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About the job
Do you have experience with data and intelligence analysis? Do you enjoy building stakeholder relationships to deliver results? If so, we would love to hear from you. This is an exciting opportunity to join our Counter Fraud, Compliance and Debt Directorate (CFCD), as part of the Integrated Risk and Intelligence Service (IRIS).
Strategic Intelligence Leaders support Serious and Organised Crime investigations by assessing new and existing intelligence to identify patterns and links that can support ongoing, previous or future investigations. These skills and techniques are also applied in undertaking strategic analysis for emerging patterns or threats.
As Strategic Intelligence Senior Leader you will have opportunities use your leadership, analytical, and collaboration skills, to develop a wide range of great working relationships and deliver effective solutions to fraud and error.
CFCD is a great place to work where the leadership team are passionate about attracting the best talent whilst nurturing and valuing new and existing colleagues to be the best they can be. We are looking for people who can demonstrate our values and commitment to leadership which are based around Collaboration, Resilience and Inclusivity. We look for emotionally aware leaders who enable teams to be innovative, adaptable and flexible. We want you to be comfortable challenging the norm and finding daring and dynamic solutions that support our values and enable colleagues to shine in whatever role they do.
If you want to join somewhere that recognises the importance of work-life balance, where you can learn new skills and progress your career, then CFCD is the place for you. Come and join the CFCD team today!
Please refer to the Supporting Document attached which contains Job Description and Terms & Conditions
As SEO Strategic Intelligence Leader, you will:
What We Are Looking For
- Work at pace with colleagues from intelligence, operational, analytical, policy and digital teams to further develop and lead a Strategic Threat Assessment & Alert process.
- Identify emerging threats to DWP and other Government Departments, researching and assessing the scale and impact of those threats, and work with key stakeholders to suggest responses and controls.
- Lead on producing regular briefings to keep Senior Leaders informed on Fraud and Error threats and responses.
- Monitor and assess where threats and risks are escalating or reducing, and the relative demand for action, reviewing and remodeling controls as required.
- Work collaboratively across the IRIS Financial and Strategic Intelligence team to lead on ad-hoc priorities and projects that contribute to the continuing development and implementation of Fraud, Error and Debt Strategy.
- Collaborate with IRIS Strategic Intelligence Analysts and Senior Leaders to develop the existing risk identification data work associated with organised fraud e.g. Modern Slavery, Hi-jacked identity, etc
- Act as a subject matter expert and ambassador to wide-ranging internal / external stakeholders and customer groups, including colleagues throughout DWP, other government departments and private sector companies.
- A self-starter and energetic leader who can proactively drive change to develop a suite of products to identify and mitigate fraud and error threats.
- Experience of managing effective stakeholder relationships at a senior level with proven leadership skills.
- Can interpret and effectively communicate often complex and nuanced information and analysis in a meaningful way, tailored to a range of stakeholders, e.g., providing information for senior leaders or customer groups, and ministerial briefings.
- An ability to understand and maximise their sphere and level of influence with colleagues across CFCD, wider DWP and other government departments.
- Capacity to work independently and collaboratively as part of a team.
- An aptitude to influence and drive delivery through others.
- Excellent planning and organisational skills, setting their own work priorities.
- Are honest, with integrity and probity, and have a personal demeanour that inspires confidence and loyalty.
- Ability to understand the political context in which DWP operates.
- Ability to maintain a strategic overview of our business to inform threat response strategies.
- An agile outlook with enthusiasm for identifying innovative solutions to problems.
- An ability to identify potential new threats and work with a wide range of partners to identify workable solutions.
- Strong stakeholder management skills and experience, working across all grades to deliver results.
- A self-starter who can provide visible leadership and representation for IRIS Intelligence
- An ability to communicate clearly and succinctly, both written and oral, continually adapting their style to differing audiences
- A working knowledge of Serious and Organised Crime procedures.
- An understanding of the opportunities to counter fraud/financial crime.
- A positive drive for change and continuous improvement.
- Strategic thinking.
With great benefits including:
- Previous experience of drafting strategic threat assessments and alert processes.
- For roles in Wales an ability to speak Welsh is desirable
Things you need to know
Successful candidates must pass a disclosure and barring security check.
