Closing date: 11:55pm, 7 October 2022 Salary: £51,840 to £56,549 plus a location allowance of £1,721. You will receive £51,840, which is the band minimum. Progress to the band maximum of £56,549 will be via incremental progression. Recruitment code: Oleeo 12693 Location: Across London
Business analysts fight terrorism too.
Counter Terrorism Policing (CTP) plays a crucial role in keeping our country, and everyone in it, safe from ever-evolving threats. So when you join us, you’ll be applying your skills to something that really matters as you make sure that CTP officers and staff can overcome technological business problems.
As part of our team in Business Development, Strategy and Demand (BDSD), you’ll ensure that CTP gets the technology it needs. That means you’ll be responsible on behalf of the CT Policing community for developing user requirements, scoping studies and business cases, specifically using the government green book 5 case model.
To ensure that our tech is the best it can be, you will work closely with our operational users to understand their business problem. You will identify and articulate this into the aforementioned document sets. Your role will entail liaising regularly with the wider HQ and technology pillar to ensure technological solutions have been analysed, are fit for purpose, and align to our strategy.
You will have first-hand knowledge of security accreditation processes and an understanding of the Cabinet Office Security Policy Framework (SPF). This will be vital in assessing options for technological solutions.
You will report regularly on your progress, be able to present your case at governance boards and represent the BDSD team at corporate and national forums.
You’ll bring us extensive business analysis experience covering the elicitation of user requirements through to developing the relevant document sets to formulate and justify a project ready for delivery. You will be excellent at stakeholder management and be able to produce a range of high quality document sets in a manner suitable to the target audience. In addition, you’ll be adept at producing 'as-is' and 'to-be' process models using Business Process Model Notation (BPMN) and undertaking gap analysis.
Experience in delivering IT-related business cases and knowledge of national and local governance processes will be essential.
In return, you can look forward to benefits including substantial annual leave, civil service pension arrangements, interest free season ticket loans, flexible working conditions and more.
To assist national CT Policing community to elicit and develop technology user requirements, scoping studies and Business Cases (Government Green book). To develop aforementioned documentation sets to progress projects through due governance to delivery. You will be able to develop a range of documentation formats in order to provide information in a manner suitable to the target audience. In addition, to be a contact for the CT Policing community in relation to technology providing advice and guidance. To represent BDSD and the technology pillar at corporate and national technology forums.
The post holder will be required to do the following:
assist national CT Policing community customers in the creation of appropriate user requirements, scoping studies and business cases (liaising with operational teams, Procurement Services and Lead Accountants as and where appropriate)
laise with colleagues within CTP HQ to ensure that any new requirements are not already aligned to national products or services
understand the national CT Policing community’s current and future needs for technology services (new and to be developed)
ensure that strategic requirements for new and existing technology products and services are aligned to technology and other CTP HQ strategies
assist in the update and maintenance of the BDSD demand log and the National CT Technology Strategy
work with CTP HQ, Finance Services, Commercial Services and external agencies to ensure that projects and programmes are suitably commissioned and ensure they continue to deliver against the needs of the national CT policing community
act as a technology conduit between the customer and CTP HQ, to be a key point of advice and escalation with respect to technology projects, programmes, governance and issues
develop relationships with internal (CTP HQ) and external policing partners and agencies by which to meet the CT Policing’s technology needs
represent the BDSD, the technology pillar and CTP HQ, at project and programme boards (both in-house and at corporate forums and at partner agencies) by which to influence direction
where appropriate, represent the customer at corporate and national technology forums
assist in advising on the suitability of new and emerging technologies to the national CT Policing Community
assist in overseeing and coordinating the implementation of national technology projects and initiatives therein to provide and communicate updates on the status of requirements and business cases
where and when appropriate, working into the Operational Delivery Intelligent Client Unit, assisting with the delivery of project lifecycle deliverables
where and when appropriate, working across CTP HQ by which to build and maintain stakeholder relationships in order to progress requested project and demand outputs
where and when appropriate, to facilitate workshops and produce appropriate business process models, identifying and implementing improvements
where and when appropriate, to support the Intelligent Client Unit test manager to ensure project deliverables meet user requirements and expectations
manage up to two members of staff
This post requires access to the most sensitive intelligence material on a daily basis. Applicants must hold or be prepared to undergo National Security Vetting (NSV) Security Check (enhanced) (SC(e)) level before taking up the post. You must also undergo Developed Vetting (DV) once in post. If you do not obtain DV once in post you may be subject to a posting or redeployment process.
Additionally, this material is of particular sensitivity to the UK and its distribution must be restricted to UK nationals. In approved circumstances dual nationals (of which one element is British) may also be granted access. However, in the event that potential conflicts of interest cannot be managed the post holder will not be able to see the intelligence material and will not be able to perform their duties. For the purpose of safeguarding national security and in line with Cabinet Office Policy, supported by Section 82(2) to (4) of the Police Reform Act (2002), applicants who do not hold or acquire Security Check (enhanced) (SC(e)) or Developed Vetting (DV) clearance and meet the nationality requirements cannot be offered the post.
Applicants should also be aware of the need to sign a confidentiality agreement on taking up the post.
Our employee commitments
Counter Terrorism Policing aims to create an inclusive and welcoming atmosphere and culture and an environment where all our people feel a strong sense of belonging and are able to reach their full potential. Where any group or individual can be and feel respected, supported and valued to fully participate and contribute to our mission of “Working to keep people safe from Terrorism”.
Inclusion, diversity and equality is at the front and centre of our approach to make the composition of Counter Terrorism Policing more representative of the communities we serve. As Counter Terrorism is rooted in Local Policing, to tackle today’s complex policing challenges, applications from across all communities are therefore essential and encouraged. Counter Terrorism Policing as a network is committed to ensuring that disabled people and those with long-term health conditions have the opportunities to fulfil their potential and realise their aspirations’.
Counter Terrorism Policing is committed to creating an inclusive working environment. We welcome and encourage applications from candidates who are seeking flexible working arrangements, and including part time working or job share. In addition, this role has been reviewed following learning from work during the Covid pandemic and may be done in an agile manner. In the first instance, please contact the vacancy holder to discuss how such arrangements could be accommodated (where applicable).
Counter Terrorism Policing recruitment is open to all, but we are keen to positively support those who are younger in service to join into our specialist environment.