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Job summary

Do you have experience within Criminal Investigations?

Are you an individual with excellent organisational skills?

Do you enjoy extracting complicated, in-depth information and transferring that into understandable information for a wider audience?

If so, we would love to hear from you!

Job description

The role holder is responsible for the day to day investigations across the Driver & Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) Driver/Rider/Vehicle environments.

The role holder ensures delivery of an effective, timely, business and customer focussed counter fraud investigations in accordance with plans and corporate objectives. The role has specific responsibility for counter fraud (reactive), bribery and corruption investigations.

The role holder is responsible for providing a rigour by which matters of impropriety in the areas identified above can be managed and actioned as required by the Investigation Manager, Senior Investigation Manager and the Head of Counter-Fraud.

Your duties may include but not limited to

  • Planning and executing surveillance on target nominals, including dealing with Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000 (RIPA) issues.
  • Conduct investigations in line with current best practices, Police & Criminal Evidence Act (PACE) RIPA, Criminal Procedure & Investigations Act (CPIA), Data Protection Act (DPA), & Freedom of Information (FOI) and Scottish equivalents.
  • Prepare full reports and papers for prosecution cases and / or Public Enquires to critical deadlines.
  • Appear in court as an expert witness.
  • Investigate all allocated reports of suspected illegal driving instruction and malpractice against the agency.
  • Ensure investigations are conducted in a manner which is only evidence based.

For more information please see attached the candidate pack.

Person specification

We are looking for candidates with the following:

  • Ability to extract accurate, concise summaries from complex information that can be understood by a wide audience.
  • Experience in dealing with criminal investigations.
  • Excellent organisational skills

Additional Information 

Please take note that DVSA does not hold a UK Visa & Immigration (UKVI) Skilled Worker License sponsor and are unable to sponsor any individuals for Skilled Worker Sponsorship.

As part of your duties, travel and overnight stays across the rest of the United Kingdom will be expected.

During your application, you should indicate which location(s) you wish to be considered for and, if successful, you will be placed on an individual list of candidates for each location. Candidates will be held on that list and drawn from it in merit order. We advise you to carefully consider which locations you wish to be considered for. If you decline an offer for a location, you have expressed a preference in or have expressed an interest in more than one location and accept an offer, you will be withdrawn from any lists you may be held on. We may also offer candidates a location that they have not expressed a preference for where we have the requirement to do so but this will again be done on the basis of your place in the overall merit order and, in this event, you will not be removed from the list if you decline.

We operate a hybrid working model giving you greater flexibility about where and when you work. Our expectation is that you will spend a minimum 60% of your time at your base location. Visits to other DVSA sites or work locations count towards this.

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