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Analytical Support Officer (Performance Team) - Hybrid Working

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

There are many opportunities to work for the IOPC outside of investigations, where your skills, experience and passion can be utilised. Within the Strategy and Corporate Services Directorate, you will find a wide variety of careers to support our organisational goals of improving confidence in policing whilst developing your own expertise. The Performance team are here to help colleagues manage, report and understand the data we collect. We ensure the right information is available to the right people, at the right time, to facilitate effective decision making, 

We'll assess you against these Level 1 behaviours during the selection process:

  • Communicating and Influencing
  • Working Together
  • Managing a Quality Service
  • Delivering at Pace
  • Making Effective Decisions

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Throughout the recruitment process we will assess your Experience, Strengths and Values. As part of the application process, you will be asked to complete two sift stage questions based on the essential criteria. 

This advert may close early due to high applications.

Main Responsibility

  • To undertake analysis, documentary appraisal and contribute to the production of summary reports for IOPC colleagues and key stakeholders. To assist with the collection and management of key data sources necessary to meet the information needs of the organisation
  • To liaise with internal and external colleagues to improve the quality of the information collated by the IOPC analytical Services team
  • To assist colleagues in the collation of accurate and relevant data for inclusion in standard reports and in response to FOI and other ad hoc requests
  • To undertake analysis of data to support the development of new IT systems to generate information for reporting and analysis.
  • To support members of the analytical services team in other tasks and duties that form part of the team’s work

The Ideal Candidate


  • Experience in a data analysis field
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Good IT skills including some database experience, proficiency in analysing data in excel
  • Understanding of diversity issues


  • Qualification in a social science subject (for example sociology, psychology, criminology), or a degree with a social research methods content
  • An understanding of the strengths and weaknesses of qualitative and quantitative social research methodologies
  • Practical experience of working in a working in a performance analysis team
  • An understanding of some of the key issues surrounding police-public relations in the UK and the complexities of the IOPC remit and legislation.
  • Experience of data management using a software package such as SPSS


Reasonable Adjustments

The IOPC is a diverse and inclusive workplace and we want to help you demonstrate your full potential whatever type of assessment is used. We are open to providing you with the tools you need to succeed, from extra time to formatting changes, to name a mere few. If you require any reasonable adjustments to our recruitment process, please email

Package Description

  • 27.5 days paid annual leave (increasing with service to 32.5 days)
  • Options to carry over, buy or sell annual leave
  • Civil Service pension
  • PAM employee assistance programme
  • Access to Civil Service Sports Council (CSSC) membership
  • Staff networks focused on each of the protected characteristics – run for staff, by staff
  • Learning and development tailored to your role
  • An environment with flexible working options
  • A culture encouraging inclusion and diversity behaviours

Additional Information:

The IOPC is not eligible to participate in the Civil Service transfer process, therefore successful candidates will not be able to transfer to the IOPC on their existing terms and conditions.

The IOPC does not participate in the UK Visa Sponsorship Scheme therefore, candidates will have to provide evidence of their Right to Work in the UK if offered a role with us.

This role is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, therefore a standard Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check will be carried out for the successful candidate during the pre-employment process.

Any move to the Independent Office for Police Conduct from another employer will mean you can no longer access childcare vouchers. This includes moves between government departments. You may, however, be eligible for other government schemes, including Tax Free Childcare. Determine your eligibility at

Although we are currently unable to guarantee a longer or more permanent contract, if the role can be extended or made permanent, the successful post holder may be offered the role firstly without further interview.

About the Company

As a completely independent organisation, the IOPC seeks to uphold the rights of the public and investigate the most serious matters, including deaths following police contact, to promote learning and influence change in policing. The IOPC is an organisation steeped in history, influenced by significant figures such as Stephen Lawrence and Sir William Macpherson. We are looking for people to uphold our core values, and in return we will give you a supportive and inclusive work environment to flourish in.


Be yourself

The IOPC is committed to promoting equality and valuing diversity in everything we do. Our vision is to be, and to be seen as, a leader in inclusive employment and services, demonstrating this ethos in everything that we do.

  • As a silver standard Stonewall employer, we continue to commit to being a LGBTQ+ employer through the work of our Pride LGBTQ+ Staff Network, creating welcoming environments for lesbian, gay, bi and queer people.
  • We are pleased to share that we are a signatory of the Business in the Community Race at Work Charter. The Charter is composed of five calls to action for leaders and organisations across all sectors. 
  • Being a Disability Confident employer, the IOPC is dedicated to removing the barriers for disabled people to thrive in the workplace.
  • Our Staff Networks are constantly working to make the IOPC the leaders of inclusive employment, from our Allyship Programme to Welsh Language Standards and our Know the Line Policy, we are constantly seeking new ways to create an environment for all to develop and thrive.

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