Knowledge Hub Analyst

Staffordshire Police Headquarters
Grade G
Full Time
Fixed Term
3 years

Knowledge Hub Analyst

Location: Staffordshire Police Headquarters

Grade: Grade G

Salary £33,360 - £39,183

Full Time

Hours per week = 37

Contract: 3 Year funded


This is an exciting prospect for a highly motivated Analyst to join Staffordshire Police in our Knowledge Hub Serious Organised Crime and Exploitation Team (SOCEX) specifically supporting around County Lines.

You will provide expertise through the development and provision of intelligence analysis, capable of informing and assisting decision making. You will identify connections in information and develop intelligence; collecting, exploiting, assessing and interpreting a range of information sources to deliver valuable, influential analysis to tackle the threat, risk and harm around organised County Lines drug dealing. You will be instrumental in identifying vulnerable people and preventing exploitation working to disrupt and dismantle this serious and organised criminality.

You will need to be a natural problem-solver who can prioritise and identify problems. Flexibility and creativity are key, as is a keen interest in data analysis. You will be part of a vital multi-faceted team, you will also need strong collaboration and negotiation skills, plus a talent for communicating clearly and succinctly. Crucially, you will be someone who can build the bigger picture from the small pieces of information.

It would be advantageous to be NIAT trained, with experience of working within tactical and investigative analysis, specifically experience of working with telecommunications data and GIS Mapping systems.


Key Skills:

  • Evidence of research and analysis and the application of analytical techniques, tools and systems.
  • Problem solving, critical thinking and inference development skills
  • Interpreting and simplifying complex datasets
  • Ability to build positive relationships with colleagues and key partners, alongside good negotiation skills
  • Effective interpersonal communication skills: including verbal and written
  • Ability to adapt quickly, work in a high-pressure environment and provide a high level of detail with accuracy within tight deadlines
  • Ability to prioritise and plan own workload
  • Highly competent in the use of Microsoft packages with advances skills in Microsoft Excel


The role is a 3-year contract, working Monday to Friday, flexible; with due regards to priorities and critical demand. There is also the need to provide on call assistance.

For full details about the role, please see the role profile.

The recruitment process will involve both an assessment and interview.

Assessments will take place on Friday 7th October 2022

Interviews will take place w/c 17th October 2022


Advert Closes Midday on the 29th September 2022


Staffordshire have a strong commitment to equality and diversity in our people, within the organisation and the service we provide to our communities.

Please not that if successful for this role, the following tests and checks will be conducted:

  • Medical assessment
  • Higher level vetting


Benefits of working for Staffordshire Police: 

Flexi time – flexible working as part of trust driven policing
Pension Scheme - Employers Pension contribution 15.5%
Annual Leave Entitlement - starting at 26 days plus bank holidays 
Sick pay scheme
Fostering friendly policy
Family friendly policies – maternity, paternity, parental leave, adoption
Occupational Health
On site Gyms
Staff associations
Reward and Recognition
Blue light Card – not solely for Staffs police
Staff restaurant at HQ
Free parking 

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 
  • References

This opportunity is closed to applications.