G4 Intelligence Team Leader - HP1700101JT

National Crime Agency

Closing date: 24 Jul 2017

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Higher Executive Officer
NCA Grade 4

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Business area


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37 hours weekly

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Barnsley, Yorkshire and the Humber : Sheffield, Yorkshire and the Humber

About the job

Job description

The NCA is an organisation which leads the UK’s fight to cut serious and organised crime. This includes class A drugs, child exploitation, people smuggling and human trafficking, major gun crime, fraud, cyber crime, money laundering and the corruption that organised criminals use to facilitate these crimes.
We work to imprison serious criminals, and use many other tactics to disrupt crime and keep people safe. In particular, we want to ensure crime doesn’t pay and that it’s harder to commit. We also draw on innovative new approaches to prevent crimes from happening in the first place.
We expect our Officers to work to the highest standards of behaviour in everything they do.

Our values and behaviours are:

Flexibility – seeking continuous improvements to the way that we work, adapting to find solutions to difficult problems.

Integrity – acting with the highest standards of integrity and professionalism.

Respect – treating everyone with dignity and respect, valuing diversity, working in partnership, and sharing knowledge and best practice.

Serving the public – being proud to put the public interest at the centre of everything we do.

Transparency – being truthful, open and accountable for our actions.

Grade & Role Title: G4 Intelligence Team Leader
Business Area & Department: Specialist Investigations, Operation Stovewood
Vacancy Reference Number: HP1700101JT
Open to: Substantive and External Staff on Lateral Transfer or on Promotion, Permanent
Location: Barnsley/ Sheffield – (Officers are required to work in Barnsley on a daily basis for approximately 18 months whilst work is completed on permanent accommodation at which time you will transfer to Sheffield on a permanent basis).
Closing Date: Monday 24/07/2017at 12 noon
Generic Role Profile Number: RP14000
Salary: The salary band for this position is £33,286 to £38,283 (Dependent on skills and experience)
Where existing Civil Servants apply on transfer to the NCA at the equivalent grade, pay principles on Civil Service transfers will apply.

Operation STOVEWOOD:
The NCA is leading a major independent investigation into non-familial child sexual exploitation and abuse in Rotherham, South Yorkshire and we are growing our team to ensure that we continue to focus on the needs of victims and survivors and drive forward our enquiries as quickly as we can.

Operation STOVEWOOD is without doubt the largest ever investigation into non-recent child sexual exploitation (CSE) undertaken by law enforcement.  The complexity of the investigation is also unparalleled.  Victims and survivors have been exploited or abused by many individuals, in locations across the UK over a number of years.  The majority of suspects have offended against more than one victim and many have been involved in organised trafficking. This investigation provides a unique opportunity for you to bring your skills and experience in support of such a high profile, serious and complex investigation.

The Operation is set up in line with the Major Incident Room Standard Administrative Procedures (MIRSAP) and uses the HOLMES data system as well as NCA intelligence databases.

Role summary: To assist the Intelligence Manager with the implementation and delivery of an Intelligence Strategy for Operation STOVEWOOD which includes both overt and covert intelligence management. To manage / supervise a team of Intelligence Officers. Manage, coach and develop officers. Monitor compliance in the collection, recording, quality assurance, retention, analysis and dissemination of intelligence and reports in accordance with Agency policy. Manage the manipulation of large complex data sets using advanced IT packages to produce reliable and accurate analysis.

Candidates are required to provide evidence against ONLY the following Personal Qualities Framework (PQF). The level required is listed on the Role Profile and below

- Communication
- Problem Solving
- Teamwork and Partnership
- Change
- People Management

Candidates are required to provide evidence against ONLY the following Entry Criteria taken from the Role Profile –

- Proven experience of supervising / managing a team of intelligence officers
- Proven analytical experience to include the production of strategic analysis / assessments
- Working knowledge of intelligence systems, processes and intelligence development

Essential at Entry:
- Intelligence trained

Desirable at Entry:
- Understanding of Major Incident Rooms (MIR) and HOLMES
- Familiarity and knowledge of i2 software


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

  • Behaviour 1. Communication
  • Behavoiur 2.Teamwork and Partnership
  • Behaviour 3. Problem Solving
  • Behaviour 4. Change
  • Behaviour 5. People management
  • Technical criteria 1. Proven experience of supervising / managing a team of intelligence officers
  • Technical criteria 2. Proven analytical experience to include the production of strategic analysis / assessments
  • Technical criteria 3. Working knowledge of intelligence systems, processes and intelligence development



Civil Service pension schemes may be available for successful candidates.

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.

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

James Tong 0117 372 0000

Sift/interview dates and location


Further information

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

Candidates must fully complete the attached both 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 24/07/2017.

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, Equality & Diversity Form, Role Profile and Personal Qualities Framework (PQF) should be attached. If you have any queries, please email central.recruitment@nca.x.gsi.gov.uk.

To ensure that your application / emails regarding this vacancy are actioned please ensure that the title of the email contains the following information listed above – Your full name, the Grade and Role, followed by the Vacancy Reference Number HP1700101JT

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 a interview date The Recruitment Team cannot guarantee an alternate date, regardless of the reason.

Please note: Due to the volume of applications we receive, it is the NCA’s policy not to give feedback to external candidates on applications, by applying for this role you accept this condition.

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 valuing 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/
The NCA has now been accredited with Disability Confident Employer status. If you would like this application form in a different format, please contact the Recruitment Team using the details shown towards the end of the form or email:- central.recruitment@nca.x.gsi.gov.uk

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