Regional Policy Officer

Office of the West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner, Lloyd House,Birmingham, B4 6NQ
£27,795- £38,925 (Band D)
21 Dec 2018
14 Jan 2019
Job Ref
Regional Policy Office
Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern
Flexible hours

Regional Policy Officer

Grade:  Band D £27,795 - £38,925

Directly responsible to:   Policy Manager (West Midlands)

Directly responsible for: N/A

Location:  Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner's in West Midlands, West Mercia, Staffordshire and Warwickshire

Closing Date: 14th January at 5pm

This is a politically restricted post.

This is an opportunity for an ambitious and motivated individual with policy, research, strategic planning and performance management experience in a collaborative environment. You should have excellent knowledge and experience of:

  • working in a partnership environment
  • briefing and influencing stakeholders at chief officer and/or executive level
  • representing the views of an organisation in a partnership forum
  • organising meetings and events which are attended by a range of partners
  • managing multiple portfolio areas and ensuring the completion of competing tasks
  • devising work plans for your portfolio areas
  • presenting in meetings which are attended by senior stakeholders
  • writing strategic reports and briefings with poignant recommendations, which suggest a course of action
  • translating meeting summaries and notes into actionable activities
  • interrogating and analysing different data sets
  • developing and influencing policy
  • providing secretariat support for senior stakeholders
  • supporting the governance function of a chief officer and or executive

The Regional Policy Officer role is vital in supporting four Police and Crime Commissioners to fulfil their obligations to the Home Office mandated Strategic Policing Requirement. In doing so you will also be supporting the four Police and Crime Commissioners to deliver their own Police and Crime Plans. You will undertake this role as part of four different teams across the West Midlands region, but you also be required to work independently.  In undertaking this role you will support four Police and Crime Commissioners in their governance and oversight function as your work will allow them to scrutinise their forces, regional and national collaborations, thus holding those agencies to account

The West Midlands region is a vibrant and diverse part of the country and the four Police and Crime Commissioners are 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.

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