Join us as a Configuration Manager (HEO level) with the Home Office (London, Full-time, Permanent)
About Capita At Capita, we support clients across a range of sectors, including local Government, central Government, education, transport, health, life and pensions, insurance and other private sector organisations. We support with expertise applied by the talent across our business in combination with technology, insight and analytics to keep our clients ahead of change, sharper than competitors and more efficient than ever – and we always need new talent to help us achieve our goals.
We are currently recruiting for interesting and exciting positions at the Home Office. The Home Office keeps the UK secure and prosperous; protects its citizens, residents and visitors and their property; and upholds rights, liberties and the rule of law. We lead on immigration and passports, drugs policy, crime and fire policy, counter-terrorism and work to ensure visible, responsive and accountable policing in the UK.
Why Join Home Office? This role is an exciting opportunity for a dynamic and innovative person to be at the forefront of change in one of the great Departments of State. We are delivering significant transformation in order to continue keeping our citizens safe and our country secure. New technology and the fast-evolving nature of the threats we face mean we must adapt, and adapt fast, and with the UK leaving the EU, the need for change is greater than ever.
About the Emergency Services Network The Home Office is leading a pan departmental, cross government programme to deliver the new Emergency Services Network (ESN) critical communications system. This will replace the current Airwave service used by the emergency services in Great Britain. Customers for the ESN include the police, fire and rescue, and ambulance services as well as a range of other users stretching from local authorities and utility services to first responders like inshore rescue. There are 300,000 frontline emergency service users who will depend on ESN, using handheld devices or operating equipment in 50,000 vehicles, 115 aircraft and 200 control rooms.
The Role of a Configuration Manager The role of the Configuration Management Specialist is to ensure all key information assets, products, documents, etc. for the project are identified, controlled, tracked, and securely stored.
Typical role responsibilities *Develop, implement and manage Configuration Management processes for the programme or project in line with Departmental standards. *Advise stakeholders on the Configuration Management procedures in place for the project or programme, ensuring they are understood. *Create a repository for items under configuration control, ensuring it is appropriate to manage; receipt, identification, storage, retention and accessibility of such items. Ensure that all changes to documents under configuration control are documented and controlled. Ensure data is appropriately protected in line with Departmental policy. *Carry out configuration verification, reviews and audits. Report on the status of items under configuration control for management…… click apply for full job details