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Location – North Tyneside
Hours – Full Time
Salary Range – £29,583 to £32,394
Department – Northumbria Violence Reduction Unit – Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner
Location – Victory House, Balliol Business Park 

Hours – 37.5 hours per week

The Role

The Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner is one of twenty areas that have secured funding from the Home Office to develop a Violence Reduction Unit (VRU) and commission services to deliver a response strategy including capacity building, tactical changes, and interventions.

VRUs are a multi-agency approach designed to bring together police, local government, health agencies, education representatives and other community representatives to tackle violent crime, and importantly, its underlying causes.


To provide high-quality analytical support to partners who contribute to the effective delivery of VRU projects, by monitoring and measuring impact and outcomes for individuals who access   commissioned projects across the Northumbria Police Force Area. Key responsibilities include:

  • Collate and Analyse data from all commissioned VRU interventions with a specific focus on Focused Deterrence by providing case tracking of targeted individuals and cohort refresh
  • Produce monthly provider performance reports for the VRU Director and Public Health Specialist to monitor activity and outcomes
  • Work directly with VRU commissioned providers to offer analytical support and improve data quality
  • Work alongside the VRU partnership analyst to undertake analysis of large-scale complex datasets
  • Support the Partnership Analyst in the production of Strategic Needs Assessment – spell this out Response Strategy and Annual Report and any subsequent reports required
  • Support the Partnership Analyst in producing Home Office returns (Annex B)
  • Work alongside the Partnership Analyst to develop effective performance monitoring systems, practices, processes, data sharing agreements and procedures leading to internal evaluations to demonstrate impact
What do I need?
  • Educated to degree level or equivalent qualification or possess significant demonstrable experience commensurate with the role.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of software skills in spreadsheets, databases, and analytical techniques including excel and Power BI
  • Good understanding of the Data Protection Act 2018 and General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR)and the Equality Act 2010
  • Experience in developing and implementing information management systems and processes to monitor impact and outcomes
  • Experience in presenting data and information in a wide range of formats for a range of audiences.
  • High levels of analytical and research skills, including analysis of complex qualitative and quantitative data sets such as public health fingertips data, police, and health data.


Women’s Safety in Public Places Project Lead

Vacancy Type – Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner
Rank/Grade  – Grade I
Area Command / Department – Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Northumbria
Location – Victory House, Balliol Business Park or any accommodation as directed by the PCC
Contract Type – Fixed term until 30th September 2023
Hours – Full Time
Salary Range – £37,914 – £41,517
Closing Date – 23/08/2022

The Role

We are currently recruiting for a Women’s Safety in Public Places (WSiPP) Project Lead. The Police and Crime Commissioner for Northumbria is committed to improving women and girls’ safety and their feelings of safety in public places in Northumberland and Tyne and Wear. The PCC’s office has developed the Women’s Safety in Public Places project to deliver this vision and improve the lives of women and girls in the region.

The Women’s Safety in Public Places (WSIPP) Project Lead will manage all aspects of project implementation, working closely with specialist Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG) networks, Northumbria Police and local authorities to build relationships, encourage collaboration and system change to address VAWG crime types which occur in public places.

What do I need?

  • A degree or have substantial experience of working in a community safety multi-agency context.
  • Good understanding of VAWG and experience of working with partners from other agencies to tackle VAWG.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills, with an ability to build transformative relationships and lead inclusive meetings.
  • Project and contract management experience, including setting up and delivering projects within timescales, identification of opportunities for improvements as well as mitigation of risks and barriers to delivery.
  • Experience of managing budgets for complex projects including reporting to external funders and stakeholders in line with grant agreements.
  • Ability to work well individually and as part of a team

For further information please see the role profile

Vacancy Contact

Interested to learn more? To discuss the position in more detail please contact the OPCC at