TSU Project Coordinator (NEROCU) - JRN 30452

Salary: Band 4, £24,921 - £25,203

Location: Location Based, Sunderland

Hours/Contract: Full Time, 37 hours, Permanent


Working for: North East Regional Organised Crime Unit (“NEROCU”) 


The North East Regional Organised Crime Unit is one of ten Regional Organised Crime Units (“ROCU”) in England and Wales who lead the regional response to tackling serious and organised crime whilst supporting local and national delivery. The ROCU network continues to expand and Home Office funding through police officer uplift and increased police staff capacity presents exciting opportunities to further enhance service delivery and positively impact on our partners and the public. The Home Office Serious and Organised Crime Strategy defines ROCU as leading the regional fight against Serious and Organised Crime and NEROCU have a critical role in leading, connecting and co-ordinating delivery across our region in all four P’s of the strategy; Pursue – prosecuting and disrupting people engaged in serious and organised criminality. Prevent – preventing people from engaging in serious and organised criminality. Protect – increasing protection against organised crime. Prepare – reducing the impact of serious and organised crime where it takes place. NEROCU comprises of specialist teams delivering across intelligence, operations, investigations, cyber, economic, technical and digital capabilities.  


Learn about our full benefits package


The role


Here at Northumbria Police, we think our region is amazing! It takes a great deal of people from different backgrounds, with diverse skills and experience to serve our force area effectively, think you have what it takes to help us make a difference? This could be the perfect time for you to join us in our NEROCU Department as a TSU Project Coordinator.


You will provide administrative and governance support to a range of project boards. Disseminating documents in a timely manner, preparing agendas and taking minutes are just some of the tasks you will complete as well as distributing documents and expediting actions to support the delivery of projects.


What you’ll do


  • You will work with both police officers and staff to contribute to the overall achievement of TSU and force objectives, supporting the team to understand programme and project governance. This will include creating and maintaining standard project documents and supporting documents as well as keeping up to date with legislation changes.
  • Providing an administrative function such as managing and co-ordinating diaries, organising project meetings and maintaining effective working relationships with stakeholders.  Co-ordinating across the force training departments to monitor and update training profile and schedule training when required.
  • Being a point of contact for all information and benchmarking requests as well as maintaining the force programme and project governance structure – ensuring all meet corporate standards.
  • Help facilitate improvement workshops and key meetings to map and critically evaluate services, processes and application of technology.
  • You will complete monthly reports, regular inventory audits and develop and maintain file structures ensuring standardised and streamline processes are followed.


Sound interesting? For further information, and to support your application, please view the job description


What you’ll bring


  • Knowledge and competence using computer programmes such as Microsoft Office to provide administrative support.
  • Able to balance workloads and prioritise appropriately, being able to adapt and flex when required.
  • Ability to anticipate problems and work independently to resolve these (seeking support when needed) as well as identifying potential for improvement to efficiency and effectiveness.
  • You will have strong communication skills, building strong working relationships with colleagues, partners and stakeholders.
  • Self-motivated, resilient and a willingness to being flexible.


We know it's important for you to feel that you're not only part of a great team, but part of a community. We welcome applications from suitably qualified people from all sections of the community, regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, and sexual orientation.


Harnessing these differences creates a productive environment in which everyone feels valued, and their talents are fully utilised. Appointments are based on merit alone.


Interested to learn more? For further information about the role please contact careers@northumbria.police.uk.


What we offer


  • 26 days’ leave (increasing to 30 days for 5 years+ service) plus 8 bank holidays
  • NHS Fleet Solutions Car Lease Scheme 
  • Enhanced maternity, shared parental and adoption leave
  • Agile working – option to work from home, your team zone, and spaces across the force
  • Fantastic market-leading public sector pension scheme with up to 16% employer contribution
  • Corporate travel schemes – local rail, bus services and metro discounts
  • Access to private healthcare and eye test vouchers
  • Discounts on shopping and eating out thanks to the Blue Light Card and Blue Light Tickets
  • We’ve invested in extensive paid sick leave, trained mental health first aiders on-site, an employee advice service for the times you need that additional support.
  • Access to gyms in some stations
  • Sports & Social Club – join our thriving sports scene at Team NP and enjoy further exclusive discounts on days out and travel
  • Cycle to work scheme


Just so you know


Our application form will help us understand how your work, education and life experience has prepared you for the role of a TSU Project Coordinator with #TeamNP. To help support your application research what makes us tick here at Northumbria, the role you’re applying for and the values and behaviours that contribute.


The recruitment process will consist of the initial application form followed by a face to face interview. Just so you know, you can save your application and come back to it any time prior to the closing date on the advert.


We are proud members of the Business Disability Forum, with whom we collaborate with to improve the lives of disabled employees. We are also a Disability Confident Leader, therefore if you demonstrate that you meet the minimum criteria for this role as stated in the advert, we will progress your application and offer you an interview. 

If you tell us that you have a disability, we can make adjustments to support you through the recruitment process (for example we can arrange extra time for tests or provide a sign language interpreter) You can get in touch with us via careers@northumbria.police.uk for any support regarding the application process. Please provide us with plenty of notice so we can ensure your visit goes smoothly.


If your application is successful, we’ll ask you to complete a Management Vetting (MV) and Security Clearance (SC) form, therefore you must be a resident of the UK for a minimum period of 5 years to ensure vetting checks can be successfully performed.  A job offer will be dependent upon vetting clearance, medical information, and references.


Terms of appointment


This is a permanent role subject to a six-month probationary period.


If you are successful in your application, you will have a six-month probation period with us where you will be unable to apply for any other post advertised internally or externally.


We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.

TSU Project Coordinator (NEROCU) - JRN 30452