Head of Delivery

Birmingham, West Midlands
Grade: 11 £57,261 - £62,463 (Subject to Job Evaluation)
14 Jan 2022
11 Feb 2022
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R0126 Head of Delivery

Grade: 11 £57,261 - £62,463 (Subject to Job Evaluation)

Directly responsible to: VRU Director

Directly responsible for: Range of senior managers across the VRU including but not

restricted to - Education Delivery Manager, Locality Manager, Sports & Positive Activities

Impact Manager, Education Strategic Manager, VRU Exploitation Team, Safeguarding lead,

VRU Communications functions


Full time permanent

Location: Office of the Police and Crime Commissioners in West Midlands

Closing Date: 12 noon Wednesday 16th February 2022, interviews to take place virtually Tuesday 1st March 2022.

This is a politically restricted post

The Violence Reduction Unit is an alliance of organisations working together to reduce violence within the West Midlands. We are seeking a Head of Delivery to join the multi-agency team which is hosted by the Police and Crime Commissioner. You will be leading and working alongside people from a wide range of disciplines, organisations and backgrounds, and hold responsibility for supporting them to work together effectively.

This is an exciting opportunity for an inspiring, innovative and engaging individual with a passion for preventing violence and supporting young people in the region to thrive.

You’ll be responsible for supporting the VRU Director, overseeing a range of functions that deliver VRU activity across the midlands, and also nurturing and establishing a strong partnership brand through a revitalised communications and engagement approach. As a skilled influencer, you will bring strong stakeholder engagement skills and the ability to nurture new collaborations.

You will provide inspirational and strategic leadership and direction to senior managers working within the VRU and will support leaders across the organisations that comprise the VRU. You will be committed to reducing inequality across the region, be comfortable delivering in line with a public health approach and be a champion of equality, diversity and inclusion within the organisation.

You will be expected to coach, develop capability and drive performance in line with objectives, vision and values. 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.   You will have experience in maximising funding sources and identifying funding opportunities, whilst managing large budgets, tracking progress, identifying risk and opportunities.  

The West Midlands region 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. We also offer a guaranteed interview scheme from those with disabilities.

Why work for us?

West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner is committed to the reduction and prevention of crime, so by joining us you’ll be actively contributing to improving the West Midlands region. You will get to work alongside great people who are passionate about driving improvement and change! In return for your valued contribution we provide an impressive employee benefits package:  

  • Diverse, Inclusive and supportive organisation
  • Flexible working
  • Hybrid working from home policy
  • Generous annual leave allowance
  • Pay progression through multiple increments
  • Learning & Development opportunities
  • Access to an employee benefits package
  • Committed to being an anti-racist and trauma informed organisation

Click here to learn more: Working for us

Our values

It is important to us that every employee is committed to and share our organisational values:

We behave with INTEGRITY and HONESTY in all we do. We work OBJECTIVELY and IMPARTIALLY

to support the Police and Crime Commissioner and each other to achieve the objectives of the Police and Crime Plan.

We support each other by driving INCLUSIVITY within our interaction with each other and the public.


For more information on the West Midlands Violence Reduction Unit visit: West Midlands Violence Reduction Unit (westmidlands-vru.org) and for more information about the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner visit: Home - West Midlands Police & Crime Commissioner (westmidlands-pcc.gov.uk).

For an informal confidential conversation about this post, please contact Clare Gollop: wmpcc@west-midlands.pnn.police.uk

The closing date for applications is 12 noon Wednesday 16th February 2022. Interviews will take place virtually on Tuesday 1st March 2022.

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.

Please note CV’s will not be accepted.