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Chief Executive and Monitoring Officer

Closing date: not currently recruiting
Salary: £ 82,877 - £92,405

Job description:

Chief Executive and Monitoring Officer

North Yorkshire’s Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner is seeking to recruit a Chief Executive and Monitoring Officer. Elections for Police and Crime Commissioners are coming up in 2021 so this a particularly exciting and important time to join the team. The opportunities for collaboration are tremendous, and the Chief Executive will play a pivotal role in their realisation, particularly in the formal collaboration between North Yorkshire Police and North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service for business support services called 'Enable North Yorkshire'. The North Yorkshire Commissioner is one of only four in the country to have responsibility for the governance of the Fire and Rescue Service, as well as the Police so this role will bring unique challenges and fantastic opportunities.

Working alongside senior managers the successful post holder will support and advise the Commissioner in ensuring the effective implementation of their programme of work and statutory duties. The Chief Executive will have a fine eye for detail ensuring governance requirements are in place to guarantee openness, accountability, integrity and public confidence.

A key element of the role will be to lead, manage and develop the OPFCC staff to maintain a high performing and cohesive team. We are therefore seeking an inspirational leader who will influence and motivate others. The credible leader will be able to act with diplomacy and be resilient to change and challenges.

Due to the nature of the role, applicants should have an understanding of the local public sector landscape across North Yorkshire, and a high degree of political awareness.

 Essential requirements:

  • Substantial experience operating at a senior management level within a complex public sector environment.
  • A strong inspirational and democratic leader.
  • Experience of managing complex changing environments that are aligned to meeting business requirements.
  • Demonstrable and effective strategic planning expertise.
  • Exceptional communication and negotiations skills with the ability to build relationships across different organisations and cultures.
  • Successful track record of high level achievement against challenging performance objectives.
  • Confident in promoting and upholding ethics, integrity and diversity in both employment and service delivery settings.

 If you have the qualities, skills and experience we are looking for then we would like to hear from you.

Recruitment Pack:  To view the recruitment pack please click here.

To Apply: Please submit your CV, along with a covering letter (1000-word limit) stating how you meet the essential criteria for the role.

Closing date for applications: 28th February 5pm

Familiarisation Event: Monday 22nd February 9.30am – 11am via Microsoft Teams

If you would like to attend this virtual event, register here before Thursday 18th February 5pm 2021.

Assessments / Interviews: W/c 15th March via Microsoft Teams

For an informal discussion about this role with the Commissioner please contact 

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