VRU Assistant Delivery Team Manager
R0109 VRU Assistant Delivery Team Manager
Grade: 7 £36,369 – £41,718 (Subject to job evaluation)
Directly responsible to: Localities Manager
Directly responsible for: Delivery Team
Fixed Term contract ending 31.03.2022, secondments also welcome
Location: Office of the West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner, Lloyd House,
Birmingham City Centre
Closing Date: 12 noon, 16th August 2021
Interviews to take place virtually: 27th August 2021
This is a politically restricted post
Are you ready for your new role? Are you well organised, enthusiastic and want to make a difference? Do you want to develop your management skills? Are you passionate about violence reduction and prevention? Have you worked with communities in either the statutory or voluntary sector, and can you demonstrate your awareness of place based approaches and the public health approach to preventing and reducing violence? The Violence Reduction Unit (VRU) is an alliance of organisations working together to reduce violence within the West Midlands. We are seeking an Assistant Delivery Team Manager to come and join the Unit, hosted by the Police and Crime Commissioner. This role is fixed term ending 31.03.2022, secondments are also welcomed.
This is an exciting opportunity for an individual with experience of working in and around the criminal justice system. You will be expected to support the Localities Manger and Education Delivery Manager to provide leadership and support to a Delivery Team of Community Navigators and Education Intervention Advisors, working across the region, to support local violence reduction and prevention partnerships and provide an interface for the VRU at a local authority level.
You will need excellent experience of building relationships and influencing partnerships which require collaboration to thrive. You will support the delivery team to integrate the VRU’s delivery model at a local level, offering high quality support to localities to reduce and prevent violence in the long-term. You will need to be prepared to drive change and innovate, you will be effective at working across a range of multi-disciplined organisations and creating shared passion.
You will be part of the VRU team and be expected to work with others to achieve its ambition. However, you will also need to be able to work on your own initiative and be the energy behind a team driving successful delivery of community initiatives. You will need to demonstrate creative thinking and strategic awareness.
The West Midlands is a vibrant and diverse part of the country and the VRU 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. This role is politically restricted.
For more information about the Violence Reduction Unit visit: https://westmidlands-vru.org/. For an informal confidential conversation in relation to this post please contact Nikki Penniston by e-mailing: firstname.lastname@example.org
The closing date for applications is 16th August 2021. Interviews are planned to take place virtually on 27th August 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.