Head of Policy

Birmingham, West Midlands
£57,261 - £62,463
06 Oct 2021
03 Nov 2021
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This is a politically restricted post


Do you have significant experience of working in a senior leadership role in a complex political environment?  Are you good at strategic leadership and delivery? Are you effective at partnership working with statutory, voluntary and community sectors?

This is an opportunity for an innovative, adaptable and dynamic individual with experience in the field of leading policy, research, and programme development. 

Responsible for delivery of the Commissioners Police and Crime Plan, you should have excellent experience of working in collaboration to influence and develop effective and innovative projects. You will be working across a range of multi-disciplinary organisations, working with local partners to develop and implement force-wide priorities and associated strategies.

You will provide inspirational and strategic leadership and direction to our Policy Team and be a champion of equality, diversity and inclusion, whilst developing positive relationships with the wider office. We are therefore seeking someone with previous experience of operating at senior leadership level in a complex organisation. 

You will have a demonstrable track record of organisational effectiveness, performance and continuous improvement.  As a skilled influencer, you will bring strong stakeholder engagement skills.  You will have experience in maximising funding sources and identifying funding opportunities, whilst managing large budgets.

The West Midlands is a vibrant and diverse part of the country. The Police and Crime Commissioner is committed to equality and diversity and welcomes applications from individuals of all backgrounds. Applicants must be able to demonstrate a good understanding of diversity and human rights, and a personal commitment to promoting diversity and racial equality.

For more information about the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner visit: https://www.westmidlands-pcc.gov.uk/.

For an informal confidential conversation about this post, please contact Alethea Fuller on wmpcc@west-midlands.pnn.police.uk

The closing date for applications is 12 noon, Wednesday 3rd November 2021. Interviews will take place on Wednesday 17th November 2021.

Please note we do not accept CV’s. To download an application form and information pack please visit: www.westmidlands-pcc.gov.uk/your-commissioner/working-for-the-police-and-crime-commissioner or telephone 0121 626 6060.

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