Intelligence Development Officer (Part Time) – 15 Hours a week, 2 days, 23 Month Fixed Term Contract/Secondment

Sensitive Intelligence Unit (SIU), South East Regional Organised Crime Unit (SEROCU)
Near M4 Junction 12
TVP Broad Band 3G
£27,953 per annum (Pro rata salary - £11,332 per annum)
Part Time
Fixed Term

Our Sensitive Intelligence Unit (SIU) is central to our work and helps provide an intelligence picture of the threat posed by serious and organised crime in the South East. 

You will provide high quality research and development packages. You will identify, collate, research, assess, review and present information and intelligence from a wide range of sources on identified individuals and organisations.  You will assist in the preparation and presentation of a variety of intelligence or evidential packages.

You will research and map sensitive covert product, monitor the operation and evaluate opportunities for research. In a pressurised fast paced environment, you will complete research and conduct initial interpretation.

You will have recent and relevant experience within an intelligence environment and experience of research. You will have good standard of education or equivalent experience.   Excellent communication, team working and organisational skills are also essential to the role.

SEROCU are committed to becoming the most diverse team in the South East. We encourage interest and applications from candidates of all backgrounds and particularly welcome applications from female and BAME (black, Asian and minority ethic) candidates to enable us to truly reflect the communities we serve.

Due to the role requirements, it is essential that the post holder be prepared to be security cleared to enhanced level. Furthermore, due to the nature and sensitivity of work carried out we require that candidates not only hold this vetting level but that they also undertake additional security clearances which include additional nationality checks. This post is therefore restricted to UK nationals.  This is line with government requirements, supported by Cabinet Office policy and Section 82(2) to (4) of the Police Reform Act (2002), and is for the purpose of safeguarding national security, to ensure that any potential vulnerabilities are identified at an early stage. 

If you are applying for secondment, your application must be supported by your line management and Local/Force HR.

For further information please email quoting the Job Reference 17235

Applications must be submitted by the closing date of 23:55hrs on Sunday 21 September 2020.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy when we are in receipt of sufficient applications. Should you wish to apply for this post we advise you to complete and submit your application form as soon as possible.


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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.