PS/980/H A4 Crime Analyst


Posted on 11th Jan 2019
Hertfordshire
Hertfordshire Eastern

PS/980/H A4 Crime Analyst

You will be working within a team of Crime Analysts in the Local Policing Command Intelligence Unit and report to a Senior Crime Analyst. You will be responsible for analysing data and intelligence from a wide range of sources to identify threat, risk and harm. This will include the identification of crime problems, hotspots, crime series and offending patterns. You will make recommendations about possible responses to crime problems that help catch criminals and keep people safe. You will also support a wide range of criminal investigations that detect, deter and disrupt criminal activity.

This role will involve working alongside a variety of teams and helping Community Safety Partnerships respond to crime problems. You must possess strong inter-personal skills, have the ability to source, validate and analyse information, be able to think critically and develop inferences, and have the confidence to communicate findings both verbally and in writing.

Working Hours are based on a 5 week shift pattern which includes weekend working (1 weekend in 5, averaging 37 hours per week when calculated over five weeks).

Desirable Entry Requirements:
• Experience of undertaking research and analysis is desirable.
• Mapping software experience is desirable but not essential.

Essential Entry Requirements:
Excellent report writing and inter-personal skills.
The successful candidate will be a highly motivated individual, who is responsive to change, who can demonstrate; inference development and testing, the compilation and interpretation of data, excellent communication skills, a proactive approach, and the ability to work amongst multi-functional teams.
Additionally, you should be computer literate and familiar with complex, customized databases and varied computer packages (Word, PowerPoint, and Excel are essential).

Recruitment Procedure:
Selected candidates will be required to complete an assessment and interview as part of the selection process.

For the purposes of the application you will be expected to provide evidence against the four personal qualities below and the minimum / essential entry requirements (including those detailed above and those on the role profile):

• We are emotionally aware
• We take ownership
• We are collaborative
• We deliver, support and inspire

There is a word count limit of 500 words per section.

Please note, if you are shortlisted for interview you will be expected to evidence against all personal qualities and the entry requirements stipulated above and in the role profile. All applications must be received by the closing date.

For more information please contact any of the Senior Analyst Team: trevor.radford@herts.pnn.police.uk / robert.hume@herts.pnn.police.uk / judith.gurney@herts.pnn.police.uk

**All applications must be submitted through our online recruitment website by clicking the apply button below**

**Please note that this advert will be live to redeployees throughout the recruitment of this advert. Any redeployee that applies will only need to evidence against the minimum entry requirements of the role profile. To do this if you are a redeployee, write ‘Redeployee’ in the other competency boxes and just complete your evidence against the minimum entry requirements in the relevant box. Redeployees will take priority over other candidates at any point during the recruitment process up until a final offer is produced and you will be notified if this happens.**

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