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Information Officer OPCC12734

Date added: 06-Jul-2019

Location: Winchester, HAM, GB

Company: Shared Services Partnership

Job Details:

Information Officer OPCC12734
Salary Range: £32,430 - £36,501 per annum
Work Location: St George's Chambers, Winchester
Hours per week: 37 (part time hours will be considered)
Contract Type: Permanent
Closing Date: 26 July 2019

Interview Date: w/c 12 August 2019

Advert Text:

The Police and Crime Commissioner supports a range of projects which enable community professionals to work effectively together using information systems. The systems currently in use are governed by GDPR regulations and require a strong ability to manage stakeholder requirements and communicate with the provider companies to progress development.

We are looking for an experienced Information Officer who is able to problem solve and negotiate across stakeholders. They will play a key role in the development of our new, bespoke product InterACT which pools information from a range of partners with the shared objective to make communities safer, primarily the Crime and Disorder Reduction Partnership.

A combination of technical capability, good problem solving skills and an ability to work among a broad range of professionals is essential to progress the information based approach to partnership working. If you have experience in similar work or the right skills and a desire to make improve partnerships through technology, we would welcome your application. A background in health or housing would be particularly advantageous.

Please note this is a politically restricted position.

Job Purpose:

The Performance and Information team manages information tools developed internally and externally. A technically aware coordinator is required to work with partners and develop tools to meet user needs. Some basic coding skills and/or experience in building data visualisation tools will be important to this role. An ability to build strong working relationships with exiting stakeholders and proactively seek new, relevant partners through presentations, meetings and workshops is essential.

 

Working as part of a small team that supports all areas of business, the successful candidate will support partners make best use of available information tools, utilise the information systems to support partner problem solving and help to identify and attract relevant partners to support collaborative working. 

 

The role holder will be responsible for housekeeping, technical updates, managing development and providing user support. They will also coordinate and develop a team of four volunteers to help communities access bespoke data reports. They will implement and manage small scale projects in line with the agreed strategy. 

 

It is expected that the role holder will keep abreast of national strategies and work with the Constabulary to ensure our tools deliver as effectively as possible, supporting the Constabulary to articulate the performance of these tools during inspection. 

 

Teams within the Office often work across disciplines, there are opportunities to support events and activities out of regular working hours. An ability to accommodate some flexible working to support focus groups in evenings and weekends is preferable. 
 

Role Responsibilities:
  • Manage project budgets under £20,000pa.
  • Prioritisation of tool development, governance and use.
  • Contribution to strategies relevant to information sharing. 
  • Provide excellent customer service to users of the information sharing tools, providing technical and developmental support. 
  • Coordinate mechanisms to consult and involve a wide range of colleagues and partners in the development of technical solutions including regular user groups, development groups and governance/management bodies. 
  • Provide and develop user training. 
  • Support the promotion of information sharing.
  • Assessment of risk and development of mitigation measures. 
  • Negotiation with the Constabulary to determine contribution to and management of OPCC information systems, including training strategies.
  • Work with others to identify strategies to ensure that the programme maintains momentum and ensures major project elements are in place in a timely manner. 
  • Define and develop best practice internally and externally for application to the programme to enable business change, IT infrastructure and other critical organisational elements for the programme to be implemented. 
     
Essential Knowledge, Skills and Experience
  • Strong skills in negotiation to enable effective management of a range of stakeholders.
  • Strong technical capabilities with experience in developing data visualisation tools and/or coding.
  • Ability to provide innovative solutions to stakeholder information needs.
  • Ability to create and develop good working relationships internally and externally, and at all levels of organisations.
  • Ability to work on own initiative and to make recommendations where there are opportunities for improvement.
  • Ability to manage the collation of data to support project delivery whilst ensuring that governance standards are upheld.
  • A proactive attitude and willingness to develop new skills.
  • Analytical or statistical experience.
  • Strong ability to collaborate with others outside of the organisation.
Desirable Knowledge, Skills and Experience
  • An innovative approach to comparing and contrasting survey, statistical and anecdotal evidence whilst maintaining accurate and transparent outcomes.
  • A passion for getting better outcomes for victims of crime, reducing offending or partnership working.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the Cardiff Model, a leading programme on violence prevention that promotes collaborative use of data.
  • Experience of working with community safety professionals.
Vetting Requirements:
  • Non Police Personnel Vetting Check.
Working Conditions:
  • Manual Handling: Objects up to 5 kg on a less than daily basis.
  • Display Screen Equipment: Desktop PC/Laptop.
Contact details for an informal discussion:

Anja Kimberley, Head of Performance and Policy on 07881617301.

 

 

 

 

The Office for the Police and Crime Commissioner is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. We expect all employees, workers and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment.

Corporate Equalities Employment Policy:  In order to combat indirect discrimination, no unnecessary conditions or requirements will be applied to any for achieving equality of opportunity in its employment practices. All sections of the population will have equal access to jobs. No applicant or employee will receive less favourable treatment because of their gender, disability, age, ethnic or national origin, marital status, creed, sexuality, trade union activity or responsibility for dependants unless a Genuine Occupational Qualification (GOQ) applies. In order to combat indirect discrimination, no unnecessary conditions or requirements will be applied to which would have a disproportionately adverse effect on any one group. 


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