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  • Ref no: POL00081
  • Published: 30/9/2019
  • Closes: 14/10/2019
  • Location: 2 French Street, G40 4EH
  • Salary: £28,701.00 per year
  • Contract Type: Temporary
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Hours: 35 hours per week

This position has expired.


The purpose of this role is to provide comprehensive business analysis throughout the delivery of end to end business projects as per the Police Scotland 2026 Strategy, drawing on your understanding of the project lifecycle and the organisational impact of change.

You will undertake business analyst responsibility such as requirements definition, process mapping, gap analysis, test planning and workshop facilitation to ensure that project work is delivered to required standards and timescales.

You will ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with stakeholders and demonstrate strong communication skills. You will support and encourage an environment of Continuous improvement.

This is a fluid role, so you could be working on one specific project with limited supervision, or more complex projects, under the guidance of a Project Manager. This role will be matrix managed by Head of Business Analysis and Project Manager (as appropriate).


You will be Educated to HND level (or equivalent) or in lieu of formal qualifications proven experience working on large, complex, cross functional projects/programmes is essential.

You must have excellent written/oral communication skills to be used in reports and presentations. Facilitation and presentation skills are essential.

You must have proven recent experience as a Business Change Analyst supporting complex, cross functional programmes/projects, formal Business Analyst Qualifications e.g. BCS (ISEB) diploma.

You must have experience of analysis, analytical tools and problem resolution and the ability to deputise for the Project Manager when required.

Experience with Internal and external stakeholder management is essential. You must also possess excellent attention to detail.

You must have experience and demonstrable application of project delivery methodologies. Experience of working with 'Virtual' teams cross function/cross business and geographies. Strong knowledge of the IT/HR delivery lifecycles, associated methodologies and their practical application.

This full time post is temporary up to 12 months and will require Standard recruitment vetting. You will work 35 hours per week, Monday to Friday 9am – 5pm.

The following supervisory competencies will be used for the selection process:

1. Respect for Diversity

2. Effective Communication

3. Job Knowledge

4. Leadership

5. Personal Effectiveness

6. Problem Solving

7. Service Delivery

8. Team Working


- Competitive salary and guaranteed allowances

- Annual salary increment

- Local Government Pension Scheme

- 28 days annual leave and 6 public holidays on appointment

- Wide range of family friendly policies

- Employee Assistance Programme

- Modern Spacious Working Environments

- Employee Assistance Programme

- Access to range of staff associations

- Scottish Police Recreation Association

- Scottish Police Credit Union

- Cycle to Work Scheme

- Childcare Vouchers

- Flexi –Time (depending on business requirements)


The Scottish Police Authority / Police Scotland is committed to positive action in the recruitment and selection of people with disabilities. We guarantee an interview to any applicant who has a disability, as defined under the Equality Act 2010, and who meets the essential criteria for the post. Please regard this as an opportunity to let us help you. Tell us of any aspects which could present difficulties and any suggestions for overcoming these.


Please provide dates that you have continuously resided in the UK for the last 3 years. This consists of having the legal right to work in the UK or provide details of your right to work documents.


To apply via CV please click apply. Alternatively for an application pack please visit the Police Scotland Career Site for Job Reference Number – T149/19