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Selection process details
We encourage applications from people from all backgrounds and aim to have a workforce that represents the wider society that we serve. We pride ourselves on being an employer of choice. We champion diversity, inclusion and wellbeing and aim to create a workplace where everyone feels valued and a sense of belonging. To find out more about how we do this search:
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Stage 1- Apply
Please complete the application form and write up to 1250 words providing examples of how things you have done in the past and your skills and experience help you to demonstrate the key and desirable criteria.
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Stage 2 - Selection
If you meet the required standard and your application is successful, you will receive an invitation to a Microsoft Teams interview. This will be a Blended Interview where you will be asked a mixture of Behaviour and Strength questions. A Blended interview aims to be more of a conversation at interview offering an inclusive approach. The Strength and Behaviour based questioning explores what you can and have done, as well as your potential.
Stage 3 - Offer
If you are successful at the interview stage, we will be in touch to offer you a role or confirm that you have been added to the Reserve List. Offers will be made in strict merit order with offers being made to the highest scoring candidates first.
If we are unable to offer you a role initially, we will place your name on a reserve list for up to 6 months. The reserve lists may also be used to offer future permanent opportunities which are considered similar in criteria and responsibilities, not necessarily restricted to the current locations included in the advert. They may also extend to permanent opportunities which arise across the wider DWP network. Any such offers would be made in strict merit order to all candidates remaining on the reserve list. The location and job role would be fully explained to you. Refusal of the offer would not change your reserve list position.
This role may be suitable for hybrid working, which is where an employee works part of the week in their DWP office and part of the week from home. This is a voluntary, non-contractual arrangement and your office will be your contractual place of work. The number of days that anyone will be able to work at home will be determined primarily by business need, but personal circumstances and other relevant circumstances will also be taken into account. If you are successful, any opportunities for hybrid working, including whether a hybrid working arrangement is suitable for you, will be discussed with you prior to you taking up your position.
DWP takes development seriously. Our aim is for our colleagues in these roles to be appropriately skilled. To support this aim you may be required to undertake a work-based qualification, which may be in the form of an apprenticeship, which will support you in further developing your professional knowledge and skills for this role and your future career development. The qualification can be undertaken in work time, you agree to take this job on the basis that you may be required to undertake a work-based qualification. Please note: a candidate’s failure to participate fully in the professional programme, once appointed, would be a breach of their employment contracts.
If DWP decides that it is no longer a requirement for you to undertake and attain a work-based qualification, it will release you from this obligation. Any decision to release you from this obligation will not be a breach of contract by DWP.
Every effort will be made to arrange for training to be held during your agreed normal working hours. Exceptionally, where this is not possible, you will need to be prepared to adjust your normal hours to attend for training and pay will be adjusted accordingly. In these circumstances you will be given details of your revised times of attendance for the period of the training event by management. Time off in lieu may be taken as an alternative to payment at the discretion of your manager and subject to the needs of the work where appropriate.
If you feel that your application has not been treated in line with the Civil Service Recruitment Principles, please contact SSCL ([email protected]) in the first instance. If you are not satisfied with the response you receive from the Department, you can contact the Civil Service Commission
Feedback will only be provided if you attend an interview or assessment.
This job is broadly open to the following groups:
- Generous 25-day annual leave, plus bank holidays and one day of leave for the Queen’s Birthday
- Training, apprenticeships and up to 5 days’ personal development & learning allowance
- Flexible working
- Employee discount schemes
- Free wellbeing support
- Opportunities to make a real difference through joining forums, initiatives & charities
- Interest free travel loans
- Vodafone advantage discount scheme
- Competitive maternity, paternity, and parental leave
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We recruit by merit on the basis of fair and open competition, as outlined in the Civil Service Commission's
The Civil Service embraces diversity and promotes equal opportunities. As such, we run a Disability Confident Scheme (DCS) for candidates with disabilities who meet the minimum selection criteria.
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Contact point for applicants
- UK nationals
- nationals of Commonwealth countries who have the right to work in the UK
- nationals of the Republic of Ireland
- nationals from the EU, EEA or Switzerland with settled or pre-settled status or who apply for either status by the deadline of the
- relevant EU, EEA, Swiss or Turkish nationals working in the Civil Service
- relevant EU, EEA, Swiss or Turkish nationals who have built up the right to work in the Civil Service
- certain family members of the relevant EU, EEA, Swiss or Turkish nationals
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