Job opportunity

Policy Officer – West Midlands PCC


Closing date: 29 May 2020

This is an opportunity for a smart individual with experience in the field of policy and research.  You should have excellent experience of working in collaboration to influence and develop effective and innovative projects. You will be effective at working across a range of multi-disciplinary organisations as well as having the ability to take forward specific policy areas such as drugs, criminal justice or economic development.

You need to be able to work as part of a team delivering the West Midlands Police and Crime Plan as well as on your own initiative, be able to undertake research, support & develop projects and initiatives which may cover a range of issues, and produce high quality briefings and reports which will contribute to the delivery of the Commissioners key priorities. You will need to demonstrate creative thinking, initiative and strategic awareness in the way you analyse issues and problem solve. You should have excellent communication and presentation skills and be comfortable articulating yourself in a range of forums to a range of stakeholders. This role provides a great opportunity to lead on numerous critical agendas for the whole of the West Midlands.

The West Midlands is a vibrant and diverse part of the country and the Police and Crime Commissioner is committed to equality and diversity and welcomes applications from individuals of all backgrounds. Applicants must be able to demonstrate a good understanding of diversity and human rights, and a personal commitment to promoting diversity and racial equality.

For an informal confidential conversation about this post, please contact Brendan Warner-Southwell on [email protected] For more information about the work of the PCC please visit his website


Grade: Band D £29.064 – £40,698

Directly responsible to: Policy Manager

Directly responsible for:        N/A

Location:  Office of the West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner, Lloyd House,

Birmingham City Centre

Closing Date: 12 noon, 29 May 2020

Interviews to take place virtually: 16 June 2020

This is a politically restricted post

The Police and Crime Commissioner is committed to equality and diversity.

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Job Details

Organisation: WMPCC

Location: Birmingham

Salary range: £30,000 - £40,000

Closing date: 29 May 2020

Contract type: Permanent

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West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner

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