BCH ICT Performance & Continuity Analyst - Cambridgeshire Constabulary

Cambridgeshire Constabulary
Full Time
ICT Department
Headquarters, Huntingdon, Cambs , Headquarters, Kempston, Beds , Headquarters, WGC, Herts
Scale 4

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01/03/2024, 23:55

An exciting and challenging opportunity has arisen for a full-time permanent position for the role of ICT Performance & Continuity Analyst within Bedfordshire Police & Cambridgeshire Constabulary & Hertfordshire Constabulary (BCH) collaborated ICT Department. Join the exciting and dynamic world of policing and contribute towards making Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire a safer place. There are many benefits to working within the BCH ICT Department, including a competitive salary, agile working arrangements, a public sector local government pension scheme and access to a gymnasium.

As an ICT Performance & Continuity Analyst, you will be a vital part of a very busy and evolving ICT Performance & Continuity Team, from assisting in production of performance reporting to support ICT and achieve Key Performance Indicators, and of ICT metric data, with the use of Microsoft products, interactive data visualisation software, and ICT’s Service Management Tool, to produce meaningful reporting; to assisting in preparation and maintenance of ICT Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery plans and maintain Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery regime including routine tests of DR capabilities. You will also be maintaining Service Catalogue to ensure accurate information on all operational services available to users, and to support delivery of ICT Services.

The successful candidate should have the following skills and experience:
•    Educated to GCSE level or equivalent (Inc. Maths & English)
•    Strong analytical and engagement skills
•    Experience of research or in roles involving the coordination of a variety of tasks to fixed timescales producing relevant management information and written reports as necessary
•    Must be capable of good communication at all levels 
•    Good ability with Office tools included but not limited to Excel, Word and PowerPoint
•    Ability to work as part of a team

There is flexibility within this role for homeworking, and you may choose your base working location from the three Headquarters sites within BCH: Kempston, Huntingdon or Welwyn Garden City. 

You will be required to work 37 hours a week, Monday to Friday. We offer a flexible working scheme dependent on contract.
Training will be provided where necessary.

If you are interested in applying for the ICT Performance & Continuity Analyst role, please ensure you read the attached information, including role profile, context sheet (if applicable) and recruitment information for applicants.

Further information on the post can be obtained from Claire Bradley, ICT Performance and Continuity Senior Analyst. Please contact her by email at claire.bradley@herts.police.uk 

If you are shortlisted for interview, you will be expected to evidence against all personal qualities and the entry requirements as stipulated in the role profile. Please note that interviews will be carried out remotely. If you have any questions around this, please email Claire Bradley.

Additional Information 
All internal applicants must have successfully completed their probationary period to apply for this role. 
Internal applicants within Bedfordshire Police, Cambridgeshire Constabulary or Hertfordshire Constabulary (BCH), should upload either a CV or provide relevant skills, experiences and qualifications on Word/PDF document.  

This vacancy is live to those at risk of redundancy and will remain open to redeployees until the conditional offer stage throughout the recruitment process. Redeployees will take priority over other applicants at any point during the recruitment process up until conditional offer. If a redeployee is successful and accepts an offer, they will remain on their home force’s terms and conditions. 

As a Disability Confident leader, we take personal responsibility to help create an inclusive workplace, where police officers and staff respect one another, feel valued for their differences and can be themselves. We are committed to providing workplace adjustments, wherever needed so everyone feels welcome and can flourish. If you have a disability and you meet the minimum criteria for the position you are applying for, you will be entitled to an interview under the ‘Offer an Interview Scheme’. 

It is recommended that you download and store a copy of the role profile as this will no longer be available once the advert has closed. 

To enable us to deliver outstanding policing for everyone, we need people from all backgrounds with a range of professional and life experiences so that we are truly representative of our communities.

Why work for Cambridgeshire Constabulary?

We have gained a reputation as a pioneering and innovative force, responsible for policing a large diverse, multi-cultural population.

If you are looking for a fresh challenge which offers a genuine opportunity to make a real difference to people’s lives, variety and the chance to broaden your experience, then we are the force for you.

Benefits include:
•    Access to the local government pension scheme (police staff) or Police pension scheme (Police officers) including career average, employer contributions and death in service. 
•    Paid leave days depending on force and length of service (police staff - 24 to 33 days, police officers 22 to 30 days).
•    Paid sick leave of six months full pay and six months half pay (depending on service).
•    Occupational maternity, adoption, and paternity pay (dependent on service).
•    Carers and discretionary leave.
•    Flexible working arrangements including compressed hours, flexible shifts, job share, annualised hours and agile working (depending on role requirements).
•    Gym facilities, weekly yoga classes, exercise classes, squash facilities, exercise space etc. are available (depending on location).
•    Each force has its own sports or sports and social club, offering discounts, trips, and events.
•    Cycle to Work scheme.
•    Access to Blue Light Card providing discounts to Emergency Services on the high street and online.
•    Access to Police Mutual providing financial support including savings plans, insurance, breakdown cover, loans and independent financial advice.
•    Employee Assistance Programme.
•    Various support groups including Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) Support Group, Christian Police Association (CPA), Disability Awareness Network (DAWN), Lesbian, gay, bi-sexual & transgender (LGBT), Menopause Action Group, Police Chaplains.
•    Access to a Trade Union (UNISON)/Staff Association (Federation).
•    The Backup Buddy Police Support app is designed to help with mental health issues and gives practical advice and support as well as a range of podcasts.
•    Opportunities for development and further study including Further You Talent Management, Be You BCH Senior Leadership Programme, and supervisory leadership workshops.

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

We are working hard to increase diversity and inclusion within the Constabulary, where communities are under-represented, including those from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities, people of all ages, abilities, faiths, religions and gender, LGBT communities and those from other disadvantaged or marginalised backgrounds, who share our values and wish to make a difference to the communities we serve.

All applications will be treated on merit, based on the evidence provided in your application and suitability for the role you have applied for.

Flexible Working

All requests for flexible working patterns will be considered and will be dependent on the role.

Recruitment and Selection Policy

Internal applicants who are at risk of redundancy or in need of redeployment and pass the selection process, will be offered the role over the remaining internal and external applicants.

Police Barred and Advisory Lists

Individuals placed on the Police Barred and Advisory lists will not be considered for employment by the police for a minimum of 5 years from the date of listing in the case of gross misconduct, or 3 years from the date of listing in the case of poor performance.

Vetting and Safeguarding

We are committed to safeguarding and operate safer recruitment processes, to ensure a police service that employees are proud to work for because they feel safe, valued and part of a happy and supportive work environment. All employees and volunteers therefore will be subject to background checks including vetting and references.

Useful information before you commence an application

You will require the following detail to complete this application form:

  • National Insurance Number
  • Identification Detail e.g. passport
  • Address information including proof 
  • Referee information
  • Full employment history including dates and any qualifications you may have attained. 

You will also be requested to provide photos of any visible tattoos you have.

If the role requires you to drive you will also be required to upload details from your full driving license including photos.

This advert is closed to applications.