ITS Band 5 Developer




IT & Digital


£24,907 to £30,615 Per Annum



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MPA Recruitment are working in partnership with their public sector client to recruit an ITS Band 5 Developer for a full-time, temporary position in the Belfast area.

Duties and responsibilities:

Service Delivery

  • Assisting on the analysis of user requirements and the design, implementation, development, documentation and support of complex ICT solutions;
  • Use of and compliance with all IT project management processes as defined by ITS;
  • Participating in and undertaking appropriate tasks within ICT Programmes of work, reporting on progress as required;
  • Participating in the budgetary planning and monitoring processes for Systems and Services;
  • Participating in the approval processes for ICT expenditure, including input to business case development, Gateway Reviews and project evaluations;
  • Participating in the procurement, negotiation, establishment, monitoring and review of support contracts and service level agreements for ICT Solutions and services; and
  • Assisting in the approval, selection and procurement of hardware, software and services, achieving best value for money and compliance with relevant standards.

Quality & IT Service Management Best Practice

  • Participate fully in quality initiatives particularly those involving ITS and specifically the application of ISO 20000.
  • Use and compliance with the ITS ISO 20000 Approved service management processes for all elements of service management.
  • Ensure ICT Services operational documentation for which they are responsible for is kept up to date.

Financial and Resource Management

  • Assist the Service Manager with the planning of delegated budgets, deployment of financial resources and personnel in a timely manner to meet planned milestones and timetables.
  • Support the approval processes for ICT expenditure, including input to business case development, gateway reviews and project evaluations.
  • Support the monitoring and review of support contracts and service level agreements for ICT solutions and services.

Collaborative Working

  • Communicate with colleagues, customers suppliers/vendors as required, ensuring good relationships are maintained at all times.

Development and Innovation

  • Engage in personal and professional development to maintain a high level of relevant knowledge and skills.
  • Development of knowledge of the relevant business areas associated with the ICT service or Project.
  • Maximise the use of ICT Services ensuring best value for money and most efficient use of resources.

Essential Criteria:

  • A university degree in a computer science or Informatics related discipline or an equivalent recognised professional qualification

PLUS 1 years relevant experience*


An HND in a computer science related discipline PLUS have 2 years recent relevant experience*


Have 4 years relevant experience*


Have successfully completed a 2-year Level 3 ICT Apprenticeship within the past 5 years PLUS have 3 years recent relevant experience*. Achievement of this qualification must have been assessed by verification through the appropriate awarding body. Participants must have completed a competence based ICT/IT qualification at Level 3, a knowledge based ICT/IT qualification at Level 3 and the mandatory essential skills. (Application of Number - Level 2 Communication - Level 2 ICT – Level 2)

*Relevant experience is defined as providing or supporting information and communications technology systems in a business environment. A business environment in this context includes ICT areas such as software development & support; web design and development; communications and network support; and technical support services for infrastructure


£24,907 – £30,615

Full job description can be received upon registration.

I am keen to have an initial discussion with anyone who feels this could potentially be of interest. Please contact Fiona O’Kane at MPA Recruitment on +44 (0)28 952 111 11 or send an up to date CV via the link provided to speak further about this opportunity.