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G5 Intelligence Officer


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:

Greater London, South West, South East, North East, Belfast and Gartcosh.


About the job

Please read the candidate information pack for more detail.

As an Intelligence Officer, your role will be to collect, evaluate, develop and exploit intelligence in support of the NCA’s mission. You undertake intelligence development work on projects and operations to contribute to the National Strategic Assessment, Annual Plan, National Intelligence Requirements and National Control Strategy to drive business and aid the fight to cut serious and organised crime.

You will be carry out cross-source data exploitation, delivery and dissemination of intelligence relating to serious and organised crime. Your work will play a key role in supporting activity to combat serious and organised crime, both tactically and strategically. You will interact with other NCA departments and teams, and external partners including government, Law Enforcement, UK Intelligence Community, public, private and third sector partners.

You will be playing a key role in supporting analytic teams with the tasking of intelligence assets and collection of information.

For full details of roles and responsibilities in each business area please view the Candidate Information Pack at the bottom of the page.

*** To be considered you will need to successfully complete an SC enhanced clearance before commencing the role. Some roles will require the ability to obtain a DV and STRAP clearance at a later date. 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***


The following qualifications/skills are essential to the role and proof will be required at interview:

• IPP accreditation or equivalent experience as listed in the Technical Criteria

All of our Intelligence Officers are required to hold either Intelligence Professionalisation Programme (IPP) accreditation or be able to provide evidence of equivalent experience within the answers to the technical criteria.

This evidence should have been attained within the last 4 years

Please ensure the dates of any accreditations you are relying on, are entered on to the CV.

Should you progress to the assessment stage of the process, you will be required to provide a copy of the original certificate.

Failure to provide evidence at interview may result in your application not progressing to the next stage.


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

  • Working Together
  • Delivering at Pace

Technical skills

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

  • National Insurance Number -Required for monitoring purposes only
  • Technical Criteria 1 - Experience of researching, gathering, evaluating and structuring intelligence in law enforcement, defence or national security. The ability to utilize a range of techniques, tools and resources to achieve this.
  • Technical Criteria 2 - Good knowledge of relevant legislation and policy within law enforcement, defence or national security.
  • Technical Criteria 3 - Good knowledge of data management within law enforcement, defence or national security.
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