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Criminal Intelligence Officer - 12/86/EDIGCI/OPS/AOC




This vacancy announcement pertains to law enforcement officials within INTERPOL's member countries only.

Please read the Conditions of Secondment in force at INTERPOL by following the link: Conditions of secondment.

Please be aware that your home Administration/Agency/Service/Government will be responsible for all of your salary/remuneration, social insurance, pension contributions, welfare benefits, family allowances, benefits during your assignment at INTERPOL as well as travel, removal expenses related to your arrival at and departure from INTERPOL and any other related costs depending on your circumstances.  It is requested that you obtain in writing, confirmation from your home Administration/Agency/Service/Government that it agrees with these CONDITIONS OF SECONDMENT PRIOR TO APPLYING THROUGH THE NCB.

INTERPOL is the world’s largest international police organization, with 190 Member States. Created in 1923, it facilitates cross-border police co-operation, and supports and assists all organizations, authorities, and services whose mission is to prevent or combat international crime. INTERPOL is now looking for four qualified candidates to serve as Criminal Intelligence Officers within the Operational and Investigative Support and Coordination Sub-Directorate* in the Executive Directorate for INTERPOL Global Complex for Innovation.

Job Title:  Criminal Intelligence Officer (four posts)
Reporting To:Assistant Director, Operational and Investigative Support and Coordination
Location:IGCI, Singapore**
Duration: Three-year secondment
Grade:Grade 5
Security Clearance Level: Basic
Deadline for applications: Until posts are filled
Scheduled starting date: 1 post by July 2014, 3 posts by March 2015

PLEASE clearly indicate your preferred starting year in your covering letter and Curriculum Vitae when submitting your application.

The mission of the Criminal Intelligence Officer is to provide up-to-date specialized knowledge and investigative support in specific crime areas. In pursuit of that mission, the post holder will be a member of a team whose role is to :

1. make expertise available in specialized crime areas,
2. develop and enhance partnerships with organizations which deal with global crime issues,
3. develop and co-ordinate best practices in specific crime areas,
4. increase the flow and exchange of information related to the allocated specialized crime area.

Primary Duties

1) Identify and establish and maintain contact with experts in the field
• Organize/participate in expert group meetings
• Communicate with experts on current/planned/potential activities and new developments
• Carry out missions as required

2)  Organize and participate expert group meetings and conferences
• Represent General Secretariat at external events
• Prepare draft agenda, circular letters, invitations to specific speakers for internal events
• Arrange meeting facilities for internal events
• Prepare and distribute materials for internal events
• Draft final report of internal events
• Follow up actions arising from events organized or attended (including mission report)
3)  Monitor and analyze information related to the specific area of activity
• Evaluate and exploit information received from NCBs and other LEAs
• Seek, evaluate and exploit information from open sources and third organizations and institutions
• Link items of information in order to identify trends and develop strategic initiatives

4) Identify major criminal threats with potential global impact
• Monitor open source information and reports published by third organizations and institutions
• Organize/participate in expert group meetings
• In collaboration with NCB Services & I 24/7 Development and SRB Management & Coordination, review reports of regional meetings to detect and analyze new trends reported on by member countries
• Organize internal information-sharing with relevant officials of NCB Services & I 24/7 Development and SRB Management & Coordination
• Initiate/prepare/participate in programmes to improve international sharing of information.

5) Pursue strategic partnerships with appropriate third organizations and institutions
• Monitor activities of third organizations and institutions active in specific crime area
• Evaluate potential benefits of establishing new strategic alliances with third organizations and institutions active in specific crime area and make proposals to establish policy
• Arrange reciprocal participation in meetings of third organizations and institutions active in specific crime area
• Promote and execute joint projects with third organizations and institutions active in specific crime area.

6) Develop remedies and best practice solutions to problems limiting the effectiveness of law enforcement agencies
• Identify problems limiting effectiveness of law enforcement in the specific crime area and propose solutions
• Identify and propose standards or norms for consideration by expert group meetings/regional conferences/General Assembly
• Organize expert group meetings and other fora to share expertise, experience and knowledge
• Research, develop and publish best practice materials for investigators

7) Prepare intelligence reports for dissemination to member countries
• Initiate and prepare programmes and projects concerning the specific area of crime
• Execute analytical study and prepare report for publication via appropriate media
• Provide support to member countries, in collaboration with Regional & National Police Services, in ongoing international investigations.

8) Act as a point of reference for member countries requiring assistance or advice on the specific area of activity
• Provide advice and information as required on all elements of investigation of offences in specific crime area and other relevant activities
• Brief visitors/media representatives (with requisite authority) on issues relevant to field of expertise.

9) Serve periodically as permanence officer at the General Secretariat
• Receive communications and take appropriate timely action during assigned permanence duty, as outlined in the Stand-by duty instructions.

10) Carry out all other duties as may be required by the hierarchy.


All candidates will be assessed on the under mentioned requirements.


• Law enforcement training at senior level.


• Extensive police and/or investigative background;
• Experience in international police cooperation;
• Sound background in specialized criminal investigations including regional and national expertise/operational police support.


• Fluency in written and spoken English.

In addition to the requirements, the following Assets and Special Aptitudes would be beneficial.

• Knowledge of French will be an asset.

Working Conditions

• This post is to be filled on the basis of a secondment.

• Remuneration: INTERPOL does not pay salary to seconded officials. Depending on the nationality of the official, an expatriation allowance may be paid for a maximum period of six years. For more information regarding conditions of service see Employment conditions for seconded officials available on the website (

• This post requires occasional travel on missions, sometimes of a long duration and at short notice.

• The incumbent will be occasionally required to work irregular hours or overtime based upon workload.

*The Organization reserves the right to modify the Directorate and/or Sub-Directorate’s name and internal structure. This may have an impact on the functional title and reporting lines of this position.

**The Organization reserves the right to change the duty station proposed in the present circular at any time, subject to the rules in force, and will inform the authorities concerned accordingly.


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