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Policy and Campaigns manager - National Rural Crime Network

Part time – 3 days a week.

1 year fixed term contract or secondment opportunity with potential to extend

Salary: £40-£45K per annum pro rata

The NRCN is a membership group made up of Police and Crime Commissioners from across the political spectrum, and organisations interested in rural community safety and affairs, such as Crime stoppers, Countryside Alliance, NFU, NFU Mutual and Historic England. It aims to influence national and local decisionsmakers about policy and practice in relation to rural crime, so the challenges and concerns of rural communities are better understood and supported accordingly by policing and crime services.  

The Role:

The NRCN is seeking an experienced and dynamic Policy and Campaigns manager to lead its work around tackling crime in rural communities.

The role will report directly to the current NRCN Chair who is Tim Passmore, Suffolk PCC.

The purpose of the role is to support the network in developing its new Business Plan 2022-24, and to then deliver on the ambitions set out in the plan including:

  • establishing and promoting clear policy positions to support the work of the network and keep rural communities safe
  • developing an evidence base to underpin activity of network
  • developing and delivering proactive campaigns in support of policy positions
  • working with key national stakeholders including governments departments, public, private and third sectors, to ensure that the work of the network is visible and understood, and that policy positions land effectively with government and partners.
  • Support the wider work of the network.

The NRCN Policy and campaign manager will be based within the APCC secretariat team, which provides the secretariat for the NRCN.


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To apply for the role, please send a CV and covering letter outlining how you meet the requirements of the job description to Peter Molloy at:

Deadline for applications is 5pm Monday 31st January.

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact:


Policy and Partnerships Manager - Hertfordshire OPCC

Salary: £42,783 - £52, 494 per annum (+ £5K market rate supplement & Local Govt Pension)

Location: Harpenden, Hertfordshire (Flexible working with up to 3 days a week at home).

This is an exciting opportunity to be at the cutting edge of policy development working at the PCC’s Office in Hertfordshire. As a member of the Senior Management Team, you will be responsible for managing a busy policy team and will work directly to the Assistant Chief Executive and PCC to provide expert advice and briefings on a range of crime, policing and partnership related matters to deliver the five-year Police and Crime Plan commitments.

You will be responsible for engaging with a wide range of partners across the public, private and charitable sector, building partnerships and problem solving to help bring about positive change in support of delivering improvements across a range of policy and project areas.

To view the job description and apply for the role please visit the Hertfordshire OPCC website

For an informal conversation about the role prior to applying, please call: 01707 806154.

Closing date: 28 January 2022 at 12noon

Interviews will be held on Monday 7 February 2022.

Strategic Crime and Insight Analyst - Hertfordshire OPCC

Salary: £42,783 - £52,494 + generous Local Government Pension Scheme

Position Type: Full Time (37 hours), Permanent

Location: Harpenden, Hertforshire (Flexible working with up to 3 days a week at home)

New Year – new role! This is an exciting opportunity to have a pivotal role in driving forward an evidence-based approach to policing in Hertfordshire. In this newly created Strategic Crime and Insight Analyst role, the successful candidate will use their expertise in collaboration with partners to drive forward a programme of work that brings insight to crime patterns and trends in support of Hertfordshire’s Prevention First approach.

The post holder will support the Police and Crime Commissioner in his scrutiny and assurance role by preparing key sets of data and analytical products for the Criminal Justice Board and independent scrutiny panels including Use of Force and Stop and Search.

To view the job description & apply for the role please visit the Hertfordshire OPCC website 

Closing date: Friday 21 January 2022

Interviews will be held on: Friday 4 February 2022

West Midlands OPCC - Governance Assistant

Contract: Full time. Fixed term, ending 31 July 2022

Salary: £22,599 - £26,016 (depending on experience)

Location: Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner, Birmingham, West Midlands (with home working)

The Office of the West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner is looking for a Governance Assistant to add capacity to its busy Business Support Team. The candidate will be responsible for a variety of activities, including corporate governance activities, organisation and facilitation of meetings and events, including minute taking and record keeping. 

