Newham is a unique and vibrant place to work. The borough is one of the most diverse places in the world, and has the youngest population in the country. The council is working to transform the lives of local residents by putting people at the heart of everything we do.
The Council is constantly innovating and we do things no other local authority does – like the first borough-wide Landlord Licensing scheme in the country, or our transformative local employment service, Workplace.
We have a multidisciplinary team of public policy officers, social researchers, spatial analysts, public affairs, corporate governance and performance management staff who will inform our corporate planning and our service provision and promote Newham’s vision locally, regionally and nationally.
Senior Analyst (Crime)
£39,744 - £42,684 pa
This is a fantastic opportunity to put your skills to work to make a real difference to the lives of people in one of London’s most dynamic, diverse, and deprived neighbourhoods. You will get the chance to work creatively to tackle new challenges and solve problems, in a supportive environment where your talents are valued.
We are looking for a talented candidate to take on the role of Senior Analyst (Crime). You will prepare clear and accurate research reports, briefing papers and reports for directors and senior managers relating to crime and ASB. You will lead the scoping and delivery of analysis for the CSP strategic assessment and set, monitor and evaluate performance targets. You will contribute to multi-agency working relating to crime and ASB and manage a portfolio of crime and ASB analysis and research projects.
You will also deliver analysis to support operational enforcement ensuring the council directs its limited resources to the areas of greatest need and will apply GIS crime modelling techniques to deliver robust and innovative crime, ASB and enforcement analysis to improve the way the council and our partners plans services and ensures value for money.
You will have specialist knowledge of developments in crime and anti-social behaviour analysis and trends together with hands on experience of understanding and using crime and police data to deliver research projects.
You will have strong analytical skills with an ability to gather and analyse complex information from a range of crime and anti-social behaviour sources, understand the business context, extract key points and make recommendations.
You will be experienced in writing and presenting research and analytical reports to senior audiences in local government and its partners.
You must also have specialist knowledge of SPSS, R Suite, or related software to undertake statistical analysis. You will have specialist knowledge of ArcGIS, ArcGISPro, ArcGISonline software and the crime analyst add on.
Finally, you will have a degree in related subject areas such as social research, research methods, statistics, criminology.
If you are interested in joining our dynamic and committed team to work towards real change for Newham’s residents, then we would love to hear from you.
The London Borough of Newham is a Disability Confident employer. Candidates who declare that they have a disability in accordance with the Equality Act 2010 and meet the essential criteria as specified in the Job Profile will be guaranteed an interview.
Priority consideration on all advertised roles will be given to London Borough of Newham Redeployees.
The London Borough of Newham is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable groups and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
Please be aware that a Disclosure and Barring Scheme (DBS) check will be required for any position with access to these groups under the provision of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.
In addition, the Authority reserves the right to request employees undertake a basic disclosure check (Disclosure Scotland) where required for the role this includes anyone who has access to (or information obtained directly from) a government database, or has a GCSX account. These posts will be required to have a Basic Disclosure Scotland check as per the requirements of BPSS (Baseline Personnel Security Standards).
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