Analyst (NERSOU) - JRN 20218
 

The role:
The Chief Constables and Police and Crime Commissioners of Northumbria, Durham and Cleveland have created the North East Regional Special Operations Unit (NERSOU) following the signing of a regional collaboration document.

NERSOU aims to combat the threat to our region posed by individuals and/or groups involved in Serious and Organised Crime and demonstrate the commitment of all three forces, at the highest level, to protect their communities from both organised and cross border crime.

NERSOU currently are looking to recruit a number of Analysts in anticipation of projected vacancies. The roles offered cover operational, tactical and strategic capacities within the Regional Intelligence Unit (RIU). The role of the RIU is to provide a tactical and strategic Level 2 intelligence capability, producing intelligence and analytical products to support the regional intelligence structure and the tactical and strategic tasking and coordinating process for the North East region of Cleveland, Durham and Northumbria.

In return for your dedication and experience, we offer 23 days’ leave, excluding bank holidays, increasing to 28 days for 5 years+ service.  We support our people inside and out of work – offering a very competitive pension scheme, childcare vouchers, and discounts on shopping and eating out thanks to the Blue Light Card. And to take care of your physical and mental well-being, we’ve invested in trained mental health first aiders on-site, an employee advice service and access to gyms in some stations.  

What will I be doing?

As an Intelligence asset you will have responsibility for undertaking analysis and research at a regional level, preparing intelligence and analytical products.  You will work closely with other analytical and intelligence staff based in NERSOU.  This role will also involve liaison with the three constituent Forces and partner agencies.

Key Responsibilities:-
1. Identify, plan and conduct data collection and integration to meet analysis requirements, in order to ensure information requirements are met.
2. Liaise with appropriate sources including police personnel and regional Partners, attend briefings, seminars and conferences where necessary, in order to gather and exchange information.
3. Undertake the analysis of information, selecting the appropriate analytical methodology, in order to improve understanding of any defined problem.
4. Develop hypotheses concerning the nature and scope of criminal activity, in order to support tactical and strategic decision making.
5. Produce conclusions, identify intelligence gaps and make recommendations for action and problem solutions, in order to assist the tactical and strategic decision making of operational managers.
6. Participate in the production of Intelligence Products in the form of analytical reports and present findings to a variety of audiences (including court).
7. Collate and integrate analytical products to identify common links and potential solutions in order to assist in combating regional and cross border problems and in support of the strategic planning process.

The post holder may be required to undertake such other responsibilities as are reasonably commensurate with the grade of the post.

For further information, please see the role definition: Analyst NERSOU.docx

What do I need?

You will have broad experience of undertaking research or analysis, demonstrating a mature theoretical and practical understanding of the techniques equitable to both disciplines. With the ability to make judgements on the most appropriate approach and data sources required. You will also demonstrate an innovative approach to the use of analysis and research within an intelligence led framework.

Essential:
Proven ability to conduct in-depth analysis or research across a wide range of data sources
Awareness of analytical tools and techniques
Good understanding of information management and data integrity issues
Experience of assessing information, conducting analysis, making reasoned judgements and presenting these results in a variety of formats
Strong communication skills, both verbally and written
Proven ability to work in partnership with other agencies, forces and/or business groups
Competent in the use Microsoft Office and a willingness to learn and work with a range of IT applications, including some specialised systems
The role will require travel across and outside of the NE region on occasion, and so the candidate should hold a full UK driving license 

Desirable:
City and Guilds Level 3 Intelligence Analysis qualification or approved equivalent 
Understanding of the use of intelligence, data, information and evidence by law enforcement agencies 
Knowledge of legislation governing the activities of law enforcement agencies, e.g. CPIA, IPA, etc.
For further information please see the role profile Attach current role definition

Vetting level: 
Management Vetting (MV) 
Applicants must be a resident of the UK for a minimum period of 5 years to ensure vetting checks can be successfully performed. 

A job offer will be dependent upon vetting clearance, medical information and references. 

 
If you have any queries with regard to the application process please contact the Talent Acquisition Team by email at careers@northumbria.pnn.police.uk
 
All staff including those appointed on fixed term contracts must successfully complete their probationary period before they are eligible to apply for a Northumbria Police vacancy.

Vacancy Contact:  
To discuss the position in more detail please contact Senior Analyst – Emma Sanders on 0191 3752278.

