ERSOU ROCU - Financial Intelligence Development Officer- Ref 8815

Posted on 17th Oct 2020

ERSOU ROCU - Financial Intelligence Development Officer- Ref 8815

Financial Intelligence Officer, Criminal Finances Team, Regional Economic Crime Unit (RECU), ERSOU

ERSOU celebrates diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive environment where everyone is valued and respected. We actively encourage applications from underrepresented or minority groups. ERSOU is a Disability Confident employer. Should you require any reasonable adjustments for your application process, please contact the HR Service Centre on 01438 757777.We also offer the guaranteed interview scheme; this means that all candidates with a disability covered by the Equality Act 2010, who meet the minimum entry requirements for the role, will be invited to attend an interview. Where possible we will also consider flexible working requests.

The RECU is made up of 5 and 7 force capabilities including the Criminal Finances Team (formerly RART), the Financial Investigation Team and Asset Confiscation Enforcement (ACE) team and Fraud Team.

The Criminal Finances Team (CFT) target high-end money laundering linked to Serious and Organised Crime and are recruiting into permanent vacancies for FIO’s. The FIO’s form a smaller team within the CFT of tenacious, dedicated and professional staff who are responsible for receiving, assessing, developing and disseminating financial intelligence derived from SAR’s (Suspicious Activity Reports) on behalf of the constituent forces.

Post holders ensure that SARs linked to vulnerability are dealt with expeditiously in order to protect those at risk. This is an opportunity to make a real difference to lives of vulnerable people.

Post holders will be expected to work with other ROCU capabilities, in particular the Sensitive Intelligence Unit in, order to identify and develop intelligence from sensitive sources or support live operations. They will link in with the SAR Intelligence Development Team, a coordinated, national network of similar roles. capabilities. Post holders will also assist in the identification and enforcement of outstanding confiscation orders throughout the constituent forces.

Post holders will be given training to be able to research and use a variety of intelligence databases to develop financial intelligence obtained from the use of the Elmer, Arena and Athena databases.

Applicants will possess competent IT skills, be inquisitive, decisive and articulate. Applicants must be able to work independently, show initiative, be able to work in a team, be able to work in the detail and demonstrate an aptitude for problem solving.

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 minimum entry requirements from the role profile (maximum 500 words).

If you are an internal applicant working within BCH (Bedfordshire Police, Cambridgeshire Constabulary or Hertfordshire Constabulary), please upload either your CV or a completed internal role summary form. This form can be found in the attached documents. Please note you will still be required to evidence against the minimum entry requirements.

If you are an external applicant, please ensure you upload your CV and evidence against the minimum entry requirements from the role profile. To ensure the recruitment process is fair and equal, please do not include any personal details on your CV, other than your name. An internal role summary form should not be completed.

If you are shortlisted for interview you will be expected to evidence against the personal qualities, and entry requirements, stipulated in the role profile.

Please note that this advert will be live to redeployees throughout the recruitment of this advert. Any redeployee that applies will only need to evidence against the minimum entry requirements of the role profile. To do this if you are a redeployee, write ‘Redeployee’ in the other competency boxes and just complete your evidence against the minimum entry requirements in the relevant box. Redeployees will take priority over other candidates at any point during the recruitment process up until a final offer is produced and you will be notified if this happens.

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