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Business Analyst

Business Analyst
Strategic Business and Operational Services
Full time (37 hours) – Temporary for 1 years
£28,023 - £31,875 per annum
Closing Date: Friday 25 September at 5pm
Please quote Ref: C743b on application form

Applications for secondments must be agreed with your substantive management prior to submission.

SBOS consists of circa 100 people and is spread across 3 teams and 2 locations. Its main purpose is to support both Norfolk and Suffolk Constabularies on services and products for today, tomorrow and the future. This is achieved through strong risk, project and programme management, excellent analysis and appropriate research and insight. We help the constabularies focus on what’s important, make the right decisions and embrace and embed effective business and process change.

The department consists of three core units;

  • Strategic Services,
  • Programme Management Office, and
  • Operational Services

The Strategic Services team includes a Project & Improvement team, a Strategic Analysis team and a Data Insight team. They aid operational and strategic leaders in planning, prioritisation and decision making through an evidence based approach; providing a first class business planning, data insight and corporate change and project management capability.

Business Analyst’s work within the Project & Improvement Team and are tasked to investigate, consider, analyse, evaluate and define various processes and structures. This temporary post is to assist in business process reengineering following the introduction of new technology and will seek to identify and deliver efficiencies. Strong problem solving and creativity will be needed, supported by the ability to identify quick wins and write reports on longer term efficiencies.

The role will be based at Wymondham in Norfolk. Occasional travel will be required.

It is essential that applicants meet the following criteria:

  • Clear understanding of working in an organisational improvement or project management environment
  • In-depth knowledge of analytical techniques with the ability to analyse business problems and identify solutions
  • A good understanding of business analysis techniques such as process mapping, value stream analysis or LEAN.
  • Proven experience of working to targets and timescales and delivering objectives
  • Well developed oral and written communication for effective communication to a wide range of stakeholders
  • Basic keyboard skills and competency in the use of Microsoft Office Word, Excel (for data analysis), Visio and Project (for process mapping)

It is desirable that applicants meet the following criteria:

  • Knowledge of the challenges and issues facing Norfolk and Suffolk Constabularies

Role Profilebusiness_analyst.pdf

Hours of work are 37 per week Monday to Friday.  This post is offered on a temporary basis.

The application form should be accompanied by a CV.

Interviews will be held on 22 October.

Consideration will be given to whether the post can be delivered on either a part time or job share basis, in line with the organisational requirements of this role.

The recruitment criteria for all posts are subject to reasonable adjustment in line with the Equality Act 2010. 

Applications from at-risk staff will be prioritised and receive preference in any selection process.

Anyone who wishes to be considered for appointment should download an application pack and monitoring form as they must be submitted together.

These forms as well as application guidance notes are also available on the right hand side of the page in the Downloads section.

Please return completed applications by email to [email protected]