Internet Intelligence Investigation Officer x2

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Internet Intelligence Investigation Officer x2
Contract / Temporary

MPX TCLZ 0007 A079 / 1

Posted: 1st September 2023 14:49
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  • Pay Rate:

    £18.72 per hour PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    36 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 8 months


    SW15 2PD

What's involved with this role:

Temporary Internet Intelligence Investigation Officer x2 - Counter Terrorism Policing 

Reference no:  MPX TCLZ 0007 A079 / 1    

Pay Rate: £18.72 per hour PAYE   

Hours per week: 36 Monday – Friday, normal working hours 

This opening assignment is for 8 months  


Hybrid/ working 

Vetting is not required for the candidate to be considered or submitted , however should they be successful they will need to go through the process.

Two Internet Intelligence Investigation Officers to join multi-disciplinary team of officers and police staff. The role holder will gather and develop internet intelligence by researching data systems and providing information, intelligence products and reports utilising open and closed intelligence sources, in order to collaboratively support the analysts, researchers and police officers working under the Strategic Intelligence and Briefing Team (SIB). 

The post holder will support the wider objectives of the SIB, which is the identification and assessment of risk, briefing and coordination of the flow of intelligence relating to aggravated activism, strategic protest and significant public order events across the United Kingdom (UK) to identify and mitigate risk, harm and threat. They will play a key role in this through the proactive intelligence development of individuals and groups responsible for this threat and risk. The role holder will also use open source intelligence to identify opportunities and support the ongoing work of the SIB, and be a subject matter expert in this area of work. The SIB provides intelligence and assessment for both police and law enforcement stakeholders  

Key Responsibilities: 


  • Establish the requirements of key stakeholders to ensure that these are met. 
  • Gather and develop internet intelligence by researching data systems and providing information, intelligence products and reports utilising open and closed intelligence sources. 
  • Interrogate appropriate technical resources including national systems, open source and external databases: extracting effectively and efficiently to provide a high level of service to SIB. 
  • Undertake special investigative and speculative searches where required in support of SIB intelligence development. 
  • Provide open source intelligence support to the SIB’s thematic pods in respect of national strategic protest themes and trends. 
  • Promote internet intelligence within the SIB and support the delivery of training within this area of work. 
  • Be proactive in identifying new methods of research, tools and software to enhance the open source capability of the SIB. 
  • Act as a subject matter expert for advice and guidance to SIB staff on all matters relation to internet intelligence and open source research 

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If you are successful in securing this role, please note that for the entire duration of this contract, regardless of extension you will be working this role at the PAYE rate that has been advertised. For absolute clarity, we only work on a PAYE basis, rather than entertaining umbrella pay terms, we do not offer Ltd/umbrella or outside IR35 rates. If you wish to understand PAYE vs Umbrella more, please let us know and we can send you some additional information for clarity. 

Please quote the Job Title & Vacancy Reference No. in your application, or we will be unable to match your CV to the role being applied for.

Other “Essential Requirements” – Please check to ensure that your CV addresses the following items: 



  • Advanced Internet Intelligence training 



  • Must have experience in doing Covert and intrusive open source investigations 
  • Experience of preparing evidential packages for open source intelligence. (desirable) 
  • Previous experience working with a national intelligence unit would be advantageous (desirable) 



  • Excellent knowledge of computer operating systems 
  • Knowledge of advanced internet investigation techniques. 
  • Knowledge of what data can be captured from devices, digital media and emails. 
  • Knowledge of and ability to keep abreast of developments in Internet Intelligence policing. (desirable) 
  • Understanding of the Police Network and local, regional and national structures. (desirable) 


Skills & Abilities: 

  • Ability to research and interrogate to a high level police information, intelligence systems and open source intelligence 
  • Ability to ensure that all activities and research are compliant with RIPA, Computer Misuse Act, ECHRA and DPA legislation 
  • Ability to explain technical language relating to internet investigation to ensure the gathered material can be understood 
  • Ability to prepare complex evidential ‘internet intelligence’ products and present at court as required. 



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Internet Intelligence Investigation Officer x2
Client Category: Police Force

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