Chief Constable
 

Salary £165,279
5 year fixed term appointment
Based at Police Headquarters, Middle Engine Lane, North Tyneside

 

Dame Vera Baird DBE QC the Police and Crime Commissioner for Northumbria, will appoint a new Chief Constable.  Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced senior police officers ready for this exciting but demanding position.

 

The PCC is looking to appoint an experienced chief officer who has the strategic vision and enthusiasm to lead a top performing force and shape its future direction.  Strong, visibly passionate about serving the communities of Northumbria and a consistent high level performer, you will be a progressive individual, determined to bring new ideas and fresh thinking.  You will enhance local service delivery through effective and transparent leadership whilst managing a highly complex stakeholder landscape in a collaborative and galvanising manner.

 

With a powerful blend of urban and rural settings, Northumbria is an outstanding place to live and work.  Its communities are as demanding as they are rewarding and they deserve the absolute best.  You will therefore have the necessary gravitas to lead and inspire a large, multi-disciplinary workforce and have a relentless drive to deliver the Commissioner’s policing priorities as well as providing a high quality of service to victims of crime.  You will be a beacon of exemplary behaviour, possess extensive experience and evidence a thorough understanding of today’s policing priorities.  Northumbria’s top policing job requires you to demonstrate the drive, energy and ambition required to leave behind an unparalleled legacy.  

 

The PCC’s commitment to serve local communities to the highest possible standards remains absolute.  As Chief Constable you will be pivotal in driving change.  You will have the personal resilience to cope with complex and competing demands whilst always maintaining a focus on performance and victim’s needs.  You will shape the organisation and develop effective partnerships to ensure its vision to deliver an outstanding service is fully realised as well as recognised at national level.

 


Application:


Closing date for applications: 15 February 2018

Familiarisation Day: 15 January 2018 to 15 February 2018
An opportunity to take part in a guided tour of the force area and meet the team from Northumbria and the OPCC.
Stakeholder Engagement Day: 1 March 2018

Interviews: 2 March 2018

 
If you have any questions regarding the selection process you may wish to speak with Joscelin Lawson, Director of People & Development at Northumbria Police.  You can reach Joscelin on 07771980060 or by emailing  joscelin.lawson.9422@northumbria.pnn.police.uk


If you would like to attend a familiarisation day with us we can arrange this at a time convenient to you.  Please contact Larna Fraser in the HR Resourcing Team.  You can reach Larna on 0191 4936111 or via email at larna.fraser.9410@northumbria.pnn.police.uk


The PCC is an equal opportunity employer and would welcome applications from as wide and diverse backgrounds as possible.


For a candidate information booklet and details of the application process, please visit our careers website at careers.northumbria.police.uk. 

Vacancy Type
Police Officer
Rank/Grade
Chief Constable
Area Command/Department
Command
Location
Forcewide
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time
 

Salary £165,279
5 year fixed term appointment
Based at Police Headquarters, Middle Engine Lane, North Tyneside

 

Dame Vera Baird DBE QC the Police and Crime Commissioner for Northumbria, will appoint a new Chief Constable.  Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced senior police officers ready for this exciting but demanding position.

 

The PCC is looking to appoint an experienced chief officer who has the strategic vision and enthusiasm to lead a top performing force and shape its future direction.  Strong, visibly passionate about serving the communities of Northumbria and a consistent high level performer, you will be a progressive individual, determined to bring new ideas and fresh thinking.  You will enhance local service delivery through effective and transparent leadership whilst managing a highly complex stakeholder landscape in a collaborative and galvanising manner.

 

With a powerful blend of urban and rural settings, Northumbria is an outstanding place to live and work.  Its communities are as demanding as they are rewarding and they deserve the absolute best.  You will therefore have the necessary gravitas to lead and inspire a large, multi-disciplinary workforce and have a relentless drive to deliver the Commissioner’s policing priorities as well as providing a high quality of service to victims of crime.  You will be a beacon of exemplary behaviour, possess extensive experience and evidence a thorough understanding of today’s policing priorities.  Northumbria’s top policing job requires you to demonstrate the drive, energy and ambition required to leave behind an unparalleled legacy.  

 

The PCC’s commitment to serve local communities to the highest possible standards remains absolute.  As Chief Constable you will be pivotal in driving change.  You will have the personal resilience to cope with complex and competing demands whilst always maintaining a focus on performance and victim’s needs.  You will shape the organisation and develop effective partnerships to ensure its vision to deliver an outstanding service is fully realised as well as recognised at national level.

 


Application:


Closing date for applications: 15 February 2018

Familiarisation Day: 15 January 2018 to 15 February 2018
An opportunity to take part in a guided tour of the force area and meet the team from Northumbria and the OPCC.
Stakeholder Engagement Day: 1 March 2018

Interviews: 2 March 2018

 
If you have any questions regarding the selection process you may wish to speak with Joscelin Lawson, Director of People & Development at Northumbria Police.  You can reach Joscelin on 07771980060 or by emailing  joscelin.lawson.9422@northumbria.pnn.police.uk


If you would like to attend a familiarisation day with us we can arrange this at a time convenient to you.  Please contact Larna Fraser in the HR Resourcing Team.  You can reach Larna on 0191 4936111 or via email at larna.fraser.9410@northumbria.pnn.police.uk


The PCC is an equal opportunity employer and would welcome applications from as wide and diverse backgrounds as possible.


For a candidate information booklet and details of the application process, please visit our careers website at careers.northumbria.police.uk.