Crime Reviewer


Posted on 2nd Jul 2022

Crime Reviewer

Post Title: Crime Reviewer, National Fraud Intelligence Bureau

Type of contract: 1 Year FTC, to be reviewed thereafter

Rank/Grade: D

Directorate/Department: NLF NFIB

Vetting level required: CTC

Location: GYE

Salary:£29,350 per annum plus £6,710 London Weighting per annum

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the National Fraud Intelligence Bureau as a cybercrime reviewer with a keen interest for Intelligence Development. The role is versatile, working a developing shift pattern according to need, although initially working across core hours Monday – Friday this role may evolve to include weekend working. A quick thinking, problem solving, communicative individual would be an ideal candidate. The role requires a high degree of trust and confidentiality as such as the role develops the holder must be willing to undergo further vetting if required.

Description of Department:

The National Fraud Intelligence Bureau analyses Intelligence and Information to identify high harm threats in both fraud and cybercrime, identifying organised crime groups and high-level facilitators. You will be adept at being able to quickly establish emerging threats and methodologies adopted by fraud/cyber criminals by assessing large datasets of fraud & cybercrime. These are accessed through three main channels:

  1. Reports from individuals and small businesses, coming either directly or via a police force, made to the Action Fraud contact centre and web reporting facility.
  2. Confirmed data from industry and the public sector, including organisations in the banking sector, insurance sector and telecommunications and government departments.
  3. A variety of intelligence sources including, but not limited to, national and international police crime/intelligence systems.

Purpose of the Role:

To provide initial assessment and investigation of fraud & cybercrime / intelligence referrals to the NFIB and National Lead Force (NLF) from Action Fraud (AF), law enforcement agencies, the public and partner agencies. This will include the accurate recording of all records in accordance with Home Office Crime Recording Standards (HOCRs) and the maintenance of associated crime and intelligence management systems to support the prompt and effective investigation of fraud related crime.

Essential Criteria – including the behaviours that will be tested at application/interview:

  • Excellent public facing skills to enable effective information gathering, victim support and assistance.
  • Experience in database population and information recording.
  • Ability to manage and evaluate data to record and assess crime quickly and effectively.
  • Good decision-making skills and the ability to communicate decisions to stakeholder groups and effectively manage their expectations.
  • A knowledge and understanding of the Home Office Crime Recording Standards.
  • Knowledge of policy and procedure in crime recording, investigation case management and safeguarding.

Desirable Criteria (If applicable):

  • A proven investigative background and a good knowledge of investigation practices and processes.
  • Experience of fraud and cyber crime investigation is preferable.

The application and interview will be tested under Level 2 of the College of Policing Competency and Values Framework.

Applicants who are unable to address the skills/knowledge/experience of the job description will not be considered.

If you would like to discuss the post in more detail, please contact DCI Hayley King via Hayley.King@cityoflondon.police.uk 

The closing date for applications is Thursday 1st September 2022 at 23:59

This vacancy is open only to those who have the right to work in the UK.

The City of London Police is keen to promote flexible working and will, subject to operational policing requirements, proactively consider all applications to work flexibly.

The City of London Police is committed to equal opportunities and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

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