you will operate.

Your skills will include being able to analyse, evaluate and interpret complex data in a fast-evolving environment. You will provide real-time support and fraud insight to operational staff across the country and produce appropriate outcomes to defend against fraud or illegality.

You will work towards a relevant counter-fraud qualification and develop yourself against the Government Counter Fraud Standards.

For more information about this position, please see the attached job description.

Responsibilities

  • Recent comprehensive experience of working in an intelligence gathering capacity and data analytics role
  • Proven ability employing demonstrable attention to detail in evaluating and scrutinising large quantities of data
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks to tight deadlines and high standards, demonstrating excellent organisational and prioritisation skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Demonstrate ability to apply strategic thinking within problem solving and reporting scenarios
  • A proven ability to work well in a team
  • Ability to write and present reports to a high standard
  • Ability to present information / findings to an audience
  • Demonstrate strong numerical and analytical

Skills

  • Working knowledge of MS Office applications

Qualifications

  • Minimum 3 GCSEs at level 1 or equivalent, including Maths and English

Behaviours

We’ll assess you against these behaviours during the selection process:

  • Changing and Improving
  • Managing a Quality Service
  • Delivering at Pace
  • Seeing the Big Picture

Benefits

HM Land Registry offers competitive terms, conditions and benefits. We actively encourage career progression, training and development. You will have access to Civil Service pension and benefits arrangements, as well as flexible working – exactly what you would expect from a progressive employer such as the Civil Service.
Working at HM Land Registry

Things you need to know

Security

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.

See our vetting charter.
People working with government assets must complete basic personnel security standard checks.

Selection process details

This vacancy is using Success Profiles, and will assess your Behaviours, Strengths and Experience.
This is a role in the Counter Fraud Group which is a confidential business unit. You should not discuss details of the role or your application with anyone other than a partner or a close relative during any part or after the process.

Candidates should ensure they read the attached job description document fully before submitting an application.

You will be asked to complete a short application form in the first instance and sit three tests:

  • the Civil Service Verbal Test (CSVT)
  • the Civil Service Numerical Test (CSNT), and
  • the Civil Service Judgement Test (CSJT)

https://www.gov.uk/guidance/civil-service-online-tests

Should you be successful you will be asked to complete the full application form, providing a CV and personal statement (in no more than 1250 words), where you will be asked to demonstrate how you meet the following essential criteria:

  • Recent comprehensive experience of working in an intelligence gathering capacity and data analytics role
  • Proven ability employing demonstrable attention to detail in evaluating and scrutinising large quantities of data
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks to tight deadlines and high standards, demonstrating excellent organisational and prioritisation skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

An initial sift of your personal statement will be conducted against the Essential Criteria listed above. In the event of us having a large quantity of applications we will sift on the leading criteria:

Recent comprehensive experience of working in an intelligence gathering capacity and data analytics role

The sift will take place week commencing 19 May 2021. If successful at sift you will attend a blended interview and test, which will be held over video interview on 3, 4 June or week commencing 7 June 2021.

On the day of the interview, you will be invited to sit an analysis/intelligence based test (prior to the interview), which will last for 60 minutes. The first ten minutes of the interview will be spent discussing the results of the tests, followed by an assessment of the experience, behaviours and strengths. We want to hear your first, unrehearsed, natural response to strength questions, and so we don’t advertise which strengths are being tested.

The best way to prepare for strengths questions is to reflect on what you identify as your own personal strengths, and your preferred ways of working.
https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/success-profiles

Interview Venue: Online

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Job Applicant Personal Information

Feedback will only be provided if you attend an interview or assessment.

Nationality requirements

This job is broadly open to the following groups:

  • UK nationals
  • nationals of Commonwealth countries who have the right to work in the UK
  • nationals of the Republic of Ireland
  • nationals from the EU, EEA or Switzerland with (or eligible for) status under the European Union Settlement Scheme (EUSS)
  • relevant EU, EEA, Swiss or Turkish nationals working in the Civil Service
  • relevant EU, EEA, Swiss or Turkish nationals who have built up the right to work in the Civil Service
  • certain family members of the relevant EU, EEA, Swiss or Turkish nationals

Further information on nationality requirements

Working for the Civil Service

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.

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Contact point for applicants

Job contact :
Name : chloe.evans@landregistry.gov.uk
Email : hrresourcingTeam2@landregistry.gov.uk

Recruitment team :
Email : hrresourcingteam2@landregistry.gov.uk

Online test instructions

Please ensure you have completed the online test as soon as you have applied, because if you pass you will be required to complete a CV and an online statement of suitability of up to 1250 words before 11:55pm on Tuesday 18 May 2021.

Further information

If you feel your application has not been treated in accordance to the Recruitment Principles and you wish to make a complaint, please email hrresourcingteam2@landregistry.gov.uk in the first instance. If you are not satisfied with the response you receive from HM Land Registry then you may take your complaint to the Civil Service Commission: http://civilservicecommission.independent.gov.uk/making-complaint/

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Job Description – Counter Fraud Senior Officer 2021