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Intelligence Analyst

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Knowledge experience and Skills


A degree level in relevant subject or equivalent qualification or experience within a similar environment

Experience of collating, evaluating, structuring and processing data to identify patterns, series, similarities and discrepancies within a variety of information types.

The ability to use software packages in the charting and analytical preparation of data

Evidence of working with, Interpreting & simplifying complex data sets.

A high level of competence in the use of Microsoft packages and advanced skills in Microsoft Excel

Evidence a good understanding of the requirements of the National Intelligence Model (NIM)

Understanding of, and ability to apply, relevant legislation (i.e ECHR, RIPA, Data Protection).


Experience of working within a team and on own initiative, effectively planning and organising activities and resources to meet objectives.


Experience of research and analytical processes / techniques.

Ability to work in a high pressure environment yet still providing accuracy at all times and a high level of detail.

Articulate and able to discuss Influence and negotiate

Evidence of preparing and delivering presentations

Ability to work as part of a team and build positive relationships with colleagues, internal and external partners

Self-motivated with the ability to work with minimum supervision and use own initiative.



Experience as an Intelligence Analyst within a law enforcement agency (LEA).


 Knowledge of current crime threat trends and organisational, policy issues relevant to policing.

Experience of the use of statistical and risk models

Ability to recognise conscious / unconscious biases associated with intelligence analysis

Experience of relevant analytical tools, such as iBASE, i2 workstation, GIS applications and other customised databases;

Understand the practical distinctions between analysis, policy and decision-making


Hours of Work

The core hours of this role will be Monday to Friday 0800 to 1600hrs, working outside of these hours may be required due to prevailing workloads and priorities. There may also be a requirement at times to travel to other locations within the Force area.

Due to the nature of this role it is essential that you’re flexible in terms of your working location and are prepared to work temporarily at other locations.

Must have capability to travel to different locations across the Region and undertake all assignments in a timely manner. Due to the requirement to work flexibly, unsocial hours and personal safety for lone working; public transport may not be available or suitable at these times.


Successful applicants will be required to pass Management Vetting scrutiny prior to commencing their role, this will include a full background & financial disclosure as part of the vetting process.

Open days

West Midlands Police intelligence department will be holding an open day on 18th June 2021 between 1500 and 1800hrs at the Tally Ho, conference and banqueting centre, Pershore Road, Birmingham, B5 7RN .

The closing date for applications is 20th June 2021. It is anticipated that interviews will be held week commencing 12th July 2021. If there are any days or times you are unavailable during this week period please make a note of this in your application.

If you would like more information regarding this vacancy, or if you would like to attend the open day  please contact SGT Mike Ellis at the intel academy at  

The selection process will be conducted using the College of Policing, Competency Values Framework (CVF) level 2(Supervisor/manager).

Diversity and Inclusion Vision:  Maximise the potential of people from all backgrounds through a culture of fairness and inclusion to deliver the best service for our communities.


West Midlands Police is a Disability Confident Leader - the highest level an organisation can achieve under the scheme run by the Department of Work and Pensions. As part of our commitment we operate a Guaranteed Interview Scheme all candidates who declare a disability and meet the essential criteria for the role will be guaranteed an interview

Please note that Force Intelligence has pledged to maximise the potential of people from all backgrounds through a culture of fairness and inclusion to deliver the best service for our community.  WMP is striving to get to a position where we are confident that all disproportionality and disadvantage is a thing of the past and is committed to the principles of equality, fairness and diversity. No member of the public or communities we serve, no Police Officer, Special Constable, Police Staff member or Police Community Volunteer shall receive less favourable treatment, directly or indirectly, on the grounds of: Age, Disability, Gender, Gender Identity, Marriage or Civil Partner Status, Pregnancy or Maternity, Race, Religion or Belief, Sexual Orientation, Socio-Economic Background or Trade Union Membership. Force Intelligence are actively looking to improve the diverse representation against all teams within the department. Under positive action provisions within the Equalities Act 2010, we welcome applications from suitably qualified Black, Asian and other minority ethnic backgrounds and underrepresented groups.

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