Senior Intelligence Manager

Birmingham, West Midlands
£39,918 to £46,887
27 Nov 2018
14 Dec 2018
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Grade: Band E

Salary: £39,918 to £46,887

Closing Date: 14th December 2018

About the Role:

As a Senior Intelligence Manager within the Tactical Intelligence Unit, you’ll be joining a strong, motivated and supportive team with a vision to develop and progress over the coming years, a desire to operate at the forefront of Intelligence both locally, force wide, regionally and nationally.  

The Senior Intelligence Manager is responsible for the leadership of an intelligence team, for providing intelligence support to ongoing investigations and to assist in the production of intelligence products to inform decision making.

Role Purpose: 

  • Provide leadership and direction to a team of intelligence staff, providing mentoring/coaching, guidance and support to staff in order to maximise their development, efficiency and morale, and deliver an effective intelligence service. 
  • Develop and maintain processes, intelligence products, and other core intelligence functions to assist decision making, identifying and managing threat risk and harm, and ensuring compliance with national standards and relevant legislation. 
  • Deliver and review collection plans and commission intelligence products to support effective policing and recommend appropriate responses. 
  • Identify, plan and deploy intelligence resources, as required, to ensure operational effectiveness. 
  • Interpret policy to develop and review intelligence systems, procedures and practices, (such as performing risk assessments and testing health and safety procedures) in order to introduce improvements. 
  • Ensure intelligence products are informed and developed as a result of consultation and feedback with key stakeholders, customers and the wider organisation. 
  • Enable collaboration with colleagues in partner agencies to share intelligence and facilitate cross-sector working practices. 
  • Maintain awareness of innovation within intelligence to ensure implementation of latest techniques and tactics, best practice, and information relevant to the role.
  • Review resourcing levels and select/recruit new members of staff, maintaining an awareness of the qualities and qualifications of all staff with a view to identifying development needs, optimum career paths, advancement potential, and a clear workforce resource plan. 

Working Arrangements:

  • This role is Monday to Friday during core work hours. Successful applicants may be required on occasion to work weekends, bank or religious holidays. This is a hot desking role, based at Lloyd House. Successful applicant will need to undertake management vetting. The successful candidate will be responsible for teams / staff across the whole force area.

Selection Process:

  • There will be a paper sift and successful applicants will be required to attend an assessment centre on either 9th or 10th January 2019 at Lloyd House, this will involve a presentation and a CVF based interview.
  • Completed applications must be submitted by Friday 14th December 2018. 

West Midlands Police are currently undertaking a long term review of staff pay and conditions. The grade, pay and other terms of employment are therefore subject to review and may change in the future.

Skills, Knowledge and Qualifications:

Prior Education and Experience: 

  • College of Policing Intelligence Professionalisation Programme (IPP) Qualification (to complete within 12 months of appointment), and continued IPP compliance. 
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience of leading diverse teams. 
  • An understanding of Investigatory Powers Act 2016 and Management of Police Information (MoPI) and other relevant legislation. 
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in developing intelligence products. 


  • Ability to maintain the highest levels of integrity, discretion and confidentiality. 
  • Ability to quality assure intelligence products and negotiate with and influence senior managers based on data and analytical outcomes.
  • Able to engage a variety of audiences through a range of media to inform and/or persuade. 
  • Able to undertake resource planning to deliver effective outcomes and ensure operational effectiveness within the resources allocated. 
  • Able to seek out and identify a range of information to identify patterns, trends and options, to solve multifaceted and complex problems. 
  • Able to develop and motivate a team and create strong engagement of individuals with their personal and team objectives and with Force values, behaviours and strategic priorities. 
  • Skilled in setting team and individual performance objectives, monitoring performance, assessing progress, identifying emerging risks, issues and opportunities, and taking corrective steps as required to ensure that the right results are achieved. 
  • Able to develop trusting relationships with a variety of stakeholders to collaborate and ensure that their needs and concerns are fully understood and responded to in an appropriate way. 

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