Defence Intelligence Capability Assessments Special Projects Branch (DI CA-SP Branch)



Posted by on April 22, 2024.


Vacancy Detail 

Domestic Considerations: Full time post. Army/Regular Reserve post, some UK  and overseas travel and overnight duty may be required. Should live within daily  commuting distance of MoD Main Building. Must be prepared to deploy at R1  readiness on SP Branch taskings.

Position Role: Intelligence acquisition and exploitation of Foreign Military Materiel  and Lethal Mechanisms. Responsibilities are: Plan, prioritise, organise, and conduct  sensitive Battlefield Intelligence Recovery (BIR) operations in support of Defence  objectives.  Manage and coordinate routine SP Branch administrative and logistic  operations. Operate and liaise with those national and international intelligence  agencies and OGD involved in BIR activity. Coordinate DI SP/Dstl technical inspections of threat systems in hostile environments, implementing logistic recovery  as appropriate. Conduct IMI/IMX and assurance of foreign material items on a  through life basis – acquisition to disposal. Justify, audit and manage several multi million-pound contracts, comprising funds from UK and international partners. Line  manage SO3 (W) and Log/Admin Sgt posts. Deputise for DI CA-SP DH (OF5) as  required. 

Essential Competencies 

Must have a thorough understanding of land air and sea logistic operations and the  safe transportation of Dangerous Goods including explosives. Must be able to  absorb information quickly and switch rapidly between several complex projects.  Must be able to make pragmatic operational decisions under pressure, and in the  company of national intelligence agencies. Must be prepared to take operational  risks and be personally accountable (based on broad operational experience). Must  have a thorough knowledge of capability management, planning and delivery  preferably within the DE&S/Cap area. Must have breadth and intellect to engage  effectively with senior figures in the international military and intelligence  environments.

Desirable competencies 

Highly desirable that incumbent has prior experience in an intelligence post,  preferably within Defence Intelligence or similar environment. 

Selection Process 1 

Via FTRS Selection Board

Additional information 

Role would suit Ammunition Technical Officer or Movement Controller. Ex RLC  officers with Air Despatch or Generalist Logistics background may also  apply. Applications from OF3 – OF5 candidates will be considered. Should applicant  be a qualified EOD operator, post is RRP (EOD) earning.

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