An exciting opportunity has arisen to lead the Corporate Development department in Surrey Police.
Surrey is a forward-thinking Force keen to modernise working practices and facilities. You will find a friendly organisation with a workforce open to change and committed to providing the best service to the public possible
Please note that this vacancy is not part of Surrey County Council, we are advertising this on behalf of a partnership organisation.
We are looking for highly motivated leader with a proven track record of working in a strategic management role, successfully leading organisational development and implementing improvement change at a senior level. Though your background could be in the public or private sector, you will have experience in a large organisation with a diverse stakeholder and an excellent partnership working. The role demands highly developed skills in motivating and influencing people in order to drive progress and achieve the required end result.
The Corporate Development department is the ‘brain’ of the organisation as such will impact significantly on the Force. The challenges to this role are unique and the post holder has to be able to exercise a very strong level of judgement. The successful candidate will be a key person for assessing whether strategic initiatives, at all levels of the organization, are in line with the Force’s standards and objectives. They will provide an assurance framework to ensure that people, policies and systems are operating effectively and that the force priorities are met.
Please refer to the job profile for full details of the role but the successful individual will be expected to works closely with the Extended Chief Officer Group (ECOG) and be responsible for establishing and maintaining appropriate governance structures, maintaining a risk management framework that enables ECOG to understand and manage threat and risk to achieve the overarching strategic objectives.
The role will be based in Guildford, moving to Leatherhead in the coming years, with frequent travel across the county and the region.
Please find a link to the Candidate Pack to support your application.
If you would like to have an informal chat with me about the role, please contact CC Gavin Stephens on 01483 630093.
Applications will only be accepted by clicking the ‘Apply Now’ button on Surrey Police Careers webpage.
CVs are not accepted as part of our recruitment process.