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There is one current vacancy at the NWCU:


NWCU Intelligence Analyst – HC69590


Job Details

Job Title:  NWCU Intelligence Analyst – HC69590
Location: Stirling, Scotland with agile/home working available 
Salary: SO1, £29,793 – £31,725 per annum
Hours: 37 per week, Monday – Friday with flexible hours
Contract: Permanent
Closing Date: Sunday 4th July 2021 at 23:59 Hours

About NWCU                                                                                                          

The National Wildlife Crime Unit (NWCU) is a national police unit, hosted by Hampshire Constabulary but based in Stirling, Scotland. We work on behalf of all forces to assist in the prevention and detection of wildlife crime.

The NWCU has three strategic work-streams of intelligence, analysis and investigative support. Find out more via

The successful applicant will play a key role, providing analysis to enable timely intervention and manage current/emerging threats. The NWCU analyst will:

  • Disseminate results through collection, collation, evaluation and analysis.
  • Provide objective interpretation and advice.
  • Share skills and knowledge.
  • Make actionable recommendations and defend their product.
  • Take lead role in production of strategic and tactical products, identifying intelligence gaps/emerging threats.
  • Maintain effective communication to enhance working relationships at all levels.
  • Use innovative thinking to identify new approaches, alternatives or solutions.
  • Analyse complex issues, identify and separate them into manageable parts and systematically design solutions.
  • Create ad-hoc collection systems to facilitate crime pattern analysis, network analysis, target profile analysis and results analysis.
  • Utilise specialist software packages and national datasets (such as i2 iBase, i2 analyst’s notebook, GIS, PND and the full Microsoft office suite) to interpret complex information.
  • Use open sources to gather information and analyse it effectively.
  • Identify ways to improve existing reporting systems to maximise the quality and reliability of data. 
  • Work, store and transmit data in accordance with data protection, freedom of information and confidentiality principles.

What’s on offer?

You will have access to a wide benefits package as a member of Hampshire Constabulary police staff, including generous holiday allowances (24 days + bank holidays upon appointment with an increase after 5 years’ service), flexible working opportunities, family friendly policies, pension scheme (Local Government Pensions Scheme) and employee wellbeing/support.

Application and interview

Please complete an on-line application by visiting the following website here.

If you’ve never completed a competency-based application or interview before, make sure you read each competency or value in detail, research the STAR (situation, task, action, result) format and use it when giving evidence.

For further information about the role, please click  here

Candidate guidance for completing the Application Form please click  here

Job Purpose

Develop and evaluate intelligence, making an assessment of the threat, risk, harm, vulnerabilities and opportunities which exist and identifying gaps. Manage the dissemination of the assessment or intelligence product, support reactive and proactive investigations and provide advice on appropriate tactical options to support policing priorities.

Essential Qualifications

Educated to QCF Level 3 / SCQF Level 6 (Higher) OR work experience deemed to have brought the postholder to a comparable level.

Essential Experience

Experience of the National Intelligence Model (NIM). Significant experience working in a busy office environment. Experience of researching information from a variety of sources. Requires intermediate IT skills, using Microsoft Office Suite.

Contact details for an informal discussion

The ACRO HR Team can be contacted by email at or by phone on 01489 569843.

The line manager (Sue Eddy) can be contacted via email:

Please note that the email address you supply when submitting an application will be used for contact throughout the full lifecycle of that vacancy. You will not be able to amend your contact details. You should therefore ensure that you choose an appropriately accessible email address, being mindful that the process may take several months for some roles.

Hampshire Constabulary is an inclusive employer and strives to have a workforce representative of the communities we police and serve. We recognise that we are not fully representative and are working to address this imbalance through a variety of initiatives.

The Equality Act 2010 allows us to promote equality within Hampshire Constabulary by adopting Positive Action to support people from under-represented groups. Our aim is to recruit talented people with a diverse range of skills and experience and welcome applications from all sections of the community. Our Positive Action team are available to provide support through the application and assessment process by contacting:

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