NCA hiring Deputy Director of Digital Data and Technology • The Register

The British National Crime Agency – accused of thwarting serious and organized crime – is looking for people who feel more senior to head, among other things, the Threat Response, Analysis, Ability Research and Research Unit, also known as as a TRACER.

The role of the Deputy Director of Digital Data and Technology (DD&T) in the law enforcement agency is advertised with a broad salary between £ 71,000 and just under £ 118,000, probably depending on the skill levels the selected candidate can demonstrate.

The winning candidate will also work as the Director General of the NCA for Science and Innovation.

“This is a senior, senior leadership role that will make you work within national security to ensure that our operational efficiency is improved through the use of science, technology and data to achieve tangible impact.” the status of the job advertisement.

“In particular, you will be responsible for the strategy, implementation and operation of the science and innovation ecosystem, which leads to an operational advantage in tackling serious crime and criminal behavior. This will include overseeing regulatory, police and public drivers on the use of each R&D, which poses a threat to our operational capabilities. “

Which sounds like competence may include face recognition technology and encryption – Controversial topics that are close to the heart of the current British establishment.

The selected candidate will monitor “effective services to scan the horizon, analyze and assess the impact of relevant threats and opportunities, identify and demonstrate solutions and / or new ways of working by articulating the benefits and risks leading to policy / operational changes and or investment solutions in new opportunities. “

The Deputy Director will also have to be an easy rider in political circles: to be “responsible for developing the threat picture in the UK of the capabilities of the Investigative Powers Act on behalf of the UK law enforcement and UK intelligence community”; to be “responsible” for the activities and financial reporting to the NGO and the Ministry of Interior; and taking responsibility for “deconflicting strategic digital capability requirements with other government agencies.”

In terms of technology, the new DD&T leader will be required to help bring about “transformation”, lead and develop processes, act as a role model and “inspire confidence”.

In addition to the salary, the job also comes with a civil service pension scheme, a 26-day break – increasing to 31 after five years in the role – and a Cycle2work scheme.

Just in case interested candidates need a reminder, NCA says it focuses on disrupting the lives of human traffickers, firearms and drug dealers, cybercriminals and child exploiters. So in general quite an important position.

“Now more than ever, serious and organized criminals are finding new and more ruthless ways to plunder vulnerable people and the general public,” the ad continued. “And as the upcoming landscape continues to evolve, so do we. Our teams are working together to find new and unexpected ways to stay ahead. Join them as a deputy director and your work will have a major impact as you help us protect millions of people in the UK. “

Not content with this, the NCO also seeks to fill the vacant positions of Deputy Operations Director; Deputy Director of Legal Affairs, a leading team of 50 lawyers and non-lawyers; and Deputy Director of Strategy. ®