Senior Criminal Intelligence Analyst - South West Regional Organised Crime Unit

Police Staff
Staff Bank
Full Time
Based at the SW ROCU Northern Hub withIn the vicinity of Junction 16 of M5 with the expectation of travel across the region
PO 2-5

£33,732 - £36,369


24/07/2020, 23:55

Have you got a proven record in managing staff, intelligence and analytical processes that could support regional policing?

This role provides an opportunity for you to work closely alongside the Principal Analyst to manage a team of analysts and staff within a confidential arena. 

There are three areas of analysis within the SWROCU; Strategic, Operational and Regional Organised Crime Thread Assessment.  This post will be based within the Sensitive intelligence Unit and there will be a need to travel throughout the region to ensure engagement with South West Forces and Partner agencies.

In this role, your Main Responsibilities will be:

  • Ensuring the delivery of complex analytical and intelligence products
  • To provide a consultancy service on analytical and intelligence practices and procedures
  • To identify best practice and develop the effectiveness of relevant software and information systems    

Skills, Experience and Qualifications required:

  • You will hold Intelligence Professionalisation Programme (IPP) accreditation or be willing to gain it
  • You will have experience of criminal intelligence analysis with knowledge of the National Intelligence Model (NIM) and intelligence processes (ANACAPA).
  • Leadership experience
  • Experience of quantitative and qualitative analysis
  • Experience of Court
  • Computer Literate
  • You will have experience of working with confidential material

Please note you will be require Police Management Vetting (MV) and National Security Vetting - Security Clearance (Enhanced) Level. To be eligible to apply for this role you must have a 5 year ‘checkable history’ in the UK – ideally this means that you would have been resident in the UK for the last 5 years.

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For further information in respect of the South West Regional Organised Crime Unit and how the unit disrupts serious and organised crime within the communities across the South West of England, please visit our website -

For further information regarding this post please contact Principal Analyst – Lucy Virtue via e-mail

Interviews will be held: Thursday 6th August 2020

Please note the SW ROCU commuting vehicle policy is currently under review with Regional HR.

Why work for the South West Regional Organised Crime Unit?

The South West Regional Organised Crime Unit has gained a reputation as a pioneering and innovative collaboration, responsible for policing a large diverse, multi-cultural population across the region. If you are looking for a fresh challenge which offers a genuine opportunity to make a real difference to people’s lives, variety and the chance to broaden your experience, then the South West Regional Organised Crime Unit will most definitely be of interest to you.

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

The South West Regional Organised Crime Unit is working hard to increase diversity and inclusion within the ROCU, where communities are currently under-represented including those from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities, people of all ages, abilities, faiths, religions, gender, LGBT communities and those from other disadvantaged or marginalised backgrounds who share our values and wish to make a difference to the communities we serve.  All applications will be treated on merit, based on the evidence provided in your application and suitability for the role you have applied for.

Flexible working

All requests for flexible working patterns will be considered and will be dependent on the role.

Recruitment and Selection Policy

Internal applicants who are at risk of redundancy or in need of redeployment and pass the selection process, will be offered the role over the remaining internal and external applicants.

Police Barred and Advisory lists

Individuals placed on the Police Barred and Advisory lists will not be considered for employment by the police for a minimum of 5 years from the date of listing in the case of gross misconduct, or 3 years from the date of listing in the case of poor performance.

Vetting and safeguarding

South West Regional Organised Crime Unit are committed to safeguarding and operate safer recruitment processes, to ensure a police service that employees are proud to work for because they feel safe, valued and part of a happy and supportive work environment. All employees and volunteers therefore will be subject to background checks including vetting and references.


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