IT Service Desk Support Analyst (FTC 6 months)

Location: Lincoln |
Salary: £19,000-£20,200 per annum based on full time 40 hours per week. |
Posted: 5 Jan 2021 |
Closes: 19 Jan 2021 |
Job Type: Permanent & Full-time |
Region / Division: UK & Ireland |
Reference: G20/126

Job Introduction:

In 2012 G4S and Lincolnshire Police formed a Strategic Partnership and we are now currently looking for an individual who is interested in joining us as an IT Service Desk Support Analyst (FTC 6 months).

This is a full time position for 40 hours per week. The post is based at Lincolnshire Police Headquarters, Nettleham. The benefits of working from this location include; free car parking and 24 hours use of a free gym.

The successful IT Service Desk Support Analyst will be responsible for providing operational and technical support to G4S and its clients. 

IT Service Support Analysts will provide technical support and advice to all users of IT services to ensure that operational issues and queries are diagnosed and resolved as quickly as possible. Support and advice will include the provision of first and some second line support facility for all users in terms of incidents, service requests, changes, developments, location maintenance and system administration.

To specify, recommend, provide, configure and implement many varied items of IT equipment and supporting software in accordance with corporate and service area requirements, IT standards and the IT Security Policy.

Please note that that role requires Management Vetting, due to the nature of security checks undertaken, applicants must have 5 years continuous residency in the UK up to the date of the application.

Please be aware the contract between G4S Policing Services and Lincolnshire Police ceases on 31 March 2022. Where there is a requirement for services to continue beyond this date, roles may be TUPE transferred to the new employer responsible for delivering the services from 1 April 2022 onwards, but at this stage we are working through with Lincolnshire Police what the new provision of services will look like and we would then discuss any impacts with staff once we have this information.


Role Responsibility:

  • Provision of a first and second line support facility for all users in terms of incidents, service requests, changes, developments, location maintenance and system administration.
  • Maintain performance and availability to agreed Service Levels.
  • Ensure the timely resolution of incidents and problems as prioritised in Service Level Agreements.
  • Co-ordinate workflow to ensure service delivery and deadlines are met in line with the contract and to ensure excellence in performance is met.
  • Ensure Support documentation is current and up to date.
  • Ensure users are kept informed of progress at key stages within their request.
  • Ensure that systems remain supportable, expandable, fit for purpose, and capable of delivering ongoing business value and benefit.
  • To formulate statistics from help desk system to provide management information on calls logged, closure of calls, 3rd party maintenance, Service Level Agreements (SLA’s), performance and downtime and any other category specified.
  • Plan, manage and maintain all IT assets to ensure the accuracy and consistency of the CMDB.
  • Provide assistance and technical knowledge to aid the implementation of projects.
  • Keep abreast of new developments, undertake relevant product training and certification in specialism and share the knowledge with other staff.


The Ideal Candidate:

Key Competencies

  • Understanding the Organisational Environment - The capacity to understand the organisation and the environment in which it operates.
  • Understanding the Organisation’s Goals and Objectives - The capacity to understand and contribute to the delivery of the organisation’s goals and objectives.
  • Dealing with Changing Circumstances - The capacity to respond positively and enthusiastically to change.
  • Delivering Objectives - The capacity to deliver objectives.
  • Delivering Great Customer Service - The capacity to deliver great customer service at all times.
  • Acting Professionally - The capacity to act professionally at all times.
  • Dealing with Complexity - The capacity to deal with a wide range of different activities and situations.
  • Sharing and Co-Operating - The capacity to help and support.
  • Supporting and Working with Others - The capacity to assist people in achieving objectives.

Essential Skills & Knowledge

  • Knowledge of Windows desktop operating systems (Win7/Win10)
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office products (Word/Excel/PowerPoint/Access etc.)
  • Knowledge of Mobile technologies and applications
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Active Directory
  • Knowledge of IT Infrastructure and PC Interface problems
  • Installation of software packages via a variety of tools e.g. LANDesk / Active Directory, Active Directory Security and Distribution Groups, Organisation Units and Group Policy
  • Hold a full driving licence as travel to other locations will be required

Desirable Skills & Knowledge

  • Experience of O365
  • Has a working knowledge of ITIL
  • Has a working knowledge of applications and products from a Policing environment


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