Intelligence Researcher Sensitive Unit Jobs Vacancy at Prison Probation Service London
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Intelligence Researcher Sensitive Unit Jobs Vacancy at Prison Probation Service London Jobs Details:
The post holder will work in the Sensitive Intelligence Unit (previously the Confidential Unit). This unit forms part of the National Intelligence Services & Assessments (NISA) team.
This role will play a crucial part in making the most sensitive intelligence actionable through various analytical techniques.
The researcher will support the Intelligence Analysts in developing the intelligence picture on a range of threats and risks impacting on their geographic or thematic area.
The post holder will obtain, evaluate, prepare and supply information for the Intelligence Analysts, in line with priorities for the Sensitive Intelligence Unit. They will also disseminate the intelligence product in compliance with relevant legislation, codes of practice, standards, procedures and guidelines.
This post holder will report to an Intelligence Analyst in the unit. The post is a flexible resource within the function and the post holder may be asked to undertake work for another Unit to respond to changes in priorities.
This post will be based in Victoria, London. Occasional travel to prison establishments, prison regional offices, law enforcement partners offices and other partner agencies may be required.
This is a key support role in the intelligence analytical function. The post holder will be expected to provide high quality intelligence research to the Intelligence Analysts.
The post holder will need to obtain and work with large volumes of information in both written and numeric form, some of which will be held in bespoke databases. They should be confident in organising information, using software where appropriate to do this. They will also require strong numerical and written skills and an eye for detail so that information is presented accurately.
The post holder will need to build productive relationships with a range of internal and external partners in order to obtain relevant information when it is needed and manage and respond to expectations of intelligence customers.
The post holder will also require strong administrative skills and the ability to manage and prioritise their own workload.
The post holder must act with the highest levels of personal and professional integrity and champion these qualities in others. They must be vetted to Security Check (SC) standards to begin the position and will be required to undertake Developed Vetting (DV) once in post.
Responsibilities, Activities & Duties
You will be required to provide research support for the Intelligence Analysts in the Sensitive Intelligence Unit, and expected to carry out the following responsibilities, activities and duties:
Obtain and evaluate information relevant to intelligence questions from a range of sources, in line with a collection plan agreed with the Intelligence Analyst. This may include, for example: interrogating various HMPPS datasets, researching open source information, identifying relevant research (including HMPPS, wider government and academic sources), seeking expert opinion and information held by partner agencies.
Prepare and supply information to the Intelligence Analyst. This will require organising information, using software where appropriate. Activities may include, for example: cross-referencing data sets, producing graphs, tables and charts, writing summaries of source documents and providing extracts of databases.
Establish and maintain a catalogue of source information relevant to intelligence questions.
Creating intelligence reports from raw data/information.
Maintain a catalogue of intelligence products and a database of intelligence customers. Disseminate intelligence products in line with handling requirements and in compliance with relevant legislation, codes of practice, standards, procedures and guidelines.
Identify and pursue opportunities to enhance the intelligence picture by seeking new sources of information and maintaining good working relationships with internal and external partners who can supply information.
Handle all information and intelligence in line with HMPPS policies, and relevant legislation.
Take an active role in HMPPS intelligence analyst community, supporting own and colleagues professional development.
Various intelligence specific training courses will be provided for the successful candidate.
The duties/responsibilities listed above describe the post as it is at present and is not intended to be exhaustive. The role is new and developing. The Job holder is therefore expected to accept reasonable alterations and additional tasks of a similar level that may be necessary. Significant adjustments may require re-examination under the Job Evaluation scheme and shall be discussed in the first instance with the Job Holder.
We'll assess you against these competencies during the selection process:
- Making effective decisions
- Managing a quality service
- Leading and communicating
- Acts with Integrity
Civil Service Competency Framework
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