Closing date: 11:55pm, 18 July 2022 Salary: £30,294 to £32,552 plus a location allowance of £1,639. You will receive £30,294 the band minimum. Progress to the band maximum of £32,552 will be via incremental progression. Recruitment code: Oleeo 11247 Location: Newlands Park
This vacancy offers an exciting opportunity for police staff Band D or Band E (on promotion) to join the CONNECT Project working in the Data and Development team (DaDT). CONNECT will replace eight of our current MPS systems such as NSPIS, COPA, CRIS, Merlin, CRIMINT and will radically change how the MPS police London. CONNECT will bring most of the information we capture today into a single, integrated platform, helping us to use our data more effectively. The DaDT will transition to strategy and governance when the project transitions to BAU.
The data and development team will manage all access to the software and ensure that it is used in line with the design expectations. The Team will ensure that the data entered into CONNECT is done so correctly and that CONNECT provides the rich information it is designed to deliver.
Joining the CONNECT Data and Development Team will allow you to;
build on your problem-solving and analytical skills
develop stakeholder management skills
develop a unique expertise of the MPS’s main operational software system
work on one of the UK’s largest multi-million pound projects
support frontline policing by maintaining the quality and accuracy of MPS data to ensure that officers and staff have access to and confidence in a broad range of valuable intelligence
enhance your future career options – by gaining strategic insight into a project that encompasses the whole organisation.
Key responsibilities- project
conduct configuration activities as directed by config lead and data and development managers.
liaise with design leads to understand their requirements and how these translate into CONNECT
understanding of the structure of units in the MPS
work closely with the design and business teams in readiness for go-live
review detailed level designs in line with CONNECT functionality
track and collate issues
support testing and release of updates when required
Key responsibilities- post go-live
conduct configuration activities as directed by config lead and data and development managers
collate and implement changes to the MPS structure in conjunction with the supplier
track and collate issues
mange ad-hoc requests via Service NOW
Please note - you will be provided with training to support your development
Please note the team is based at Newlands Park however we are currently practising blended working (part office based, part remote working). We will also consider flexible working applications. All considerations will take business needs into account.
After the initial sift you will be invited to a 15 min MS Team call which will consist of a 10 min open book technical test on your (intermediate/advanced) knowledge of Excel along with any follow-up questions. Successful applicants will then be invited for an interview.
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 – Security Check (SC) and Management Vetting (MV) before taking up the post.
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) clearance and meet the nationality requirements cannot be offered the post.