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Reference: 89978

Date Added: 23 August 2023
Closing Date: 30 September 2023

Job Title: Joint Independent Audit Committee Independent Members

Working For: Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner - Northumbria

Location: Middle Engine Lane Police Station, Wallsend

Salary: £104.50 allowance per meeting plus reasonable expenses.

Length of Contract: Fixed term, four years.

Job Details

The Police and Crime Commissioner for Northumbria, Kim McGuinness, and Northumbria Police Chief Constable, Vanessa Jardine are looking for members for their Joint Independent Audit Committee.

The Independent Audit Committee plays a key role in enhancing public trust and confidence in the governance of the Police and Crime Commissioner and the Chief Constable and provides advice on them on the principles of financial reporting, internal controls, corporate governance, risk management, statutory financial duties and issues identified by their respective auditors.

Applicants will need to be able to absorb and analyse complex information and make clear, independent judgements, have financial awareness, be able to think independently and have a balanced approach to significant issues. It is desirable that you also have an awareness and understanding of public sector and are able to listen and challenge in a constructive manner and have knowledge of corporate governance issues.

We would specifically welcome those with an understanding of changing policing needs, partnership working, equalities and the needs of local communities and knowledge of the role of the Commissioner’s and Force’s key activities. Applicants must also either live or work in the Northumbria Police Force area.

The appointment will initially be for four years with the option of appointment for a further four year term and subject to vetting clearance to level NPPV2. An allowance of £104.50 per meeting and reasonable expenses will be payable for attendance at these meetings. You will be expected to attend four to five meetings a year.

Agendas and papers for previous meetings and the committee terms of reference are available at http://www.northumbria-pcc.gov.uk/volunteers/independent-audit-committee/

Further information and an application form can be obtained by contacting Ruth Durham, Chief of Staff by emailing enquiries@northumbria-pcc.gov.uk

Closing Date: 30 September 2023

Interview/Start Dates

Interviews will take place during October 2023. 

Application Details

To request an application form, please email enquiries@northumbria-pcc.gov.uk

Website: http://www.northumbria-pcc.gov.uk

Additional Notes