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London, Warrington or East Midlands.

About the job

Please see the candidate information pack for more detail.

We are currently looking to recruit 1 G4 Operational Support Senior Officer at the NCA London, Warrington or East Midlands office.

Ops support is responsible for the provision of specialist cyber capability and advice to the Cyber ROCU network, NCA Branches and the wider Law Enforcement community as required. It is the primary vehicle for developing and maintaining operational relationships with Team Cyber UK units.

The role sits within the Incident Management and Outreach teams within the National Cyber Crime Unit of NCA. The post holder will lead a team of Operational Support officers in their engagement and working collaboratively with the ROCUs (Regional Organised Crime Unit) and other Law Enforcement Agencies both nationally and internationally in delivering Criminal justice outcomes.

Key Responsibilities:

The successful candidate would:

• Provide specialist tactical and technical investigative advice to stakeholders investigating cybercrime across the UK
• Work with stakeholders across regional, national and international law enforcement to coordinate large scale operations.
• Use their skills as an experienced investigator to ensure that evidence is obtained correctly through the required legal framework (EIO, ILORs, RIPA, PACE etc)
• Work with internal specialist NCCU teams to leverage capability in support of Team Cyber UK investigations.
• Build working relationships as appropriate with internal and external industry to support and enhance operational capabilities.

Travel can be expected as part of this role

Essential Criteria:

• Proven Experience of supervising cybercrime investigations
• Good knowledge of UK and International legislation affecting Agency activity
• Extensive experience of partnership working to achieve shared objectives.
• PIP 2 qualified.
• PIP 2 supervisor or equivalent recognised qualification/accreditation and or demonstrable experience of performing at this level.

The ideal candidate will hold police powers.

Desirable Criteria:

• Experience of leading/supervising experienced investigators and intelligence officers
• An understanding of NCCU capabilities.


• PIP 2 qualified.
• PIP 2 supervisor or equivalent recognised qualification/accreditation and or demonstrable experience of performing at this level.

For those who hold the relevant qualification(s) and are relying on them for their evidence of the essential criteria, please ensure you email scanned copies of all required qualifications (making sure they are clear) to [email protected] as soon as you submit your application.

Please note, any qualifications/proof of accreditation's received 24 hours after the closing date will not be accepted. Any other documents received (e.g covering letters, CV’s,etc) will also not be considered.


We'll assess you against these behaviours during the selection process:

  • Working Together
  • Leadership

Technical skills

We'll assess you against these technical skills during the selection process:

  • National Insurance Number - Required for monitoring purposes only
  • Good understanding of criminal law and UK legislation affecting Agency activity.
  • Good understanding of managing investigations utilising Hi Tech or internet based solutions
  • Proven experience of managing intelligence led investigations delivering criminal justice outcomes.

We only ask for evidence of these technical skills on your application form:

  • National Insurance Number - Required for monitoring purposes only