PS/599/BCH - SM1/MB4/A7 - Enterprise Architect Manager - ICT Service Design

Police Staff
ICT Department
Bedfordshire Police Force
Headquarters, Kempston, Beds , Headquarters, WGC, Herts , Headquarters, Huntingdon, Cambs
Service Design ICT Service Design, Enterprise Architecture
(B) SM1 (C) MB4 (H) A7
(B) £56,652 - £61,845 (C) £56,772 - £61,989 (H) £51,954 - £66,804 + 18.02% Market Rate Supplement (MRS)
Full Time
Please note that this vacancy has now closed and is available to redeployees only; it will not be checked on a regular basis by the recruitment team. It is therefore essential that if you apply for this role, you e-mail to notify us that you have submitted an application. We will then process it for shortlisting. If you do not notify us by e-mail that you have submitted an application, it will not be picked up. Please also ensure that you notify your allocated Change Advisor of any redeployee applications that you have submitted.

Redeployees who apply will be given priority over any other internal applicants for permanent roles up until the point that an offer has been accepted either verbally or in writing.

If a role is not filled by an internal candidate and is advertised externally, redeployees will continue to get priority over external applicants until a successful candidate has received a final offer of employment.


Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire Forces are looking for an Enterprise Architect to change the way Policing is delivered across three counties and the wider Eastern Region. You will be playing a pivotal role in informing ICT Technical Strategy, and leading a team to design and deliver key programmes with innovative solutions and architecture to fulfil enthusiastic business ambitions to improve service to the public.

You’ll act as design authority across all ICT strategic workstreams, liaising with and guiding other senior technical specialists in order to drive alignment to overall strategic direction and ensure integrity of solutions from functional, service and compliance perspective. You’ll have excellent negotiating and influencing skills, sharing expertise, decisions, and complex technical principles to a broad range of senior stakeholders.

In turn we’ll offer you a competitive salary, flexible working location across three counties, and a technical environment which is unparalleled in terms of its scope and interest.

Internal applicants within Bedfordshire Police, Cambridgeshire Constabulary or Hertfordshire Constabulary (BCH), should upload their CV or a completed ‘Staff internal role summary’ form (if you do not have a current CV), which can be found in the vacancy documents below. We strongly recommend that where possible, a CV is provided to ensure that your full experience and employment history is demonstrated. Please note you will be required to provide a statement no more than 500 words against the minimum entry requirements as stipulated in the role profile.

External applicants should ensure that their current CV is uploaded and provide a statement no more than 500 words against the minimum entry requirements as stipulated in the role profile. To ensure the recruitment process is fair and equal, please do not include personal details on your CV other than your name.

If you are successful at shortlisting, you will be required to provide evidence against the competency and values framework (CVF) and entry requirements as stipulated in the role profile.

All applications must be made through our online recruitment portal by clicking the ‘Apply’ button below.

All internal applicants must have successfully completed their probationary period in order to apply for this role.

This force is a Disability Confident employer. Should you require any reasonable adjustments for your application process, please contact the HR Service Centre on 01438 75(7777) or the manager contact for this role directly. We also offer the guaranteed interview scheme; this means that all candidates with a disability covered by the Equality Act 2010, who meet the minimum entry requirements for the role, will be invited to attend an interview.

This vacancy is live to those at risk of redundancy throughout the recruitment process. Any redeployee that wishes to apply should apply through the redeployment portal and provide a statement no more than 500 words against the minimum entry requirements as stipulated in the role profile. Redeployees will take priority over other applicants at any point during the recruitment process up until a start date is agreed. Redeployees should notify the HR Service Centre at and their HR advisor of their application. All applicants will be notified if this occurs.
5 October 2020