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Reference: 86613

Date Added: 8 November 2022
Closing Date: 28 November 2022

Job Title: Policy Officer

Working For: Association of Police and Crime Commissioners

Location: London

Salary: £28,000 to £34,000 per annum, full-time

Length of Contract: Secondment or fixed term contract until end March 2024, with the possibility of extension.

Job Details

This is an exciting opportunity for a policy specialist to play a key role in helping the Association of Police and Crime Commissioners (APCC) to work effectively with the Home Office on implementing their Capabilities Reform Project and in supporting the work of the APCC Digital, Data and Technology portfolio.

The Capabilities Reform Project is responsible for ensuring that in commissioning new Digital, Data and Technology projects and programmes the right outcomes are commissioned aligned to policy and operational priorities. As part of this a new Commissioning Board has been set up and is responsible for commissioning and decommissioning capabilities. You will be supporting this new collaborative partnership between the Home Office and Policing to ensure that Policing has the right capabilities to deliver its objectives. You will need to develop a good understanding of the projects, programmes and initiatives and be responsible for helping ensure that the PCC representatives on the various Boards are well supported in fulfilling their role.

Within the Digital, Data and Technology portfolio, PCCs are being asked to consider significant and service critical IT investment issues. You will have the opportunity to provide policy development support and scrutiny in relation to some of the major police technology and digital programmes.

You will support the work of the two Senior Policy Managers working in this area and in doing so will work closely with the Home Office and the National Police Chiefs’ Council (as well as other stakeholders) to ensure PCCs are engaged with the delivery of the Capabilities Reform Programme and the sector’s ICT work.

As part of the APCC team you will also have responsibility for helping ensure that Digital and ICT policy links in with other APCC policy areas and business planning activity. You will need some policy and partnership experience and be comfortable working with stakeholders at all levels. You will need to be to work well in a team as well as on your own initiative. We will endeavour to develop your skills with guidance and support from senior staff.

The APCC is the national membership organisation representing Police and Crime Commissioners (PCCs), deputy mayors and other local policing bodies working across England and Wales to support PCCs. If this role is of interest, please apply. 

Closing Date: 28 November 2022

Interview/Start Dates

We are currently operating a hybrid approach and the postholder would be based in our London Westminster office on average at least two days a week and work remotely the rest of the time.

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact: james.hughes@apccs.police.uk

Application Details

A copy of your CV and a covering letter (no more than two pages) setting out how you meet the Job Description and Person Specification.

Applications must be submitted by 12 noon on Monday 28 November 2022 by emailing pmolloy@ifteam.co.uk Interviews will be held shortly after the closing date.

If you want further information on this role and a job description, please visit the website at Website: http://www.apccs.police.uk/

The APCC is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates.

Website: http://www.apccs.police.uk/

Additional Notes