Intelligence Researcher

Colwyn Bay
21 Jul 2017
20 Aug 2017
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time

1. To provide research support to the intelligence function within NWP and provide resilience in the research function across all areas of the intelligence function.

2. To act as a point of expertise for Intelligence research and development within the division / dept.

3. To communicate the findings of research to Intelligence Supervisors, Managers, Colleagues.


1. To scan and evaluate information and intelligence from a wide range of computerised databases, and open and closed information sources, utilising mixed method research including single approach and mixed approach designs.

2. Compile internal reports on current active criminals and crime patterns.

3. To provide a single point of contact for the division or Force, for outside police forces and other agencies.

4. To respond to intelligence requirements highlighted through the analysis of intelligence, and detailed within Target and Problem Profiles.

5. Update the Force computerised Intelligence System with new intelligence developed thorough research, where appropriate.

6. Work closely with Senior Intelligence Staff, Analysts, LIO's, and FIO's, to ensure that all parties are working towards the same priorities.

7. Provide intelligence support to Major Incidents as and when required.

8. To attend and participate in relevant local meetings in particular daily briefings and tasking meetings as and when required.

9. Liaise closely with the Operational teams, Investigators, Crime and Disorder partners, and other units, in order to identify criminals who operate within the area, and to facilitate the development and actioning of intelligence.

10. Review intelligence and information deciding on relevant ANPR markers on RMS and PNC information/action markers to vehicles - discussing with line manager and obtaining relevant level of authorisation.

11. Audit and rectification of address issues or anomalies on RMS as appropriate by contacting the RMS Admin Team.


The role requires applicants who can demonstrate (with evidence) skills in the following areas:

1. NVQ level III or equivalent relevant qualifications and experience.

2. Proven research skills preferably obtained within an intelligence environment.

3. Good organisational skills, together with the ability to prioritise work and meet deadlines in a high-pressure environment.

4. Excellent communication/ presentation skills, commensurate with grade.

5. Possess an awareness of Law Enforcement tactics and investigation practices.

6. Proven ability to work individually or as an effective member of a team.

7. Competent use of various Force Computerised Intelligence Systems IT systems.

8. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office, Excel, Word, Access and Windows NT.

9. Develop and maintain an understanding of MOPI (Management of Police Information), and understand the use of handling codes and protective marking scheme relevant for the dissemination of intelligence.

10. Develop and maintain an understanding of NIM (National Intelligence Model), and where the role of the researcher fits into this model.

11. Develop and maintain an understanding of current legislation relevant to the role of the researcher, for example RIPA (Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000) in relation to the acquisition of telecoms data.

In order to be considered for this position, please either apply directly to this advert, or contact Amy at Adecco on (Apply online only).

Adecco is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer