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Suffolk PCC opens Chief Constable recruitment

Permanent | £142,689 plus allowances

The Police & Crime Commissioner for Suffolk is seeking to appoint a new Chief Constable and applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced senior police officers for this demanding position.

Suffolk continues to be one of the safest places in which to live, work, travel and invest – and is served by a Constabulary dedicated to doing the best for the public.  The person sought by the Police and Crime Commissioner will need to embrace his vision to build on this strong base and further improve the efficiency and effectiveness of Suffolk Constabulary.

The successful candidate will need to:

  • Deliver outcomes in line with the PCC’s Police & Crime Plan;
  • Create a safer Suffolk by protecting people from crime and harm;
  • Lead the Constabulary in its strategic management and development to ensure enhanced productivity, value for money and continuous improvement against a background of reducing resources;
  • Be a strong effective leader of the Constabulary, communicating a consistent, forward-looking and inspiring vision to all;
  • Undertake a leading role in promoting strategies that ensure a customer-focussed service and high levels of public confidence;
  • Consolidate and further progress the extensive collaboration undertaken by the Constabulary;
  • Work with partners to progress the delivery of the police and crime objectives and enhance the delivery of community safety outcomes.

The appointment will be offered for a fixed term of five years.  The salary is £142,689 (ie spot rate) plus the allowances applicable to this level of seniority, including removal/relocation expenses.  The appointment will be subject to vetting and medical clearances and to the provisions of the relevant Police Acts, Regulations and Determinations.

The Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner is proud to be committed to equal opportunities and welcomes applications for this post from all sections of the community.

Closing date for applications         10 December 2018

Date for shortlisting                        19 December 2018

Familiarisation Day                         2 January 2019

Date for final interviews              7 + 8 January 2019

[The appointment is also subject to a Confirmation Hearing by the Police & Crime Panel.]

Further information and application packs may be downloaded from the PCC’s website and can also be obtained by contacting Anna Parkinson on 01473 782771, e-mail

The Police ICT Company supporting the National Enabling Programme - secondment opportunities working on a National Programme

Four Solutions Architects and one Security Architect required for up to 15 month secondment opportunities. (Based within your Region with occasional travel to London and other forces as required)

The overall purpose of the role is to assist forces and agencies to implement the NEP Blueprint Designs

  • To become the NEP intelligent client to support NEP through their engagement and delivery.
  • Provide technical expertise in the delivery of the NEP Blueprint designs and its component elements.
  • Support NEP in the delivery of NEP objectives including the building of remediation plans relevant to forces implementation of the NEP Blueprint design
  • To provide technical expertise to NEP core team as required specifically in relation to delivery of Blueprint design changes
  • To support and provide expert knowledge to forces engaged in the implementation and configuration including remediation of any activities to meet the NEP Blueprint
  • To provide expert knowledge briefing as required to NEP stakeholders
  • To provide expert knowledge to NPIRMT as required during the implementation of NEP

Secondment terms and conditions to be negotiated.

The Police ICT Company and National Enabling Programme are committed to equal opportunities and welcomes applications for these roles from all sections of the community.

Closing date for applications         30 November 2018

Interviews                                   Week commencing 10 December 2018

Further information and an Expression of Interest application form may be downloaded from The Police ICT Company’s Knowledge Hub. If you are not already registered on the Knowledge Hub, please make sure that you use your pnn email address to register Once registered, you should find details of the adverts by clicking on the Job Board tab on the Homepage. If you are unable to register or cannot access the Knowledge Hub, pleased email Heidi Koyun,  

Contact Owen White, Chief of Staff, NPCC Enabling Programmes & National Police Technology Council, for further details relating to these roles. Email:  Mobile: 07525227346 

Please send your completed Expression of Interest application form to Heidi Koyun, HR Manager, The Police ICT Company. Email:  Mobile: 07342089377 

Cheshire PCC opens Chief Constable recruitment

Fixed Term Agreement for an initial term of four years on an annual salary of £149,142

Cheshire Police and Crime Commissioner, David Keane: "As Chief Constable, you will have the opportunity to work with what I believe is the best police workforce in the country. You will be a high performing Chief Officer and will need to share my values of integrity and transparency in delivering policing and community safety.

I am looking for a Chief Constable who can ensure the successful delivery of my Police and Crime Plan, and in particular has:

  • A commitment to serving the public and building trust and confidence of communities across Cheshire.
  • An ability to deliver the highest quality policing services for residents.
  • An ability to embed a supportive, compassionate and nurturing culture which promotes innovation and personal and professional development.
  • An ability to operate effectively in an environment of diminishing resources and increasingly complex
  • challenges.
  • An ability to work collaboratively with myself, fellow officers and partners and stakeholders across the
  • county and beyond."

The closing date is 12 December 2018, shortlisting will be completed by 21 December 2018, and the selection process will take place on 17 & 18 January 2019.

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

The Cheshire PCC is committed to equal opportunities and welcomes applications for this post from all sections of the community.

The full application pack and supporting information is available at or contact Chief of Staff, Peter Astley MBE, for an informal discussion on 01606 364000.

Avon and Somerset PCC opens recruitment for a Contacts/Conduct Policy Officer

Contacts and Conduct Policy Officer

£36,936 – £40,926.00 depending on experience

For any elected leader the most important role is between them and local people. Police and Crime Commissioner Sue Mountstevens is entrusted to deal with people’s lives and their personal circumstances and the Contacts and Conduct Policy Officer is at the frontline of this hugely rewarding work.  We’re looking for an enthusiastic and self-motivated individual to deliver help and support to individuals and communities, dealing with all public contacts and providing a proactive and responsive service to complaints and to help bring improvements in policing. Casework is one of the most important roles Sue Mountstevens can play for local people and you can go home knowing you’ve made a real difference. 

The role offers an opportunity to be involved in public service and improve outcomes for local communities. We’re looking for someone with a background in customer service, complaints, quality of service and policy work, who is able to work in a high profile and fast paced environment.

Closing date is 9th January 2019.

Selection Day will be held on 23 January 2019.

For further information about the role and application pack documents, please visit or contact the Office of the Police & Crime Commissioner on 01278 646549.