Defence Intelligence – All Source Intelligence Analysts

Defence Intelligence – All Source Intelligence Analysts

As an all source intelligence analyst you will use information gathered from both open and classified sources and apply subject matter expertise and analytic techniques to produce intelligence assessments. You will provide insight and foresight to support military operations and inform decision-making in Defence and across government. With support and training, you will be expected to become an expert in your field.
DI analysts work on a range of topics in support of Defence decision makers. They look at various threats affecting UK interests, at countries and regions in conflict or at risk of instability, at both state and non-state actors, at foreign military capabilities, including cyber, and at transnational issues such as chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) proliferation.
Throughout your career you will have continual professional and personal skill development opportunities and access to learning and training tailored to your role.
The entry grade is Executive Officer (EO) receiving £26,412. However, after an initial probation period minimum 6 months, there will be the opportunity to promote to Higher Executive Officer (HEO) via an assessment process – £32,970


We are looking for individuals with a strong interest in Defence and in international peace and security and an aptitude for analysis and critical thinking. You will need the ability to consider a range of information derived from many different sources, to quickly sift and distil this, process it, challenge it, analyse it and present and defend considered conclusions succinctly to a diverse audience. You will be required to represent DI across various government forums. You will engage internationally with a range of partners, with the potential to travel.
We are looking for analytical, written and oral communication skills. The ability to work in a high-pressured environment and working well as part of a diverse team are essential. To apply for this role, you will need either:
a minimum of an undergraduate degree (2:1 or above) in a relevant subject, including, but not limited to, international relations, political science, economics, sociology, anthropology, history, psychology, geography, criminology, STEM, cyber security and data analytics. Post graduate qualifications would be an advantage; or
equivalent relevant professional experience and evidence of transferable skills. Relevant experience would include for example research, intelligence analysis or the application of critical thinking in a military, business or non-governmental context.


We’ll assess you against these behaviours during the selection process:

  • Leadership
  • Making Effective Decisions
  • Communicating and Influencing
  • Working Together
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