ICT Business Partner

Hindlip, Worcester
£32,778 - £37,563
11 Jan 2017
25 Jan 2017
PR 620
Clearance Level
Job Type

Fixed Term Contract until 30th April 2018

Full Time

The closing date for this post is 12 noon on 25th January 2017

Interviews will be held week commencing 6th February 2017

Hindlip has beautiful surroundings and easy access from the motorway (M5) plus many other benefits to include:

Free parking

Staff restaurant

Subsidised gym facilities

Career development

A strategic alliance has been formed between Warwickshire Police and West Mercia Police in order to enable both forces to meet the challenge of reducing policing budgets. By working more closely together the forces will benefit from greater operational and organisational resilience, making us the fourth largest geographic police area in England and Wales.

This exciting opportunity would suit a business analyst who is keen to work on one of our flagship programmes of significant size in a fast paced transformation environment. 

The main purpose of the role is to act as a Business Partner for the Improve Public Contact & Communications Programme (IPCAC) for all business areas to analyse, scope and shape high level business change proposals and ideas into effective solutions facilitated by the best use of technology.  We would like the appointed individual to have practical knowledge of Agile development processes.

Main Responsibilities:

To proactively work with Business Leads to identify opportunities where technology systems or solutions can be deployed to improve performance and cost effectiveness.

To provide formal business analysis, analysing and documenting business processes and requirements to fully understand business problems and opportunities and recommend solutions which enable the business to achieve its goals.

To work with Programme and Project managers to define and maintain an overall ICT change programme.

To ensure that the Business architecture for projects is consistent with and contributes to the overall Business and Information Systems architecture.

To support business stake holders in developing Business Cases, Capital Bids and Invitation to Tender Documents.

To act as an interface between business units, technology and support teams.

To work with national bodies, suppliers and other stakeholders to establish commonly used standards, best practice and tools to support the implementation and ongoing development of Business Architecture for Process Design and Business Requirement Analysis.

To ensure that capital and ongoing revenue costs associated with proposed ICT solutions have been taken into account and that identified benefits are realistic and sufficient to justify capital and revenue investment.

Represent and promote the reputation of Warwickshire Police and West Mercia Police and the Enabling Services Directorate at meetings and groups both internally and externally, including the development of appropriate and constructive relationships with relevant organisations and areas of both forces.

To undertake other duties commensurate with the nature, level of   responsibility and grading of this post, as required.


Business Analysis (level 5) qualification i.e. BCS ISEB diploma in Business Analysis (Information Systems Examination Board) or equivalent qualification

Knowledge of processes and information flows for critical information systems.

Experience in the development of business requirements, capital bid and invitation to tender documents for new initiatives and business changes facilitated by technology solutions.

Significant experience of business requirement analysis and solutions assessment.

Demonstrate a track record of building strong working relationships with a wide range of stakeholders at all levels both internal and external.

Experience of the whole project life cycle.

Commitment to continuous professional development.

Demonstrate the ability to think and operate at a tactical and strategic level

Articulate language skills and outstanding written communication abilities. The ability to communicate effectively with technical and non technical staff and the ability to influence senior staff within all business areas.

Ability to interpret and extract information from a variety of sources, and create well presented, accurate, concise documentation demonstrating attention to detail.

The ability to translate business requirements into technical specifications and definition of requirement documents.

Proven ability in obtaining business briefing information, negotiating and rationalising requirements in line with organisational requirements.

Demonstrable flexible approach to work, high level of self motivation and proven delivery of results and within tight time scales

Demonstrate excellent negotiation, influencing and communication skills.

Knowledge of business modelling tools

High level of ICT literacy including Microsoft Office applications.

Special Conditions

The duties of this role requires regular travel throughout Warwickshire and West Mercia

We want our organisation to be as diverse as the community it serves. We welcome applicants from all sections of the community.

You will be required as part of Warwickshire Police and West Mercia Police recruitment process to successfully complete vetting and credit checks.

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