Improvement & Innovation Analyst

PHQ, Martlesham / Work from home
Full (37Hours) - Permanent
£29,331 - £33,360 per annum  
Closing Date: Friday 08 July 2022 at 5pm
Please quote Ref: L2520 on application form

Are you a highly motivated individual with drive and enthusiasm and want to share your innovative ideas to make a difference? This job is for you! A new opportunity has arisen with Suffolk Constabulary and applications are invited for a passionate and self-motivated individual to join our Corporate Improvement and Innovation (2025) Team as Improvement and Innovation Analyst.

The Suffolk 2025 Team undertakes service improvement projects with activity including research to identify evidence based policing techniques, proposing innovative ways of working to support the Chief Constables future planning, evaluating results and making recommendations based on what works.

The successful candidate will be contributing directly to the vision of the Chief Constable and the Police and Crime Commissioner to contribute to project work, focussing on improving the force in a wide range of perspectives and topics. Your contribution will be pivotal in contributing to the continued success and effective service improvement delivered by the Suffolk 2025 Team.

Suffolk Constabulary is devoted to the safety and wellbeing of the people who live and work in the county.  This is achieved by building on a wealth of traditional policing methods with innovative new approaches. Staff are supported by an award-winning wellbeing service and a number of staff networks that provide support for groups that share similar characteristics, life experiences, values and beliefs. Suffolk Constabulary is committed to developing a diverse, equal and inclusive workforce that is representative of the communities it serves.

The salary for our analysts is Band E (£29,331 - £33,360 per annum ).  Applicants will be expected to have experience in applying analytical techniques in any field, which drive decision making within their organisation.  We are looking for people with a “can do” attitude, that are creative and have excellent interpersonal skills to join our highly regarded team.  If this sounds like you, please get in touch.

It is essential that applicants meet the following criteria:

  • Proven experience of innovative and creative approaches to problem solving.
  • Demonstrate experience of writing of terms of reference and the analysis, interpretation and inference development of complex information.
  • Demonstrate a high level of critical and analytical thinking, being methodical, creative and have an eye for detail.
  • Experience in researching, processing and analysing large volumes of data through the use of analytical techniques and products.
  • Demonstrate effective report writing and presentation skills, with experience in delivering to all levels of an organisation and being articulate and able to debate complex issues.
  • Ability to use own initiative and work under pressure, possessing good time management skills.
  • Excellent verbal, written and communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of different audiences both internally and externally whilst building and maintaining effective partner relationships.
  • Excellent keyboard skills with a working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and internet based systems.

It is desirable that applicants meet the following criteria:

  • A working knowledge of Evidence Based Policing principles
  • Previous experience of, or trained in the use of i2, Microsoft Reporting or equivalent software.

Role profile: 

Hours of work are 37 per week Monday to Friday. Embracing the opportunities of the Constabulary’s modern workplace programme, the Suffolk 2025 Team are moving towards hybrid working, therefore this role will benefit from a combination of working from home and working from our office at Police Headquarters in Martlesham, Ipswich.

This post is offered on a permanent basis.

Consideration will be given to whether the post can be delivered on either a part time or job share basis, in line with the organisational requirements of this role.

The recruitment criteria for all posts are subject to reasonable adjustment in line with the Equality Act 2010. 

Applications from at-risk staff will be prioritised and receive preference in any selection process.

Anyone who wishes to be considered for appointment should download an application pack and monitoring form as they must be submitted together.

These forms as well as application guidance notes are also available on the right hand side of the page in the Downloads section.

Please return completed applications by email to [email protected]