G4 Senior Intelligence Analyst National Assessments Centre – Money Laundering


Birmingham, London, Warrington


About the job


As a NAC G4 Senior Intelligence Analyst for Money Laundering you will be an expert in your subject, having been exposed to or worked within an environment that has included complex money laundering investigations. You will undertake all source analysis and assessment work, utilising structured analytical techniques, as well as directing other analysts. The products you produce will inform the SOC community, as well as advising and briefing your analytical colleagues and the wider SOC system on the threat, in an easily understandable way.


Job description

The National Assessments Centre (NAC) is responsible for producing all source, assessed reporting that provides the authoritative picture of the UK’s understanding of the threat from serious and organised crime, a key factor in driving the NCA’s activity and protecting the public.

This role involves close working with other UK and International Intelligence, Law Enforcement and Policy partners charged with tackling SOC and its impact on the UK.

As serious and organised crime is defined as a ‘national security’ concern, the NAC also works with the UK Intelligence Community and counter-terrorism policing to assess the crossovers between serious crime, terrorism and other national security issues. Additionally, the centre works closely with key international partners to ensure that assessments truly reflect the global nature of the SOC threat.

By joining this team, you will be part of one of the fastest growing and highest profile parts of the NCA, striving to become a centre of excellence for SOC strategic intelligence assessment. As a result the NAC is keen to promote diversity of thought, professional development and learning.


- Analyse data to inform the SOC system knowledge of money laundering.
- Produce strategic assessment and analysis on the subject utilising analytical techniques.
- Peer reviewing and quality assuring the work of analysts and researchers.
- Briefing senior leaders, internally and externally on the threat.
- Presenting at key events and conferences.
- Contributing to the wider development of the National Assessment Centre
- Conducting research on the threat to maintain own knowledge, including liaison with different areas of the agency, law enforcement wider government, private and third sector.

The location of this role is flexible, including a proportion of home working with some travel to NCA hub sites required (London, Birmingham and NWH)’.

***Candidates will be required to achieve SC level vetting prior to entry and must have the ability to attain DV clearance within the first year. To meet the National Security Vetting requirements for this role you will need to have resided in the UK for a minimum of 3 out of the past 5 years. For more information please see the Candidate information Pack***


• In depth knowledge and professional Academic qualifications related to economic crime. (for example, but not limited to Financial Investigator or Financial Intelligence Officer)
• Research & Analysis skills / experience and/or qualifications (Including, but not limited to GIAT/NIAT/DIAM or similar)


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

  • Working Together
  • Communicating and Influencing

Technical skills

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

  • Experience of working on complex money laundering investigations
  • Experience of producing high quality intelligence and assessment products at pace
  • Experience of briefing key senior stakeholders on complex Money Laundering issues in an simple and understandable manner
  • Excellent knowledge of intelligence assessment processes at all classifications


If you are an active police pension member immediately prior to joining the NCA, you can continue your membership throughout your employment with us as if you were a serving police officer. If you do remain an active member and subsequently return to a police force, you should be able to continue your membership there too.

All officers in the NCA are members of the UK Civil Service. You will be eligible for:
• Civil Service pension scheme
• 26 days annual leave rising to 31 on completion of 5 years continuous service
• Training and development opportunities
• Cycle2work scheme

We take the welfare of NCA officers very seriously. All staff have access to Occupational Health services and there are a number of staff representative groups. We also have a range of sporting and other activities on offer.

We can provide flexible working arrangements if the role in question is suitable. These include flexi-time, job sharing and compressed hours (working contracted hours over a shorter period).

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