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Criminal Justice Research and Policy Manager

Office & the Police & Crime Commissioner for Hertfordshire

Harpenden, Hertfordshire

Published
07-03-2018
Job ad details
Published
07-03-2018
Expires
04-04-2018
Job ID
LJA-57365129
Jobtype
Permanent
Full-time
Salary level
£39,522 - £46,422  per year
Job sector
HM Forces and Defence

CRIMINAL JUSTICE POLICY AND RESEARCH MANAGER

Based at Harpenden, Hertfordshire

£39,522- £46,422 per annum

Offered as a Permanent Full-Time, Fixed Term or Secondment Contract

Benefits: Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) / Generous annual leave entitlement

Reports to Head of Criminal Justice

This is an exciting opportunity to work in the Police and Crime Commissioner's Office. In this role you will be responsible for supporting the delivery of the Commissioner's criminal justice portfolio as outlined in the Community Safety and Criminal Justice Plan: Everybody's Business (2017- 2022).

You will be responsible for leading and co-ordinating a programme of work, delivering new initiatives and engaging in partnership activity. You will be expected to act with a high degree of integrity and display motivation, commitment and perseverance in all tasks. You will be educated to degree level or have relevant experience. If you think you have the skills to perform in this vacancy, we would like to hear from you.

Selection for the role will be on merit on the basis of open competition. Please state on your application if you are applying for a permanent full-time position or a Fixed Term/ Secondment.

Main Areas of Responsibility

  • Provide expert advice to the Commissioner on criminal justice, policing and crime matters in order to make key criminal justice policy decisions.
  • Support the Commissioner in his role as Chair of the Hertfordshire Criminal Justice Board which includes drafting briefing notes, writing highlight reports and setting the agenda.
  • Draft tailored responses for the public and key stakeholders including the Ministry of Justice (MoJ), Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Constabulary, Fire and Rescue Services (HMICFRS), and the Association of Police and Crime Commissioners (APCC) in line with the Commissioner's five year Plan.
  • Develop, maintain and lead joint working arrangements, collaborations and boards with relevant public, private and voluntary sector organisations at a local and regional level to deliver the Commissioner's Plan around criminal justice and enhance stakeholders understanding of vulnerability and crime patterns.
  • Undertake critical analysis and troubleshoot criminal justice issues, working with partners and key stakeholders to resolve, based on an assessment of quantitative and qualitative evidence.
  • Commission services where required, evaluate tender responses and manage relationships with contractors who undertake reports and data analysis on criminal justice to help support policy recommendations.
  • Actively seek out opportunities to apply for innovation funding and undertake bid preparation, due diligence and monitoring.
  • Line Management of a Criminal Justice Research Analyst and Policy Officer

Entry Requirements

The post holder should be educated to degree level or have at least three years' equivalent experience in criminal justice, policing and crime.

The post holder should have strong written and verbal communication skills adaptable for a range of audiences, both internally and externally, demonstrated through previous experience.

The post holder should be able to write persuasively in reports, policy and public documents which are open to scrutiny.

The post holder should have the ability to manage sensitive and complex relationships with different stakeholders and partners.

The post holder should have a qualification in programme or project management, or have a minimum of three years' experience, with the ability to work independently and manage their own workload.

The post holder needs to have a driving licence, own their own vehicle and insure it for business purposes.

Other General Requirements

  • The post holder will occasionally be required to work additional hours
  • Vetting is required, as advised by the vetting unit.
  • The post holder will be expected to undertake training as and when required.
  • The post holder will be expected to comply with health and safety requirements.

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Job ad details
Published
07-03-2018
Expires
04-04-2018
Job ID
LJA-57365129
Jobtype
Permanent
Full-time
Salary level
£39,522 - £46,422  per year
Job sector
HM Forces and Defence
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