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ZP105 Head of Policy and Delivery **External**

Ploughland House, Wakefield

Salary: £55,701 - £59,454 per annum

Ref: ZP105

Role Profile

Head of Policy and Delivery
Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner
Wakefield

West Yorkshire's Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC), Mark Burns-Williamson, is seeking to appoint a Head of Policy and Delivery to work with him to continue to make a real difference to the lives of people across communities in West Yorkshire by being a pro-active advocate for positive change, providing direct advice and support to the PCC in all areas of policy and delivery and leadership to a multi-dimensional team involved in delivery.

As the principal advisor to the Police and Crime Commissioner you will be politically astute with an understanding of public affairs to build and maintain strong relationships with local, regional and national decision makers and key stakeholders (including the Home Office, Ministry of Justice and wider government) to identify with partners where change is needed, exploit opportunities and to effectively direct and influence national and local policy making and delivery to make a real difference.

You will have significant experience in developing and delivering a strategic approach to policy and delivery within a policing, community safety or criminal justice arena enabling you to provide expert professional policy direction and advice to the PCC and Deputy Policy and Crime Commissioner (DPCC) to proactively shape, advocate and drive the PCC's policy position.

We are looking for an experienced influencer who will support the PCC and DPCC through effective negotiation on the national approach (including Home Office, Ministry of Justice, National Police Chief's Council and Association of Police and Crime Commissioners) to policing, community safety and criminal justice.

You will be educated to degree level or have an equivalent related qualification in a relevant subject; a post graduate degree is desirable.

You will be expected to regularly travel nationally and across West Yorkshire to attend events as needed and be available outside normal hours to provide advice and support to the PCC where necessary.

The successful candidate will be subject to personal and financial vetting checks prior to appointment.

Shortlisting will take place immediately following the close of the application window.

Interviews will be held in Wakefield on Friday 24 May 2019. Additional dates may be added where required.

This post is suitable for job share. The application process will close at 23:55 hours on Friday 17 May 2019.

West Yorkshire Police is committed to improving the diversity of its workforce to better reflect the diverse communities we serve. We welcome applications from all minority groups and individuals who identify with one or more of the protected characteristics as defined by the Equality Act 2010.

For a detailed description of the Competency and Values levels required please refer to the http://www.college.police.uk/What-we-do/Development/competency-and-values-framework/Documents/Competency-and-Values-Framework-for-Policing_4.11.16.pdf

This document will assist you in completing the Evidence of Achievement section of the application form.

Please note: the Evidence of Achievement section will not be visible until the employment section has been completed.

To apply visit  https://westyorkshirepolice.tal.net/vx/lang-en-GB/mobile-0/appcentre-3/brand-3/xf-263eee62ab86/candidate/so/pm/6/pl/1/opp/836-ZP105-Head-of-Policy-and-Delivery-External/en-GB

Closing date: 23:55 hours on the 17th May 2019

 

ZP106 OPCC Engagement Officer **External**

Ploughland House, Wakefield

Salary: £31,095 - £32,907 per annum

Ref: ZP106

Role Profile

THE FOLLOWING VACANCY HAS BEEN ADVERTISED EXTERNALLY

Engagement Officer Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner (OPCC) Wakefield

Fixed Term contract for 10 months.

West Yorkshire's Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC), Mark Burns-Williamson, is seeking to appoint an Engagement Officer on a 10 month fixed term contract to work with him to continue to make a real difference to the lives of people across communities in West Yorkshire.

We are looking for a motivated self-starter with strong interpersonal skills to support community engagement. As part of a busy team, you will be organising the activity of the PCC and engaging with people, groups and communities in a pro-active and positive way. With a strong commitment to this area of work, you will develop, co-ordinate and deliver on the engagement activities of the PCC and the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner (OPCC).

You will be responsible for ensuring there is meaningful engagement and communication between the PCC/ OPCC and individuals and groups. You will represent or accompany the PCC on working groups, at internal and external meetings and at events to support the PCC in engaging with all our communities and with members of the public, raising awareness of the priorities and commitments as set out in the Police and Crime Plan.

You will be educated to degree level or have previous experience of engagement gained in a relevant professional area, delivering on consultation and public and partner events organisation; with a proven ability to work in a pressured environment with competing demands

You will be expected to travel around West Yorkshire and work outside of normal office hours to attend local, regional and national meetings and provide direct advice and support to the PCC. The successful candidate will be subject to personal and financial vetting checks prior to appointment. This post is suitable for job share.

Police Support Staff wishing to take this opportunity may do so on a secondment basis and must be supported by their Line Manager and have the approval of their SLT for release at the time of submission.

This post is suitable for job share. The application process will close at 23:55 hours on the 5th May 2019. West Yorkshire Police is committed to improving the diversity of its workforce to better reflect the diverse communities we serve. We welcome applications from all minority groups and individuals who identify with one or more of the protected characteristics as defined by the Equality Act 2010.

For a detailed description of the Competency and Values levels required please refer to the http://www.college.police.uk/What-we-do/Development/competency-and-values-framework/Documents/Competency-and-Values-Framework-for-Policing_4.11.16.pdf. This document will assist you in completing the Evidence of Achievement section of the application form.

Please note: the Evidence of Achievement section will not be visible until the employment section has been completed. Shortlisting will take place week commencing 13th May 2019.

Interviews will be held in Wakefield on Wednesday 5th June 2019 and Thursday 6th June 2019. Additional dates may be added where required.

To apply visit https://westyorkshirepolice.tal.net/vx/lang-en-GB/mobile-0/appcentre-3/brand-3/xf-ba9c763a3ee3/candidate/so/pm/6/pl/1/opp/835-ZP106-OPCC-Engagement-Officer-External/en-GB

Closing date: 23:55 hours on the 5th May 2019

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