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£24,759 to £27,339 Per year
03 May 2019 10:10:00
Closing Date:
31 May 2019 17:00:00

Applications are invited for the post of Business Development Analyst based at Police Headquarters, Penrith.

37 hours per week


The Job:


SC5, Point 25

(Rising to SC6, Point 26 after 12 months satisfactory apprenticeship)

Based on 37 hours a week

Do you want to take up an Apprenticeship for a leading technical delivery team working for an employer who values technology as an enabler of public services?

Cumbria Constabulary is one of the top performing Police Forces in the country.  Our goal is to make sure that this doesn't change. The rapid development of technology means it plays a significant and central part in almost everything we do. We must embrace this new world and adapt to the new threats and opportunities it presents for 21st century policing.  We are currently developing our strategy and roadmap for policing in Cumbria in 2025 and this includes significant new investment in ICT delivery. 

Cumbria Constabulary is already leading the way in technology-enabled change. Delivery of our projects relies on our analysts who have a broad range of responsibilities including analysis of business needs; process re-design, change management and system testing. Over time, you will get the opportunity to develop your skills in all of these areas. It is a role that really puts you at the centre of things. What you need to bring is analytic and problem solving skills and the drive and determination to succeed.

The Information Systems Business Analyst Apprenticeship is subject to meeting the training provider's (QA Apprenticeship) Compliance Review Requirements and the apprenticeship training programme would take you between 18-21 months to complete. Upon completion, you will become a fully-fledged ICT Business Development Analyst within the team.


•           Demonstrable experience of analytic and problem solving skills. The ability to assemble, analyse and evaluate data and make appropriate and well-reasoned recommendations and decisions.

•           Experience of managing several pieces of work simultaneously and of working independently to deliver objectives.

•           Experience of working effectively in partnership with customers and suppliers, both internal and external

•           Degree level of education or equivalent demonstrable competence

•           IT literate. Experienced user of MS office applications.

•           Maths and English at Level 2 (Grade C or above), or recognised equivalent qualifications

•           Level 3 qualification equivalent to three A levels or a BTEC Extended Diploma in any subject (must be 180) credits.

Please refer to the attached Job Profile and Person Specification for further details of the role and the essential criteria.

Please note this process will use the Competency and Values Framework for policing (CVF) Personal Qualities.  Please refer to the attached Framework for further details.

Cumbria Constabulary continues to keep Cumbria safe by our staff and officers providing excellent services in partnership with other agencies. Staff jobs are evaluated through the HAY scheme and whilst pay is a strong factor in any recruitment; we can offer the total package, which includes the strong reputational and cultural image of the Constabulary, career progression opportunities including training and development and a wide range of benefits, for further details please click on the following link:

We are already a high performing force, with our staff delivering excellent service on a daily basis. We have outstanding people who work tirelessly to serve our communities. The Code of Ethics sets out the principles and standards of behaviour we expect to see and applies to every individual who works in policing, whether a warranted officer, member of police staff, volunteer or someone contracted to work in a police force, for further details please click on the following link:

We are committed to the development and promotion of equal opportunities for all.  Due to their under representation, applications are particularly welcomed from eligible minority group candidates.

The closing date for this post is 5pm Friday 31st May 2019

Interviews will be held on Thursday 20th June 2019

* Appointment to all posts is subject to vetting checks some of which may be enhanced

Application forms can be completed online and emailed to  or alternatively returned by post to the following address: Employee Services Department, Cumbria Constabulary Police Headquarters, Carleton Hall, Penrith, Cumbria, CA10 2AU.

To apply for this vacancy please refer to the attached application form and application form guidance

Please note:- If we have not responded to your application form within 3 weeks of the closing date, please assume that, on this occasion, your application was not successful at the short listing stage.

Appointments will normally be based at the bottom point of the salary scale.

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