Counter Terrorism Digital Investigations Manager
Counter Terrorism Policing – North East (CTP NE)
West Yorkshire Police – Leeds
One 37 hour permanent post
West Yorkshire Police is looking to appoint a Digital Investigations Manager. We have an exciting opportunity working within our Counter Terrorism Policing Team. We require someone to undertake the day to day management of the CT Digital Investigations Team, providing advanced technical knowledge and investigative skills in all aspects of CT digital investigative functions.
You will ensure the provision of an effective, efficient and comprehensive CT Digital Forensics Service in support of regional, national and international Counter Terrorism Policing, whilst promoting innovation and development through the continuous improvement of systems, processes, working practices and technology.
In addition, you will work in conjunction with the Quality Manager undertaking a Technical Manager role within CT Digital Investigations scope of accreditation. This will involve providing specialist technical expertise, skills and knowledge in Digital Forensics, relevant to the implementation and maintenance of ISO17025/17020 accreditation and other associated legal and regulatory standards, ensuring that the department remains and operates in full compliance.
To be considered for this post can you answer yes to the following questions?
Do you have a degree in Computer Science/Forensic Computing Studies or equivalent qualification in Digital Forensics and/or significant proven experience/training in these fields?
Do you have advanced knowledge and expertise of common operating systems, applications, basic network technologies and internet technologies?
Do you have an advanced understanding of the Forensic analysis of digital devices, with experience of working on a variety of crime types, including serious and complex cases, preparation of evidence and court testimony?
Are you willing and able to travel for business purposes, regionally, nationally & internationally, possibly for extended periods?
Are you willing and able to work unsociable hours, provide 24 hour cover if necessary and have the ability to change hours at short notice?
Are you able to prioritise and manage workloads, work under pressure and make critical decisions to deliver service provision in order to meet customer requirements and Service Level Agreements?
Can you recognise and handle sensitive information, maintaining the utmost discretion and confidentiality at all times?
Do you have a willingness to attend live scenes and terrorism related incidents to provide expert digital forensic coordination to first responders, investigating officers, SIOs and partner agencies?
Do you have the physical and emotional resilience to deal with offensive and abusive images of extreme violence, obscenity and depravity?
Do you have a full UK/European driving licence?
If you have answered yes to the above questions, then this role could be for you.
Now the official part: please note that the successful candidate will be subject to enhanced level personal and financial vetting checks prior to appointment. You must be a British citizen and eligible to hold a British passport to work in the CTP NE.
If you are still reading this, then you must be interested. For a full description of the role and the required skills and experience, please view the role profile. For security reasons you should not discuss your application with anyone other than your immediate family.
Applicants should be aware that it is not always possible to carry out adequate vetting checks on persons who have not been resident within the UK for the last ten years. Therefore, where this applies, applicants may be refused on the grounds that it was not possible to vet them to the appropriate standard.
This post is suitable for job share. The application process will close at 23:55 hours on 10th February 2021.
West Yorkshire Police is committed to improving the diversity of its workforce to better reflect the diverse communities we serve. We welcome applications from all minority groups and individuals who identify with one or more of the protected characteristics as defined by the Equality Act 2010.
For a detailed description of the Competency and Values levels required please refer to the http://www.college.police.uk/What-we-do/Development/competency-and-values-framework/Documents/Competency-and-Values-Framework-for-Policing_4.11.16.pdf (This link may be copied and pasted into your browser). This document will assist you in completing the Evidence of Achievement section of the application form.
Please note: the Evidence of Achievement section will not be visible until the employment section has been completed.
Shift Allowance No Shift Allowance
To apply for this job please visit westyorkshirepolice.tal.net.