Head of Analysis

Hudson Global Resources
60000.00 GBP Annual + Competitive Salary
30 Jun 2017
27 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Essex Police serves a population of 1.79 million and has a high and increasing demand due to both the volume of incidents and their severity. In the year to March 2016, Essex Police responded to almost a million calls; a quarter of which were emergency calls. A diverse county, Essex possesses a significant variation in geography, infrastructure, accessibility, and socio-economic factors. These require a tailored policing response which increases the complexity of policing the county.

Essex Police has an ambitious transformation programme which has identified opportunities to maximise limited resources and improve service quality. Examples include the use of mobile devices and technology, working with partners to support local communities and collaborating with other forces. The Chief Constable and the Police and Crime Commissioner are taking a keen interest in the ongoing review of the police funding formula.

Essex Police are looking to appoint a Head of Analysis to provide strategic performance analysis and insight for the force, improving force performance through the delivery of quality products, providing consultancy advice and guidance to Director of Strategic Change and Performance and managing the central production and submission of data, in order to deliver a high quality, professional and responsive performance analysis service for the force. This is a newly created role within the organisation.

The main responsibilities and deliverables will include:
  • Develop and co-ordinate strategies for force wide analysis to provide detailed insights.
  • Managing a team of analysts to provide insight to inform force decision making, with an ability to interpret data themselves
  • Work alongside the Director of Strategic Change and Performance, on shaping business planning, processes and contributing to the strategic management around Change and Business improvements
  • Manage and oversee the collection, preparation and submission of data to central government and other parties.
  • Identify, collate and provide statistics and benchmarking information utilising analysis of survey results both internal and external.
  • The right candidate will review and ensure the submission of high quality, fit for purpose accurate and timely analysis, highlighting any issues which Chief Officers should be aware of, prior to submitting final information to external agencies, organisations or central government.
  • Influence and contribute to future demand and resource requirements, setting and implementing short, medium and long term plans for force wide analysis.
  • Work with senior managers, in order to deliver a high quality, professional and responsive service in key areas of the force.
  • Provide support to define and monitor the force objectives inclusive of designing and shaping business planning, and development of the Strategic Change and Performance directorate.
The ideal candidate will possess the following attributes:
  • Degree educated (preferably with a large emphasis on Research/Case studies/problem solving providing detailed findings e.g. science degree - psychology/geography)
  • Strong understanding and proven experience of using different analytical and statistical techniques
  • Prior working experience of leading change and/or business transformation projects
  • Experience of managing large teams either directly or in-directly
  • Exceptional communication inclusive of written, oral and presentation skills
  • Resident within the UK for a minimum of 5 years
What's on offer:
  • Excellent salary and benefits package
  • Excellent working environment and long term career development
  • Working directly with the Chief Officers, partner agencies and senior management throughout the force.

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