Immigration Liaison Officer at British High Commission May, 2022

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Main Purpose of Job

  • An immigration liaison position has arisen to hitch the Home Office International Operations (Immigration Enforcement International) staff. The profitable candidate(s) will work as Immigration Liaison Officer(s) for IEI, a part of the Home Office, on the British Deputy High Commission, Lagos. 
  • The staff has duty for figuring out threats to the UK Border, stopping inadequately documented passengers travelling to the UK, figuring out visa abuse and growing legal investigations.
  • We work with UK and worldwide regulation enforcement companies to deal with immigration crime, primarily by means of stopping the journey of inadequately documented passengers to the UK; enhancing visa resolution high quality; figuring out and tackling underlying criminality and offering intelligence on threats to the UK border.  

The staff in Lagos have duty for Nigeria, Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Central African Republic, Niger and Mali and key obligations embrace (however usually are not restricted to):

  • Working with Her Majesty’s Passport Office (HMPO) to contemplate complicated intelligence and counter-fraud referrals
  • Detecting and stopping abuse throughout the UK visa application course of, and figuring out and disrupting the exercise of the organised crime teams behind it
  • Supporting airline carriers with the supply of strong coaching packages to assist identification and disruption of passengers and organised crime teams aiming to abuse journey routes to the UK
  • Using the Intelligence Management System (IMS) to prioritise and motion public allegations and intelligence referrals from IEI posts globally
  • Contributing to the capability constructing of the host nation by means of ongoing tasks inside Official Development Assistance (ODA) budgets, supporting the United Kingdom’s Aid Strategy in growing nations
  • Develop operational intelligence merchandise by means of the gathering, interpretation and analysis of related quantitative and qualitative info sources
  • Work carefully with HMG companions at submit, host authorities and worldwide companions to help the event of intelligence and investigations to disrupt organised crime teams.
  • Support to the broader British High Commission goals and aims.

Roles and Responsibilities / what’s going to the jobholder be anticipated to realize?

  • Investigation: Individual case working investigations as tasked by the Head of Section and Her Majesty’s Passport Office (HMPO) in addition to different authorities departments.
  • Crime:  Using collaborative working with abroad and UK regulation enforcement companions to develop intelligence and investigations to disrupt organised crime teams concentrating on the UK.
  • Intelligence gathering and evaluation: Develop operational intelligence merchandise by means of the gathering, interpretation and analysis of related quantitative and qualitative info sources. Strong downside fixing expertise are required to establish and examine suspected organised immigration crime and to collect evidence-based intelligence. Ensure that each one related intelligence is gathered, assessed and disseminated consistent with steerage.
  • Liaison: Build efficient working relationships with host authorities, worldwide companions (5CC/EU) and UK companions to help the supply of crime and intelligence aims. Lead on the change of actionable intelligence with native regulation enforcement companions and counterparts in different Diplomatic missions to establish and mitigate threats to the UK border. Representing the Home Office Office professionally, growing efficient relationships with the broader embassy and key exterior companions.

What We Do:

  • Immigration Enforcement International (IEI) operates to stop unlawful immigration and disrupt the organised immigration crime teams behind it, supporting each the Immigration Enforcement mission and the Home Office goal. We have workers deployed to roughly 33 places the world over.  

We ship this by:

  • Providing intelligence help to the UK visa operation, supporting UKVI to take an more and more international strategy to danger streaming constructed on the evaluation of goal information and enhanced with native danger indicators
  • Working with carriers world wide to cut back the specter of inadequately documented arrivals (IDAs) reaching the UK by air
  • Developing intelligence packages associated to the visa or air risk for subsequent legal investigations and prosecutions.

What We Want From You?:

  • In order to satisfy Home Office safety necessities, we have to recruit a brand new ILO from both the UK/US/Canada/Australia/NZ or the EU the place they’ve a footprint of their house nation.
  • We want the ILO to have glorious interpersonal expertise that they will use strategically to construct relationships with key companions to help Immigration Enforcement in delivering their aims. Face to face work is a basic a part of the job, as is the supply of coaching, so the profitable candidate ought to be ready to do public talking.
  • The position of ILO is extraordinarily different. The problem with all IEI work is to ship each the reactive parts corresponding to air calls and requests for help from visa part, in addition to the pro-active parts corresponding to intelligence analysis and liaison with stakeholders. As such, ILOs want have the ability to handle very difficult workloads, ship at tempo and be versatile in help of enterprise goals. Once educated, the profitable candidate ought to have the ability to work in direction of aims with minimal supervision

Essential Qualifications, Skills and Experience

  • Computer literate with Microsoft desktop capabilities (e.g. Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Explorer) at a degree the place you’ll be able to: create, use and interrogate complicated templates, tables, data-sets on Home Office and FCDO IT platforms
  • Strong interpersonal and verbal communication expertise.
  • A excessive degree of written and spoken English with the power to write down prime quality reviews and briefings.
  • Strong organisational and time administration expertise.
  • An means to work below stress with minimal supervision.

Desirable {qualifications}, expertise and expertise: 

  • Previous immigration, regulation enforcement and/or analytical or investigation expertise could be a bonus.

Required behaviours:

  • Making Effective Decisions, Managing a Quality Service, Delivering at Pace, Communicating and Influencing.

Other Benefits and Conditions of Employment

Security Restrictions:
Owing to safety clearance necessities, solely nationals of the next nations are eligible to use:

  • UK or different EU nation, Canada, Australia, USA, New Zealand. 
  • British residents should have been resident within the UK for a minimum of two of the earlier 10 years. However, functions might be thought-about from candidates working abroad for HM Government previously ten years or who already maintain sufficient safety clearance.

Salary
N573,296.78 month-to-month.

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