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Job Reference: 7263
Number of Positions: 1
Job Category: Security/Protective Services
Contract Type: Full Time
Salary: £18,767.89 - £25,466.54
G4S Region: UK & Ireland
Country:United Kingdom

G4S Business Unit:UK Central Government Services
Closing Date: 22/11/2018

Job Introduction:

Role Responsibility:

Intelligence Analyst

HMP Birmingham, Birmingham, B18 4AS

Salary range £18,767.89 - £25,466.54 depending on experience

Full-Time (40 hours per week)

As the world’s leading security solutions group with operations in over 120 countries and more than 625,000 employees worldwide, G4S is a truly unique company. We’re bigger, more diverse and involved in more fascinating, cutting-edge projects than many people would imagine and we now have an opportunity for an Intelligence Analyst to join our team at HMP Birmingham.

At HMP Birmingham we are extremely proud of our long history, heritage and the wealth of experience that comes with a prison that has been open since 1849.  HMP Birmingham was also the first ever public sector prison to be transferred into the private sector estate.

The successful candidate will manage the operation of the security intelligence systems and associated functions in line with HMP Birmingham Local Security Strategy.

Key Responsibilities

  • Analyse and evaluate intelligence information to support and inform decision making in the prevention of security breaches and management of incidents utilising Mercury and I2 databases. Where required, undertake further analysis on Intelligence Reports (IRs).
  • Regularly update line management regarding local security issues and any intelligence received.
  • Make sure that the Mercury security intelligence system is updated, maintained and used appropriately.
  • Check security information received, determine level of importance and recommend responses and solutions.
  • Report incidents as identified in PSI to IOU via PNOMIS and update those required when the information is available.
  • Ensure prisoners are appropriately identified as per LSS and PSI guidance as E List or Potential Category A List prisoners. Complete background checks and appropriate documentation and submitted to the Head of Security/Senior Security Managers. If placed on E List or Identified as Potential Category A, ensure all documentation in relation to their management is completed, actioned and issued to relevant individuals.
  • Liaise with other establishments, Law Enforcement groups and external agencies and to disseminate intelligence and IR information in line with local and national policies to maintain safety and security
  • Provide advice and guidance to the Security Manager on current trends and issues. This includes identifying and monitoring of targets under the local supply reduction policy and extremism policy.
  • Prepare Security Reports and Risk Assessments for Sentence planning, Parole, ROTL, Employment and Re-Categorisation Boards.
  • Ensure completion of PER’s and Risk Assessments for all prisoners attending Courts, escorts and bed watches, in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Monitor prisoner communications in line with relevant local/national policies, audit standards, LSS and the IOCCO requirements. To comply with the Public Protection procedures.  Identify prisoners, monitor communications and clear visitors for prisoners falling into R2CPA, SOA and HPA.
  • To manage and collate all documentation submitted for prisoners to be considered for closed visits and visitors banned as per Prison Service Instruction.  Prepare letters to inform prisoners and / or visitors if action is to be taken against them for signature by the Head of Security/Senior Security Manager.
  • Support the Establishment Corruption Prevention Manager in detecting staff ‘wrong doing’, preventing and detecting crime.
  • Act as point of contact for all SOA, R2CPA and HPA issues in the security department.
  • To comply with the Public Protection procedures.  Identify prisoners, monitor communications and clear visitors for prisoners falling into R2CPA, SOA and HPA.
  • Compile and keep up to date “subject profiles” on any Terrorism Act (TACT) prisoners, “problem profiles” and analytical reports on incidents or individuals. Compile and complete reports on TACT or Security Threat Group prisoners.
  • Complete Risk Assessments for escorts, prisoners work and activities.
  • Collate information on relevant Service Delivery Targets (SDTs)

The Ideal Candidate:

Essential Skills

  • GCSE English & Maths or equivalent
  • IT literate, able to use Word, Excel and database software
  • A sound working knowledge of the National security framework
  • A sound working knowledge of G4S Justice Services policies and procedures


Desirable Skills

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Able to work as part of a team
  • Good organisational and Analytical skills


At G4S, the philosophy of our prisons is to rehabilitate offenders and equip them to re-integrate into mainstream society on release. We seek to normalise prison conditions as far as possible to reflect life in the outside community. Our aim is to create an environment in which staff and prisoners feel safe and causes of prison stress are minimised. Central to our philosophy is the relationship between staff and prisoners. Our training and operational practices emphasise the need to treat prisoners with dignity and respect and G4S staff build positive and supportive relationships with the prisoners in their care. We are seeking to recruit a caring, pro-active and confident professional to help make a real difference to their lives.

If you join us, you can be sure that you’ll find a secure, friendly and professional working environment and be given all the support, training and encouragement you need to build and develop a successful career with us. Our benefits are as you would expect from a large global organisation and include a company pension, comprehensive training, career development, generous holiday entitlement, uniform and access to our on-site gym.


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