Ministry of Justice
Senior Research Analyst
Salary: $65,870.79 - $75,282.24 annually
The Office of Crime Reduction – Gang Outreach (OCR-GO) works with police agencies, local governments, and communities to support evidence-based and integrated, policing related crime reduction and anti-gang initiatives to improve the safety of British Columbians.
The OCR-GO is led by the Policing and Security Branch of the Ministry of Public Safety and Solicitor General, and works in a coordinated fashion with the Community Safety and Crime Prevention Branch (CSCPB) and the Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit of
BC (CFSEU-BC) in support of the End Gang Life initiative.
The Senior Research Analyst, reporting to the Manager, OCR-GO, PSB, manages and/or conducts complex research to analyze patterns and trends in crime-related statistics. This position identifies and develops measures, indicators, and targets for performance
management and accountability activities. The Senior Research Analyst will develop performance management frameworks that measure, evaluate, and generate recommendations regarding the effectiveness of inter-agency crime reduction strategies. The Senior Research
Analyst will be responsible for managing and coordinating appropriate research strategies to assemble accurate, concise and relevant information from a variety of sources, and will develop research plans and strategies using valid statistical concepts and
techniques to support program and/or policy goals. The Senior Research Analyst works collaboratively with the Manager, OCR-GO, exercising judgment and discretion in setting research unit priorities based on evidence-informed findings.
Qualifications for this role include:
Bachelor’s and/or Master’s degree in statistics, criminology, social sciences or related discipline
and minimum 4 years of related experience or the equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
Experience in data analysis, conducting quantitative and qualitative research, and providing advice and recommendations; preference may be given to applicants with
experience in criminal justice research.
Experience developing, implementing and managing statistical/research/evaluation projects of significant size, complexity, and importance.
Experience with project management.
Experience working effectively with multiple projects and assignments, both individually and on project teams (leading and participating).
Preference may be given to candidates with experience working with stakeholders, partner agencies, and senior management.
For more information on this career opportunity including how to apply online by April 17th 2017, please visit: