Business Systems Analyst

Portsmouth City Council

Reference: OCT20219041

Job details


Civic Offices Guildhall Walk Portsmouth

Job type

Full Time, Fixed Term


£32,233 - £35,744 Per Annum

Closing date

19 October 2021

Portsmouth City Council

At Portsmouth City Council we’re all about developing our staff, because we want to build a bigger and better city but we need the best employees to do so.

With a little over 207,000 residents and 7,000 businesses throughout this city, this unitary authority’s main goal is to ensure the best care and development of all those within the city. From customer service to Multi-million pound projects, our residents are at the heart of everything we do.

Your New Role

The ASC service has undertaken an intervention which prioritises meeting the client’s needs and simplifies process to ensure that time is focussed on this objective. It is crucial that the client record system enables effective and proportionate recording toward this end.

In this post you will be responsible for ensuring that Adult Social Care IT solutions are configured to meet business needs by understanding business practice, future requirements, system functionality and capability. You will be focussed on Adult case management and client record systems, and provide application support, advice and guidance for Adult IT systems as directed. You will advise and make recommendations to management, project and system boards. You will ensure that the business applications comply with legislation and policy, as well as carry out options appraisals and make recommendations to meet business needs. You will ensure that Adult IT systems changes are configured managed; tested to clearly defined standards and the associated risks are minimised before being implemented, and much more.

What you’ll need to succeed

You will need to have a Business Information Systems degree or similar technology related qualification or demonstrable equivalent experience in a similar role to this one. You will be focussed on the needs of the client facing service and an innovative and creative individual. You will be a tenacious and ambitious person with excellent negotiation skills to be able to bring all parties/stakeholders on board. You will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills to develop relationships with people at all levels. You will be consistent, supportive, proactive and flexible. You will be responsible and accountable for delivery of your personal tasks and outcomes. You will show a commitment to delivering exceptional customer service. Please read the job description for a full list of requirements.


What you’ll get in return

As well as highly competitive pay you’ll receive all the benefits of working within a local authority organisation, which ranges from flexible working hours to a fantastic pension which allows you the opportunity to pay in more for that greater return. We wish to support all our staffs development throughout, if that’s progression planning or involvement within the on the job apprenticeship scheme we will work together to drive your career. For those with families we have child care benefits as well as discounts with local businesses which can be enjoyed by all.


What next

To make sure your application is above the rest, please review the “Job Profile” to ensure you address the requirements listed in your application. Please address the requirements in the Personal Statement/Cover Letter section of the job profile.

We look forward to speaking with you soon.