Data Analyst

Contract Type
Bristol, London, Warrington
£36,742 - Roles based in London will receive an additional London Weighting of £3,424.
Expiry Date
As a Data Analyst in NDEC you will manipulate large datasets to create analytical products that inform NCA operational delivery.

Job Description

You’ll be working at the cutting edge of law enforcement on next-generation projects to help catch the criminals that pose the biggest threat to the UK.

This role is vital in ensuring our operational staff have the right tools and data to exploit the latest serious and organised crime threats.

NDEC cares and is passionate about your personal development and will provide you with the skills, knowledge and training you need to develop in role.


Job Description


Join us and be part of a fast-paced team working together to fight serious and organised crime across the UK. If you like a challenge and enjoy a varied workday, you’ll feel at home here.

At the NCA we put our people first, providing opportunities for you to grow and succeed as individuals and working together as part of a team. Love learning? Great, we’re looking for self-starters who we can support through our professional communities and training to further your knowledge and development.

We’re growing and evolving, and we need people like you to help us achieve our ambition of putting data exploitation at the heart of our fight against serious and organised crime.

To be considered, you will need to successfully complate an SC Enhanced clearance before commencing the role with the ability to obtain a DV clearance within the first 12 months in post.

***All NCA officers must hold SC Enhanced upon entry as a minimum. To meet the National Security Vetting requirements for this role you will need to have resided in the UK for a minimum of 3 out of the past 5 years. For more information please see the Candidate information Pack***




What will I be doing?

• Team-working: Work in multi-functional teams to advise, quality assure, develop and deliver strategic and tactical data analytical solutions to operational challenges.
• Data Management: Gather data from a variety of sources and manage large datasets in accordance with best practice.
• Data Handling: Develop and implement techniques to bring together raw data from a variety of sources and carry out data cleansing, structuring, enriching, and data modelling.
• Logic and Critical Thinking: Apply appropriate analytical methods and software tooling to datasets and articulate the strengths and weaknesses of each approach.
• Data Analysis: Assist the development and implementation of databases, data collection systems, data analytics and other strategies that optimise statistical efficiency and quality.
• Data Visualisation: Present findings to a range of stakeholders in a clear and concise format, selecting the communications channel relevant to the audience.
• Quality Assurance: Ensure the quality, secure handling and dissemination of data and analytical products, whilst ensuring confidentiality and sensitivity in line with NCA policy and enterprise governance standards.
• Communication: Build working relationships with colleagues across the NCA’s technical community to develop skills and cross-functional working.
• Collaboration: Share and disseminate knowledge and findings across the broader analytical and NCA community as appropriate.