CTPNW/ Merseyside/ Intelligence Researcher/ Grade C
Operational Command Centre, Speke (OCC)

Job reference: 006338

Closing date: 26/02/2021

Job start date: Not specified

Salary: Constable

Employment type: Permanent - Full Time

Department: (CTPNW) Counter Terrorist Policing North West

Hours per week: -

Working Days: -

Intelligence Researcher

CTPNW - Merseyside 

Grade C: (£21,135 - £23,406)

OCC Speke


Closing Date: Friday 26th February 2021

Please Note: Enhanced Vetting will be required for the role

Job Purpose:

To be an integral part of the intelligence unit responsible for providing Counter Terrorism analytical direction on strategic, tactical and emerging issues enabling Senior / Chief Officers at relevant forums / Tasking and Coordination meetings to set policing priorities for National Security issues (Level 1, 2, and 3).

Key Responsibilities:

To provide research support in all aspects of Counter Terrorism (CT) policing and incident investigation at Tasking and Co-ordinating meetings, or other management meetings in respect of specified counter terrorism operations / investigations.

To scan, collate, and evaluate data from various sources including crimes, incidents, intelligence, witness statements, forensic reports, communications data and financial records to identify and effectively manage problems, patterns, trends, or series of offences in order to ensure the prioritisation and direction of CT police resources at both tactical and strategic level.

Identify and research data in relation to problems / patterns / trends / series / emerging issues in relation to matters of National Security, where appropriate, for further analysis by the Analyst.

Identify nominals and groups who are linked to various types of terrorist activity relating to International Counter Terrorism, Domestic Extremism, Counter Espionage etc., in order to produce analytical products / briefings.

Contribute to Counter Terrorism (CT) briefings for inclusion on Corvus or NCIA in relation to CT intelligence issues in order to enhance intelligence gathering.

Prepare and deliver intelligence research findings and intelligence gaps in the form of presentations as required, individually and to support the Analyst to produce and deliver analytical products to present to Chief / Senior officers at Tactical Tasking and Co-ordination Group Meetings (TTCG) to aid direction of CT resource deployments.

For more, please see the attached JDQ

Knowledge and Experience:

To be fully conversant with the National Intelligence Model and its practices to be able to work within the Intelligence function.

Proven research skills in order to gather information from open and closed sources to support the overall analytical product.

Understanding of the National Intelligence Report including its grading (3x5x2) and the submission of self-generated intelligence to the intelligence system.

Proven ability to communicate both verbal and written to be able to deliver findings.

To possess effective visual communication skills in order to facilitate the presentation of complex data in a simple and understandable format.

To have an overview of procedures and ability to understand legislation and guidelines.

This post is subject to an enhanced level of vetting and the post holder will be required to be Enhanced Vetted. 

Please base your evidence on the knowledge and experience on the attached Job Description Questionnaire utilising the competencies contained within the Competency Value Framework

Please click here to view the Competencies Values Framework

Please note - In addition to submitting this online application, Officers MUST also submit a LINE MANAGER SUPPORT form (found on the link below) to shared.service.recruitment@merseyside.police.uk by the closing date for this position.

Police Staff/Officers: http://iforce/DocumentCentre/CorporateDocuments/Line%20Manager%20Support%20Form%202019.doc?Web=1
Volunteers: http://iforce/DocumentCentre/CorporateDocuments/Special%20Constable-Volunteer%20Line%20Manager%20Support%20Form%202018%20(002).doc?Web=1

Equality Act 2010

Any candidate who has a disability as defined by the Equality Act 2010, is required to inform us, in order to ensure that ‘reasonable adjustments’ can be made.  Our policy, at the stage of interview, is that we will ask all candidates whether we need to make any ‘reasonable adjustments’ in accordance with the Equality Act 2010.  Under the Equality Act, a disabled person is someone with a physical or mental impairment, which has a substantial and long-term adverse effect on their ability to carry out day-to-day activities.

Positive Action

Merseyside Police are proud to use Positive Action to redress the balance of under representation our team will offer advice, guidance and support throughout the recruitment process to candidates from under-represented groups.  For more information please refer to our Positive Action page https://www.merseyside.police.uk/police-forces/merseyside-police/areas/careers/join-us/positive-action-recruitment-team/


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