We are looking for a Senior Intelligence Analyst to join our management team in overseeing the delivery of CTP Borders Maritime & Commodities. The post holder will be responsible for the development and delivery of research and analysis within four national units focused on the identification and response to vulnerability and threat at the UK border through intelligence products.

The Senior Analyst will be responsible for a wide-ranging portfolio, delivering tactical and operational research, and leading teams responsible for targeting priority threats, utilising collaborative intelligence development and analysis to drive this activity.

This is a key post within the CTP Borders South / Maritime and Commodities portfolio – but is also professionally aligned to the wider CTP Borders A&R capability. Our departments are an integral part of wider networks, linking with external partners, regional CTP Borders units and also professional alignment to CTPHQ Research and Analysis. Our units have been positioned to ensure collaboration at the border is a key enabler to our business delivery.

The role of the Senior Analyst will include ensuring access and best use of available training, data and technology and skills through internal and external agency collaboration for the purpose of research and analysis. The post holder will have line management responsibilities for the A&R staff within our units and will work alongside other intelligence professionals in the delivery of a comprehensive intelligence framework.

This post requires regular travel across the South East, Kent and East Midlands regions with an additional requirement to travel beyond these regions to engage with key partners and stakeholders where necessary. Independent travel is essential either as a UK driving licence holder or through accessible public transport.

Security is of paramount importance to us due to the nature of the post. Consequently, you will be required to successfully pass and maintain Developed Vetting security clearance in order to perform this role. Therefore, you will need to be a British National and have resided in the UK for the past ten years. Exemptions may apply for overseas or other diplomatic services (with HM Government) and studying abroad.

You can find more information about security vetting here.

How to Apply

To apply, click on the “Apply” button below and submit your CV and covering letter explaining how you meet the following essential criteria, by 15th May 2024 at 23:55hrs.:

1. Substantial current role-related experience as an analyst in a law enforcement environment with excellent understanding of the National Intelligence Model and experience of delivering intelligence products, utilising analytical techniques, developing research methodology and utilising specialist software

2. Able to demonstrate excellent interpersonal communication skills. Experience of negotiating and persuading. Ability to deliver presentations, attend and engage in briefings and meetings within a police and partnership environment

3. Experience of successfully managing and developing people with clear accountability for their performance. Evidence of problem solving.

4. Experience of managing and co-ordinating own and others’ workloads, with minimum supervision, prioritising and meeting tight deadlines. Flexible approach to working hours. Able to evidence self motivation and use of own initiative.

5. Excellent legislative knowledge e.g. ECHR, RIPA, Data Protection, Discrimination, etc., and knowledge of force management policies. Evidence of interpretation and application of relevant legislation.

At CTPSE  we are committed to reflecting the communities we serve, and welcome applications from people from all backgrounds. We welcome applications from those interested in part time and flexible working, and encourage applications from our under represented communities.

Our people say that benefits include a good work/life balance, a supportive and welcoming place to work and excellent terms including a generous pension scheme and annual leave entitlement.

If you have any questions about the role, please contact RecruitmentSE@thamesvalley.police.uk quoting the Job Reference number 21279.

IMPORTANT: If you are already a Thames Valley Police (TVP) member of staff and you have been in your post for less than twelve months, your application must be supported by your line manager.  We will require written confirmation from your line manager in order to proceed.

Shift allowance, on-call or other job related allowances from your previous role will not be protected unless they are attached to the new role.

If you are a permanent Thames Valley Police (TVP) member of staff applying for this role, please note it will be offered on a secondment basis. Important: All secondments are assumed supported and that your line manager and Head of Department/Commander or Deputy are aware of your intention to apply. If the secondment is not supported then a strong business rationale must be sent to recruitmentpolicestaff@thamesvalley.police.uk quoting the reference number for the role.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy if we receive a high volume of applications. Should you wish to apply for this post, we advise you to complete and submit your application form as soon as possible.