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Job description

Salary: £29,201 to £31,415 plus £2,148 location allowance. You will receive £29,201 the band minimum. Progress to the band maximum of £31,415 will be via incremental progression.
Recruitment code: Oleeo 6351
Location: Thomas More Square
Closing date: 11:55pm, 25 August 2020

Contract: Fixed Term for one year
This is an exciting time to be working as an analyst for the Metropolitan Police Service. In addition to large-scale transformation, there's the unique and ever-evolving challenge of policing London. This means that as an analyst, there are more opportunities for you to get involved with making London the safest global city in a time of unprecedented change within the UK's largest Police Service.

The team
The DCPCU is a team within Central Specialist Crime, formerly SCD7. It is a unique, public/private partnership having a nationwide remit with staff and officers from the MPS, City of London Police and UK Finance working side by side combatting fraud committed by Organised Crime Groups.
The DCPCU is a small, well-funded, award winning team that relies heavily on an exceptional intelligence product provided by the 5 staff within the intel cell that works alongside officers. Due to the nature of the work that is undertaken there are frequent opportunities to be involved in live operations that require fast time analytical data to assist officers in the field.
UK Finance is "the voice" of the financial industry and their staff are based within the unit to ensure a quick flow of information and engagement with the banking sector.

The role
You will be responsible for conducting enquiries around ANPR, mobile phone analysis, reviewing trends identifying OCGs, conducting open source research across multiple digital platforms (including social media) and providing intelligence and financial profiles of subjects in serious and complicated cases that require your analytical expertise.
The DCPCU is housed in a non-police building within easy reach of Fenchurch Street mainline station, Liverpool Street mainline station, Tower Hill underground and Tower Gateway DLR.

Key responsibilities
What does the average day look like? Your core duties will include:
  • Collate, evaluate and analyse information from a variety of internal and external sources, producing high quality analytical products, contributing to the development of strategies and identification of enforcement, disruption and prevention opportunities.
  • Apply analytical techniques, to develop crime and intelligence packages, compliant with the NIM for dissemination to law enforcement and the wider counter fraud community.
  • Identify and develop intelligence and information surrounding complex crime networks utilising specifically designed software packages.
  • Work in partnership with law enforcement and key stakeholders.
  • As appropriate, maximise intelligence sharing opportunities to develop the unit's capability, as well as inform stakeholder initiatives/strategies.
  • Assist in the effective management and maintenance of both manual and computerised recording systems.
  • Conduct evidential analysis and attend court to give evidence.
  • Undertake any other duties commensurate with the role and grade as reasonably requested by line management.
  • Assess the value of intelligence in line with the control strategy and intelligence requirements. Carry out further research and analysis when required to maximise intelligence value and determine the appropriate dissemination route.

This post requires access to the most sensitive intelligence material on a daily basis. Applicants must hold or be prepared to undergo National Security Vetting (NSV) Security Check (enhanced) (SC(e)) level before taking up the post; with a willingness to undergo Developed Vetting (DV) once in post, if required.
Additionally, this material is of particular sensitivity to the UK and its distribution must be restricted to UK nationals. In approved circumstances dual nationals (of which one element is British) may also be granted access. However, in the event that potential conflicts of interest cannot be managed the post holder will not be able to see the intelligence material and will not be able to perform their duties. For the purpose of safeguarding national security and in line with Cabinet Office Policy, supported by Section 82(2) to (4) of the Police Reform Act (2002), applicants who do not hold or acquire Security Check (enhanced) (SC(e)) OR
Developed Vetting (DV) clearance and meet the nationality requirements cannot be offered the post.
Please view an online candidate information pack that will you give you an insight into the Met, the competency framework we use which shapes our daily work behaviours, the application process and a host of other information that will help inform and support your application.

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