Performance Analyst - South West Regional Organised Crime Unit (SWROCU) - Hybrid Working

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Full Time, Part Time
Almondsbury - SW ROCU Northern Hub, within the vicinity of junction 16 of M5 - BS34 6PY, Exeter - SW ROCU Southern Hub, within the vicinity of junction 29 of M5 - EX2 7HQ
PO 2-5

£39,036 - £41,928

Please note, if this is a paid role and the role is part time then the salary quoted will be pro rata based on the hours worked per annum.  

26/02/2024, 12:00

The South West Regional Organised Crime Unit (SWROCU) is looking for a Performance Analyst keen to progress their careers based in the Sensitive Intelligence Unit but supporting the wider ROCU. 

You will be part of a team, providing high quality performance scanning, analysis and reporting to support strong understanding of South West Regional Organised Crime Unit (SWROCU) wide performance issues at a senior leadership team, tasking and directorate level. 

Working collaboratively across the ROCU, South-West Police Forces and with our national and law enforcement partners this role is central to informing and improving our work combatting organised crime.  It will help design and implement a refreshed performance framework which sets strategic objectives and goals, provides self-service and bespoke reporting and tracking, evaluates our efficiency and effectiveness, and supports performance improvement projects. 

Main Responsibilities include:

  • To provide a consultancy service on analytical practice and procedure to ensure risks and opportunities are identified and act as a catalyst for change.
  • To work together with capability leads and information owners to clarify, scope, and deliver requirements.
  • To work with capability leads across the organisation to get clarity on areas of performance concern, consult and direct the development terms of reference, provide specialist advice and knowledge on the potential scope of work ensuring that data quality and data integrity is a key consideration throughout.
  • To support varied performance work packages; responsible for delivering high quality analysis on a variety of matters across the SWROCU.
  • To lead and produce powerful performance analysis and insight products which inform decision making at all levels of the SWROCU by providing detailed analysis and recommendation that drive the unit across a range of boards and committees.
  • To undertake scanning and identification of performance issues, strategic scanning analysis and forecasting in support of integrated planning.
  • To actively promote the benefits of the Performance Framework approach, overseeing embedding a positive culture of performance management.
  • General analytical support including analysis of a range of different types of data and information, benefits identification, monitoring and tracking.

Essential skills, experience and qualifications required:

  • Be qualified to degree level in a relevant subject or equivalent relevant experience.
  • Hold a full current driving licence or be able to travel around the force area using alternative transport.
  • Excellent IT skills including extensive experience using all common Microsoft packages including Excel.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills - including verbal and written communication, presentation skills.
  • Experience of collating, processing and analysing both quantitative and qualitative data; including experience of statistical analysis.
  • Experience of identifying, documenting and verifying strategic or tactical performance issues.
  • Experience working in an advisory / consultancy capacity - able to demonstrate professional credibility with colleagues and stakeholders.

Pay Scales

Avon and Somerset - PO2-5

Wiltshire - W8

Gloucester - SO1

SWROCU is a collaboration of police officers and police staff from the five South West regional forces. We’re part of a national network of nine ROCUs covering England and Wales.

We have more than 20 capabilities that staff and officers work in to Pursue offenders, Protect and Prepare individuals and organisations, and Prevent people from engaging in serious and organised crime.

Our capabilities are here to advise, to assist, or to fully adopt investigations.

We work with local forces and national partners to target and disrupt criminals posing the greatest risk of Serious and Organised Criminality (SOC). This includes offenders involved in cyber threats, economic crime, drug conspiracies, modern slavery and human trafficking, and child sexual abuse and exploitation. 

Police Staff in one of our five regional forces can find out more about SWROCU, read case studies and learn more about our capabilities on our dedicated microsite, click here

We’re looking for committed people with the right skillset – or ambition to develop that skillset – to join us.

You don’t need years of experience to join us; we’ll invest in you. 

