What is the purpose of the role?
This role is to investigate unethical behavior and other dishonest activity that affects Thames Water. You will collect evidence and intelligence on events using appropriate guidelines and procedures to enable presentation to a civil or criminal standard.
What makes this role unique?
This is a great role within a growing team. Reporting directly into our Business Integrity and Investigations Manager, you will be performing a critical role as a member of our highly professional and supportive Audit and Assurance team. This varied role deals with internal and external investigations, and provides you with good exposure to many areas of the business. Liaising effectively with a wide range of people, including senior management, local authorities, other water companies, law enforcement and the general public.
What will this role involve?
Conducting investigations of alleged fraud and ethical matters arising from whistleblowers reports, the pro-active programme or allocation by the Business Integrity and Investigations Manager.
Responding to incidents across the Thames region and identify cases where investigations may lead to a successful outcome.
Interviewing suspects and gathering evidence under challenging circumstances while representing Thames Water in a professional manner.
Collating evidence and preparing reports and statements for internal disciplinary hearings, civil and criminal investigations and presenting at court and internal hearings.
Conducting proactive analysis of criminal trends and recommendation of action for satisfactory case conclusions.
What are we looking for?
To be considered for this role you should have experience in conducting investigations and have knowledge of the Police and Criminal Evidence Act, RIPA, PIDA and other relevant legislation. You must have knowledge of investigation methodologies, and experience of conducting interviews in line with the PEACE model. We are looking for a self-motivated and organised individual with an analytical mind-set, excellent interpersonal and report writing skills. Lastly, proven communication skills are vital with a law enforcement background desirable.
Thames Water information and salary details
This role is based in Pimlico, West London with a salary of up to £42,000 depending on skills and experience. Our excellent salary package includes a competitive contributory pension and a wider benefits scheme which includes an annual pay review, season ticket loans and loyalty awards for continuous service plus many more.
About Thames Water
Thames Water is the largest water and waste-water services company in the UK. We provide the essential service at the heart of daily life, health and enjoyment to 15 million customers across London and the Thames Valley and we are going through a period of exciting change. On a typical day we supply 2.6 billion litres of top quality drinking water and our 350 sewage treatment works treat more than 4.2bn litres of waste-water. Our 85,000 miles of water mains and sewers would wrap around the world three-and-a-half times.
We are focusing like never before on delivering brilliant services and providing our customers with a great experience. We are in the process of transforming our business in order to achieve this. To help us succeed, we need a range of new skills and capabilities and will be recruiting for these in the coming months. We are on the lookout for talented people across our entire region who are interested in helping us to become the best water and waste-water company in the UK.
Thames Water is an equal opportunity, Disability Confident, and Stonewall diversity champion employer.
Closing Date: The closing date for applications is 17/12/2018.