Applications are invited for the post of Business Development Analyst - V93
Based within Business Development Department, Penrith, HQ
Temporary for 12 months
Opportunities in ICT Business Development for Full Time ICT Business Development Analyst.
Do you want to work 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 and Cumbria is one of the safest places to live. 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. Our ICT department prides itself on its delivery of the innovative, cutting-edge solutions and we are looking to recruit confident project professionals to join the team to help drive forward our strategy.
Working as a member of the ICT Business Development department and under the direction of project management, the purpose of the role is to support the effective delivery of ICT lead projects, to maximise potential efficiency savings and other benefits to Cumbria Constabulary.
Alongside a competitive salary, the Constabulary actively supports work life balance through the provision of a generous flexible working scheme. In addition, a comprehensive package of employee benefits is available including:
• access to the local government pension scheme,
• cycle to work schemes,
• occupational maternity and sickness schemes, and
• generous annual leave entitlements.
Demonstrable experience and applied knowledge of working within a project environment delivering ICT enabled business change.
Demonstrable experience of strong analytic, 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.
Ability to query and interrogate complex integrated systems.
Experience of working effectively in partnership with customers and suppliers, both internal and external.
Demonstrable understanding of ICT capability and issues surrounding the implementation and maintenance of ICT in the police service.
Degree level of education or equivalent demonstrable competence.
IT literate. Experienced user of MS office applications.
Valid current and full driving licence.
Ability to work flexible working hours to accommodate requirements.
Ability to travel within and outside Cumbria occasionally for longer periods (including overnight stays)
Commitment to on-going professional development in the area of ICT skills, Change Management and Business Analysis, System Testing and in Project Management.
Commitment to on-going professional development in the area of Project Management (PRINCE 2, Agile), and including core project delivery skills such as Change Management, Business Analysis and System Testing.
Commitment to develop proficiency in project management software (MS Project) and other applications that may be required to meet the needs of particular projects (e.g.. MS Visio to support process redesign).
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 Wednesday 19th February 2020.
* Appointment to all posts is subject to vetting checks some of which may be enhanced
Application forms can be completed online and emailed to Job_Applications@cumbria.pnn.police.uk 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.