Job Title: System Administrator
Salary range: £37,925 – £39,062
Grade: Assembly Grade 6
Directorate: Corporate Services Directorate
Business Area/Office: Finance Office
Accountable to: Head of Finance
The System Administrator post will play a pivotal role in supporting the Assembly Commission to maintain its integrated Finance, Payroll, Human Resources (HR) and Purchase Order/Procurement system. The post holder will be responsible for the day to day administration of the system and for contributing to the continued development and maintenance of the system, including managing system upgrades and implementation of new modules, features and process improvements.
The post holder will be responsible for developing the integrated solution to maintain data integrity, especially as it interacts with other internal applications and systems. This will be achieved by developing a sound understanding of the Assembly Commission’s current and future requirements and an in-depth working knowledge of the system’s capabilities.
The main duties and responsibilities of the post are:
System Administration and Maintenance
Applicants for the post must, by the closing date for applications, have:
a) Building and modifying workflows within the system(s), including testing and implementing changes;
b) Extracting and creating reports from the system(s), for the purpose of statutory and management reporting;
c) Acting as the first point of contact for user queries and raising issues with the system supplier(s) for action;
d) Training staff and other relevant stakeholders on the system(s).
Should shortlisting be required, the following shortlisting criteria will be applied:
The following Assembly Skills and Behaviours will be assessed during the selection process:
Building relationships and effective communication
…is creating and maintaining positive, professional and respectful internal and external working relationships through effective and appropriate communications.
Initiating improvement and delivering change
…is looking for and being open to new and innovative ideas and improvements to the service provided. It is being flexible and adapting positively and professionally to sustain performance when the situation changes, workloads increase or priorities change. It is about forming sound, evidence-based decisions and being accountable for results.
Delivering a quality service
…is about providing a high-quality and efficient service to our customers. It is thinking ahead, managing resources effectively and delivering work on time and to a high standard. It is also using professional or technical expertise to enhance service delivery.
Managing & Leading Self and Others
… is setting high standards for ourselves. It is about guiding, motivating and developing others to achieve high performance. It is about engaging others in delivering a corporate vision of excellence, expertise and innovation in support of the Assembly as a legislature.