Intelligence Officer / Assessor - Operational Intelligence Management Unit (OIMU)

Intelligence, Counter Terrorism Policing South East (CTPSE)
Near M4 Junction 12
Band 3H, circa £28,458 per annum. Progression based on performance. Plus benefits
Full Time

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Intelligence Officer / Assessor to join our Intelligence Unit in the Operational Intelligence Management Unit (OIMU), as part of the Counter Terrorism Policing South East (CTPSE) team.

The role principally includes the development of intelligence for live priority CT/DE operations within the region through close working with the investigative lead, field intelligence officers and partners. In addition the role includes the effective assessment of all related intelligence and information linked to those operations to help identify and manage any Threat, Harm and Risk through the effective use the National Decision Model (NDM).

Your responsibilities will include working with the CTSIO and partners to assess and develop products within complex investigations. You will also be in a position to provide tactical advice to Investigative colleagues and ideally be able to identify investigative/evidential opportunities and how to achieve them from sensitive intelligence products/tactics.

Linked in with the priority investigations, you will also be undertaking the initial assessment and evaluation of incoming intelligence for threat, harm/risk, and prioritise/task any immediate action according to the threat/ risk presented. You will register new information and intelligence from police and partner agencies on the appropriate system in order to provide an auditable record that can inform future intelligence gathering or operational activity.

You must have recent and relevant experience within an intelligence environment with an understanding of relevant policy and legislation i.e. Government Contest Strategy and policy, NSIM, NISAP, RRDP, MOPI, CPIA, Proactive Assessment, DMM process, Health & Safety, Data Protection. You will have a high standard of IT skills with accurate keyboard and inputting skills and the ability to learn new databases and methods of working over short time period. Naturally, relevant training will be provided to the right candidate to bring their skills upto the required standard.

This role is part of a national, regional and local network and as a result you will be required to travel for business purposes. This may include travel across the UK and is not limited to the south east. You will be asked to demonstrate flexibility regarding working hours in line with operational demand and occasionally this may require working away from home. You must be prepared to be security cleared to an enhanced level.

For the purposes of safeguarding national security, applicants who do not hold or acquire the appropriate security clearances (which may include STRAP) and meet the nationality requirements cannot be offered the post. This post is therefore restricted to UK nationals. As such, in line with Cabinet Office Policy, supported by Section 82(2) to (4) of the Police Reform Act (2002), applicants who do not hold or acquire Security Check (SC) or Developed Vetting (DV) clearance and meet the nationality requirements cannot be offered the post.

For further information please email or telephone 01865 555839 quoting 15219.

The closing date is 23:55hrs on Sunday 09 December 2018  

CTP SE and 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.


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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.

We will consider applications from flexible workers and look for job share opportunities where possible.

This opportunity is closed to applications.