Careers

Our aim at the Police ICT Company is to support UK policing to keep people safe, get more from technology investments and make better use of public money.

We’re always on the look-out for great talent to help us achieve this. Please check out the vacant positions below and get in contact if you would like to join our team.

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Current Vacancies

NATIONAL STANDARDS ANALYST – SFIA LEVEL 3 

12-MONTH FIXED TERM CONTRACT (Reference: PICT-HR-FOR-001)

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

In year 1, the primary responsibility will be to help setup and establish a new central function to administer national standards for UK policing. In year 1, responsibilities will include assisting the National Standards Lead to:

∙ Set-up and establish a new national standards governance board and separate assurance board;
∙ Engage with national programmes to source, assure and publish existing and newly created standards;
∙ Create terms of reference, policies and processes to support the new model;
∙ Engage with on-going projects to determine their requirements from a Standards perspective;
∙ Implement new systems to support the publishing of new standards and to support collaborative working;
∙ Ensure that the new approach is fit for purpose and aligns to the National Policing Digital Strategy;
∙ Ensure continuous regular improvement of this new function;

Following the initial setup in year 1, the role will assist in the management of the capability on an ongoing basis. This will include, but not be limited to:

∙ Deputising as required to chair the National Standards Assurance Board;
∙ Preparation for the bi-annual Governance boards;
∙ Expanding the capability, to include obtaining standards from a wider range of sources;
∙ Championing national standards and identifying new requirements;
∙ Analysis of standards documents and best practice guidance;
∙ Continuous service improvement, including methods for improved collaboration between forces;
∙ Assisting in the production of funding papers and annual 3rd party reports as required.

Line Management Responsibility

This role has no line management responsibility.

Skills/Attributes Required

Business skills:

∙ Proven ability to manage small projects;
∙ Proven ability to work effectively with a range of technical and non-technical individuals;
∙ Excellent influencing and problem-solving skills;
∙ Ability to chair meetings as required;
∙ Willingness to travel to meet business needs.

Personal skills:

∙ Excellent written and verbal communication skills and able to communicate at all levels;
∙ Schedule/Time Management to set schedules and milestones and ensure that deliverables are completed on time;
∙ Ability to work well both as an individual and within a team;
∙ Ability to analyse and resolve complex problems.

Other skills:

∙ Organisational awareness;
∙ IT awareness and impact;
∙ Experience working in an ITIL organisation;
∙ Ethics and professionalism.

Experience

The Post Holder should evidence experience and ability of:

∙ Stakeholder management and influencing skills;
∙ Working with multiple IT projects, ideally within the Police service, but not essentially;
∙ Setting up new functions, including implementing policy and process;
∙ Creation of documentation, such as business cases, reports, presentations and project initiation documents;
∙ An appreciation of the need for confidentiality and ideally vetted to NPPV3 and\or SC.

Knowledge

It is anticipated that the post-holder will demonstrate a good knowledge of:

∙ IT service management best practice based upon ITIL experience gained within the workplace.  Ideally to include ITIL Foundation;
∙ IT best practices and the value of national standards to UK policing;

The post-holder will ideally, but not essentially, demonstrate a knowledge of UK policing having previously worked in the sector.

HOURS OF EMPLOYMENT: 37 Hours

LOCATION: The post is London-based. 

HOW TO APPLY: Please apply with your CV to recruitment@ict.police.uk

CLOSING DATE: Wednesday 19th August