Performance Analyst

South Yorkshire Police

Role: Performance Analyst

Department: Performance & Governance

Location: Carbrook/Agile

Salary: £26,565 – £30.420

Hours: 37hrs per week

Contract Type: Permanent

Role Purpose:

The post of Performance Analyst sits within the Performance Management Unit. This role will report into the Performance Review Officer who has responsibility for the Protecting Vulnerable People subject area

If you have previous experience in a statistical and performance management environment and are passionate about supporting improvements for the public through effective delivery of information, then this could be the role for you.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Deliver statistical performance products to support strategic change within SYP including monthly, quarterly, financial year, rolling year and ad hoc management Information as required.
  • Proactively interrogate a wide range of data sources to meet statutory statistical requirements and make recommendations to continuously improve data collection, data quality and statistical analysis
  • Develop and sustain effective working relationships with a wide range of internal and external customers and present to audiences at the appropriate level, preparing and distributing both tactical and strategic reports to clients.
  • Deal with queries from external customers such as Home Office, HMICFRS, NPCC and members of staff and internal customers or redirect as appropriate.
  • Collect data and compile statutory and associated Home Office statistical returns
  • To negotiate, discuss and agree terms of reference and strategies for intelligence and performance products with clients.
  • To assist in the development of effective procedures for delivering analytical products.
  • To utilise inference development, undertake analysis and develop recommendations as and when required.
  • Present reports and findings to senior staff and officers, to ensure they are kept updated on areas of risk.
  • Prepare and present evidence in court or for other hearings if required
  • Commit to develop personal knowledge and skills in the field of performance analysis by exploiting available system and knowledge products
  • Ensure observance and compliance with the principles of the Data Protection Act.
  • Identify performance and intelligence gaps, formulate and suggest requirements, assist with the formulation of intelligence and performance collection plans
  • Help devise/develop/prepare funding bids, research proposals, information repositories and material for dissemination to a variety of partners
  • Monitor progress and resolve problems through the research role, where relevant, respond to research and development queries and respond appropriately

Skills and experience:

For further information relating to the role and tasks of this position, please refer to the attached role profile.


We offer generous entitlements and supportive policies to enable a better work-life balance, some of which are listed below:

  • Generous annual leave allowance
  • Flexible and agile working
  • Generous ‘family’ leave
  • Voluntary CPD Events for all staff to allow continuous development
  • Mentoring & Coaching Scheme
  • Paid Professional Subscriptions when relevant to role
  • Access to a range of occupational health facilities
  • Generous pension scheme
  • Employee assistance service (accessible 24/7)
  • Additional benefits for Westfield Health members
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Sports and Social Club


Applicants must meet the minimum requirement checkable history criteria, which must be taken into account for individuals applying to work with South Yorkshire Police in any capacity. A minimum checkable history of 5 years is required for this role and successfully undergoing recruitment vetting procedure is a pre-requisite of employment with South Yorkshire Police.

Closing Date:

Friday 9 September 2022 at 23:55

Closing dates are not normally extended, other than in exceptional circumstances and agreement is made between the Talent Acquisition Manager and the Line Manager for the role.

Contact point for applicants:

For further information about the role, please contact Catrina Hall or Rachael Sercombe via email [email protected] or [email protected]. Please do not contact this number for an application form.

Diversity & Inclusion:

South Yorkshire Police welcomes applications from under-represented communities. For further information on diversity and inclusion within South Yorkshire Police, please visit the diversity and inclusion page:

If you are from an underrepresented group and want to find out more about the support we can offer, please contact our dedicated team on [email protected]

In addition, we will look to support anyone who requires Part Time/Job share working hours.

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