Senior Crime Analyst – Money Laundering Investigations Team

Reference: Police Life

Date Posted: 2 Oct 2023

Salary: £ 37,462

Position Type: Permanent, full-time

Location: UK


Grade: Staff Grade G5

Interview Dates – week commencing 30th October 2023

About us

Join our dynamic team as a Senior Crime Analyst within the Environment Agency's Economic Crime Unit, a vital part of Enforcement & Investigations in the National Enforcement Service. Here, we lead financial investigations and provide essential guidance on the Proceeds of Crime Act legislation to empower the wider Environment Agency enforcement community.

As a Senior Crime Analyst, you'll be the analytical powerhouse behind our investigative efforts. You'll delve deep into a vast array of data, producing high-quality reports and insights that influence decision-makers. Your work will be pivotal in driving enforcement, prevention, and disruption strategies against environmental crime.

Why Choose Us:

  • Meaningful Impact: Join a dynamic team focused on tackling environmental crime, contributing to a cleaner and safer environment. Your work will directly contribute to preventing and disrupting financial and money laundering-related environmental offenses.
  • Professional Development: Enhance your skills and expertise in intelligence analysis. Benefit from formal intelligence analysis training and opportunities for career growth within the organization.
  • Influence and Innovation: Have the freedom to innovate and make a real difference through your analysis. Your insights will inform critical decisions, policies, and strategies to combat environmental crime.
  • Collaborative Environment: Work alongside a highly respected national team and collaborate with various stakeholders, both internal and external, including law enforcement agencies and regulatory teams.
  • Coaching and Mentorship: Play a vital role in developing the capabilities of your team members and nurturing their potential. Be part of an environment that encourages personal and professional growth.

What do I need?

  • It is essential that you have completed or are about to undertake formal Analyst training from the list below:

National Intelligence Analysis Training (NIAT), now replaced by Introduction to Research & Introduction to Analysis.

Government Intelligence Analysis Training (GIAT), now replaced by PHIA’s New Analyst Programme (NAP).

Defence Intelligence Analysis Training (DIAT).

Level 4 Intelligence Analysis Apprenticeship, or equivalent training delivered by a recognised Organisation.

Entry Level 10-Day CPD Accredited Intelligence Analysis course (RISC)

  • Intelligence Professionalisation Programme (IPP) Intelligence Analyst accreditation is desirable but not essential.
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking abilities.
  • Excellent communication, both written and verbal.
  • Exceptional report-writing skills.
  • Effective organization and prioritization.
  • Self-motivated with minimal supervision.
  • Confident presentation skills.
  • Collaborative team player.
  • Proven coaching and mentoring skills.
  • Problem-solving and proactive mindset.
  • Proficiency in IT tools.
  • Legal awareness is a plus.

What’s in it for you?

You’ll benefit from a culture that embraces difference and is inclusive where you’ll feel supported and trusted to do the right thing. We’ll invest in you and allow you to grow and shape your career.

What’s more, you’ll have access to our great benefits package including:

  • A salary of £37,462
  • A generous career average pension scheme
  • Overtime opportunities through standby and incident pay
  • 27 days holiday + 8 bank holidays for full-time employees
  • Great career opportunities
  • Maternity, paternity, and adoption leave scheme
  • Options for flexible and/or part-time working upon request

As an organisation we strive to reflect the communities we serve, to achieve this we welcome applications from all backgrounds regardless of race, sexual orientation, and religion. If you have any questions regarding the vacancy or application process, please contact the recruitment team at

Don't miss this opportunity to be part of the UK's biggest environmental organisation. Join us, and together, let's tackle the challenges of a changing climate and build a more sustainable future. Apply now and embark on a rewarding and fulfilling career journey with the Environment Agency!

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