Chief Finance Officer

Zoek Pin Leicester, England

Permanent (Unspecified)

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Chief Finance Officer

Location:Force Headquarters , Leicester

Salary: £61,875 - £70,761 per annum

Closing Date: Thursday 30th September 2021 at 23:55

This is a unique opportunity to join the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Leicestershire as their Chief Finance Officer, on a full time, permanent basis during an exciting period of change.

Working for the Police and Crime Commissioner is a fantastic opportunity for an exceptional team member to make a real difference to the communities of Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland. We support the Police and Crime Commissioner in holding the police to account and working with the public so that we can provide an effective, robust and professional service to the community.

We want you to join our team to help us take dynamic action, delivering the traditions of British Policing in a modern, innovative and inspirational way with people at the heart of what we do. We want to capitalise on your life experiences, capture your ideas, unleash your talent, harness your energy and support you with your career aspirations in terms of the skills and experiences gained while working here.

As Leicestershire's Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner, our role is to improve accountability, transparency and visibility over the finances and governance of the Police. We ensure the policing needs of our communities are met, enhancing public confidence in the system. We ensure communities are at the heart of everything we do and are committed to reducing the impact of crime with a key focus on prevention.

Working alongside Leicestershire's Police and Crime Commissioner, you will provide strategic financial direction, advising on key areas of policy and practice and leading on the delivery of the Commissioner's key priorities and plans.

Utilising your extensive knowledge and experience of financial planning, budgets, statutory accounting and risk management, you'll be managing the OPCC budget, ensuring appropriate financial standards and processes are in place to maintain compliance with statutory, legislative and financial frameworks.

Drawing upon your experience of working at Chief Officer level, combined with financial qualifications, professional membership and a knowledge of policing, you will influence a range of policy makers, public bodies, partners and suppliers, enabling us to meet existing objectives and new challenges.

Adopting an innovative approach to service delivery, you will seek funding to support new initiatives, enhancing the reputation and influence of the OPCC, as well as ensuring that we significantly contribute to national considerations concerning policing and public safety.

Being a strong leader with exceptional communication skills, you will forge strategic partnerships with senior stakeholders at a local, regional and national level, influencing key investment and policy decisions, delivering an efficient and effective police service for the people of Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.

You will be required to be flexible in terms of work location and will be prepared to travel nationally, when necessary.

To Apply

If you feel you are a suitable candidate and would like to work for The Office of The Police & Crime Commissioner for Leicestershire, then please click apply to be redirected to their website where you can complete your application.

As part of your application, you must provide both a CV and a Personal Suitability Statement, stating how you meet the essential/desirable criteria as listed in the job description and why you want to join our mission to make Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland safer for everyone who lives or works here.

Interviews are provisionally set to take place in October/November 2021 (dates to be confirmed)

At Leicestershire Office of the Police and Crime Commissioners we are committed to better reflecting the communities that we serve. We encourage applications from our under represented communities including all ethnic or religious backgrounds, LGBTQ+, women and those with disabilities.

Please note that this post requires MV/SC level vetting, with 5 years continuous UK residency. This post has also been identified as being politically restricted.
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