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Senior Authorised Firearms Officer

Location

There are currently roles available in the following locations:

Birmingham
Bristol

Those who would like to work in other NCA locations are urged to apply at this time so they can be considered for posting when vacancies become available in those locations. Please review the FAQ section of the Candidate information pack for further locations that may be available.

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About the job

Job description

Due to the nature of the role it is highly advised that you review the Candidate Information pack attached to this vacancy.
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To manage/ supervise a team responsible for the acquisition and development of tactical and strategic intelligence focused on serious and organised crime affecting the UK.

• Manage/supervise a team of officers, and act as a Lead Officer for Agency tasked activity (as required).
• Ensure investigations are carried out thoroughly, professionally and expeditiously in accordance with Agency policy and legislative requirements.
• Supervise the development and delivery of strategic tactical intelligence to support operational and Organisational objectives.
• Identify and implement firearms working practice in high threat overseas environments.
• Provide advice on legislation, policy, tactical options and evidential opportunities to assist in the planning and implementation of investigations and operations.
• Supervise case management and the collection, recording, quality assurance, retention, analysis and dissemination of intelligence, evidence and reports in accordance with Agency policy.
• Manage the security and accuracy of intelligence, maintaining confidentiality, sensitivity and duty of care.
• Monitor operational performance.
• Perform the role of Authorised Firearms Officer.
• Potential to perform the role of Operational Firearms Commander
• Manage/coach and develop staff.
• Manage issues relating to the performance and conduct of officers in line with Agency values/policy.
• Develop and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external stakeholders in order to foster collaborative working.
• Conduct Health & Safety Management, including Risk Assessment in line with operational procedure.
• Ensure all team members are aware of Health and Safety requirements.

Essential Criteria

You will be required to supply evidence of:

• PIP1 or a recognised qualification/accreditation in investigative crime issued by a government body.
• Level 1 Surveillance trained Authorised Firearms Officer.


Experience Criteria

You will be required to supply evidence of:

• An in-depth knowledge and use of relevant legislation (Firearms, CPIA, RIPA, Police Act) affecting operational agency activity.
• Proven experience of successfully leading or supervising people or a team to deliver against operational objectives and performance.
• Experience in effective operational decision making with

Qualifications

• PIP1 or a recognised qualification/accreditation in investigative crime issued by a government body.
• Level 1 Surveillance trained Authorised Firearms Officer.

Behaviours

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

  • Leadership
  • 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