Closing date: Friday 28 January 2022 (at 12 noon)

More information, and how to apply, can be found via the West Midlands OPCC Website

West Midlands OPCC - VRU Programme Manager

Salary: £42,783 - £47,058 (subject to job evaluation)

Contract: Full time, permanent

Location: Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner, West Midlands

The Violence Reduction Unit is an alliance of organisations working together to reduce violence within the West Midlands and is seeking a Programme Manager to join the multi-agency team, which is hosted by the Police and Crime Commissioner. 

This is an exciting opportunity for someone passionate about preventing violence and supporting young people in the region to thrive.  

You should have extensive experience in supporting business transformation or change projects – ideally in multi-agency partnerships involving the statutory or voluntary sector – and be able to demonstrate your ability to work with projects leads with varying experience in order to help them to track progress, identify risk and opportunities.

The VRU activity involves grants held by a wide range of partner organisations, so alongside managing grants and reporting held within the VRU itself, you’ll also be advising and supporting partners in the establishment of parallel programmes of activity. You are likely to be involved in nurturing the early set up and handover of new projects and interventions, and in securing funding for programmes that others will deliver.

You will be directly responsible to the VRU Director. 

Closing date: Friday 4 February 2022 (at 12 noon)

More information, including how to apply, can be found via the West Midlands OPCC website. 

Dorset OPCC - Commissioning Manager

Salary: £37,281 - £41,718 

Contract: Permanent

Location: Dorset OPCC, Police Headquarters, Dorset

The Dorset OPCC is seeking a Commissioning Manager to:

  • Provide strategic commissioning advice to the Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) and Senior Management Team (SMT), contributing to the over-arching commissioning strategy.
  • Develop commissioning processes that deliver the PCC’s plans, priorities and strategies to meet community needs and achieve planned policing, community safety and criminal justice outcomes for the people and communities of Dorset.  
  • Establish and maintain effective relationships with key stakeholders across the county to form the community safety ‘commissioning community’ for the Dorset PCC. To manage and develop the Safer Dorset Foundation charity.
  • Manage the commissioning of appropriate services, to ensure formal procurement processes are in place to purchase services, award contracts, allocate resources and grants and decommission services. 
  • Oversee the administering of the PCC’s commissioning budgets effectively in accordance with the agreed Police and Crime Plan and the direction set by the Senior Management Team. To manage financial grants received from various sources and independently ensure compliance with the grant terms of award.
  • Be responsible for the exercise of strong governance within the commissioning process, ensuring that decisions are auditable, ethical and consistent in their delivery.

Closing date: 3 February 2022

More information, including how to apply, can be found via the Dorset OPCC website. 

Dorset OPCC - Support Officer

Salary: £21,135 - £23,406 

Contract: Permanent

Location: Dorset OPCC, Police Headquarters, Dorset

The role provides information, advice and support to members of the OPCC in relation to governance matters and adherence to relevant legislation. The post holder will be responsible for the management of a number of OPCC meetings, and carry out day-to-day office management tasks, and contribute to the assessment, triage and response to incoming correspondence.

The post holder will be responsible for the timely publication and review of information on the OPCC website required under relevant legislation and guidance.

Duties will also include managing the designated Principal’s diary commitments to ensure that the daily schedule of work is planned and co-ordinated effectively. 

Closing date: 27 January 2022

More information, including how to apply, can be found via the Dorset OPCC website. 

Chief Finance Office - Suffolk Police and Crime Commissioner

Salary: Circa £81K per annum pro rata (£48,711 for 22.5 hours per week)

Applications are sought for this part time vacancy in the Office of the Suffolk Police and Crime Commissioner, based at Police Headquarters, Martlesham Heath.

The Chief Finance officer is a statutory role which oversees the management of the financial and assurance arrangements to support the responsibilities of the Police and Crime Commissioner as well as being their key financial adviser. 

Applicants must be qualified accountants with a CCAB professional body.

For an informal discussion about the role, you may contact the Chief Executive Christopher Jackson on 01473 782770 or email

Completed applications should be submitted electronically to

Closing date: 4pm on Monday 14 February 2022.

Full details on the role are in the application pack which can be found on Suffolk OPCC website