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Vacancy for Director GSAS in An Garda Síochána

Director GSAS in An Garda Síochána

An Garda Síochána is on a journey to become an information led and digital police service. An Garda Síochána has a high dependency on data and technology for existing operations and to deliver on its future goals. We have an ambitious digital strategy which will require the delivery of extensive frontline policing systems underpinned by effective infrastructure, operations and architecture. The organisation also plans to modernise its corporate systems, including the use of Government-wide and commercial managed services. These information systems are being delivered in the wider context of a data and technology vision that encompasses both the use of data for operational purposes and data analytics to support investigations and provide insight for management decisions.

The Head of Garda Síochána Analysis Service (Director) Role

The Garda Síochána Analysis Service Director will lead on maintaining and extending the Garda Síochána Analysis Service vision and strategy to describe how information and insight bring value to criminal investigations, operational decisions and evidence based policy making. The role will continue to evolve over time as the Garda Síochána Analysis Service continues to build out from its core function of direct analyst participation in major investigations to become the central clearing house for management information and externally published figures. This extends across all policing areas including crime, intelligence and security as well as roads policing and community safety. Garda Síochána Analysis Service leads on the analyse and disseminate phases of the Garda data lifecycle but the Garda Síochána Analysis Director will have a key role in shaping the wider Data and Technology Vision for the organisation. The Director will also participate in sectoral and wider Government data and analysis related strategies.

The Director of the Garda Síochána Analysis Service will plan and guide the expansion of the Garda Síochána Analysis Service to deliver more management reporting, identify and acquire more external datasets and expand the availability of published information internally and externally.  As well as Garda Síochána Analysis Service services and expansion, there is an important culture leadership component to this role - promoting a data culture and the growth of evidence based policy making in particular.

The Garda Síochána Analysis Service Director is a senior management role within the Office of the Chief Information Officer, reporting directly to the Chief Information Officer.

Further information in the Information Booklet below.

The closing date for receipt of applications is: 5pm on Wednesday 30th of August