SYP- IS Joint Systems Team Member – Sept 2022

Nunnery Square
£26,565 - £30,420
Fixed Term

Role: IS - Joint Systems Team Member – Sept 2022 

Department: Information Systems 

Location:  Nunnery Square, Sheffield 

Salary: £26,565 - £30,420 

Hours: 37 hours per week 

Contract Type: Temporary – 2 Years 

Our IT department are looking to recruit a new team member to support IT systems that are used across both South Yorkshire and Humberside Police.

The successful candidate will have an IT background and be able to work alongside existing team members to develop their knowledge of key systems.

To be considered for the role, you must have substantial experience in research and design/ methodology/analysis and evaluation methods including the conducting of reviews, interviews, developments of questionnaires and associated benchmark activity.

Some of the key areas of responsibility will include:

Developing an understanding of the current IT system, working with business representatives to identify changes and support changes with other I.T professionals

Be the focal point for all business systems.

Participate in workshops, both face to face and via MS Teams to support system users.

Facilitate user groups and workshops to identify business requests for additional system functionality and make recommendations on the suitability and feasibility of user requests. 

Provides technical advice to develop these basic requests into technical system change requests that will assist system technical users and providers to develop additional and/or improved system functionality.

Note: it is a requirement of the role to work occasional overtime; evenings or weekends. 

Skills and experience:

  • Substantial experience in research and design/methodology/analysis and evaluation methods including the conducting of reviews, interviews, developments of questionnaires and associated benchmark activity.
  • Computer literate with practical experience of utilising process mapping/activity analysis techniques. Self-motivated and able to work with minimum supervision. 
  • Good presentation skills.
  • Ability to collate, analyse and evaluate large volumes of information to reach well-reasoned decisions with minimal supervision, demonstrated ability to use own initiative and judgement in the interpretation of data/information.
  • Demonstrate attention to detail and accuracy in all tasks undertaken and display a creative and innovative approach to fact finding and problem solving.
  • Substantial experience in research and design/methodology/analysis and evaluation methods including the conducting of reviews, interviews, developments of questionnaires and associated benchmark activity.

As an inclusive employer, we encourage applications from all areas, and can provide support to applicants who have additional or different needs. We understand that diversity in our team is a strength and look to foster a culture of acceptance and understanding.

For further information relating to the role and tasks of this position, please refer to the attached role profile.


We offer generous entitlements and supportive policies to enable a better work-life balance, some of which are listed below:

  • Generous annual leave allowance
  • Flexible and hybrid working
  • Generous ‘family’ leave
  • Voluntary CPD Events for all staff to allow continuous development
  • Mentoring & Coaching Scheme
  • Paid Professional Subscriptions when relevant to role
  • Access to a range of occupational health facilities
  • Generous pension scheme
  • Employee assistance service (accessible 24/7)
  • Additional benefits for Westfield Health members
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Sports and Social Club


Applicants must meet the minimum requirement checkable history criteria, which must be taken into account for individuals applying to work with South Yorkshire Police in any capacity.  A minimum checkable history of 3 years / 5 years is required for this role and successfully undergoing recruitment vetting procedure is a pre-requisite of employment with South Yorkshire Police.

Appearance & Standards:

The Force is currently reviewing the Appearance and Standards Policy, with particular focus to Tattoos.  All visible tattoos will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis, pending consultation of the Policy review.  Until such time, please do not be discouraged from applying to the Force as any visible tattoos will be discussed on a case-by-case basis.  Any tattoo which could be deemed inappropriate, or cause offence will not be accepted.  If you have tattoos, you will need to make a declaration at the time of application.

South Yorkshire Police’s Key Values:

Please find attached information sheet on South Yorkshire Police’s Key Values. The force has a particular focus on three areas, Fairness, Integrity and Trust. Under each of these three headings there are key behaviours we expect all employees to adhere to.

Closing Date:

Thursday 13 October 2022 at 23:55

Closing dates are not normally extended, other than in exceptional circumstances and agreement is made between the Talent Acquisition Manager and the Line Manager for the role.

Contact point for applicants:

For an informal discussion about this role, please contact Graham Kemp (Joint Systems Team Manager) through   Please do not contact this email address for an application form.

Further Information:

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Diversity & Inclusion:

South Yorkshire Police welcomes applications from under-represented communities.  For further information on diversity and inclusion within South Yorkshire Police, please visit the diversity and inclusion page:

If you are from an underrepresented group and want to find out more about the support we can offer, please contact our dedicated team on

In addition, we will look to support anyone who requires Part Time/Job share working hours.

Apply for the role:

To apply for the role, please click the ‘Apply’ button.

Note to candidates:

Please note that, should you be successful at the interview stage, the relevant internal or external pre-employment checks are required.  These include vetting clearance or review, prior to being appointed to the new role and start date being agreed.

Internal Secondments:

To apply for this post as a secondment, you must have the support of your current Line Manager. This should be sent via email to the Hiring Line Manager.  Please ensure that the role title and the closing date are stated in the subject of your email.

Without support, your application will not be considered any further.


This opportunity is closed to applications.