About the job
As an Operational Manager within Intelligence Directorate, you will manage and lead a multi-functional team responsible for the acquisition and development of tactical and strategic intelligence, analytical and/or prevention initiatives focused on serious and organised crime affecting the UK.
Your team will support other stakeholders with the tasking of Intelligence assets and collection of information.
You may be expected to work directly or indirectly in tackling child sexual exploitation and abuse. This may involve exposure to child sexual abuse images and material. You should consider the sensitive nature of the work before deciding to apply. All officers working on or supporting this type of operational activity will undergo a psychological assessment on taking up the role and at regular intervals once in post.
By applying for this role you are confirming that you are willing to work on child sexual exploitation and abuse operations.
These roles are also available on a secondment basis.
To be considered, you will need to successfully complete SC Enhanced clearance before commencing the role with the ability to obtain a DV and STRAP clearance at a later date.
You will also be required to undertake a mandatory pre-employment substance misuse test and achieve a satisfactory result.
The majority of roles are available in Warrington, Birmingham, Bristol and Central London.
A small number of additional roles will potentially be available in other locations as listed below.
Belfast, Birmingham, Bristol, Calder, Crawley, Dover, East Midlands, Exeter, Felixstowe, Gartcosh, Gatwick, Warrington, London Heathrow, Slough, Tolworth, Solent, Bridgend, Stevenage, Sunderland, Vigo.
When completing the online application form you will be given the opportunity to state up to three preferred locations.
Please note – We cannot guarantee you will be posted to your first choice of location though we will make every effort to accommodate this where possible.
You will be required to provide evidence of the following Technical Criteria in the personal statement section of the application process:
•Thorough understanding of the use of intelligence and evidence by law enforcement agencies;
•Knowledge and understanding of intelligence collection methods and techniques;
•Knowledge of relevant legislation (e.g. CPIA, ECHR) and its impact on the role and Agency activity;
•Experience in managing both tactical and strategic intelligence functions/resourcing,
•A thorough understanding of information management and data integrity issues;
•Experience of identifying, assessing and managing risk within a law enforcement/national security environment.
We'll assess you against these behaviours during the selection process:
- Working Together
- Seeing the Big Picture
- Managing a Quality Service
We'll assess you against these technical skills during the selection process:
- National Insurance Number - Required for monitoring purposes only