Criminal Intelligence Analyst

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INTERPOL Criminal Intelligence Analyst Jobs in Kenya

Primary Duties


  • The Regional criminal Intelligence analyst is expected to carry out a combination of the following specialized duties under regular supervision of his/her hierarchy:
  • To produce operational analytical reports and assessments on the structure, scope and nature of criminal organizations and/or criminal activities;
  • To produce strategic analytical reports and assessments on the scope, nature and tendencies of crime phenomena, criminal organizations, the effectiveness of law enforcement measures or related issues in support of strategic decision making and development of policy in Member States' law enforcement organizations or at Interpol partner organizations;
  • To perform environmental scanning, by applying advanced techniques, in search of emerging issues or trends of a political, economic, social or technological nature, with a potential to impact on the ability of the General Secretariat, Member States or INTERPOL partner organizations to prevent and suppress
    transnational crime, and disseminate them to concerned parties;
  • To contribute to further development and better application of criminal intelligence analysis and its methods and tools, advancing the techniques and providing best practice for analysis as a law enforcement support tool;
  • To perform any other task, related to criminal intelligence analysis, deemed appropriate by the incumbent's superior.
  • To apply various operational analytical methods, such as comparative case analysis, offender group analysis and case analysis, and apply any technique/develop systems to accomplish the objective.
  • To conduct feasibility studies, assessing whether and under what conditions a proposal for analytical assistance is feasible, and draw-up project plans for analytical support.
  • To guide and assist member countries/specialized officers in their collection of information, and sometimes assume responsibility for collection of information.
  • To deliver to relevant clients finished analytical products (containing inferences and often recommendations) in printed, digital or oral form, ranging from regular oral briefings to highly complex products such as a global threat assessment on transnational crime, often resulting in new insights that have a major effect on the understanding and interpretation of the subject matter.
  • To use and sometimes adapt or redesign, or advise information technology specialists on the adaptation or redesign of, a wide range of complex computer software, such as databases
    (currently notably ICIS, IBM iBase and MS-Access), Internet search engines and spreadsheets as well as project planning, visualization and web publishing tools during various phases of the intelligence cycle.

  • Three years' education at a University or other specialized higher education establishment, including Police Universities/Academies, possibly with a study focus on criminal intelligence analysis, criminology, international cooperation or social sciences. Post-graduate degree
    would be considered an asset.
  • At least three years in the area in question. This could mean work as a criminal intelligence analyst in a law enforcement organization, or experience as a researcher/analyst in another organization dealing with crime-related issues, intelligence analysis or contemporary international security threats.
  • Five years' experience in the area is required if the post holder does not have the required level of education.
  • Strong communication skills, both in written and oral form (public speaking and delivery of presentations).
  • Strong computer skills are required.
  • Proficiency in standard office word-processing, spreadsheet, database and presentation software required. Advanced experience in using linkand flowcharting tools and/or statistical/GIS analysis software would be highly desirable.
  • Proficiency in web-publishing tools and/or the ability to conceptualize and design databases according to project needs as well as the ability to exploit the Internet and other electronic sources for the collection of open source information relevant to criminal intelligence analysis would be considered an asset.
  • Fluency in English. Proficiency in a second official working language of the Organization would be an additional asset
  • Personal and professional maturity;
  • Ability to maintain objectivity and apply logical reasoning;
  • Ability to work in teams as well as independently;

    Working Conditions
  • Remuneration for appointment on contract: The starting salary for GRADE 5 is EUR 3197 per month for a step 1.
  • The successful candidate may be offered appointment on a higher step depending upon
    professional background and experience. For more information regarding conditions of service see Employment conditions for contracted officials available on the Organization’s career website
  • The incumbent may occasionally be required to work occasional overtime based upon workload
    and to go on missions.

    How to apply

    Interested candidates should apply online;
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