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INFORMATION ANALYST (DATA MODELLER) - REF 87/17
Description

PREVIOUS APPLICANTS ARE NOT ELIGIBLE TO APPLY

EVER wanted a job that helps stop criminals in their tracks?

A job which tries to predict where crime may strike?

If the answer to either of these questions is 'yes' then we want to hear from you.

We are looking for a talented individual to join us as an Information Analyst (Data Modeller) at Durham Constabulary - the best performing force in England and Wales.

Our successful candidate will work with 'Big Data' to identify patterns in crime and criminal behaviour and spot trends through the analysis and interpretation of statistical and management information to help deliver predictive models.

You will be responsible for the development of performance information systems used by the whole organisation to identify threats and risks to delivering excellent service to victims and the public

Durham Constabulary is the only force in the country judged to be 'outstanding'.

This is an opportunity to be at the cutting-edge of the organisation and help ensure the Force remains at the pinnacle of policing.

Location: Force HQ, Aykley Heads, Durham - Tasking & Coordination Command

Salary: Scale 6 £24,813 - £27,519 per annum

Hours: 37 hours per week, Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm, flexible working is applicable

Job type: Permanent

Closing date: Friday 16 th June 2017

Qualifications: City & Guilds Level III/ A Levels/or BTEC National in a relevant subject or an approved equivalent.

Applicants not in possession of the minimum qualifications will be required to undertake the Critical Reasoning Test Battery Series and must achieve a pass in both papers.

Further information regarding the relevancy of equivalent qualifications is available from the OfQual website at

An exciting opportunity has arisen for the role of Information Analyst (Data Modeller) within the Performance and Analysis Department of Tasking & Coordination Command.

You should have experience in interrogating a range of data sources from force systems and/or community partners. Open source, primary source and field research skills would be an advantage though not a pre-requisite as they will be developed in the role.

You will be required to use computers with an enhanced level of knowledge (e.g. macros, sound knowledge of VBA, SQL or similar programming language) and associated software to assist in the provision, upgrade and maintenance of information packages and research reports, and to provide advice on the use of such software.

Advanced literacy skills for the composition of original reports and documents at a strategic level together with advanced numeracy skills are essential.

Selection Process

The selection process for this post will include a 3 hour work sample assessment. No preparation is required for this assessment, and the marks awarded will contribute to the overall score for each candidate. As part of the interview process, each candidate will also be required to give a presentation. Prior notification of the topic and timings will be provided to those applicants invited for interview.

Tattoos

Any tattoo anywhere on the body that is obscene, or advocates sexual, racial, ethnic, or religious discrimination, by written word or design is prohibited and the presence of such a tattoo would preclude an applicant from passing the recruitment process for employment with the Constabulary

Vetting

Durham Constabulary has a strict vetting requirement and any offer of employment will be subject to appropriate vetting levels which will be maintained / updated throughout the period of service. In addition, applicants should have been a UK resident for at least 3 years prior to the date of application. However in the event that applicants have not been resident in the UK for at least 3 years and can provide a VERIFIABLE certificate from the Police of any country where they have taken temporary residence to indicate that they have not been convicted of any offence whilst in that country or involved in any investigation by a Law Enforcement Agency which includes being interviewed, arrested, issued with any penalty notice, charged or cautioned irrespective of whether that offence is an offence within the United Kingdom, then this will be considered as part of the recruitment vetting process. Individuals who are not able to meet this criteria will be subject to appropriate risk assessment by the Force Counter Corruption & Vetting Unit.

For further information please view the Job Description and Person Specification.

To apply please complete the Police Staff Application Form Pers 198 and Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form.

Completed application forms and equal opportunities monitoring forms should be returned to or posted back to:-

Human Resources & Health Services
Police HQ
Aykley Heads
Durham
DH1 5TT
Salary: . Date posted: 01/06/2017
Job Details
Job Ref: 219541478
Hours: Not Specified
Location: Not Specified, United Kingdom
Working Term: Permanent
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