ERSOU ROCU - Detective Sergeant - Regional Cyber Crime Unit - Ref 7554

Posted on 3rd Apr 2019
Bedfordshire Eastern

ERSOU ROCU - Detective Sergeant - Regional Cyber Crime Unit - Ref 7554

Applications are invited from substantive Detective Sergeants for a role within Eastern Regional Special Operations Unit (ERSOU) for vacancies on the Regional Cyber Crime Unit (RCCU) based in Hertfordshire. There are currently two vacancies.

This advert is open to officers within the region from Norfolk, Suffolk, Bedfordshire, Kent and Cambridgeshire.

At this time this advert is not open to Essex or Hertfordshire police officers.

ERSOU RCCU officers and staff conduct proactive and reactive investigations into serious and complex cyber-crime criminality, which could include both cyber enabled or cyber dependent criminality with significant regional or national impact and/or linked to organised crime.

The post is open to Detective Sergeants that have a proven track record in dealing with serious and complex criminal investigations. An ideal candidate would have an understanding regarding cyber-crime, computer misuse, fraud, money laundering, as well as experience in both proactive and reactive crime investigations.

It would also be necessary to be on-call for the regional cyber-crime on call rota.

Applicants must hold or be prepared to undergo Management Vetting (5 years residency criteria) and Security Clearance (5 years residency criteria) or Development vetting, if applicable, before taking up the post. Please be aware the Police Corporate Vetting Unit will undertake security vetting on successful candidates, their family and others that live at their home address, which will include financial checks. Due to the sensitive nature of these checks, we are not able to supply feedback should clearance be declined.

You will be expected to provide written evidence around the following competencies and the minimum entry requirements from the role profile:

- We take ownership

- We deliver, support and inspire

- We analyse critically

- We are innovative and open-minded

Please note there is a 500 words limit for each competency.

All applicants must print off a copy of the ROCU application approval form and pass this onto their line manager and head of department for authorisation. As this is a PDF document this will need to be wet signed. We will accept an audit trail of emails from your line manager and Head of Department if a wet signature is not achievable.

The completed approval form needs to be returned to as close to the closing date as possible.  Application forms will not be progressed to the shortlisting stage until the recruitment team has received a completed approval form.

Kent officers will need to have their approval form signed by their 1st line manager and then sent to to be authorised by Chief Officers.

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