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Branch Commander Investigations

Reference
1621186
Contract Type
Permanent
Sector
Public Sector
Location
Chorley, Slough, Wakefield
Salary
£53,053
Expiry Date
25/03/2019
We are looking for a Branch Commander to lead a multi-function Investigations team, quality assure, develop and deliver strategic and tactical intelligence to Agency operations, investigations and prevention initiatives.

Job Description

Due to the nature of the role it is highly advised that you review the Candidate Information pack attached to this vacancy. 

See the candidate information pack for more detail. 

Investigations Command is the core crime fighting capability of the NCA. We take an intelligence-led approach and concentrate on tackling the criminals and risks to the public which are beyond the capability or capacity of other law enforcement bodies. 

The Investigations Command provides a flexible, shared operational capability, designed to maximise the impact of the UK's collective resources against serious and organised crime, and in specialist 
support of major crime. Our teams respond to a broad range of threats, many of which also remain a responsibility for police forces and other agencies as well as private industry. 

Our teams also lead investigations across the Serious and Organised Crime landscape and provide a national service of specialist investigative skills and expertise to support major crime investigations conducted by police forces, such as abduction, serial sexual crime and no body murder. 

We are looking for a Branch Commander to lead a multi-function Investigations team, quality assure, develop and deliver strategic and tactical intelligence to Agency operations, investigations and prevention initiatives. You will also be required to provide advice on legislation, policy, tactical options and evidential opportunities to assist the planning of investigations and operations. 

Successful candidates will be able to demonstrate an in-depth knowledge and use of relevant legislation affecting agency activity. Candidates will also have proven experience of Investigations, operational planning, leading multiple projects or programmes and of leading and managing the deployment of operational teams at a senior level. 

Experience Criteria 
You will be required to supply evidence of: 

  • An in-depth knowledge and use of relevant legislation (UK and International law) affecting agency activity
  • Experience of Investigations, operational planning and leading multiple projects or programmes
  • Proven experience of leading and managing the deployment of operational teams at a senior level

Person specification

If you have PIP2 Managers accreditation please submit this with your CV and personal statement for it to be considered. 

If you do not currently hold PIP2 managers accreditation please outline in no more than 1200 words how you meet the below equivalent experience: 

• Proven experience of managing serious and complex crime investigations • Proven experience of risk management associated to criminal investigations 
• Detailed knowledge of CPIA, proceeds of crime and other relevant legislation 
• Proven experience of quality assuring prosecution files for submission to lawyers 
• Proven experience of working collaboratively with partners to deliver criminal justice outcomes. 

Qualifications

PIP2 Manager accreditation or equivalent experience

Behaviours

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

  • Leadership
  • Working Together
  • Delivering at Pace

Technical skills

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

National Insurance Number - Required for monitoring purposes only

 


If you want to make the UK a safer place, apply today. See the candidate information pack for more detail.