Head of Business Development
Closing Date: April 28th, 2021
Head of Business Development – Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner
Are you an organised task-focused senior leader looking for a new challenge?
A vacancy has arisen for the Head of Business Development in the Office of the Cambridgeshire Police and Crime Commissioner (OPCC) supporting the delivery of the Police and Crime Commissioner’s Police and Crime Plan and statutory responsibilities.
The post is a key member of the Chief’s Executive’s Senior Management Team with a wide range of responsibilities; this means existing experience working within the criminal justice system, policing or community safety world would enable you to quickly make a difference.
Your role will include oversight of the running of the entire office to ensure that the Commissioner’s priorities are being delivered in accordance with the timescales and budget agreed and set out in a clear business development strategy. You will also be responsible for pulling together effective performance monitoring arrangements and acting as the OPCC link into collaborative policing arrangements ensuring they deliver best value.
You will be part of a small but supportive team, currently working completely agile, but who will eventually be back at the Office of Police and Crime Commissioner based in Police Headquarters in Huntingdon for some of the working week. You must be able to travel to the office, and around the county and elsewhere, for meetings to meet business need, once circumstances allow.
The role is full time (37 hours).
The deadline for applications is April 28, 2021.
Shortlisting will be carried out on April 29, 2021 and successful candidates will be invited to a face to face interview at Police Headquarters in Huntingdon on Thursday May 6, 2021. The process will include delivery of a presentation (the topic for which will be given on the day) and a panel interview.
Please contact Recruiting Manager: Jim Haylett, Chief Executive on firstname.lastname@example.org, if you have query about the role.
All internal applicants must have successfully completed their probationary period in order to apply for this role.
Internal applicants within Cambridgeshire Constabulary, should upload either a CV or a completed ‘Staff internal role summary’ form, which can be found in the vacancy documents below. Please note you will be required to provide a statement no more than 500 words against the minimum entry requirements as stipulated in the role profile.
Please note, the statement of 500 words should be against the minimum entry requirements as stipulated in the role profile not the competency and values framework.
External applicants should ensure that your current CV is uploaded and provide a statement no more than 500 words against the minimum entry requirements as stipulated in the role profile. To ensure the recruitment process is fair and equal, please do not include personal details on your CV other than your name.
This vacancy is live to those at risk of redundancy and will remain open to redeployees until the conditional offer stage throughout the recruitment process. Any redeployee that wishes to apply should apply through the redeployment portal and provide a statement no more than 500 words against the minimum entry requirements as stipulated in the role profile. Redeployees will take priority over other applicants at any point during the recruitment process up until a start date is agreed. Redeployee’s should notify the BCH Careers team and their HR Advisor of their application. All applicants will be notified if this occurs.
This force is a Disability Confident employer. Should you require any reasonable adjustments for your application process, please get in touch with the Recruitment Team via the relevant force inbox, or directly with the manager contact for this role. We also offer the guaranteed interview scheme; this means that all candidates with a disability covered by the Equality Act 2010, who meet the minimum entry requirements for the role, will be invited to attend an interview.
All applications must be submitted through our online recruitment website by clicking here.