Management Information Technical Developer

04 Oct 2017
07 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Service Improvement Unit, Kidlington but with remote/flexible working available Management Information Technical Developer Band 3H, circa £28,301 per annum Progression based on performance Full or part time hours considered JOB REF: 13049 (NH) In a 12 month period Thames Valley police receives over 500,000 calls for service and records around 130,000 crimes. Given the complexity of many of these interactions this results in vast quantities of data being created, stored and in need of interpretation and analysis. This is where you come in. As part of a small team at the heart of the organisation you will be responsible for turning that data into quality and timely management information to inform both tactical and strategic decision making. You will support the development of automated management information solutions through the whole product lifecycle. The results of your work will be utilised by thousands of staff across the organisation from frontline officers to senior management allowing for better, more informed decision making for the benefit of the residents of the Thames Valley. Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Applications is essential to this role as is experience of using one or more of the latest generation of MI tools (for example, SAP BO, Qlik, Tableau, MS Power BI). You will also have recent experience of using Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) with MS Excel, including the writing of bespoke code from scratch and an understanding of arrays and error handling techniques. However, we are not just looking for technical skills. You will need excellent communication (technical/non-technical), presentation and coaching/training skills, including the ability to interface at all levels within an organisation. You will also need to demonstrate a talent for design and problem-solving. In return, you'll be joining an organisation that truly values its people, reflected in our range of excellent benefits, positive culture and flexible working opportunities. The closing date for enquiries and receipt of completed applications is Sunday 1st October 2017. To apply, pleaseclick 'Apply Now' All posts in Thames Valley Police require a level of Police Vetting as per National Policy. In order to pass vetting you must have been resident in the UK for at least the three years immediately prior to applying for any role. Exceptions to this will be reviewed on a case by case basis. If you're not a British citizen, member of the EEA or a Swiss National, you must have a visa entitlement to live and work in the UK for a period of time dependant on training requirements. Thames Valley Police serves diverse communities. To enable us to truly reflect the communities we serve, we are keen to recruit people from Black, Asian and other minority backgrounds. You will need a wide range of skills and experiences which will enhance the services we deliver to the public including an understanding of cultural issues. If this is you, we want you to apply to join us. We will consider applications from flexible workers and look for job share opportunities where possible.
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