ICT Senior Business Partner

Information and Communications Technology (ICT)
Kidlington, Southampton
Band 5V, circa £59,418 - £63,890 per annum dependent on skills, knowledge and experience plus benefits.
Full Time - All roles are available for flexible working including job sharing and part-time unless there are legitimate operational / business reasons why this cannot be accommodated

Exciting challenges lie ahead – new digital technologies and alternative ways of working are transforming the way we protect our communities and bring people to justice. TVP as an employer contribute 13.5% of pensionable pay into a member’s pension pot.


As an ICT Senior Business Partner, you will be part of a team responsible for managing the relationship between ICT and senior Force stakeholders regarding both the future direction and Business as usual operational services involving ICT. You will accountable for all ICT service provision into specific Force Business Units. You will be required to work with the wider ICT and operational policing departments to deliver quality solutions in line with business requirements. We recognise that professional progress is important and in this role, you will have the opportunity for continuous development. 

You will be able to demonstrate: 

  • Experience of understanding and articulating how the application of ICT technology impacts and benefits the Forces' Policing and business objectives and processes at Senior Officer level.
  • Enterprise level experience in ICT Management having delivered ICT service in a similarly complex environment using an industry recognised approach such as ITIL.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, customer focussed, team-worker, who is a flexible, adaptable, problem solver and able to work systematically and with little direct supervision.
  • Subject Matter Expert in Business Improvement Techniques for streamlining business processes which have been modelled and understood. Including error-proofing, value added assessment, process cycle time reduction, future-proofing, resilience, reliability, cost effectiveness.

If you have not held residency in the UK for a combined period of at least 12 months within the last 3 years, we will not be able to process an application from you. 

If you have any questions about the job please email Tracy Ryder on Tracy.Ryder@thamesvalley.pnn.police.uk 

To apply please send your CV outlining your skills and experience in line with the job requirements to RecruitmentStaffICT@thamesvalley.pnn.police.uk quoting reference 17825. Information received in the body of the email will not be submitted for review. 

If you have any queries please contact the Recruitment Team at Recruitmentstaffict@thamesvalley.pnn.police.uk quoting the job reference number.  

The closing date for enquiries and receipt of completed applications is Sunday 20th June 2021. We may not always wait until the job advert closes to review and progress applications so we suggest that you submit your CV as soon as possible to avoid disappointment. 

Previous applicants who applied within the last three months need not apply as your application would have already been considered.


Police Officers and Police Staff have access to a fantastic range of benefits, dependant on role, location and length of service. To view a full list of our benefits please click here


All posts require a level of Police Vetting as per the National Vetting Code of Practice. The residency requirement is necessary to enable all applicants to be checked in an equitable manner. Thames Valley Police will allow applicants to apply who do not necessarily reach the criteria as long as they have proven UK residency and supporting evidence where necessary. Applications will be considered on a case by case basis.

At Thames Valley Police, we are committed to better reflect the communities that we serve.  We encourage applications from our under represented communities including all ethnic or religious backgrounds, LGBTQ+, women and those with disabilities.  

Within our organisation we have a number of active staff support networks.  We are proud to be a ‘Disability Confident’ Level 2 ‘Employer’ that is supported by RAMP – our dedicated reasonable adjustments process.   For more information, please visit our ‘Supporting You’ page on our website, www.tvpcareers.co.uk/supporting-you.

We are also proud to have a Positive Action and Engagement team who can provide support and guidance to anyone from a Black, Asian & Minority Ethnic background throughout the Police Officer recruitment process as well as advise on career development and progression.  They can be contacted via: positiveactionteam@thamesvalley.pnn.police.uk  

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