Data intelligence handling summer placement for 6 weeks

Directorate: Growth Environment & Transport
Division: Public Protection
Location: Kings Hill
Required hours: 37 per week
Length of commitment: 6 week placement
Reporting to: Natalie Liddiard

Are you keen to gain a rare and exciting experience within an office environment, that would provide you with a unique opportunity to learn about the enforcement functions of a large County Council and handling data about criminal and civil offences? If you do, we want to hear from you as we have an exceptional opportunity available for a student to work with our dynamic, enthusiastic and well-respected team on a high profile project over the summer, gaining excellent experience for your CV and insight into the work of data intelligence.

Purpose of the Role

Kent County Council provides a wide range of services to Kent residents and has a range of statutory responsibilities to fulfil.  Due to the scale and size of Kent, analysis work is undertaken to support the numerous projects that are being undertaken by the Authority.

This project follows on from work completed by a student last summer, to develop and transform intelligence held within the Authority, to provide an actionable intelligence package to led and support the project team.

Kent Country Council Person Specification

Qualifications: 

  • ECDL training

Skills and abilities:

Minimum:

  • Ability to work collaboratively and effectively with a wide range of people
  • Computer independence

Desirable:

  • Knowledge and understanding of the National Intelligence Model, intelligence gathering and analytical techniques.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the restriction and best practice concerning intelligence sharing.

Knowledge:

  • Good understanding of databases, how they work, and be able to interpret their output.

Due to the sensitive nature of the intelligence and systems that will be accessed as part of this project, the successful candidate will need to be vetted by Kent Police to NPPV Level 2. There is no charge for this. The process takes between 6-8 weeks and must be passed before the placement commences. However, all applications will be accepted, and Intel realise that the timescales are flexible with the start date. The successful candidate will not be able to start until vetting has been received anyway.

Please register your interest in the role with Natalie Liddiard on 03000 413407 or by email Natalie.Liddiard@kent.gov.uk.

Informal Interviews will be held in Kings Hill, West Malling, Kent.

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