The British High Commission (BHC) creates international opportunities for the people and builds trust between them worldwide.
We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We do not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, color, ethnicity, gender identity, religion, age, veteran status, or other categories protected by law. We promote family-friendly flexible working opportunities, where operational and security needs allow.
Applications are invited from interested and qualified candidates to apply for the administrative officer at the British High Commission of Nigeria.
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International Liaison Officer – HOIO EO
- Individual case working investigations as tasked by Home Office -International Operations.
- Individual case working investigations as tasked by the Head of Section and Her Majesty’s Passport Office (HMPO) as well as other government departments.
- To disrupt the flow of illegal migration by air to the United Kingdom and identify and disrupt the activity of the organised crime groups behind it
- Support Visa Status and Information Services (VSI) section to protect the integrity of the UK visa regime, identify, and disrupt activity of the organised crime groups attempting to exploit it
- Develop operational intelligence products through the collection, interpretation and evaluation of relevant quantitative and qualitative information sources
- Work closely with HMG partners at post, host authorities and international partners to support the development of intelligence and investigations to disrupt organised crime groups
- Conduct training sessions with international partners
- Provide presentations to host authorities and international partners
- Provide leadership on projects and work with Non-Government Organisations to deliver quality outcomes
Crime: Using collaborative working with overseas and UK law enforcement partners develop intelligence and investigations to disrupt organised crime groups targeting the UK.
Intelligence gathering and analysis: Develop operational intelligence products through the collection, interpretation and evaluation of relevant quantitative and qualitative information sources. Strong problem solving skills are required to identify and investigate suspected organised immigration crime and to gather evidence-based intelligence. Ensure that all relevant intelligence is gathered, assessed and disseminated in line with guidance.
Liaison: Build effective working relationships with host authorities, international partners. (FCC/EU) and UK partners to support the delivery of crime and intelligence objectives. Lead the exchange of actionable intelligence with local law enforcement partners and counterparts in other Diplomatic missions to identify and mitigate threats to the UK Border. Representing the Home Office Office professionally, developing effective partnerships with the wider British High Commission and with key external partners.
What we do:
Home Office International Operations (HOIO) operates to prevent illegal immigration and disrupt the organised immigration crime groups behind it, supporting both the Immigration Enforcement mission and the Home Office purpose. We have staff deployed to approximately 33 locations across the world.
We deliver this by:
- Providing intelligence support to the UK visa operation, supporting UKVI to take an increasingly global approach to risk streaming built on the analysis of objective data and enhanced with local risk indicators
- Working with carriers around the world to reduce the threat of inadequately documented arrivals (IDAs) reaching the UK by air
- Developing intelligence packages related to the visa or air threat for subsequent criminal investigations and prosecutions
What we want from you?
In order to meet Home Office security requirements, we need to recruit a new ILA from either the UK/US/Canada/Australia/NZ or the EU where they have a footprint in their home country.
We need the ILA to have excellent interpersonal skills that they can use strategically to build relationships with key partners to assist Home Office International Operations in delivering their objectives. Face to face work is a fundamental part of the job, as is the delivery of training, so the successful candidate should be prepared to do public speaking.
The role of ILA is extremely varied. The challenge with all HOIO work is to deliver both the reactive elements such as air calls and requests for support from visa section, as well as the pro-active elements such as intelligence research and liaison with stakeholders. As such, ILAs need be able to manage very challenging workloads, deliver at pace and be flexible in support of business aims. Once trained, the successful candidate should be able to work towards objectives with minimal supervision.
Qualifications and Requirements:
- Computer literate with Microsoft desktop functions (e.g. Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Explorer) at a level where you can: create, use and interrogate complex templates, tables, data-sets on Home Office and FCDO IT platforms
- Strong interpersonal and verbal communication skills
- A high level of written and spoken English with the ability to write high quality reports and briefings
- Strong organisational and time management skills
- An ability to work under pressure with minimal supervision
Desirable qualifications, skills, and experience
- Previous immigration, law enforcement, and/or analytical or investigation experience would be an advantage.
Salary: USD 2,050.79
Method of Application
Qualified and interested candidates should Apply by Clicking the Button below.
Deadline: July 11, 2023
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