Deputy Director vacancy at HM Revenue & Customs

Information for candidates applying for the Deputy Director, Criminal and Benefits and Credits vacancy at HMRC

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Department HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC)
Division Solicitor’s Office and Legal Service
Job title Deputy Director, Criminal and Benefits and Credits
Location London
Salary Range Senior Civil Service (SCS) Payband 1 - £68,500 to £117,800
Application deadline 16:00 on Wednesday 8 November 2017

The Criminal and Benefits and Credits Advisory team currently has two small teams dealing respectively with criminal work and benefits and credits work. The teams advise investigators in Fraud Investigation Service and also in our Risk and Intelligence Service on investigative techniques, policy and on specific cases.

The work is complex, rewarding and high profile and often involves working closely with the Crown Prosecution Service.

The benefits and credits work has a large Brexit element as well as advising clients on operational and policy matters in relation to benefits such as child benefit and tax credits, including the transfer of the latter to Universal Credit, tax free childcare and the national minimum wage.

The team instruct Parliamentary Counsel on primary legislation and draft statutory instruments as well as working closely with our litigation teams.

The Deputy Director, Criminal and Benefits and Credits reports directly to the Director of Personal Tax, Benefits and Credits and Corporate Services in HMRC Solicitor’s Office.

You will provide leadership, management and strategic direction to the Criminal and Benefits and Credits team. You will be directly responsible for two team leaders and a total of 12 members in the team.

For further information on the post and details on how to apply, please visit the Civil Service Jobs Website.

HMRC SCS PB 1 Candidate Pack

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Published 18 October 2017