- Classification: Executive Level 2
- Location: Canberra, Melbourne, Sydney
- Salary: $131,070 - $147,689
The Australian Commission for Law Enforcement Integrity (ACLEI) is an independent agency within the Attorney-General’s Portfolio, established to support the Integrity Commissioner in carrying out his or her responsibilities for detecting, investigating and preventing corrupt conduct in Australian Government agencies with law enforcement functions. The Integrity Commissioner has extensive powers, including the ability to hold coercive hearings, and ACLEI investigative staff are able to use a range of law enforcement powers to assist in the Integrity Commissioner’s investigations.
In ACLEI, we seek the very best. Attracting and supporting clever, innovative and committed people is essential to ensure ACLEI is well placed to undertake its critical work. We work in a complex and dynamic setting where exceptional judgement and an ability to achieve results are critical.
ACLEI is currently undergoing a process of organisational transformation to ensure we remain fit for purpose in an increasingly complex operating environment. In support of our transformation strategy, we are looking for outstanding individuals with the ability to lead, manage, cooperate and perform successfully across a wide range of corporate and operational functions.
A key focus of ACLEI’s leadership culture is our understanding of, and commitment to, creating a diverse and inclusive environment to bring out the best in our people. You will find ACLEI to be a supportive and inclusive workplace.
About the opportunity
ACLEI has two vacancies available for immediate filling in Melbourne and Sydney.
A merit pool of suitable candidates will be established at the conclusion of this selection process to fill any future vacancies that may arise in Canberra, Melbourne or Sydney in the next 18 months.
About the role
Reporting to the Executive Director Operations, the Director Operations will lead and provide strategic direction for an Operations Section.
Working as part of ACLEI’s leadership team, this role will lead a team of professionals conducting complex corruption investigations, including through the use of a range of coercive or covert law enforcement powers.
Key activities of this position include:
- Lead and manage one of ACLEI’s multi-disciplinary operations teams
- Maintain oversight of all aspects of multiple, complex anti-corruption operations across various jurisdictional agencies
- Develop plans and systems that support, enable and monitor achievement and administration of the team
- Develop and manage relationships with internal and external stakeholders, including representing ACLEI at external forums as required
- Play a key role in the possible transformation of ACLEI into the National Anti-Corruption Commission
- Manage the recruitment, and development of team members in the possible transformation of ACLEI into the National Anti-Corruption Commission.
ACLEI is a small agency. In addition to these activities, from time to time you may be asked to undertake tasks that are outside your usual span of duties but that are within the range of your capabilities.
A full description of the duties and capabilities required for this position can be found in the Information for Applicants document at the bottom of this page.
Employment with ACLEI is subject to the following conditions:
- Citizenship – applicants must be an Australian Citizen.
- Security clearance – this is a Designated Security Assessment Position. The occupant of this position will be required to undergo and maintain a security clearance to Negative Vetting 1.
- Suitability assessment - ACLEI must be satisfied that successful applicants are of suitable character. They must undergo a rigorous pre-employment suitability screening process that can be intrusive in nature including (but is not limited to) detailed background, character, employment, police and financial checks.
- In addition, successful applicants for this role must obtain and maintain access to Australian Federal Police Systems, by meeting the AFP’s character guidelines. These are available for review on the AFP website
- Probation - a probation period will apply to a new ongoing engagement in the Australian Public Service.
We encourage applications from the Australian community including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people of all ages, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, and people with disability.
The key duties of this position and capabilities required are listed in the Information for Applicants below. If after viewing this information you have questions, please contact Brendan Hough on 0447 541 947.
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