Performance Support Officer | Suffolk Constabulary

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Performance Support Officer

OCC Wymondham or PHQ Martlesham
Band C: £20,619 - £23,235 per annum 
Closing Date: Wednesday 22 January at 5pm
Please quote Ref: L1225 on application form

Performance Support Officer – Great position for those new to the job market or those looking for a change, who are interested in the world of police intelligence and performance
Do you want to work for a department that recognises the value of its people?  Do you enjoy problem solving?  Do you have the skills to work to nationally defined deadlines? If you have an inquisitive mind, great problem solving skills and like working with data then we want to hear from you.
SBOS is a new, exciting department that puts people at the heart of its vision.  We are looking to recruit performance support officers (PSOs) ready for any vacancies that are likely to arise. 

We are looking for people with a “can do” attitude, that are creative and have excellent interpersonal skills to join our team. 

Successful candidates will be rewarded with an interesting and varied workload, working within a new, exciting team, with development at their core.

Applicants who are successful but who are not offered a post will be held on a select list for six months, and will be offered a position should another vacancy arise in that time. 
Why should you apply?
• To make a difference to the people of Norfolk and Suffolk
• Interesting and varied work
• Great team environment
• Flexible working opportunities
• Clear career pathway for development
• Local government pension scheme and Blue Light discounts
• Access to sports and social club
It is essential that applicants meet the following criteria: -
• Experience of collating and compiling information from a range of sources and systems
• Demonstrate a basic understanding of performance reporting requirements, for example by understanding and applying business rules and standard operating processes to data extraction and collation methods
• Demonstrate a basic understanding of key legislation including the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and the Data Protection Act 2018.
• Good verbal and written communication skills with the ability to produce accurate and timely reports
• Proven problem solving skills
• Ability to use own initiative and work under pressure
• Effective communication skills, being articulate and able to present data effectively
• Good computer skills and working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite

It is desirable that applicants meet the following criteria: -
• Previous experience of, or trained in the use of Microsoft Excel or analytical and data mining tools such as i2, Microsoft Reporting or equivalent
• Ability to travel as required throughout Norfolk and Suffolk and to other locations as appropriate
Hours of work are 37 per week Monday to Friday.  This post is offered on a permanent basis.
For an informal discussion, please contact Claudette Logue, Analysis Manager on [email protected]
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.

Please note: There is a 2500 word limit on the supporting statement for your application.

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].