Chief Executive Officer

Full Time
  • Full Time
  • Winsford, UK
  • Applications have closed
  • Salary: £87,336 - £95,286

Website Cheshire Constabulary

The Office of the Police & Crime Commissioner supports the Chief Constable in achieving the objectives set out in the Police & Crime Plan and assists in holding the Chief Constable to account for the delivery of effective and efficient policing services in Cheshire.

We are seeking to recruit a Chief Executive Officer who will play a key role in supporting the Police & Crime Commissioner to ensure the successful delivery of their priorities and vision to make Cheshire Constabulary the best in the country.

This role will be critical in ensuring the conditions for our future success, advising the PCC, the Chief Finance Officer and other key partners in relation to developing innovative and robust strategies that shape policing across Cheshire.

The role will require close working relationships with senior leaders at a local, regional and national level and will provide day to day support and advice on matters both related and non-related to policing, community safety and the Criminal Justice System.

The Chief Executive Officer will be responsible for the fulfilment of all statutory obligations as defined in Schedule 1, Paragraph 6(1)(a) of the Police Reform & Social Responsibility Act 2011, and to carry out such duties efficiently and effectively, as well as the statutory duties of the Monitoring Officer to the Police & Crime Commissioner, as defined in Schedule 16, paragraph 202(3) of the Police Reform & Social Responsibility Act 2011.

If you are an experienced and qualified management professional with strategic level expertise, and can demonstrate a proven track record of consistent achievement at senior management level within a complex organisation, we would welcome an application from you.

Full details about the role can be found in the attached role profile. Please note that this is a politically restricted position.

Shortlisting for this role will be completed on Monday 9th August with successful candidates being invited to attend a presentation interview for this role on Wednesday 11th August 2021. The successful candidate will be submitted for confirmation to the Cheshire Police & Crime Panel on 24th September 2021.

Cheshire Constabulary is fully supportive of diversity, equality and inclusion and strives to employ a workforce which is representative of the community it serves.
Applications are welcomed from all underrepresented groups and support will be made available throughout the recruitment process for all applicants. Under-represented groups include:

  • Females
  • People from an ethnic minority background, including non-visible ethnic minorities such as Czech, Slovak, Polish, and Gypsy/Travellers.
  • Individuals from the LGBT+ community
  • People with disabilities
  • All other characteristics protected by the Equality Act 2010.

If you have any queries in relation to diversity, equality and inclusion or have a request for any additional support you may need, please email

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