KPCN Operational analyst

Can you detect the common thread in criminal investigations? Are you an analytical thinker, and is advising one of your strengths? Then we are looking for you!

MBO 4 | Bonaire | 40 hours | P&O2021_09_002 | Closing: September 29, 2021

Job description

You make engaging and clear analyses for various departments within the police sector and support the teams at an operational level. You fill the role of challenger and take an independent position. You collect information, analyse data and give concrete advice. You can convey findings both orally and in writing convincingly and with reasons. You can keep a good overview and are alert to links between multiple investigations, incidents or developments. You come up with proposals when you see opportunities for improvement of working methods or methodologies. You build and maintain networks for a joint approach to intelligence activities and make implementation agreements. 

You consult police and other systems and open sources, such as social media. You highlight trends and developments within the region, and you provide concrete analysis reports for the purpose of enforcement and detection, such as indicator documents and control documents and possibly the start of a criminal investigation.

The organisation

The Dutch Caribbean Police Force represents an ethical and reliable police organisation, which says what it does and does what it says. An organisation that is vigilant and dedicated and acts decisively and professionally: friendly when possible, strict when needed. The Dutch Caribbean Police Force (KPCN) is a young, small and dynamic corps with the islands of Bonaire, St Eustatius and Saba as its working area and includes all processes of a fully-fledged police force.

The force contributes to the safety and quality of life of the people who live, work or stay as tourists on one of the islands of the Caribbean Netherlands. KPCN employees are vigilant and dedicated, decisive and professional. In this context, we are looking for an enthusiastic, broadly deployable, flexible employee who wants to work with us to build on the force's future.

The department

You will work at the KPCN info desk. In addition to focusing on local and cross-border crime, the info desk has a number of special files that require special attention and knowledge, such as money laundering, human trafficking, subversion, cybercrime and Interpol. The info desk department is housed in the Intake, Information and Operational Support (IIOO) department. The department consists of six units, including the Group Special Assignments, Intake, The Common Control Room, Information Unit (infodesk and CIE), Special Laws and Traffic. About 40 colleagues work here in total. The teams are devolved in the force. The infodesk currently has seven employees.

Job requirements

  • You have at least MBO+ professional and intellectual ability;
  • You have completed analysis training or are willing to do so within a year;
  • You have an affinity with open source intelligence and the field of intelligence;
  • You preferably have experience within investigation;
  • You have a good written and spoken command of Dutch and Papiamento. Adequate command of the English and Spanish languages is an advantage;
  • Knowledge of MS Office and Analyst's Notebook;
  • You can work well independently and also within a team;
  • You are customer-oriented, creative and eager to learn;
  • You naturally adopt a practical attitude and therefore look for solutions that sometimes go beyond your actual duties;
  • You have Dutch citizenship.


  • Collaboration
  • Communicative skills
  • Analytical ability
  • Persuasion
  • Sense of perspective
  • Integrity
  • Result oriented

What do we offer?

  • An appointment in accordance with the Rechtspositiebesluit ambtenaren BES (Legal Status Decree on Civil Servants BES);
  • A competitive salary in scale 8 (gross monthly salary at least $2,247 and a maximum of $3,126) for a working week of 39.5 hours per week. Grading takes place based on knowledge and experience;
  • As 1 January 1, 2022, the working week is 36 hours per week, while retaining salary;
  • Holiday pay (8.33% of remuneration);
  • A thirteenth month (8.33% of the salary, with a minimum amount of $1,750 gross);
  • A pension provision placed with Pensioenfonds Caribisch Nederland (PCN);
  • 184 holiday hours for a working week of 39.5 hours per week, with effect from January 1, 2022 168 holiday hours for a working week of 36 hours per week;
  • A temporary appointment of one year, with the prospect of a permanent appointment for good performance and a positive assessment result;
  • A relocation scheme for candidates who respond from outside the island. 


  • This vacancy will be opened internally and externally at the same time. In the event of equivalent aptitude, internal candidates are preferred.
  • An assessment or case study can be part of the procedure.
  • A safety investigation A is part of the procedure.

Appointment requirements

  • A Certificate of Good Conduct (VOG);
  • A medical examination for admission to the pension fund;
  • Dutch citizenship.

Good to know for those interested outside the Caribbean Netherlands

  • The salary is in US dollars which is the official currency in the Caribbean Netherlands;
  • The Caribbean Netherlands has its own tax regulations. Income above the tax-free allowance ($12,575 in 2021) will be taxed at a rate of 30.4% in payroll tax;
  • Participation in the pension fund is mandatory, including a personal contribution to it;
  • You are or will become a resident of the Caribbean Netherlands.

Would you like more information?

For more information, please contact Melvin Sint Jago on telephone number +599 781 0152.

Digital application

You can send your resumé with motivational letter by email to, addressed to Melvin Saint Jago.