ROCU - Targeted Equipment Interference Regional Manager


200000H7 Requisition #

Grade/Rank: Substantive Inspectors

Closing Date: 20th October 2020

Secondment is until 31st March 2021 though the funding may be extended

This opportunity is open to substantive Inspectors serving with West Midlands, Staffordshire, Warwickshire and West Mercia Police Forces

WMROCU represents a collaboration between the police forces of Staffordshire, West Midlands, West Mercia and Warwickshire to fight organised crime across the region by targeting those areas of criminality we believe pose the greatest regional threat to the people and businesses of the West Midlands.

The main purpose of the Targeted Equipment Interference (TEI) Regional Manager role is to act as a dedicated point of contact for TEI in the West Midlands region responsible for understanding and acting as a link into capabilities held by forces, the local ROCU, other regions and national organisations.

The responsibilities of the TEI Regional Manager role are to:​

  • Ensure that TEI is understood within the West Midlands region and how it can benefit a range of different investigations.
  • Support the commissioning and tasking of TEI services for local and regional investigations, both from within the region and with other organisations.
  • Enable a joined-up, collaborative approach to TEI capability development and secure delivery across the system.
  • Understand and coordinate access to TEI capabilities that sits outside of their own organisation, requiring regular briefings and engagement with other organisations.
  • Ensure the effective dissemination of relevant information from national organisations to the region, including forces.
  • Provide assurance that standards and agreed frameworks are complied with.
  • Improve the effectiveness of spend by minimising duplication of capability development.
  • Implement the TEI baseline in their region, working hand-in-hand with a central team.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the following skills and experience:


  • Extensive experience of collaborative and partnership working
  • Experience of managing police investigations including disclosure obligations under Criminal Procedure and Investigations Act 1996
  • An interest in emerging technology


  • Experience or awareness of covert policing techniques under Investigatory Powers Act (IPA) 2016, Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act (RIPA) 2000, Computer Misuse Act 1990 and Police Act 1997

Additional Information

  • The post holder will be required to obtain Developed Vetting
  • Willingness to travel regionally and nationally on a regular basis to fulfil the requirements of the role
  • The role is suitable for agile working

Should you require any further information in relation to this role, please contact Dave Hollies on 07436679065 or at

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, whilst protecting them from harm”.

WM ROCU recognises that mentoring employees can play a vital part in building capacity, skills and building confidence through the use of Positive Action. 

ROCU West Midlands has an established Mentoring pool with the aim of improving BAME and URG representation within the ROCU and developing all staff wishing to join ROCU through career progression to improve organisational and personal performance.

This scheme is open to all candidates applying for ROCU. For more information, please contact Claire Fox – ROCU HR Manager

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