Job Vacancy – Senior Intelligence Officer

The Intelligence team is part of the Campaigns department. The Senior Intelligence Officer will be line managed by the Tiger and Wildlife Crime Campaign Leader. The Senior Intelligence Officer’s priorities will be determined by Campaign strategies and workplans and they will work in cooperation with relevant members of staff in all Departments

Salary: £38K-£40K depending on experience
Based in: London, UK
Deadline for applications:
2 September 2019
Reports to:
Tigers and Wildlife Crime Campaign Leader
Role: Full-time, Grade 3

Main purpose of this position

The Senior Intelligence Officer will be responsible for the oversight of a small team of Intelligence Officers involved in collating, managing and analysing intelligence on organised/transnational environmental crime. Outputs are in written form and may be supported by diagrams, charts and maps. Tools used include MS Office and intelligence visualisation software such as i2.

Person Specification



  • Educated to degree level or other relevant professional training
  • Comprehensive knowledge and experience of intelligence processes, techniques and skills
  • Relevant legislation regarding information governance (e.g. data protection legislation) and risk management protocols and procedures


  • Minimum of five years’ experience within a professional intelligence discipline
  • Proven experience of the following:
    • Working in an operational and strategic intelligence environment
    • OSINT
    • HUMINT
    • Geo-political analysis
    • Criminal analysis
    • Intelligence liaison
    • Production of intelligence outputs
    • Bulk and discrete information management to enhance accuracy and integrity
    • Building and maintaining effective and trust-focused working relationships with external contacts
  • Minimum two years’ experience of personnel management


  • Ability to identify emerging trends, patterns, risks and opportunities related to suspected illegal activities, commodity flows and facilitating factors, using a range of techniques and tools
  • Ability to travel and support colleagues in challenging environments when required, with experience of working outside the UK
  • Ability to produce and present concise intelligence outputs for a range of audiences, including in written and diagrammatical forms
  • Advocacy skills, including ability to clearly explain and justify rationale and recommendations
  • Close attention to detail
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing, to a high degree of accuracy and fit for purpose to a variety of audiences, in ways that inform EIA’s work and communications
  • Ability to work flexibly, with strong time-management skills
  • Strong team-working skills, and ability to work independently
  • Fluent in English
  • Legal right to work in UK
  • Experienced user of MS Windows-based packages,
  • Proven experience of i2 Analyst’s Notebook, iBase


  • Understanding or experience of working on environmental crime issue, especially illegal wildlife trade and illegal logging
  • Relevant sectoral experience such as financial regulation/anti money laundering, anti-corruption, Customs/shipping
  • Understanding of Geo-politics of Africa, South and South East Asia
  • Experience building working relationships within different institutions and countries
  • Working knowledge or fluency in appropriate language (French, Portuguese, Mandarin, Cantonese, Vietnamese).
  • Experience in independent travel overseas.

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