Higher Analyst

Southampton, UK
19 Aug 2019
22 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Higher Analyst - HC14122

Location: Southampton or Portsmouth

Salary: SO2, £31,095 to £32,907, per annum

Hours: 37 per week

Contract: Permanent

We are recruiting for a Higher Analyst within our Intelligence, Tasking and Development directorate. This is an exciting opportunity to enhance and further your proven analytical skills in a law enforcement environment. You will apply your existing knowledge and experience of analytical techniques to support decision making on a range of complex operational challenges.

You will be directly involved in critical and major incidents and serious criminal investigations. Your skills will be proven in mentoring and assisting in the development of analytical colleagues.

You will have access to a wide benefits package as a member of Hampshire Constabulary police staff, including generous holiday allowances (24 days + bank holidays upon appointment with an increase after 5 years' service), flexible working opportunities, family friendly policies and childcare vouchers, attractive pension scheme (Local Government Pensions Scheme) and support and advice from a range of staff associations and services

Job Purpose

Your role is critical in helping Hampshire Constabulary with their purpose of making 'You, Your Family, and Our Communities Safer'.

Key tasks will include:
  • Carry out operational and organisational analysis using qualitative and quantitative information from a variety of internal and external sources, in order to develop analytical products and briefings, develop inferences and test hypotheses for complex challenges the Force faces including an accurate understanding of threat, harm, risk and opportunity, and their organisational or operational context.
  • Collaborate with customers to identify and assist problem solving; be a subject matter expert in analytical tools and techniques, and use professional expertise and evidence to influence others across the force.
  • Prepare and present the results of analysis in the most suitable format to all relevant parties, such as internal colleagues, external organisations including CPS, and by giving evidence in court. Key subjects will include investigations re related to homicide, serious and organised crime, anti- corruption and complex issues.
  • Provide leadership by identifying analysis opportunities to meet the changing direction of a crime in action investigation and make fast time recommendations for action.
  • Propose recommendations which are appropriate and proportionate, reviewing these in light of new information
  • Provide structured mentorship, advice and guidance across the ITD Analysis team to improve standards and improve products/knowledge.
  • Maintain subject matter expert knowledge of the current tools, techniques and emerging technologies to ensure effective analysis.
  • Liaise with and work in partnership with other organisations, to maximise the sharing of insight and develop the Force's analytical capability.
  • Undertake evidence based policing techniques such as targeting, testing and tracking in supporting the identification and delivery of 'what works'.

Additional Requirements

Be part of an "on call" Higher Analyst rota for crime in action and other serious crime.

The role holder must be prepared to undertake relevant training courses as necessary in order to fulfil the requirements of the role. They are expected to give a 2 year commitment to the post or reimburse the costs of training, on a pro-rata basis.

The role holder may be required to visit various locations within Hampshire and the Isle of Wight. Therefore the role holder is required to have access to reliable transport that ensures the requirements of the role are met and will be reimbursed for travel costs in accordance with expense policy.

The successful candidate must be prepared to undergo the provisions of 'vetting' to a Security Clearance (SC) level.

Essential Qualifications

Educated to Educated to QCF Level 6 OR work experience deemed to have brought the postholder to a comparable level.

Essential Experience
  • Experience of innovative and creative approaches to problem solving.
  • Experience in planning and conducting analysis of complex information.
  • Highly effective report writing and presentation skills, with experience in delivering to all levels of an organisation and ability to debate complex issues.
  • Ability to use own initiative and possessing good time management skills.
  • Demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills, with proven experience of forming and maintaining relationships.
  • Proven experience in the use of Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Good literacy and numeracy skills.

Closing date: Sunday 1st September 2019 at 2359

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