Force Performance Analyst

Exeter, Devon
£34,968 - £39,036/annum

Force Performance Analyst

Job Type: Fixed Term

Location: Police Headquarters, Exeter (Hybrid)

Salary: Grade 7 - Starts at £34,968 rising by yearly increments to a maximum of £39,036 per annum

Hours: 37 hours per week

The Role

Are you keen to utilise your skills in Performance Analysis within a large public sector organisation in a sought-after location? Would you like to contribute to the safety of our communities through the delivery of key analytical insight reports? Do you have experience in gathering, analysing, and evaluating quantitative and qualitative data? If so, this rewarding job could be for you.

As a Performance Analyst, you would be part of a small team responsible for providing high quality Performance frameworks and reports to provide valuable insights to the organisation. You would be working alongside Police Officers, Police Staff and partners with a wide range of skill sets and expertise to support you. For further details, please see the job description.

As a ‘hybrid worker’ you would have our HQ in Exeter as your base with the choice of working from home up to 3 days a week. We are happy to consider other flexible working options to find the healthy work/life balance that suits you. If successful, you would receive access to continuous learning and development and a generous package of benefits, including free parking, on-site gym, flexitime and membership of the Local Government Pension scheme. The department is supported by an excellent Wellbeing Team providing access to a huge number of resources and support.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide impartial evidence-based insight and context on all aspects of Force performance in order to support action and continuous performance improvement through the provision of effective performance analysis.
  • Manage organisational performance through carrying out primary research and providing accurate and timely reporting thus enabling performance improvement by providing full analysis, identifying good practice and recommendations to influence decision-making at Force, geographic and functional levels.
  • Support consultation and report on the perceptions and attitudes of members of the public and staff on a range of subject matters with the aim to understand and make recommendations to deliver service improvements and ensure a quality service is provided to our communities.
  • Use structured methods for evaluating data, reports and information provided by the department. This includes quality assuring documents as diverse as a) draft responses to Freedom of Information requests (for external customers/members of public) and b) full analytical reports. A major element of quality assurance is to ensure that any potential consequences of publication are highlighted, allowing an appropriate and prepared response.
  • Provide specialist advice and knowledge on performance monitoring and analytical techniques, both qualitative and quantitative.


  • A competitive salary with yearly increments.
  • 25 days a year leave entitlement, with an increase to 30 days after 5 years continuous employment, plus bank holidays (pro-rata for part time workers).
  • Access to heavily subsidised gym membership that will provide you access to police site gyms throughout the counties.
  • Access to the Blue Light Card Scheme for discounts and services (requires a one off payment of £5).
  • Company sick pay.
  • Competitive local government pension scheme.
  • Job related equipment, as required.
  • Free onsite parking at many police sites throughout the counties.
  • Access to Group insurance scheme (via salary sacrifice scheme).
  • Support networks, free Employees Assistance Programme, Occupational Health and wellbeing services.
  • Development and training opportunities.
  • Supportive and flexible training plan, including regular check-ins throughout your initial period of joining us to ensure you are up to speed with the role and getting the support you need.
  • Flexitime, with the ability to undertake your hours flexibly and in line with business need.
  • Hybrid working, with the ability to work remotely at times throughout the working week (once signed off the training plan).

To Apply

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