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The British Government is an inclusive and diversity-friendly employer.  We value difference, promote equality and challenge discrimination, enhancing our organisational capability. We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We do not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, colour, ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age, veteran status or other category protected by law. We promote family-friendly flexible working opportunities, where operational and security needs allow.
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NCA (National Crime Agency)

The Programme Administrator will provide support to the National Crime Agency (NCA) Liaison Officer (ILO) within a multi US law enforcement facility in Virginia. NCA acts as the single point of contact for de-confliction and co-ordination of criminal investigations impacting on the United States and the United Kingdom.

The successful post holder will facilitate the exchange of pertinent intelligence between UK and US law enforcement relating to serious crime investigations and to provide support to NCA operations worldwide by researching data to identify key individuals, networks, transportation routes, modus operandi, geographical footprints and associated financial infrastructures.


  • Compose, analyse and disseminate classified information reports;
  • Disseminate time critical classified information to Law Enforcement partners in a clear, concise, verbal summary;
  • Manipulate and command research via NCA and local databases and systems;
  • Employ open source research to supplement case investigations;
  • Provide administrative support to the ILO;
  • Other duties as assigned;
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficiency using Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook.
  • Excellent organisational skills and an analytical eye for detail.
  • An ability to work within a team environment, as well as on one’s own unsupervised.
  • A strong aptitude to multi-task, prioritise and exercise judgement in the face of conflicting priorities and competing demands.
  • Superior interpersonal skills, including the ability to be professional, courteous and deal directly with UK and U.S. law enforcement officers/agents at all levels.
  • Ability to remain discrete and handle sensitive information.
  • The ability to achieve UK Government SC vetting status.

Under US State Department requirements, the Embassy may only employ, as non-diplomatic staff, persons who are US citizens, US Green Card holders or A visa holders*. If you hold a visa other than an A visa you are not currently eligible to work at the Embassy. Please refer to our website for information on exceptions to this policy at All candidates will be subject to background checks and security clearance.

The post holder will have access to classified material releasable to UK nationals only and has to have the ability to attain UK security vetting at SC level.

A background in policing or in handling intelligence.

Making Effective Decisions, Collaborating and Partnering, Delivering at Pace, Engaging Internationally, Demonstrating Resilience
28 February 2017
B3 (L)
Full-time, Permanent
N. America, Caribbean and British Overseas Territories
United States
British Embassy
1 May 2017

The British Embassy Network offers a strong benefits package. This package includes medical, dental, vision, life, long term and short term disability insurance, a 401(k) retirement savings plan, generous vacation and leave time, and an enriching training package.

Staff recruited locally by the British Embassy are subject to terms and conditions of service according to local American employment law.

Resume and a cover letter with salary history should be submitted by 28 February 2017. Please identify in your cover letter whether you are currently eligible to work at the Embassy. Internal candidates must inform the Head of Group before applying.

Only successful candidates will be contacted. Please no phone calls. Due to the high volume of resumes we receive, we cannot guarantee consideration of your application if the submission instructions are not properly followed.

The British Embassy is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a diverse workforce. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, veteran status, or other category protected by law.

This opportunity is closed to applications.