Essex County Fire and Rescue Service


Performance Analyst

Permanent Contract

Working Hours:    37 hours per week (part time hours will be considered)

Salary:                   £37,849 - £40,760 pa / pro-rata pa

Location:               Kelvedon Park, Rivenhall, Witham, Essex, CM8 3HB

About the job

We are  recruiting a Performance Analyst to join our busy Performance and Data team. We are looking for someone who is a highly motivated and enthusiastic individual with strong analytical skills and experience of working with complex data.

As part of this role you will be leading on the production of performance reports for our Service Leadership Team (SLT) and the Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner (PFCC). You will also be supporting the development of our Integrated Risk Management Plan and our Service transformation programme.

Using a variety of performance, risk analysis and GIS tools you will be responsible for the production of performance management and intelligence information across all areas of our fire service.

You will assist in the collection and analysis of performance intelligence relating to key performance indicators and associated targets as well as undertaking geographical analysis and producing reports for the PFCC, SLT, colleagues within the Service and external partners.

You will possess strong IT skills particularly in Excel and SQL. Experience of reporting tools such as Actuate, SSRS or Business Objects is also desirable. You will be able to demonstrate your ability to interpret trends and present your work effectively. Excellent interpersonal skills will be required to communicate effectively and professionally with all our staff and customers whilst remaining professional and calm under pressure.

For more information about this role, take a look at the Person Specification and Role Profile.

About us

Essex County Fire and Rescue Service (ECFRS) is one of the largest fire and rescue services in the country, providing services to an area over 1,400 miles and a population of 1.7 million, from our 50 stations spread across the county. On the October 1, 2017, we became the first fire and rescue service in the country to change its governance and report in to the country’s first Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner and we are leading the way in cross service collaboration and will work with Essex Police and wider partners to deliver further improvements to keep our communities safer.

ECFRS is on a journey of change. We are working to transform the culture in our organisation; creating an open, collaborative and professional environment for our dedicated workforce to thrive and deliver the best services for the people of Essex. 

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment.

We are an equal opportunities employer who welcomes applications from everyone and values diversity in our workplace. A commitment to promoting diversity and developing a workplace environment where all staff are treated with dignity and respect is central to our recruitment process. All applications will be considered solely on merit.

How to apply

To apply for this position complete the application form on this page and submit by email to or by post to: HR Support, ECFRS Headquarters, Kelvedon Park, Rivenhall, Essex, CM8 3HB.

If you need anyone information pleae contact us via email at or call us on 01376 576199 between 08.30-17.00 Monday to Thursday and 08.30-16.30 on Friday.

Closing Date | Wednesday 29 May 2019

Interview Date | TBC

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