Senior Analyst

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Department: Victoria Police
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Analyst
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/20036515C
Closing Date: 24-Jul-2018
Salary Range: $82,574 - $93,689
Job Duration: until 30/06/2020
Attachments: PD C2764.docx (Word, 431KB)
Job Specification

VPS Application Form.docx (Word, 638KB)
Self Assessment

Contact: Tim Beckinsale
8690 2412 or

Position Details

About the role:

The Operational Intelligence Unit, Specialist Intelligence Services Division, alerts Victoria Police decision makers to emerging cross-regional high-harm and high-impact offending to ensure a timely and co-ordinated response.

As the successful applicant, you will analyse a number of different databases and information sources to identify changes in the environment for immediate tasking, with this extending to verbal and written briefings as required. You will also have opportunities to liaise with investigators and other stakeholders to identify opportunities for disruption and harm minimisation.

Your duties will include:

  • Reviewing incidents to identify changes in offending behaviour and emerging risks and the impacts these may have on community safety
  • Preparing high-quality products on a range of issues including crime, road safety and public safety
  • Using your technical skills to enhance analysis through the use of analytical tools such as geospatial and networking software
  • Providing support to investigators and stakeholders when required
  • Providing briefings on the results of intelligence gathering and analysis

As the successful applicant, you will have:

  • An understanding of intelligence analysis and operational intelligence, with practical applied analyst skills
  • Demonstrated data analysis skills, including the ability to review large datasets to identify trends and emerging issues
  • Negotiation, presentation and interpersonal communication skills with the proven ability to liaise with a range of internal and external stakeholders
  • The ability to work in a fast-paced environment and manage a number of competing priorities
  • Proven experience in the preparation of reports, plans and proposals

Requirements and relevant information:

  • The successful candidate must be prepared to undergo and successfully obtain and maintain a National Security Clearance to the level determined by the Department Head. To obtain this clearance applicants must be an Australian Citizen.
  • Tertiary qualifications in the related field of criminology, criminal justice or criminal intelligence are highly desirable.
  • Successfully complete the modules of a Victoria Police approved Intelligence Program relevant to the role as determined by the Command and qualify within 18 months from enrolment.
  • Positions will be located at the Victoria Police Complex, 313 Spencer Street, Docklands, 3008.
  • Four (4) full time, fixed term (until 30/06/2020) positions available.

Your application must include:

  • Resume,
  • Completed application form - attached to the job advertisement.

Applications close midnight, Tuesday 24 July 2018
- No applications will be accepted via email.

For further information on this role please contact:Tim Beckinsale on (03) 8690 2412 or

If you have a disability / medical condition and require a copy of this advertisement and attached documentation in an accessible format or would like to discuss an access requirements / reasonable adjustment for the recruitment process, please contact  VPS Recruitment via email

About Us:

Victoria Police is a large organisation employing police, public servants and protective services officers. Victoria Police provides support to the community 24 hours a day, 365 days of the year. 

At Victoria Police our goal is for our workforce to reflect the diverse community we serve. We continually seek to attract and retain a diverse workforce which includes people of all genders, ages, religions, disability, sexual orientation, family and caring responsibilities and cultures including people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage. 

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