Crime Analyst - Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner

Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner (OPCC) for Thames Valley
Band 3G, circa £26,817 per annum. Progression based on performance, plus benefits
Full Time
Fixed Term

Fixed Term Contract for 24 Months

This is a unique and vital role within the Police and Crime Commissioner’s office, helping us and our partners better understand the changing landscape of crime and disorder across Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire.  As crime can only be tackled with the help of multiple agencies with different skills, this role will seek out insight and knowledge from key partners and not just depend on numerical or police data.  The successful applicant will have many opportunities to demonstrate their skills and expertise and open new opportunities for the right person.

Educated to a good standard with excellent numeric and literacy skills, you will have exemplary communication skills including presentation, verbal and written skills. You will be IT literate in Microsoft Office packages with experience of using statistical methods as well as having proven research skills. Able to work on your own initiative as well as effectively in a team, whilst working under pressure and to tight deadlines with a flexible approach to working hours.

Capability to travel to different locations across the Force is required to undertake all assignments in a timely manner. Due to the requirement to work flexibly, unsocial hours and personal safety for lone working; public transport may not be available or suitable at these times. For this reason a full UK driving licence is considered essential.

Interviews are likely to be on 30th January and 1st February 2019.

If you have any queries please contact People Services Recruitment Department on 0845 2 66 66 77 – Option 1 (internal 301 6500) quoting reference 15319.

The closing date for enquiries and receipt of completed applications is Wednesday 16th January 2019. 


Police Officers and Police Staff have access to a fantastic range of benefits, dependant on role, location and length of service. To view a full list of our benefits please click here


All posts require a level of Police Vetting as per the National Vetting Code of Practice. The residency requirement is necessary to enable all applicants to be checked in an equitable manner. Thames Valley Police will allow applicants to apply who do not necessarily reach the criteria as long as they have proven UK residency and supporting evidence where necessary. Applications will be considered on a case by case basis.

Thames Valley Police serves diverse communities; to truly reflect this, we are keen to recruit people from Black, Asian and other minority backgrounds. We value the knowledge and experiences that individuals bring from different cultures and welcome any contributions that can enhance the services we deliver to the public.

We believe in investing in all of our people, and run tailored Positive Action Initiatives to support our colleagues from underrepresented backgrounds in their personal and professional development, ensuring everyone has a level playing field to succeed, progress and feel fulfilled in their careers.

We will consider applications from flexible workers and look for job share opportunities where possible.

This opportunity is closed to applications.