Strategic Analyst

Strategic Governance Unit
TVP Broad Band 4I
Band 4I, circa £36,545 per annum, plus benefits
Full Time


This is a role in which you will develop and produce strategic analytical products to inform senior decision makers in support of the Strategic Planning cycle, including analysis of internal and external strategic factors, environmental scanning, demand and capability and capacity assessments. Through analysis you will identify areas of organisational threat, harm and risk to inform the development of strategy. You will incorporate innovative approaches into your analysis and will deliver your products to tight deadlines.

You will be educated to degree level or equivalent with the ability to think strategically and work across professional boundaries in a multi-disciplined and complex environment. Knowledge and experience in the production of strategic analysis with the ability to problem solve and analyse large quantities of data is essential. You will have the ability to develop strategic insight to influence key stakeholders across the organisation and effectively deliver strategic analysis to inform decision-making and the setting of organisational priorities. You will be proactive and work efficiently with minimum supervision.

Excellent communication skills are required with the ability to adapt to all levels of the organisation and ability to communicate complex or specialist information to a non-specialist audience, facilitate workshops and deliver presentations. You will work with customers across the whole organisation. You will be self- motivated and able to use your initiative and proactively develop your professional skills, ensuring knowledge, techniques and skills are kept up to date. Excellent literacy, numeric and research skills are required for this role together with experience of using office software to a high standard.

As part of the Thames Valley Police family you will enjoy a fantastic range of benefits including 22-30 days annual leave per annum pro-rata for part time (plus Bank Holidays), flexible working conditions, performance related pay increases, a wide range of lifestyle discounts, career development opportunities and have the option to join a local government pension scheme. To view a full list of our benefits, please click the below link.

If you have any queries please contact People Services Recruitment Department on 0845 2 66 66 77 – Option 1 (internal 301 6500) quoting reference 17151.

The closing date for enquiries and receipt of completed applications is Sunday 16th August 2020.


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.