190000QE Requisition #

Grade: Band D Lower

Salary: £29,064 to £35,481

Closing Date:  26th January 2020 

West Midlands Police

Here at West Midlands Police (WMP), we serve almost 2.8 million people – making us the second largest Police Force in England. WMP is a large and diverse organisation where you can develop your skills, knowledge and career in an encouraging and flexible environment. We are also able to offer a comprehensive range of rewards and benefits including:

  • 28 days annual leave (plus bank holidays) with the option to purchase additional days
  • Flexi-time working
  • Access to other corporate health and benefit schemes, including a Corporate Travel Scheme
  • Modern working environment in central Birmingham
  • The option to join a generous pension scheme

Intelligence has pledged to maximise the potential of people from all backgrounds through a culture of fairness and inclusion to deliver the best service for our community. WMP is striving to get to a position where we are confident that all disproportionality and disadvantage is a thing of the past and is committed to the principles of equality, fairness and diversity. No member of the public or communities we serve, no Police Officer, Special Constable, Police Staff member or Police Community Volunteer shall receive less favourable treatment, directly or indirectly, on the grounds of: Age, Disability, Gender, Gender Identity, Marriage or Civil Partner Status, Pregnancy or Maternity, Race, Religion or Belief, Sexual Orientation, Socio-Economic Background or Trade Union Membership. Intelligence are actively looking to improve the diverse representation against all teams within intel. Under positive action provisions within the Equalities Act 2010, Intelligence welcomes applications from suitably qualified underrepresented groups.

About the Role

West Midlands Police are currently undertaking a long term review of staff pay and conditions. The grade, pay and other terms of employment are therefore subject to review and may change in the future.

An opportunity has arisen within the Intelligence Department for an Intelligence Professionalisation Coordinator to work closely with Learning & Development to provide specialist, professional and technical advice to Intelligence professionals at all levels. Providing support to recruitment, induction and training of Intelligence professionals across the region (Inc. WMP Intelligence, ROCU, CTU and NaBIS. Assisting them in assessing and performance managing their people implementing the Intelligence professionalisation programme.

Working Arrangements

This role requires flexibility around core hours of 0800 to 1600 Monday to Friday.

Successful applicants may be required on occasion to work weekends, bank or religious holidays. This is a hot desking role, based at Lloyd House. Successful applicant will need to undertake management vetting and SC vetting.

Additional Role Information

The successful candidate will also:

  • Offer specialist advice to intelligence professionals within WMP to assist in the production of Individual Assessment Plans to facilitate their Intelligence professionalisation programme accreditation requirements.
  • Provide specialist, technical advice to line managers to assist in the development and deployment of work based assessments.
  • Recognise talent, through liaison with supervision, advising on career pathways and suitable development opportunities.
  • Conduct de briefs to provide Intelligence professionals with an opportunity to feedback their experiences of the assessment process.
  • Analyse and interpret feedback, and use it to influence future planning and decisions.
  • Identify suitable coaches to work with Intelligence professionals at all levels by engaging with line managers and liaising with Planning & Programming ensuring that each coach is suitably qualified to undertake the role
  • Collaboratively work with Coaches, Line Managers and Line Manager Advisors and offer advice on the production and management of effective Development Plans.
  • Deliver Coaching and Assessor Courses to College of Policing Standards, when required.
  • Facilitate workshops, educating leaders to manage work based assessment within their area of business.
  • Meet with, and offer specialist advice to, Assessors / Line Managers on managing poor performance whilst intelligence professionals are undertaking work based assessment.
  • Liaise with external partners e.g. College Of Policing, Awarding Organisations and other Forces, ensuring that West Midlands Police remain current in their approach to work based assessments.
  • Produce and analyse detailed Management Information and take snapshots of overall Intelligence performance against the IPP, to be discussed at meetings with Stakeholders across the organisation.
  • Ensure that all Intelligence professionals achievement records and centre documentation are completed in accordance with Awarding Organisation requirements, registering them onto qualifications with the awarding organisation and certificating them on completion of an award.
  • Actively seek and attend relevant CPD events to maintain occupational knowledge of assessment, internal quality assurance, policing and performance management.
  • Prepare briefing notes, deliver clear presentations where appropriate at formal meetings.
  • The role will require post holders to work both part of a central team and in an autonomous capacity, using own initiative; with a requirement to meet and support managers, learners and assessors across the organisation.
  • Undertake any other duties commensurate with the grading of the post, which may be determined from time to time.
Essential Requirements:
  • Experience working within a Law Enforcement Intelligence function
  • Ability to initiate and manage relationships with people at all levels within the organisation.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of work based assessment and Internal Quality Assurance.
  • Ability to interpret complex scenarios, offering solutions and recommendations.
  • Previous experience of managing performance.
  • Be qualified or be prepared to qualify as TAQA L4 Internal Quality Assurer.
  • Previous Training Experience
  • Training qualification such as PGCE
  • Degree or equivalent
Recruitment Process:

A Q&A session will be held on Thursday 16th of January from 1700 to 1800 in Lloyd House, Colmore Circus Birmingham.

To register for this event please go to  https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/higher-analyst-ipp-roles-event-tickets-87108970275

The closing date for applications is 26th January 2020. It is planned that interviews will be held week commencing 10th of February. If there are any days or times you are unavailable during this week period please make a note of this in your application.

The selection process will be conducted using the College of Policing, Competency Values Framework (CVF) level 2(Supervisor/manager).

West Midlands Police are currently undertaking a long term review of staff pay and conditions.  The grade, pay and other terms of employment are therefore subject to review and may change in the future. 

West Midlands Police is a Disability Confident Leader - the highest level an organisation can achieve under the scheme run by the Department of Work and Pensions.  As part of our commitment we operate a Guaranteed Interview Scheme - all candidates who declare a disability and meet the essential criteria for the role will be guaranteed an interview.

Diversity and Inclusion Vision:  Maximise the potential of people from all backgrounds through a culture of fairness and inclusion to deliver the best service for our communities.

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