Improvement & Innovation Officer

PHQ, Martlesham & Work from home
Full Time (37Hours) - Permanent
£29,331 - £33,360 per annum  
Closing Date: Friday 08 July 2022 at 5pm
Please quote Ref: L2519 on application form

Applications are invited from a highly motivated individual to join our Suffolk Corporate Improvement & Innovation (2025) team. Working within a dynamic environment the Improvement & Innovation Officer will contribute to projects being undertaken by the Suffolk 2025 team aimed at service improvement 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.

It is essential that applicants meet the following criteria:

  • Experience of researching and undertaking projects aimed at improving structures, processes or service delivery.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and experience of applying qualitative and quantitative research methods.
  • Experience of writing detailed reports and the ability to present findings verbally in formal and informal settings.
  • Ability to develop strong professional relationships with colleagues, customers and stakeholders.
  • Ability to evaluate outcomes from project work, developing SMART recommendations as a result of your findings.
  • Experience of using Microsoft applications, particularly Word, PowerPoint and Excel.
  • Ability to travel as required throughout Norfolk and Suffolk and to other locations as appropriate.

It is desirable that applicants meet the following criteria:

  • Working knowledge of Evidence Based Policing principles.
  • Knowledge of Continuous Improvement techniques such as LEAN or Six Sigma.

Role profile: 

Hours of work are 37 per week Monday to Friday.  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]