Police Officer

Data Management Officer

Police Staff
Full Time
Digital Data and Technology
Wellingborough, Darby House - NN8 6GS
Staff - Scale 5 - Range

£27,792 - £29,874


24/02/2024, 23:55

* The hiring manager reserves the right to close the advert prior to the closing date, depending on the level of applications
Supporting a range of needs using data including statutory and internal reporting which helps understand what is going on within policing
Fulfilling statutory requirements, improving data quality for internal usage and ensuring operational colleagues have access to what they need to be most effective.
Supporting all statutory reporting e.g. Home Office returns, FoI requests. Supporting internal reporting on thematic areas e.g. response times, investigations. Identifying efficient ways to extract data and improve data quality with others

Do you have a natural curiosity when with working with data? Do you have a good attention to detail and enjoy problem solving? If so this role could be for you.


Northamptonshire Police and Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue service, have a joint data, analysis and insight function that help colleagues in both organisations understand what is working well and where additional focus is needed. Part of this team is to ensure our management and reporting of data is accurate, on time and supporting decision making. This is for both internal and external audiences.


The data management officer is central to the provision of data to identify risks and track performance. It uses a range of data querying tools and reporting mechanisms including Excel, to conduct regular returns to central government as well as exploring new data and business questions and identifying reporting solutions. Application of descriptive statistics is a regular occurrence and this role is a great starting point for any budding analyst as it will give you the ground work and understanding of police data that you can take forward to other roles. Successful candidates will be comfortable talking to a range of stakeholders to understand the processes that generate the data as well as how to best extract from core systems.


If you want to make a difference within Northamptonshire, come and join us!

Why work for Us?

Northamptonshire Police has gained a reputation as a pioneering and innovative organisation, responsible for protecting and serving a large diverse, multi-cultural population.

We are responsible for ensuring community needs are met effectively so, if you are looking for a fresh challenge which offers a genuine opportunity to make a real difference to people’s lives, variety, and the chance to broaden your experience, then the above organisation is the right one for you.

Equality, diversity, and inclusion

We are committed to equality, diversity, and inclusion.

We are working hard to increase diversity and inclusion within the organisations where communities are under-represented, including those from Black, Asian, and Minority Ethnic communities, people of all ages, abilities, faiths, religions and gender, LGBTQ communities and those from other disadvantaged or marginalised backgrounds, who share our values and wish to make a difference to the communities we serve.

Northamptonshire Police is a Disability Confident Employer – We aim to achieve the highest level an organisation can achieve under the scheme run by the Department of Work and Pensions. If you meet the essential criteria for the role you can choose to share your disability if you would like to take part in our disability confident interview scheme.

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 working

All requests for flexible working patterns will be considered and will be dependent on the role.

Recruitment and Selection Policy

Internal applicants who are at risk of redundancy or in need of redeployment and pass the selection process, will be offered the role over the remaining internal and external applicants.

Internal applicants must have line manager support prior to proceeding with an application.

Please be aware that the Office of the Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner and Northamptonshire Police are separate employers.  Although Police internal vacancies are open to OPFCC staff and vice versa, if you are successful, the change of employer will require a longer onboarding process and you will receive a new contract and payroll number.  Service with either employer can be carried over as continuous service.

Police Barred and Advisory lists

Individuals placed on the Police Barred and Advisory lists will not be considered for employment by the Police or OPFCC for a minimum of 5 years from the date of listing in the case of gross misconduct, or 3 years from the date of listing in the case of poor performance.

Vetting and safeguarding

We are committed to safeguarding and operate safer recruitment processes, to ensure the organisations 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.

Please note, you will require the following detail to complete this application form; NI Number, ID detail, address information, referee information, full employment history including dates and any qualifications you may have attained.  You may also be requested to provide photos of any visible tattoos you have. The application system only remains active on a single page for a period of 60 minutes. Please therefore ensure you allow time to complete this fully as part complete pages will not be saved.  

This vacancy is closed to applications.