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Research and Analysis – Intelligence Analyst – Police Staff – Counter Terrorism Policing SE

Contract type – 12 month – maternity cover

Band – TVP Broadband 4I


Information About The Role

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join Counter Terrorism Policing South East (CTPSE) within the Research and Analysis team as an Intelligence Analyst on a 12 month secondment or Fixed Term Contract providing maternity cover.

About Us

Counter Terrorism Policing South East (CTPSE) – Working to keep people safe from the threat of terrorism.

Working for CTPSE is a job like no other.  The successful candidate will be working with teams, which cover the expanse of the South East region, stretching over five police forces and across the wider National CTP network tackling the most serious crime.

Who are we?

The Research and Analysis Team are vital to the business of the CTPSE.  We produce high quality research and analytical products to support all areas of CTPSE business.  We are closely aligned to the Intelligence Management Function (IMF), the South East Regional Prison Intelligence Team (SERPIT) and CT Borders Policing (CTBP) however full research and analytical support is given to all 4 CONTEST strands across CTPSE.

About the role

In this role, you will provide high quality tactical and strategic analysis to inform, advise and assist decision makers / senior operational police officers in the prevention, targeting, disruption and detection of crime.

You will use analytical techniques to create products to inform relevant strategic and tactical planning to the standard defined within the National Intelligence Model (NIM) and Authorised Professional Practice (APP).

Through the application of structured analytical techniques (SATs), and the use of analytical vocabulary, you will provide assessments of activities of individuals / groups / themes to establish the dimensions of the threat posed.

You will provide efficient and effective service to support managerial, operational and investigative decision-making. Your analysis will assist in prioritisation, focusing intelligence gathering and guide investigative, enforcement and prevention activities. This will include making recommendations to drive business activity at both a tactical and strategic level.

About you

You will have substantive current role-related experience as an Analyst in a police environment/partnership agency with excellent understanding of the National Intelligence Model (NIM). You will have a relevant professional qualification and completion of the National Intelligence Analyst training.

The successful applicant will have excellent communication/interpersonal, problem solving, time management and effective IT skills.

Following training and once established within the role, there is the potential to be part of an on-call cadre on a voluntary basis.

Please note that this role is part of a national, regional and local network and as a result you may be required to travel for business purposes mainly across the south east region and occasionally throughout the UK. Therefore, the successful candidate will require a full UK driving licence.

Due to the nature of our work, security is of paramount importance to us. Ideally the successful candidate will already hold vetting level DV however this is not essential. To clear vetting for this role you must be a British National and  have resided in the UK for at least 5 years. Exemptions may apply for overseas or other diplomatic service (with HM Government), and studying abroad.

Therefore candidates will be holding vetting level DV is desirable, but not essential;.  In order to achieve the necessary security clearances for the post, candidates should also be a British National and should have resided in the UK for the past ten years. Exemptions apply for overseas or other diplomatic service (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 application before the closing date of Wednesday 19 June 2024 at 23:55 

At CTPSE and SEROCU 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 quoting the Job Reference number 20482. If you have applied for this role in the last six months, we respectfully ask that you do not reapply at this current time.


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 quoting the reference number for the role.


How to Apply

Apply to the role by clicking the button below. Further information about the role is also available via this link.