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Lead Investigator
Role Type: Contract
Reference: JSCR13021
Location: Warrington

Servoca Resourcing Solutions are in search of a Lead Investigator to work for the IOPC on a contractual basis.

Job Overview

To work on the ongoing Hillsborough Inquiry. As a Lead Investigator, you will join a dynamic investigations team working nationally and reporting directly to a Deputy Senior Investigator.  You will be responsible for delivering high quality investigations in a period of significant change and expansion for the IOPC.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Lead independent investigations including criminal and misconduct allegations in accordance with agreed IOPC guidelines
  • Conduct investigations within agreed timescales, budget and quality standards
  • Draft and agree Terms of Reference for allocated investigations
  • Undertake investigative actions, including interviewing and taking statements, preparing case files and making recommendations for criminal and / or disciplinary action
  • Taking part in criminal, misconduct and inquest proceedings where necessary
  • Reporting to your Deputy Senior Investigator on investigation progress, areas of risk and resourcing requirements
  • Write investigation reports upon completion of the investigation
  • Communicate effectively with complainants, bereaved families and other internal and external stakeholders including the Crown Prosecution Service
  • Work as part of a multi-disciplinary team with Legal and News teams


Essential Criteria

·         Experience in leading investigations in the public, private sector or third sector within the last three years

·         Experience in conducting investigative interviews, evidence gathering, analysis and presentation

·         Gathering evidence of effective oral and written communication skills including report writing

·         Ability to make effective decisions based on analysis of existing and emerging information

·         Have the confidence and ability to cope with challenging situations


Unfortunately this role is not open to ex-officers of Merseyside Police, West Midlands Police or South Yorkshire Police due to the nature of the investigation.

Contract Length: March 2019

Pay Rate: PAYE £16.33 Per hour – Umbrella Rate TBC

Location: Warrington

If you are interested in the role please send through an updated CV to srs@servoca.com or click here to apply.

Servoca Resourcing Solutions is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. We are an equal opportunity employer with a diverse workforce. We provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and specialise in police recruitment skills related roles.


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