Media Job: Intranet officer, Police Scotland

CLOSING DATE: March 13, 2017

Clyde Gateway, Dalmarnock

Band E: £24,690 – £29,115

Ref no: R117/16

POLICE Scotland is the national organisation for policing with a purpose to improve the safety and wellbeing of people, places and communities in Scotland.

The service is the second largest in the UK and covers over 28,000 square miles with a workforce of 23,000 officers and staff.

Effective communication is essential to the organisation and we are currently seeking an experienced and enthusiastic intranet officer to join our busy Internal Communications team.

You will be responsible for developing the intranet as an effective communication and collaboration tool, ensuring that content, structure, functionality and design are in line with our internal communication strategy and wider policing priorities.

Reporting to our intranet manager, you will work closely with the internal communications and IT web development teams develop the intranet’s functionality and design to ensure it continues to meet the needs of the service.

You will be educated to HND or degree level in a relevant discipline or where no formal qualifications exist you will have experience in a similar role in a large scale organisation.

An excellent working knowledge of SharePoint is essential and you must have experience in and be able to use all ‘out of the box’ products as you will take responsibility for working with Police Scotland divisions and departments to identify and develop opportunities to implement aspects of intranet functionality that streamline day-to-day business processes.

You will also develop and deliver corporate channels for specific business areas in conjunction with the intranet manager.

You will have experience of producing content for intranets or websites and a proven track record of providing advice and guidance to get the very best out of these sites.

In addition to SharePoint, you should also be able to use photo-editing software and demonstrate strong business analytical skills and the capacity to understand complex intranet requirements.

This is a full-time, permanent post and requires Standard Recruitment Vetting.

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

* Problem solving

* Effective communication

* Job knowledge

* Service delivery

* Team working

* Personal effectiveness

Please refer to the relevant competencies when completing your application form.

We offer a competitive benefits package that includes:

* Competitive salary and guaranteed allowances

* Annual salary increments

* Local Government Pension Scheme

* 24 days annual leave and eight public holidays on appointment

* Wide range of family-friendly policies

* Employee Assistance Programme

* Access to range of staff associations

* Scottish Police Recreation Association

* Scottish Police Credit Union

* Cycle 2 Work Scheme

* Childcare vouchers

Please be aware that the interim SPA pay and grading structure may be subject to future change.

Individuals working, or applying for, a flexible working arrangement who wish to apply for this post will have their flexible working arrangement considered in line with current policy, as well as both personal and organisational needs.

The Scottish Police Authority and Police Scotland are committed to promoting a diverse workforce and to achieving and promoting an organisational culture where staff and officers are treated with dignity, fairness and respect. To assist us to monitor the effectiveness of our equality and diversity practices, we would encourage you to complete and submit the Equality and Diversity monitoring form, which will be separated from your application form prior to the selection process. The information you provide will be treated as sensitive data under the Data Protection Act 1998.

Applicants must be a British citizen, a member of the EU or other states in the EEA, a Commonwealth citizen or a foreign national free of restrictions. You should also have been resident in the UK for a minimum of three years immediately prior to application.

No CVs – full application forms must be completed.

For an application pack visit, or

e-mail or call 01355 566350.

Please quote reference number R117/16.

Closing date: Monday 13 March 2017 by 4.30pm

Interview date: To be advised

Our purpose: To improve the safety and well being of people, places and communities in Scotland.

Our focus: Keeping people safe.