High Tech Crime Unit Supervisor (Operational)

High Tech Crime Unit
Band 4I, circa £33,489 per annum. Progression based on performance, plus benefits
Full Time

In this interesting role you will manage a team of specialists in the functions of Digital Forensics in the High Tech Crime Unit (HTCU). You will ensure that the operational and strategic requirements of the Unit are met along with compliance to ISO17025 Quality Standards and the requirements of the Forensic Science Regulators codes of practice and conduct.  

Key duties will include: 

  • The day to day management of the HTCU in partnership with the Technical HTCU Supervisor
  • A significant involvement in the implementation and maintenance of the ISO 17025 Quality Standards in HTCU
  • Active engagement with other supervisors / managers / partners in the delivery of project work and supporting change
  • Development of operational strategies  

It is anticipated that interviews will take place on 11th and 12th February. There will be a short exercise and/or presentation prior to interview. 

Along with all other posts in Force Crime, Intelligence and Specialist Operations Departments, this role will require an enhanced level of vetting.  

Capability to travel across the Force is required in order to undertake assignments in a timely manner and work flexibly. Due to unsocial hours and personal safety for lone working public transport may not be suitable. For this reason a full driving licence is considered essential for this role. 

If you have any queries please contact People Services Recruitment Department on 0845 2 66 66 77 – Option 1 (internal 301 6500) quoting reference 15352. 

The closing date for enquiries and receipt of completed applications is Wednesday 23th January 2019.


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All posts require a level of Police Vetting as per the National Vetting Code of Practice. The residency requirement is necessary to enable all applicants to be checked in an equitable manner. Thames Valley Police will allow applicants to apply who do not necessarily reach the criteria as long as they have proven UK residency and supporting evidence where necessary. Applications will be considered on a case by case basis.

Thames Valley Police serves diverse communities; to truly reflect this, we are keen to recruit people from Black, Asian and other minority backgrounds. We value the knowledge and experiences that individuals bring from different cultures and welcome any contributions that can enhance the services we deliver to the public.

We believe in investing in all of our people, and run tailored Positive Action Initiatives to support our colleagues from underrepresented backgrounds in their personal and professional development, ensuring everyone has a level playing field to succeed, progress and feel fulfilled in their careers.

This opportunity is closed to applications.