Senior Support Analyst


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Contract Type:
Permanent/Full Time
Contract Details:
Working Hours:
35 Hours per week
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Business Area / Division:
Resources - IT
Business Unit:
United Kingdom

Focus of the Role

Institute Resources supports and help pave the way for the Institute to deliver its mission.  We are comprised of Legal & Risk, Finance, IT, Ops & Security and the People Team.

We are looking for a Senior Support Analyst to join our growing team to provide second line support on our busy service desk, reporting into our Service Desk Manager.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide responsive 2nd level technical support to the organisation’s end users and enable users to undertake their roles and responsibilities in a secure and professional environment.
  • Ensure end users have the technology to enable them to undertake their roles and responsibilities
  • Providing support and guidance to the support desk analysts when complex issues are escalated
  • Deputising for the Service Desk Manager in day to day management of the service desk from time to time
  • Ensure all end user IT assets are captured at source and maintained
  • Configuration and maintenance of end user equipment including laptops and mobile devices
  • Maintains the end user asset management (laptops, mobile devices etc.) across the organisation
  • Ensures technical incidents, faults and requests are monitored and managed through the IT service desk
  • Accountability for the management of the end user asset base to ensure assets are not lost or compromised and therefore at risk of data leakage
  • Working with the Systems and Support Engineer in maintenance of security compliance across the end user environment (laptop, mobile devices) including multi factor authentication, access to data, anti-virus protection, threat detection and loss of service.)
  • Desire to increase the IT service level of the department and support the creation of a unified and efficient IT service support process, providing insight into the type of support required, incident management and training requirements of end users.
  • Assist in the creation of efficient processes and procedures to manage our technology assets, leavers and the onboarding of new staff

Person Specification

Possess the relevant technology knowledge and experience (breadth and depth) across the end user technical environment.

  • Knowledge & experience of working with:
    • Window 10
    • Mac OS
    • Microsoft 365
    • Azure cloud
    • Intune or other MDM and mobile devices
    • Active Directory
    • File Servers
    • Security tools
    • Ticket management
    • Desirable SharePoint and Dynamics CRM
    • Desirable: Hybrid Cloud
  • Demonstrate the ability to prioritise against tight deadlines
  • An effective communicator who shares knowledge and experience
  • Proactive management of tasks and works under own initiative
  • Stakeholder engagement and influencing skills
  • Work collaboratively with colleagues and perform other duties as reasonably required to achieve the goals of your team and the Institute.

About The Institute

The Tony Blair Institute (TBI) is a mission-driven not for profit organisation. We exist to equip political leaders and governments to build open, inclusive and prosperous societies. We work hard, every day, to make a difference. When governments work well they are able to create economic and social change in a way that promotes fairness, social justice and opportunity. We work relentlessly to support leader and governments with the challenges they face. Giving them practical solutions and actionable insights, that once implemented, can be transformative for their people  

We do this within two connected divisions: 

 Government Advisory 

Our Government Advisory teams work directly with political leaders and governments around the world to implement reforms that improve the lives of their citizens. It works with a variety of partners and its outputs cover a range of disciplines and projects across countries in Africa, the Middle East, Eastern Europe and South Asia.

 Policy Futures 

Our Policy Futures work encompasses three broad areas: 

  • Renewing the Centre: developing a bold and innovative domestic policy programme to help renew the centre ground of British politics; 
  • Tech and Public Policy: exploring the policy challenges and opportunities presented by the technological revolution; and 
  • Extremism Policy Unit: creating solutions designed to tackle the threat of extremist ideologies in the UK and around the world. 

As an organisation, the core beliefs we all embrace are: 

  • Open and Progressive: you’ll believe in the value of teamwork 
  • Bold and Pragmatic: you’ll approach everything you do with integrity and authenticity 
  • Optimistic Changemaker: you’ll be focused on results 

TBI believes embracing diversity and inclusion make us a better place to work.  It’s our goal to reflect everyone in society and we actively welcome applications from individuals and groups who are under-represented in the workplace. We celebrate difference be it ethnicity, religion, age, gender or gender identity, sexual orientation or disability. We will only ever assess you on your abilities and fit for a role. We’re happy to discuss any adjustments you need to ensure a level playing field during recruitment and, if you\'re successful, discuss any adjustments you might need to thrive in your role.