Intelligence Management Unit – Transfer/Secondment – PC | Counter Terrorism Policing

Intelligence Management Unit – Transfer/Secondment – PC

Contract type – Full Time, Permanent

Grade/scale – PC

Aim of job :

To receive, assess and manage information and intelligence in accordance with the National Standards of Intelligence Management, highlighting threat and risk to the IMU manager and carry out development where appropriate.

To disrupt individuals or groups whose activities fall within the definition of Counter Terrorism or Domestic Extremism.

To liaise with the Security Service and NCTPOC (National Counter Terrorism Police Operations Centre) in relation to National Security and Terrorism Investigations, as directed.

Act as a Case Officer on lead Investigations and Priority Operations as identified under the Intelligence Handling Model.


  • Receive and assess new information and intelligence from internal and external sources to identify and manage CT/DE related threat, harm and risk, ensuring that all key functions are carried out according to the National Standards of Intelligence Management (NSIM) and the Intelligence Handling Model (IHM).
  • Manage the development of intelligence in respect of Priority Investigations, IHM leads and during Intelligence Enhancement. Identify opportunities and suggest tactics to address intelligence gaps and information requirements utilising a wide range of sources.
  • Gather and develop intelligence in line with national, regional and, force control strategy intelligence requirements, and produce intelligence packages, collection plans and briefing products as directed.
  • Manage nominals as directed either within a Priority Investigation, following the closure of a priority investigation, as part of a Part 4 Order (Terrorism Act 2006) or a nominal subject to the Terrorist Prevention and Investigation Measures Act 2011 (TPIM).
  • Research information in order to identify potential opportunities to convert intelligence into evidence, and to ensure that at all times, intelligence gathering is undertaken, secured and preserved in a manner which meets criminal evidential standards.
  • Interview people with information and intelligence as an outside enquiry, including people suspected of involvement in CT/DE related activity.
  • Ensure operational activities are fully risk assessed and documented.
  • Perform duties in support of Fusion and Counter Terrorism Police Operations Room (CTPOR) during a major covert terrorist investigation, as set out in the ACPO (TAM) Manual of Major Covert Terrorist Investigations and Fusion Manual.
  • Attend briefings, presenting intelligence as appropriate.
  • Support other functions within CTPNW as required.
  • Maintain an awareness of the local force and Basic Command Unit (BCU) intelligence requirements.
  • Ensure intelligence gathering and recording activities are undertaken in compliance with all relevant legislation (e.g. CPIA, RIPA) and according to national standards (e.g. MIRSAP, and NIM Guidance).
  • Ensure intelligence is correctly marked, evaluated, sanitised and disseminated as appropriate with the correct and detailed handling instructions, in line with legislation and guidelines and supported with a risk assessment where necessary.
  • All staff and officers must adhere to and comply with Data Protection, Freedom of Information and Human Rights legislation and the Authorised Professional Practice (Information Management). It is the responsibility of all staff and officers to maintain data quality and security. Therefore when inputting, updating and using GMP information, you are to ensure that it is Accurate, Adequate, Relevant and Timely (AART), and that it is used / disclosed for business purposes only and kept secure.  The most current guidance and advice in respect of compliance with the legislation and information / records management standards can be found on the Information Management Intranet site/Information Services SharePoint site