Senior Officer Regulator, National Economic Crime Centre

Location

Birmingham, London

 

About the job

Summary

The Proceeds of Crime Act (PoCA) invests the National Crime Agency, Proceeds of Crime Centre (PoCC) with the statutory responsibility for the training, accreditation and monitoring of financial investigators.

 

Job description

We are looking for a Regulator post in the National Economic Crime Centre Proceeds of Crime Centre (PoCC).

The individual will deliver formal training and accreditation to Financial Investigators and Financial Intelligence Officers, and regulate the use of their powers through regular monitoring and assessments in accordance with section 3 Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (PoCA), associated statutory instruments, PoCC policies and related agreements

The Regulators role comprises of the following amongst many other responsibilities:

• Training, accreditation and monitoring of over 4,500 law enforcement financial investigators across the UK and Northern Ireland;
• The design, development and delivery of legislative formal training plans;
• Monitoring including preparing individual responses, action plans and formal suspension rationale, as well as traveling to meet individuals and their supervisors/managers and conducting work place assessments;
• Reviewing evidence submitted during training and assessing the evidence, continual reviewing of CPD evidence submitted ensuring individuals compliance with the legislative obligations;
• Attending regional and national conferences and delivering information, training and updates; and,
• Reviewing legislation, stated cases and court decisions and compiling articles for distribution to financial investigators.
 

Responsibilities

The role will involve a reasonable amount of travel within the UK in order to deliver formal PoCA training courses, and to liaise with external partners, in particular Police Forces, local authorities, government agencies and various PoCA working groups, conferences and committees.

On occasions officers may be required to travel throughout the UK and overseas.

Full list of responsibilities should be:

• Training, accreditation and monitoring of over 4,500 law enforcement financial investigators across the UK and Northern Ireland;
• The design, development and delivery of legislative formal training plans;
• Monitoring including preparing individual responses, action plans and formal suspension rationale, as well as traveling to meet individuals and their supervisors/managers and conducting work place assessments;
• Reviewing evidence submitted during training and assessing the evidence, continual reviewing of CPD evidence submitted ensuring individuals compliance with the legislative obligations;
• Attending regional and national conferences and delivering information, training and updates; and,
• Reviewing legislation, stated cases and court decisions and compiling articles for distribution to financial investigators.



***All NCA officers must hold SC Enhanced upon entry as a minimum. 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***

Qualifications

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

- Must be a current or previously accredited Financial Investigator (Confiscator)

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.

Behaviours

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

  • Working Together
  • Making Effective Decisions

Technical skills

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

  • Detailed understanding of criminal law and UK legislation affecting NCA & PoCC activity.
  • Drafting/report writing and presentation skills
  • Experience of planning and providing training materials and delivering prepared lesson plans in a training environment.
  • Experience of stakeholder management, including developing and maintaining beneficial relationships

Benefits

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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