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Suffolk PCC opens Chief Constable recruitment

Permanent | £142,689 plus allowances

The Police & Crime Commissioner for Suffolk is seeking to appoint a new Chief Constable and applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced senior police officers for this demanding position.

Suffolk continues to be one of the safest places in which to live, work, travel and invest – and is served by a Constabulary dedicated to doing the best for the public.  The person sought by the Police and Crime Commissioner will need to embrace his vision to build on this strong base and further improve the efficiency and effectiveness of Suffolk Constabulary.

The successful candidate will need to:

  • Deliver outcomes in line with the PCC’s Police & Crime Plan;
  • Create a safer Suffolk by protecting people from crime and harm;
  • Lead the Constabulary in its strategic management and development to ensure enhanced productivity, value for money and continuous improvement against a background of reducing resources;
  • Be a strong effective leader of the Constabulary, communicating a consistent, forward-looking and inspiring vision to all;
  • Undertake a leading role in promoting strategies that ensure a customer-focussed service and high levels of public confidence;
  • Consolidate and further progress the extensive collaboration undertaken by the Constabulary;
  • Work with partners to progress the delivery of the police and crime objectives and enhance the delivery of community safety outcomes.

The appointment will be offered for a fixed term of five years.  The salary is £142,689 (ie spot rate) plus the allowances applicable to this level of seniority, including removal/relocation expenses.  The appointment will be subject to vetting and medical clearances and to the provisions of the relevant Police Acts, Regulations and Determinations.

The Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner is proud to be committed to equal opportunities and welcomes applications for this post from all sections of the community.

Closing date for applications         10 December 2018

Date for shortlisting                        19 December 2018

Familiarisation Day                         2 January 2019

Date for final interviews              7 + 8 January 2019

[The appointment is also subject to a Confirmation Hearing by the Police & Crime Panel.]

Further information and application packs may be downloaded from the PCC’s website and can also be obtained by contacting Anna Parkinson on 01473 782771, e-mail

The Police ICT Company supporting the National Enabling Programme - secondment opportunities working on a National Programme

Four Solutions Architects and one Security Architect required for up to 15 month secondment opportunities. (Based within your Region with occasional travel to London and other forces as required)

The overall purpose of the role is to assist forces and agencies to implement the NEP Blueprint Designs

  • To become the NEP intelligent client to support NEP through their engagement and delivery.
  • Provide technical expertise in the delivery of the NEP Blueprint designs and its component elements.
  • Support NEP in the delivery of NEP objectives including the building of remediation plans relevant to forces implementation of the NEP Blueprint design
  • To provide technical expertise to NEP core team as required specifically in relation to delivery of Blueprint design changes
  • To support and provide expert knowledge to forces engaged in the implementation and configuration including remediation of any activities to meet the NEP Blueprint
  • To provide expert knowledge briefing as required to NEP stakeholders
  • To provide expert knowledge to NPIRMT as required during the implementation of NEP

Secondment terms and conditions to be negotiated.

The Police ICT Company and National Enabling Programme are committed to equal opportunities and welcomes applications for these roles from all sections of the community.

Closing date for applications         30 November 2018

Interviews                                   Week commencing 10 December 2018

Further information and an Expression of Interest application form may be downloaded from The Police ICT Company’s Knowledge Hub. If you are not already registered on the Knowledge Hub, please make sure that you use your pnn email address to register Once registered, you should find details of the adverts by clicking on the Job Board tab on the Homepage. If you are unable to register or cannot access the Knowledge Hub, pleased email Heidi Koyun,  

Contact Owen White, Chief of Staff, NPCC Enabling Programmes & National Police Technology Council, for further details relating to these roles. Email:  Mobile: 07525227346 

Please send your completed Expression of Interest application form to Heidi Koyun, HR Manager, The Police ICT Company. Email:  Mobile: 07342089377