Evidence Hub Analyst
Merseyside Violence Reduction Partnership (MVRP)
Grade E - £26,865 - £31,725
City Centre Office location
12-month secondment – up to 31/03/22 with option to extend (dependent upon Home Office funding position)
Closing Date: Friday 12th March 2021
Merseyside Violence Reduction Partnership brings together partners from across Merseyside with the shared aim of reducing serious violence, which impacts upon our communities. The partnership is funded by the Home Office and uses a public health approach to tackling serious violence by identifying the root causes of violence and designing and implementing solutions to prevent people, and particularly young people, from having their lives impacted by violence – “we believe that all communities across Merseyside have the right to be free from violence in order to provide the best life chances for all”.
MVRP has staff from the Office of the Police & Crime Commissioner, Public Health, Merseyside Local Authorities, Community Safety Partnerships, Education, Probation, Youth Justice, Merseyside Fire & Rescue Service and Merseyside Police who work together towards the collective aims to reduce the effects of serious violence and improve life chances for all.
In recognition of the need to fully understand our serious violence problem on Merseyside we are investing in additional analytical resources to enable MVRP to continue to evolve and to effectively develop their public health approach to reducing serious violence.
Provide a strategic analytical product to inform and direct senior decision makers throughout the violence reduction partnership. Interpret and analyse data, internal and external factors, research material, and environmental scanning, to ensure better understanding of the problem of serious violence in order to provide the best life chances for all.
- Provide an analytical service appropriate to the needs on behalf of VRP: Analyse, interpret and monitor results drawing inferences and making recommendations as required.
- Research, produce and deliver strategic analysis findings in reports and presentations to chief officers and various stakeholders within the multi-agency organisations.
- Compile accurate performance data to inform reports, producing timely and relevant analytical products.
- Design and develop solutions/processes to meet new analysis requirements on all aspects of multi-agency data in order to inform decision making at all levels in the partnership.
- Investigate and carryout feasibility studies in to new analytical tools, techniques and software in order to improve analytics for information collection, integrity checking, analysis and presentation of Management and performance information.
- You will Identify and analyse on current and new emerging information/ trends from a range of external sources including government strategies, reviews, reports and academic research papers to ensure a better understanding of the problem of serious violence.
- Proactively undertake your own CPD to enable you to develop your role within and outside the partnership.
- Through collaborative and supportive working relationships with other agencies, produce regular strategic analysis.
- Lead on pieces of work and successfully manage stakeholder expectations through early consultation and effective communication.
Knowledge & Experience
- Experience and understanding of analytical concepts, processes and techniques in applying innovation and creativity to the function.
- Extensive knowledge of computerised query building.
- Detailed knowledge of a wide and diverse range of multi-agency information systems to understand the processes and data that are available for analysis and measurement of performance.
- Organisation and time management skills, in particular to the management of workload together with the ability to demonstrate flexibility in order to meet demanding and impromptu deadlines.
- Must have experience in selecting and using appropriate statistical research tools and techniques, with the ability to add interpretation, draw conclusions and make recommendations
- You will have the ability to scrutinise, question and dissect large amounts of information as well as identifying areas that require investigation.
- Ability to communicate, both verbal and written with the ability to present and prepare reports.
- Be able to influence and be assertive in negotiating information and analysis requirement with customers.
- A flexible approach to both working hours and practices to meet partnership demands.
- Any candidates shortlisted will be required to undertake a pre-assessment
For further information please email : Shared.Services.Recruitment@merseyside.police.uk
Please note: Any applicants not currently employed by Merseyside Police should apply as an internal candidate.
Shortlisting – W/C 15th March 2021
Pre-assessment – W/C 22nd March 2021
Interview/ Presentation – W/C 29th March 2021
Prior to applying for any secondment, your vetting status must be assessed to ensure that suitable representatives of Merseyside Police are put forward for out of Force secondments. Please complete the Health Check Vetting form and return it to Force.Vetting.Unit@merseyside.police.uk with the Subject: Secondment Health Check. The required form can be found here: http://iforce/Staff/Additional%20Documents/HC%20VETTING%20FORM.docx.
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