Senior Analyst

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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Department: Victoria Police
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Analyst
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: Geelong
Reference: VG/20038256
Closing Date: 29-May-2019
Salary Range: $84,019 - $95,329
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: VPS4 PD C2764 Senior Analyst.docx (Word, 431KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Supt Peter GREANEY
Ph: 5223 7827 or

Position Details

  • VPS4 – Senior Analyst $84,019 - $95,329   
  • The usual place of work will be Western Region Headquarters, Level 3, 1 Malop Street, Geelong. However you may also be required to work at other locations within Western Region.

Role Accountabilities:

  • Plan, research and develop strategic assessments and contribute to effective control strategies resulting from assessments.
  • Maintain a comprehensive knowledge of developments and initiatives relevant to intelligence information processes and provide input into the maintenance and improvement of systems, regulations and legislations.
  • Provide leadership, guidance and assistance to less experienced analysts, actively seeking to improve the skills and talents of others by providing constructive feedback, coaching and training.
  • Undertake the collation, analysis and controlled dissemination and reporting of information and make high quality recommendations to stakeholders in respect to investigations/situations, strategic assessments and risk management.
  • Make high quality recommendations arising from the analysis of intelligence and statistical data, identification and evaluation of emerging patterns and trends in crime and organised criminal activity.
  • Develop and utilise a variety of computer systems and applications in order to effectively manage intelligence information relating to criminal activities which supports the preparation of intelligence and routine management reports.
  • Liaise with and develop good working relationships with potential sources of information from inside and outside Victoria Police in order to obtain assistance in the provision of timely and accurate intelligence.
  • Provide immediate and reactive intelligence support for incident response activities conducted by the Department (Forensic Services Department only).

Selection Criteria

Essential Requirements:

  1. Experience and an aptitude for intelligence and analyst activities including forecasting, monitoring and trend assessment utilising a range of information and technology within a sensitive and confidential environment.
  2. Highly developed written and oral communication skills including the ability to liaise with a diverse range of internal and external personnel and stakeholders and proven ability to plan and organise work and produce high quality results.
  3. Well-developed conceptual and analytical skills and the proven use of initiative in solving problems, including knowledge and experience in developing data queries and utilising contemporary data analysis, statistical and intelligence software packages.
  4. Well-developed interpersonal, negotiation and influencing skills and a demonstrated ability to provide clear and concise reports on complex statistical issues and the exchange of information.
  5. Ability to provide guidance and assistance, and work successfully and effectively in a small team environment.
  6. Proven ability to monitor client and stakeholder satisfaction, and constructively manage stakeholder issues to ensure positive outcomes for the stakeholder and the Region/Department/Command.
  7. A proven record of ethical behaviour and a demonstrated commitment to the Victoria Police Code of Ethics and Conduct, Financial Code of Practice, and the Organisational Values.


  1. Tertiary qualifications in the related field of criminology, criminal justice or criminal intelligence are highly desirable.
  2. Successfully complete the modules of a Victoria Police approved Intelligence Program relevant to the role as determined by the Region / Department / Command and qualify within 18 months from enrolment.

Special Requirements

  • The successful candidate may be required 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.
  • For positions within Intelligence and Covert Support Command and Counter Terrorism Command and Crime Command, 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.
  • The incumbent will be required to complete the OHS requirements of the organisation, which may include local level training relating to equipment usage and Hazardous Chemicals.
  • Successful candidates will be required to possess a current Victorian Driver Licence and hold or qualify for an appropriate Victoria Police driving authority within three (3) months.
  • The successful candidate will be required to provide a DNA sample (buccal swab) for use in laboratory quality control procedures (elimination purposes only) effective 01/07/2014      (Forensic Services Department only).
  • The incumbent may be required to work outside the normal daily hours attend crime scenes and or incident control centres (Forensic Services Department only).

Other Relevant Information

  • Applicants must be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or hold a valid work permit or visa.
  • While this position will have a nominated usual place of work, the position may be required to work at other locations, in accordance with the provisions of the relevant Victorian Public Service Agreement.
  • The position description is indicative of the initial expectation of the role and subject to changes to organisational goals and priorities, activities or focus of the job.
  • The successful candidate will be employed pursuant to Victoria Police policies and procedures along with the relevant Victorian Public Service Agreement.
  • The preferred candidate will be required to undergo security checks which will include fingerprint checks.
  • The successful candidate will be required to complete the appropriate Declarable Association Acknowledgement Form/s.
  • External applicants will be subject to a probation period of three (3) months.
  • This position may require the incumbent to undertake physical activities (such as accessing files from a compactus).

How to Apply:

Please click the “Apply Now” button at the bottom of this advertisement.

Applicants MUST address the full key selection criteria and should include a resume within their application.

Please view the full Position Description C2764 attached to this advertisement before applying. If you are experiencing accessibility issues, please open the Position Description through Acrobat Reader.

If you require additional information or would like to discuss the role further please contact Supt Peter GREANEY at Western Region HQ on Phone: 03 5223 7827 or via email .        

Closing date for applications is Wednesday 29th May 2019.

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