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Home Office Analysis and Insight Embed Analyst

Higher Executive Officer

Analytical, Intelligence, Policy

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Department and Location:

Department for Levelling Up, Housing & Communities


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Contract Type:


Available Working Pattern:

Flexible Working, Full-time, Job share, Part Year

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Job Description:

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

· Supporting a mixture of intelligence assessment products on radicalisation and extremism, working closely with analysts across Home Office, DLUHC and other relevant teams across the system

· Undertaking research by using a wide range of sources including intelligence products from across the community, open source, frontline practitioners such as Prevent Co-ordinators and academics.

· Conducting policy analysis, supporting the development of policy responses to extremism’s threat to integration

· Delivering regular due diligence reporting to advise government engagement and funding decisions. Particularly project management of due diligence commissions from DLUHC with oversight from HO and DLUHC leads on due diligence.

· Ensuring the above-mentioned products are delivered to the highest quality, often at pace and to short deadlines.

· Presenting and community analytical findings clearly to a range of customers and developing knowledge on extremism and radicalisation from which HMG partners can draw from.

Person Specification:

Essential criteria

· Current or previous experience in undertaking complex research using a wide range of sources which includes understanding and accounting for the strengths and weaknesses of sources.

· Excellent analytical and problem structuring skills plus application of analytical thinking and techniques to assess large amounts of information.

· Evidence of managing competing priorities and delivering to short deadlines.

· Evidence of strong written and verbal communication skills (in particular writing reports such as submissions and assessments).

· Ability to work in a team in a hybrid environment as well as using your own initiative.

Desirable criteria:

· Experience in conducting research in extremism, terrorism, or international affairs.

· Experience of working in Whitehall on CE, CT or communities intelligence analysis.

· Experience of forming analytical conclusions and making recommendations with incomplete evidence.

· Knowledge of extremist ideologies and the process of radicalisation into extremism.

· Experience of navigating the interaction between policy and analysis

- Experience within government intelligence is not necessary, but you should be willing to learn.

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