Intelligence Management Unit - Constable | Counter Terrorism Policing

Intelligence Management Unit – Constable

Contract type – Full Time

Location – Force Headquarters – Central Park Complex

Grade/Band/Scale/Rank – Police Constable

Information about the Role
Counter Terrorism Policing North West (CTPNW) is a five-force collaboration delivering Counter Terrorism (CT) services to our regional forces as well as forming part of the national CT Network. Our staff work to the Government’s CONTEST strategy under the four pillars of Prevent, Protect, Prepare and Pursue. We use a functional model with Senior Responsible Officers, line manged by the CT Head, leading areas of Investigations, Intelligence, Business Services, Borders, Special Projects, Prevent and Change. CTPNW also host a national function supporting the Intelligence Board and the Intelligence Capability.

CTPNW’s mission is to work together to keep people safe from terrorism. Our priorities focus us to drive business through performance, improvement and transformation so we can continue to counter the ever-changing threat of terrorism and extremism. Operational oversight and governance is managed by the CT ACC and the CT Head coordinates delivery against the four strands of CONTEST strategy (Prevent, Protect, Pursue and Prepare) in collaboration with local policing teams and other partner agencies. At the heart of CTPNW is our people, we are committed to continuing to make the CTPNW a great place to work.

For us to reduce the risk and threat of terrorism and protect the public, our people need to be at their best. They can only be at their best if they are able to be themselves at work and are supported through development and learning within their current role and future roles within the network.

We are looking for a committed and outstanding individual to join CTPNW.

The vacancy is for a role in the Operational Intelligence Management Unit (OIMU). The OIMU is responsible for managing Threat and Risk on behalf of CTSIO for a specific CT Investigation.

OIMU assessors work Mon-Fri 0700-1500hrs but are required to be flexible to meet spontaneous operational demand if required.

OIMU assessors also provide night cover 2200-0700hrs on a rota system.

If you have any further queries about what the roles involve, please contact DI 19941 Laura Walters (07788356231).

It is desirable but not essential that applicants hold the ICIDP qualification.


Other Information
For specialist police posts, eligible candidates will:
– have completed their probation at the closing date;
– be confirmed in the rank of the vacancy;

Potential candidates are required to check if they are eligible to apply for this role

– not previously been unsuccessful at an assessment or interview for the same post within the last six months;
– have no outstanding disciplines (not including complaints).
– have completed the minimum tenure in your current post (if specialist post)

If you have any queries regarding your eligibility you should email

The attached Confirmation of Suitability to post form should be completed and returned to by the closing date. Failure to do so will result in your application being withdrawn. Please note that a copy of your application should be made available to your line manager in order for them to be able to complete the Confirmation of Suitability to post form. During completion of your application there will be options at the top of the screen to either save your application to your desktop or to print a copy.

The process for providing DNA has changed, candidates will be advised at conditional offer with regards to DNA being provided and recorded on the DNA elimination database.

Please note, all of our communication will be sent to you via the e-mail address you provide on your application form, therefore please ensure is in your mail safe senders / safe recipients list to prevent our e-mails going into your junk mail.

You will find attached the Code of Ethics and Competency and Values Framework for policing, these nationally recognised behaviours and values set out the guidance that you will be tested against within any specialist recruitment process. This will provide a consistent foundation for a range of local and national processes to be evidenced and which GMP adhere to.

This framework will ensure that there are clear expectations of Police Officers working in a policing environment which in turn will lead to standards being raised for the benefit and safety of the public. GMP have now aligned their recruitment process for Specialist Police Officer posts to the Competency and Values Framework. As a result of this change the Leadership Expectations assessment criteria have now been removed for this recruitment process.

This is a designated post under the Force Vetting Strategy and the post will therefore attract an enhanced level of vetting.

For further information regarding the National Security Vetting process, please click the following link:’
Please note for applications which carry enhanced vetting you should have resided in the UK for the last 5 years.

Due to the Equality Act (2010) the sickness will not be checked until the conditional offer stage of the recruitment process and therefore candidates need to ensure that they have a good attendance record for the last 2 years for Staff and officers and for 12 months for apprentices.

The Equality Act 2010 makes it unlawful to discriminate against a disabled person in all areas of employment, including recruitment. The Police Service welcomes people with disabilities and will do its best to make reasonable adjustments to the working arrangements and/ or the working environment providing it is possible to do so.

If you have a disability and you require support with your application, please let us know so we can consider and support you with any reasonable adjustments you may require. If you need any support completing this application please contact and the recruitment team will be happy to assist.

Should you require reasonable adjustments during the recruitment process, please let us know during the selection process.

Please note that you will be required to provide an educational psychologist report in support of any adjustments