What we can offer you

  • Flexible working – with many of our roles we can be flexible regarding working hours and your primary location.
  • Continuous professional development – we encourage and support career growth, giving you the opportunity of a flourishing career.
  • Well-being support – we have many support mechanisms in place to assist in improving your personal health and wellbeing.
  • Other perks include discounts and savings for you and your family on retail, dining out, holidays and theme parks to name just a few.
  • Flexible local government pension scheme. 

Blended Working / Hybrid Working

SWROCU encourage flexible working where operationally possible. This role has been identified as a blended role.
The successful candidate for this role will have the opportunity to work from home whilst also at a secondary work location, which will be a police premises. The successful applicant will have the option to discuss working arrangements with their line manager. All applicants must reside within the UK.   

Recruitment and Selection

  • A recruitment webinar will take place on Tuesday, 20th February 2024 at 11:00am

Hosted by the capability lead Andrew Clubbe and a member of their team, this is an opportunity to find out more about the role, the team you would be part of, and ask any questions.

Please contact, whereby invites will be sent accordingly. Please note that webinars will not be recorded.

  • The closing date for receipt of applications is 12 noon on Monday, 26th February 2024
  • Shortlisting will take place week commencing Monday, 26th February 2024
  • Interviews will be held week commencing Monday, 11th March 2024

Please note, we are advertising this role now for a start date later in the year. 

How to Apply

All applications are processed through the Avon and Somerset Constabulary online candidate portal.

Contact for further information.

If you reach the interview stage of a process and become a reserve applicant, we would like to retain your application. This will be pending further vacancies arising for the same role in a 12 month period. By giving your consent this does not prevent you from applying for any other opportunities. 

Additional Information

Vetting and safeguarding

This post is subject to a higher security clearance at MV and SC – Management Vetting and Security Clearance Level.

To be eligible to apply for this role you must have a five-year ‘checkable history’ in the UK – ideally this means that you would have been resident in the UK for the last five years.

In accordance with the National Vetting Policy, SWROCU are committed to safeguarding and operate safer recruitment processes, to ensure a police service that employees are proud to work for because they feel safe, valued and part of a happy and supportive work environment. All employees and volunteers therefore will be subject to background checks including vetting and references. 

Police Barred and Advisory lists

Individuals placed on the Police Barred and Advisory lists will not be considered for employment by the police for a minimum of five years from the date of listing in the case of gross misconduct, or three years from the date of listing in the case of poor performance.

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

SWROCU is working hard to increase diversity and inclusion where communities are currently under-represented including Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities, people of all ages, abilities, faiths, religions, gender, LGBTQ+ communities and those from disadvantaged or marginalised backgrounds who share our values and wish to make a difference to the communities we serve. All applications will be treated on merit, based on the evidence provided in your application and suitability for the role you have applied for.

Flexible and Part Time Working

All requests for flexible working patterns and part-time working will be considered and be dependent on the role, this includes job shares and part-time hours.

Travel to Work Protocol    

This is an incentive whereby staff working for SWROCU may be able to claim compensation for travelling to work if they meet a set criteria.  

For more information, please refer to a copy of the protocol attached. Should you have any questions please contact

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Blended Working/ Hybrid Working

Avon and Somerset Police encourage flexible working where operationally possible.
This role has been identified as a blended role.
The successful candidate for this role will have the opportunity to work from home whilst also at a secondary work location, which will be a police premises. The successful applicant will have the option to discuss working arrangements with their line manager. All applicants must reside within the UK.

Important information before you commence an application (for external applicants)

You will require the following detail to complete this application form:

  • National Insurance Number
  • Identification Detail e.g. passport
  • Address information including proof 
  • Referee information
  • Full employment history including dates and any qualifications you may have attained
  •  Tattoos - you will also be requested to provide photos and describe of any visible tattoos you have

If the role requires you to drive you will also be required to upload details from your full driving licence including photos. 

Important information before you commence an application- for ALL applicants

The application system only remains active on a single page for a period of 60 minutes.

Please ensure you allow time to complete your application fully as part complete pages do not save.  

If the role has evidence questions you may wish to save these remotely and paste your answers into the boxes at time of submission. 

This vacancy is closed to applications.