Corporate Fund Manager

Huntingdonshire District Council

Huntingdonshire District Council (HDC) is passionate about providing high quality services to our communities, residents and businesses and this means we need to employ and retain the most talented and dedicated people. Huntingdonshire is a beautiful district that boasts thriving market towns and attractive villages, each with its own identity. We are an innovative and forward-thinking Local Authority whose residents are at the heart of our decision making.

About the role

We’re looking for an experienced manager to lead our Corporate Fraud Team, following the retirement of the previous postholder. Supported by a dedicated team, you’ll be responsible to manage the day-to-day operation of the Fraud Team, ensuring that the Council has an effective approach to fraud prevention and detection to reduce the risk of income loss.

About you

You’ll be a highly motivated individual who:

  • Has a proven track record of managing a fraud team. You will ensure that allegations are investigated professionally and in accordance with relevant legislation and best practice
  • Is keen to seek out opportunities for innovation to ensure that detection and investigation activities and processes are efficient and effective
  • Can support and develop a small and capable team to continuously improve. In doing this you’ll be someone who can delegate, empower and enable your team.
  • Can interpret and disseminate complex legislation, providing technical expertise to a range of audiences

About us and what we offer you

Huntingdonshire offers a lot. Our values matter to us. We want to employ staff who embody our icare values (Inspiring, Collaborative, Accountable, Respectful, Enterprising) all of which support our purpose of putting customers first. When we talk to you, expect us to explore how you deliver these values – so we can be sure you’ll fit with what we are making happen in Huntingdonshire!

For full details please visit www.huntingdonshire.gov.uk/jobs/current-vacancies

TO APPLY  Does this sound like the opportunity for you? If so, we’d love to hear from you. You can apply by submitting your CV along with a covering letter outlining your suitability for the role to recruitment@huntingdonshire.gov.uk

 

Should you have any additional questions regarding applying or would like to talk to someone about the role, please contact our Recruitment Team recruitment@huntingdonshire.gov.uk

 

Closing date for completed applications is 12 noon on Monday 22nd July, however, we’ll be reviewing applications on an ongoing basis and will close the advert early should we receive suitable applications so please don’t delay in applying! Interviews are anticipated to take place week commencing w/c 5th August and will be onsite at our offices in Huntingdon.

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For many of our roles (and where it is possible) we are currently working remotely and anticipate in the future returning to a hybrid office model on a flexible basis. This will still include work from home and flexi-time opportunities in order to provide a good work life balance whilst still ensuring that teams benefit from in person interaction. Candidates should therefore be within commutable distance of our offices in Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire or able to attend meetings as required if further afield.

As an employer who values diversity of thought, we seek to employ candidates from a range of backgrounds in order to make our organisation more innovative. We are seeking candidates who are looking for their next career opportunity, we will consider any flexible arrangements and are a supportive employer, enabling our staff to work in an environment that produces high standards of work in an employee-led environment.

Equality, diversity and inclusion is at the heart of our recruitment and along with our values we are committed to creating an inclusive working environment, where diversity is valued and there is equality of opportunity. We therefore welcome applications from all sections of the community and we offer a range of benefits, including flexitime, to encourage a work life balance.

IMPORTANT

Closing date for completed applications is 12 noon on Monday 22nd July, however, we’ll be reviewing applications on an ongoing basis and will close the advert early should we receive suitable applications so please don’t delay in applying!

Our benefits include:

  • Hybrid working arrangements (role permitting). We know our people are what make HDC great and recognise how important a healthy work–life balance is. Our hybrid work model enables employees to work remotely whilst allowing for in-office collaboration opportunities across the district.
  • A highly competitive Local Government Pension Scheme Pension.
  • An array of services, networks and training to support your health and wellbeing such as Mental Health First Aiders and access to our Employee Assistance Programme which includes financial guidance, wellbeing support and family counselling, amongst other services.
  • Annual leave allowance 24 days + statutory holidays rising to 30 days with five years of service.
  • Heavily discounted gym membership at our One Leisure Centres and Training Shed One Leisure.
  • Tailored learning and development on an individual basis including access to Bookboon which has over 1500 resources dedicated to development.
  • Career progression opportunities including apprenticeships of all levels.
  • Enhanced family friendly policies.
  • Cycle to work scheme.

Occupational Health Programme

 

Salary range / grade: £48,101 - £53,899

Hours: Full Time - Permanent

Closing date: 22nd Jul 2024, 12:00pm

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