G5 Officer, Tactical Partnerships, NCCU X 3 HP1081601SS

National Crime Agency

Closing date: 14 Dec 2017

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Executive Officer
NCA Grade 5

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37 Hours Per Week

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About the job

Job description

Would you like the opportunity to contribute to the fight against serious and organised crime?

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an individual to join the National Cyber Crime Unit (NCCU) which leads, supports and coordinates the UK's response to Cyber Crime. With excellent communication and people skills you will work in the Tactical Partnerships team to enhance NCCU's tactical engagement with the private sector, enabling external partners to directly contribute to NCCU's objectives to disrupt serious and organised cyber criminals. Private sector collaboration is critical to the NCCU's operational success.

The successful candidate will be joining a dynamic and fast-paced unit which offers employees access to a range of learning and professional development opportunities. Training will be provided to enhance technical understanding of cyber crime but it is desirable for applicants to have some awareness of different cyber crime threats.

The key responsibilities of this role are:
Develop and support NCCU relationships with designated industry sectors, communicating NCCU strategic priorities and enhancing collaboration.
Briefing agency staff on industry partners and coordinating collaboration with them.
Proactively gathering intelligence from the private sector to drive NCCU operational activity, resulting in investigative taskings and operational outcomes.
Gather thematic intelligence from industry to support threat assessments which direct agency strategic priorities.
Seek opportunities to share data and information with the private sector to reduce harm from cyber crime.
Manage the team inbox, triaging receipt of information, requests, incidents, and recording intelligence.
Support senior level relationships with private sector partners, ensuring Agency interactions are professional, informed, coordinated and auditable in accordance with policy and operating procedures.
Identify, and where appropriate, leverage private sector assets, resources and capabilities in support of strategic imperatives and tasked activities.
Collaborate closely with other government partners, particularly the National Cyber Security Centre (part of GCHQ).


We'll assess you against these competencies during the selection process:

  • Behavioural Criteria 1: Communication
  • Behavioural Criteria 2: Teamwork and Partnership
  • Behavioural Criteria 3: Personal Accountability
  • Behavioural Criteria 4: Negotiating and Influencing
  • Behavioural Criteria 5: Problem Solving
  • Technical Criteria 1: Understanding of UK Legislation Affecting Agency Activity
  • Technical Criteria 2: Broad Appreciation of Organised Criminality, Nationally and Internationally
  • Technical Criteria 3: Experience of Analysing Information from a Wide Range of Sources



Civil Service pension schemes may be available for successful candidates.


£3,226 London Weighting

Things you need to know


Successful candidates must meet the security requirements before they can be appointed. The level of security needed is security check.


Successful candidates will be expected to have a medical.

Nationality statement

Candidates will be subject to UK immigration requirements as well as Civil Service nationality rules.

If you're applying for a role requiring security clearance please be aware that foreign or dual nationality is not an automatic bar. However certain posts may have restrictions which could affect those who do not have sole British nationality or who have personal connections with certain countries outside the UK.

Selection process details

To Apply
Please carefully read all the information on this advert and the attached documents.

Candidates must complete the attached two forms to be considered for this vacancy:

• External Application Form
• Equality & Diversity Form

Please return both documents to central.recruitment@nca.x.gsi.gov.uk mailbox no later than 12.00hrs Midday on 11/12/2017.

If you already work for the NCA and wish to apply for this role you must complete the Internal Application Form found on the NCA intranet.

The Application Form, Guidance Notes, Role Profile and Personal Qualities Framework (PQF) should be attached. If they are not or you cannot download them please email central.recruitment@nca.x.gsi.gov.uk for an application pack

To ensure that your application / emails regarding this vacancy are actioned please ensure that the title of the email contains the vacancy reference number HP10813601SS.

Should an application arrive after the stated deadline it will not be included in the recruitment process, regardless of the reason.

Should you be successful at short listing but cannot attend on the date/time allocated to yourself for an interview date The Recruitment Team cannot guarantee an alternative date.

If you wish to make a complaint in relation to any stage of the recruitment and selection process please email central.recruitment@nca.x.gsi.gov.uk. please ensure that you refer to the campaign reference number. If you remain dissatisfied following the outcome of your complaint you have the right to contact the Civil Service Commission to pursue it further.

Feedback will only be provided if you attend an interview or assessment.

Nationality requirements

Open to UK, Commonwealth and European Economic Area (EEA) and certain non EEA nationals. Further information on whether you are able to apply is available here.


Candidates in their probationary period are not eligible to apply for vacancies within this department.

Working for the Civil Service

The Civil Service Code sets out the standards of behaviour expected of civil servants.

We recruit by merit on the basis of fair and open competition, as outlined in the Civil Service Commission's recruitment principles.
The Civil Service embraces diversity and promotes equality of opportunity. There is a guaranteed interview scheme (GIS) for candidates with disabilities who meet the minimum selection criteria.

Apply and further information

Contact point for applicants

Laura Walden: 0117 372 0060

Sift/interview dates and location

Shortlisting: Week Commencing 14th December
Interviews: To be Determined

Further information

To be considered, you will need to successfully complete SC clearance before commencing the role and for specified roles DV clearance within the first 12 months as part of your probation period.
You will also be required to undertake a mandatory pre-employment substance misuse test and achieve a satisfactory result.


The NCA is an inclusive employer committed to developing a workforce which reflects the society we protect. We value difference, and recruit by merit on the basis of fair and open competition as outlined in the  Civil Service Commission Recruitment Principles. More information can be found on http://civilservicecommission.independent.go.uk/

If you would like the application form in a different format, please contact the Recruitment Team via email to:- central.recruitment@nca.x.gsi.gov.uk
The NCA complies with and expects all its employees to reflect the values outlined in the Civil Service Code, for further information please review the code.

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