ICT Service Architect

West Mercia Police
Home Meadow
11 Oct 2017
13 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Grade K - 55,000 - 61,000 pa + Benefits, based at Hindlip, Worcester - Closing date Friday 6th October. Policing is about more than, well, policing, which is why we're looking to the future and investing in the ICT that will transform public safety for the benefit of everyone. Our pioneering alliance is already leading the way in shaping the future of the forces, helping us to be even more efficient and effective. Now, our renewed focus on shaping, innovating and investing in the IT that will transform how we police across our joint region. For you, it's creating exciting opportunities to inform, influence and implement truly revolutionary services and systems where they will have most impact. Enabling the efficient, effective design of ICT customer services, you'll deliver the service architectures that produce integrated business solutions that perpetually challenge and enable continuous improvement. Taking the lead for developing and documenting the ICT Service Strategy and roadmaps, and working collaboratively with colleagues to define objectives, service levels and performance indicators, you'll be the authority on change, innovation and delivering on both service and cost requirements. Key to success will be a collaborative, forward-looking approach. Benefits As well as the obvious career development potential that comes with joining us at an exciting time and in an area set to grow dynamically at the heart of public service, you'll also enjoy a package of more immediate benefits. That includes holiday entitlement that rises in line with length of service (up to a maximum of 33 days), flexible working arrangements, access to the Local Government Pension Scheme and a 24 hour health and wellbeing support service. This is just the start of your career with us. Who knows where it could take you? What you'll need Whether you're of degree calibre in a relevant discipline or have substantial experience gained in a similarly complex, multi-supplier ICT environment, you'll also be ITIL certified. With a working knowledge of Service Architect Design and ICT enterprise architecture principles, you'll already have a track record of delivering services designed to meet business need. You'll relish the opportunity to take ownership of service design from inception through delivery. Taking the lead wherever necessary, you'll bring a positive approach to problem solving, confident communication and influencing skills and the ability to work collaboratively to deliver outcomes. Apply To find out more about how your ICT expertise and ambitions can enjoy a more rewarding role at the forefront of policing, and to apply, visit How to apply using the link below Closing date for applications is Friday 6th October Telephone interviews will start week commencing 9th October In person interviews will start week commencing 23rd October - provided by Dice DEGREE, ENTERPRISE ARCHITECTURE, ITIL