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Assistant Chief Constable - Essex Police

Essex Police, Chelmsford Headquarters

Starting salary £100,509 rising to £113,475 (Plus car/allowance)

Closing date for applications: midday on Friday 12th April 2019.

Essex is a remarkable and diverse county with a committed, motivated and innovative workforce.  As a force we pride ourselves on being dedicated to delivering exceptional policing outcomes for victims, making the county safer and working with partners and the wider community across Essex.

We are looking for a dynamic and collaborative leader, with an exceptional operational background, outstanding leadership qualities and a passion for people. 

The successful candidate will be key to delivering outstanding performance and playing a pivotal role in developing and implementing strategies that will support victims, reduce violence, enhance visibility and protect the most vulnerable within our society.

You will demonstrate a true commitment to developing a diverse, empowered and enthusiastic workforce which meets the needs of policing both now and in the future, while ensuring a strong public service ethic and an absolute commitment to fairness, integrity, diligence and impartiality.

You will also be able to demonstrate:

  • The ability to innovate and lead transformation to deliver improvements in service to the public across the diverse communities of Essex;
  • Sound and all round operational credibility with evidence of leading the delivery of an exceptional policing service making sound decisions in a complex and challenging setting;
  • Substantial evidence of the ability to strategically manage performance across a diverse range of policing activity;
  • A true commitment and passion to develop, support and lead the workforce, supporting and enhancing diversity and inclusion;
  • Confidence in building strong collaborative networks with key partners at a strategic level.

Please note that candidates must have completed and passed the Senior Police National Assessment Centre and successfully completed the Strategic Command Course.  To apply for this candidates must also complete the necessary vetting and security checks required to attain the rank of Assistant Chief Constable before appointment.  

There will be a briefing event for interested candidates on Monday 1st April 2019 between 11.30am and 12.30pm.

The closing date for applications to be returned is midday on Friday 12th April 2019.

For an application pack and to register to attend the briefing event, please contact Richard Leicester, Director of Human Resources for Kent and Essex Police on 07779 799738 or email

Chief Constable for Gwent Police

Chief Constable - Gwent Police

Salary: £142,689, relocation package and car scheme

Contract Type: 5 year fixed term appointment

Closing date for applications: 22nd May 2019

The Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent is looking for an enthusiastic, energetic and talented individual to lead Gwent Police as Chief Constable.

Gwent presents an exciting opportunity to deliver community focussed policing in a diverse area of South East Wales. Working closely with the Commissioner you will deliver his vision contained within the Police and Crime Plan.

You will have broad policing experience and a track record of working with others as well as a commitment to delivering a dynamic service in Wales. The ability to forge relationships and work in collaboration with partners to build public confidence is essential.

You will need to display an understanding of Welsh devolution and the implications this has for policing.

If you have the skills, professionalism and enthusiasm to deliver this vision the Commissioner would like to hear from you.

The closing date is 22nd May 2019. Short-listed candidates will have the opportunity to attend a familiarisation day, please inform us if you would be interested in attending. The interview process will take place on 27th June 2019.

The appointment will be subject to a Confirmation Hearing in front of the Gwent Police and Crime Panel. Applicants will be required to meet the minimum eligibility criteria as outlined within the College of Police Guidance for Appointing Chief Officers.

An application pack can be requested from Sian Curley, Chief Executive on 01633 643077 or

Salary £142,689, relocation package and car scheme.
5 year fixed term appointment.

West Yorkshire Police Chief Constable Recruitment

Chief Constable – West Yorkshire Police

Salary: £181,560 p.a

Closing date for applications: 11:59pm on Sunday 9 June 2019

Mark Burns-Williamson, West Yorkshire's Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) is looking to recruit next Chief Constable of West Yorkshire Police following the retirement of former Chief Dee Collins.

The PCC is seeking a dynamic, forward thinking, chief police officer who can work with him and key partners in a constructive and positive way to deliver policing and partnership working, in alignment with his West Yorkshire Police and Crime Plan.

West Yorkshire is home to the fourth largest and one of the busiest police forces in England and Wales with a budget of around £550m and is rich in diversity, of people, landscape, economy and culture. There is beauty and diversity in the county and some areas which present great challenges, but also real opportunities to make a positive difference to policing and overall community safety.

There are some interesting, unique and exciting plans going forward, so this vacancy is a fantastic opportunity for someone looking to serve as Chief Constable in a large metropolitan area, who wants to work with Mark and colleagues to further progress the Force.

Candidates should bring, in equal measure, proven operational delivery, along with strong leadership ability, that will build on the culture of fairness and openness to ensure representation of the communities we serve.

For more information including how to apply visit or contact the office on 01924 294000.

Strategic Planning & Performance Officer, Avon and Somerset OPCC

Avon & Somerset’s Police & Crime Commissioner (PCC) invites applications for the post of Strategic Planning & Performance Officer.

Our team is passionate, motivated and proud to serve local people in holding Avon and Somerset Police to account. As Strategic Planning and Performance Officer you will be responsible for developing and directing the strategy – the Police and Crime Plan. Managing performance across the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner, scrutinising police performance and that of commissioned services, on behalf of the Police and Crime Commissioner Sue Mountstevens, ensuring we remain alert to issues and threats within the policing and criminal justice landscape.

We’re looking for someone with excellent analytical skills and a track record of providing strategic advice to support complex decisions. You will be an excellent collaborator but one who is also prepared to provide challenge. You will develop relationships with Avon and Somerset Police and partner organisations to ensure strategies and performance are aligned. You will champion a culture that is open empowers innovation and on-going service development and performance improvement.

The PCC website has further information about the role and application pack documents

To download an application pack please visit  or contact the Office of the Police & Crime Commissioner on 01278 646188.

Closing date for applications is 12 noon 13 June 2019.