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NaVCIS Investigations Manager - HC1961

Hampshire Constabulary
£35,451 - £38,538, per annum
Ryton, on the outskirts of Coventry

NaVCIS Investigations Manager (Deputy Head of Unit)
Permanent position however consideration will be given for a one-year secondment (extendable)
for candidates who wish to develop their skills in this arena.
Salary: £35,808 - £38,925 per annum
Location: College of Policing, Ryton on the outskirts of Coventry

Take a lead on tackling organised crime linked to vehicle financing in a police unit that helps co-ordinate the national response to threat, harm and risk.

About us:

NaVCIS is the National Vehicle Crime Intelligence Service, a police unit dedicated to preventing and detecting vehicle finance sector crime and supporting our law enforcement colleagues.

With operations at ports, a dedicated Vehicle Theft and Fraud Unit, intelligence capabilities and support for leisure, freight and agricultural sectors, our work is wide-ranging.

We recovered millions of pounds worth of vehicle assets each year and disseminate information that helps industry save thousands more in preventing fraud.

NaVCIS represents UK policing as part of the NPCC’s portfolio, and work closely with the National Crime Agency, UK Border Force and government departments.

This is a pivotal role that contributes to the unit’s reputation as a national policing unit with specialism in tackling vehicle finance sector criminality - join us and help make a difference!

If you’re interested in applying and would like to find out more about NaVCIS and this exciting opportunity, we’re holding an open evening on Wednesday 11 July 2018 between 17:00-20:00. Please email to register your interest and receive directions.  Please also note: Interviews will be held on Thursday 23 August 2018.

What you’ll need to succeed:

You will bring your experience from an investigations background providing leadership and strategies for fraud/theft investigations across the unit. You will have a pivotal role in identifying and addressing organised vehicle crime as part of a multi-agency approach across force/regional & national boundaries.

This is an opportunity to manage a team which is expanding due to increases in demand with the successful candidate having a pivotal role in helping to ensure the delivery of our services continue to be effective and efficient.

The role would suit a candidate with good attention to detail and excellent communication skills who enjoys coordinating a team and working to deadlines.

What you’ll get in return:

NaVCIS is hosted by Hampshire Constabulary; NaVCIS staff are employed as Hampshire police staff but with supplemental NaVCIS policies, procedures and guidance. The successful candidate will be able to join our pension scheme (the Local Government Pension Scheme). NaVCIS staff have access to a wider benefits package as a member of Hampshire Constabulary police staff, generous holiday allowances (26 days + bank holidays upon appointment but increases after 5 years’ service), flexible working, family friendly policies and employee support.

You will develop experience of multi-agency working with Home Office, NCA, DVLA and ROCUs; gain an understanding of tracking technology and its investigative opportunities; work alongside the national vehicle crime working group; develop an understanding of electronic vehicle crime compromise while managing a specialist automotive finance crime investigation and intelligence development unit. This is a great opportunity and allow the right candidate to develop new skills and experience for their future development.

Contact information:

To enquire about the nature of the role, please contact DCI Gordon Roberts by phone 02380 478301 or via email at

For more about NaVCIS, please visit

ACRO HR provide HR support to NaVCIS and can be contacted by email at or by phone on 01489 569843

Educated to QCF Level 6 OR work experience deemed to have brought the postholder to a comparable level.
2 years or more experience in managing serious complex investigations with evidence of developing staff and robustly managing performance, conduct and attendance. Excellent working knowledge of fraud investigations with a proven track record in supervising staff in this workstream. PIP3 accreditation or ability to demonstrate suitable experience of leading serious complex investigations

Hampshire Constabulary is committed to attracting, recruiting and retaining talented people. We value equality, diversity and inclusivity in our workforce and welcome applications from across our entire diverse community. In order to truly reflect the communities we serve we are particularly keen to recruit people from Black, Asian, and other minority ethnic backgrounds and under-represented groups. If you meet this criteria and would like support with your application and recruitment please contact

Fairness and Equality forms a part of Hampshire Constabulary’s Core Values and this will therefore form an integral part of the recruiting and selection process. Although Fairness and Equality may not be assessed or questioned as a stand-alone topic, it will be threaded throughout the recruiting and selection process. It is therefore advisable that you are able to provide positive evidence in this area.

DCI Gordon Roberts. His contact details are 02380 478301 or
6 August 2018
Hampshire Constabulary, ACRO
Management, Investigation
£30,000 - £39,999
Full Time