Principal Analyst

Staffordshire Police Headquarters
Grade I
Full Time

Principal Analyst

Grade I

£45,996 - £52,485

Application is by CV and we ask for a statement to accompany this evidencing your suitability for the role against the role profile essential skills. (1000 words maximum font size 11)

The closing date for receipt of completed applications is Tuesday 27th April at midday.

About the Opportunity

The successful applicant would join the Operational Support Directorate Senior Leadership Team and be based in the Force-wide Knowledge Hub that manages performance, research, intelligence and analysis capability.

The role holder will primarily be responsible for force-wide performance analysis. The role also manages the senior analysts that are responsible for investigative and neighbourhood policing.

The expectation to inform on threat, the harm it poses and therefore the risk will be a daily requirement of this rare opportunity across the policing landscape.

The role is varied, fascinating and challenging with the opportunity to engage in local, regional and national policing matters.

If you are a confident analysis professional, knowledgeable leading others that work with varied types of data and analysis and eager to hold a high-profile role in policing we ask you to strongly consider this role as the next stage in your career pathway.

Further details and key responsibilities can be found in the role profile.

For an informal chat about the role please contact: and please include your telephone contact details.

The recruitment process will include assessment, presentation and interview.

Previous Applicants need not apply.

* Please note that applications are welcomed from all suitably qualified/experienced individuals. However prior consideration will be given to applications from individuals who are ‘at risk’ and employed by Staffordshire Police. If an appointment is made from that at risk group, the post may be withdrawn. In this event, a representative from the People Services team will notify any affected applicants.

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Please note that if successful for this role, the following tests and checks will be conducted:
  • Medical assessment 
  • Higher level vetting