Northumbria Police fully supports a policy of equal opportunities and we welcome applications from suitably qualified people from all sections of the community, regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation. Appointments are based on merit alone

Vacancy Type
Police Staff
Rank/Grade
Grade G
Area Command/Department
NERSOU
Location
Sunderland
Hours
Full Time
Salary Range
£28,974 to £31,725
 

The role:
The Chief Constables and Police and Crime Commissioners of Northumbria, Durham and Cleveland have created the North East Regional Special Operations Unit (NERSOU) following the signing of a regional collaboration document.

NERSOU aims to combat the threat to our region posed by individuals and/or groups involved in Serious and Organised Crime and demonstrate the commitment of all three forces, at the highest level, to protect their communities from both organised and cross border crime.

NERSOU currently are looking to recruit a number of Analysts in anticipation of projected vacancies. The roles offered cover operational, tactical and strategic capacities within the Regional Intelligence Unit (RIU). The role of the RIU is to provide a tactical and strategic Level 2 intelligence capability, producing intelligence and analytical products to support the regional intelligence structure and the tactical and strategic tasking and coordinating process for the North East region of Cleveland, Durham and Northumbria.

In return for your dedication and experience, we offer 23 days’ leave, excluding bank holidays, increasing to 28 days for 5 years+ service.  We support our people inside and out of work – offering a very competitive pension scheme, childcare vouchers, and discounts on shopping and eating out thanks to the Blue Light Card. And to take care of your physical and mental well-being, we’ve invested in trained mental health first aiders on-site, an employee advice service and access to gyms in some stations.  

What will I be doing?

As an Intelligence asset you will have responsibility for undertaking analysis and research at a regional level, preparing intelligence and analytical products.  You will work closely with other analytical and intelligence staff based in NERSOU.  This role will also involve liaison with the three constituent Forces and partner agencies.

Key Responsibilities:-
1. Identify, plan and conduct data collection and integration to meet analysis requirements, in order to ensure information requirements are met.
2. Liaise with appropriate sources including police personnel and regional Partners, attend briefings, seminars and conferences where necessary, in order to gather and exchange information.
3. Undertake the analysis of information, selecting the appropriate analytical methodology, in order to improve understanding of any defined problem.
4. Develop hypotheses concerning the nature and scope of criminal activity, in order to support tactical and strategic decision making.
5. Produce conclusions, identify intelligence gaps and make recommendations for action and problem solutions, in order to assist the tactical and strategic decision making of operational managers.
6. Participate in the production of Intelligence Products in the form of analytical reports and present findings to a variety of audiences (including court).
7. Collate and integrate analytical products to identify common links and potential solutions in order to assist in combating regional and cross border problems and in support of the strategic planning process.

The post holder may be required to undertake such other responsibilities as are reasonably commensurate with the grade of the post.

For further information, please see the role definition: Analyst NERSOU.docx

What do I need?

You will have broad experience of undertaking research or analysis, demonstrating a mature theoretical and practical understanding of the techniques equitable to both disciplines. With the ability to make judgements on the most appropriate approach and data sources required. You will also demonstrate an innovative approach to the use of analysis and research within an intelligence led framework.

Essential:
Proven ability to conduct in-depth analysis or research across a wide range of data sources
Awareness of analytical tools and techniques
Good understanding of information management and data integrity issues
Experience of assessing information, conducting analysis, making reasoned judgements and presenting these results in a variety of formats
Strong communication skills, both verbally and written
Proven ability to work in partnership with other agencies, forces and/or business groups
Competent in the use Microsoft Office and a willingness to learn and work with a range of IT applications, including some specialised systems
The role will require travel across and outside of the NE region on occasion, and so the candidate should hold a full UK driving license 

Desirable:
City and Guilds Level 3 Intelligence Analysis qualification or approved equivalent 
Understanding of the use of intelligence, data, information and evidence by law enforcement agencies 
Knowledge of legislation governing the activities of law enforcement agencies, e.g. CPIA, IPA, etc.
For further information please see the role profile Attach current role definition

Vetting level: 
Management Vetting (MV) 
Applicants must be a resident of the UK for a minimum period of 5 years to ensure vetting checks can be successfully performed. 

A job offer will be dependent upon vetting clearance, medical information and references. 

 
If you have any queries with regard to the application process please contact the Talent Acquisition Team by email at careers@northumbria.pnn.police.uk
 
All staff including those appointed on fixed term contracts must successfully complete their probationary period before they are eligible to apply for a Northumbria Police vacancy.

Vacancy Contact:  
To discuss the position in more detail please contact Senior Analyst – Emma Sanders on 0191 3752278.

Northumbria Police fully supports a policy of equal opportunities and we welcome applications from suitably qualified people from all sections of the community, regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation. Appointments are based on merit alone