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Higher Analyst – Counter Terrorism Policing West Midlands

Contract type – Permanent

Location – Other

Information about the role

You’ll have responsibility for performance and effective day to day delivery of several strands of analytical business to customers including both Strategic and Operational support. This includes providing technical advice to intelligence management teams and ensuring the continuing professional development of Intelligence Analysts and Researchers through advice and the development of training materials.

You’ll also be responsible for the implementation and maintenance of strategies and plans, receiving direction and line management from the Senior Analyst and Senior Leadership Team.

Experience of Counter Terrorism analysis would be an advantage; however, this is not essential.


  • Responsible for the quality control and delivery of analytical products to Senior Leadership team, Intelligence Managers and Senior Investigating Officers.
  • Effectively plan and allocate work, optimising assets to meet operational and strategic demands.
  • Manage and develop Analysts and Researchers, including overseeing individual professional development and objectives, delivering appropriate training and coaching when required.
  • Work effectively with CTU partners to achieve comprehensive NIM compliant products.
  • To ensure evidential excellence with all relevant products and attend court to give expert testimony if required.
  • Promote the role of the analyst, liaising with partners to develop relationships and processes that support the analytical requirements of the CTU.
  • Represent the WMCTU at force and national level.
  • Provide senior decision makers with comprehensive working papers, making recommendations for improvements and amendments to systems within the analytic team.
  • Develop and maintain an excellent understanding of violent extremism and counter terrorism. In addition, excellent understanding of NIM and MoPI and other guidelines and legislation.
  • Show reliability and resilience in difficult circumstances. Lead by example, remaining calm and confident, respond logically and decisively in difficult situations.
  • Understands other people’s views and takes them into account. Is tactful and diplomatic when dealing with people, treating them with dignity and respect at all times. Understands and is sensitive to social, cultural and racial differences.
  • Any other duties commensurate with the role and band/grade.

How to apply

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