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Appointment of Chief Executive


£78k - £88k


Every Police and Crime Commissioner must have a Chief Executive who will also act as the Monitoring Officer. (This is a statutory requirement under the Police Reform and Social Responsibility Act 2011)

The Chief Executive will work with the Commissioner to enable delivery of the Police and Crime Plan, enabling strategies and identified priorities. 

They will ensure effective operational and strategic leadership of the team through ongoing management and engagement.

They will facilitate the accurate and appropriate scrutiny of the Police Force's activities. 

The Chief Executive's role is to support and advise the Commissioner in delivering the Police and Crime Plan and undertaking statutory duties and responsibilities. They also must fulfil the statutory functions of the Head of Paid Service and Monitoring Officer.

The Chief Executive is a critical player in supporting the PCC and this vacancy presents an opportunity to find someone who will bring new ideas, skills and experience.

The PCC considers the following four areas of responsibility to be critical for the successful candidate:

1. Leadership and Management
2. Strategic Planning and Operational Delivery
3. Partnership Working
4. Statutory Oversight and Advice

If you believe you have the broad range of skills, experience and personal qualities and you are excited about the prospect of working in this vital role please contact the office and request further information. 

You can also contact the current Chief Executive, Martin Scoble, for an informal discussion on 01482 220787. This will not form part of the selection process.

To request an application form and information pack email:

Closing date for applications: midday Monday 19 September 2016

Shortlisting: 20 September 2016
Interviews: 3 October 2016 (may move to 4 October 2016 depending panel member availability)

Application Pack

Application Form (PDF version)

Application Form (MS Word version)



Posted on Tuesday 30th August 2016