Business Systems Analyst - JRN 20807

Vacancy Type
Police Staff
Area Command / Department
Digital Policing
Contract Type
Full Time
Salary Range
£37,914 to £41,517
Closing Date


***Please note that the salary is dependant on skills and experience.***


Ever wondered what it’s like working behind the scenes for one of the UK’s largest Police Forces?


 Would you like to play a key role in serving your community through the development of exciting new technology?


 Are you an enthusiastic and experienced Business Systems Analyst with innovative ideas around how technology can positively transform services and effectively address business challenge? 


 If the answer is yes, then Northumbria Police are looking for a talented Business Systems Analyst to fully understand our business needs as well as the digital portfolio that will support them.


Our Team

Here at Northumbria Police, we think our region is amazing! It’s in our DNA to be passionate about what we do. Our overall purpose is to keep people safe and fight crime.

Playing a key role in maintaining and improving the quality of policing services is technology. Information and communication systems are deployed and in use across the Force to help ensure that accurate and reliable information is made available to those who need it, when they need it and where they need it.

What will I be doing?

  • Working with End Users across the Force to fully understand the challenges they are facing, documenting detailed user requirements and quality criteria.

  • Performing system & data analysis and design to support the definition of technical change

  • Applying appropriate methodologies, including agile delivery, in line with demanding time constraints to deliver a high-quality standard of work.

  • Performing system and regression testing of developed solutions.

  • Undertaking post implementation reviews to ensure end users receive a quality service.

What do I need?

  • A degree, HND or equivalent qualification, and/or have significant relevant experience

  • Background in Digital and Technology

  • Extensive experience in system analysis and some data analysis experience would be advantageous.

  • Experience in system testing and supporting the End Users with their User Acceptance Testing

  • Ability to bridge the gap between technical and business language to create pragmatic and appropriate solutions

  • Excellent teamwork and communication skills as you will be expected to work within a team consisting of end users, development resource and external /contract staff.


  • Flexi time! Allowing you to fit your working hours around your individual needs

  • 24 days’ leave, excluding bank holidays, increasing to 29 days for 5 years+ service

  • We offer a market leading public sector pension scheme and discounts on shopping and eating out thanks to the Blue Light Card.

  • We support our people inside and out of work with wellbeing at the heart of all we do.   To take care of your physical and mental well-being, we’ve invested in extensive paid sick leave, trained mental health first aiders on-site, an employee advice service and access to gyms in some stations.

For further information please see the role profile

 Interested to learn more? To discuss the position in more detail please contact the Talent Acquisition Team by email at

Important Information

Northumbria Police are currently undertaking a role and reward project in respect of all police staff posts.

All staff including those appointed on fixed term contracts must successfully complete their probationary period before they are eligible to apply for a Northumbria Police vacancy.

Diversity, Equality and Inclusion

At Northumbria Police we are all different and that’s our greatest strength. We draw on the differences in who we are, what we’ve experienced and how we think. We protect and serve everyone and therefore believe in including everyone. We welcome applications from suitably qualified people from all areas of the community as appointments are based solely on merit.

Terms and Conditions

Vetting Level – Recruitment Vetting (RV)

Applicants must be a resident of the UK for a minimum period of 3 years to ensure vetting checks can be successfully performed.  A job offer will be dependent upon vetting clearance, medical information and references.