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Research Manager

Wakefield
Salary: £33,597 - £36,570
Ref: ZP85

West Yorkshire's Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC), Mark Burns-Williamson, is seeking to appoint a Research Manager to work with him to continue to make a real difference to the lives of people across communities in West Yorkshire.

In this key position you will provide expert and professional advice, information and support to the PCC, the OPCC and partners. You will work closely with the DPCC and Head of Delivery to drive the development and delivery of the Police and Crime Plan, ensuring that we understand the needs of our communities and are effectively monitoring OPCC, police and partner performance, developing and delivering the outcomes and priorities in the Police and Crime Plan to keep West Yorkshire safe and feeling safe.

Candidates will be educated to degree level in a related field or will have experience in a related professional area.

You will come with experience of designing and conducting research using both qualitative and quantitative methodologies, a proven ability to gather, analyse, interpret and report information using computerised applications and hold experience of managing research projects and policy development within fixed deadlines.

You will also have a history of working effectively with colleagues at different levels including senior managers and leaders. You will provide advice, information and represent the PCC in strategic discussions with delivery partners.

In addition, you must be prepared to work flexibly to support the work of the OPCC, be available outside normal hours to provide advice and support, and travel across West Yorkshire and nationally to attend events as needed.The successful candidate will be subject to personal and financial vetting checks prior to appointment.

This post is suitable for job share.

The online application process will close at 23:55 hours on the date shown. Shortlisting will take place the week commencing 18 June 2018.

Interviews will be held on Wednesday 27 June 2018. Additional dates may be added where required.

Additional information and the online application form may be accessed through this link

Closing date: Sunday 17 June 2018

 

Criminal Justice Advisor

Wakefield
Salary: £42,492 - £45,435
Ref: ZP84

This opportunity is offered as a 3 year Fixed Term Contract

West Yorkshire's Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC), Mark Burns-Williamson, is seeking to appoint a Criminal Justice Advisor to work with him to continue to make a real difference to the lives of people across communities in West Yorkshire.

In this key position you will advise the Head of Policy and the PCC on the Criminal Justice system working for our communities. Your responsibilities include providing advice and support to the PCC in chairing the Local Criminal Justice Board and working better with partners to further develop a more connected, effective and efficient Criminal Justice system across West Yorkshire, delivering on the outcomes and priorities in the Police and Crime Plan.

Candidates will be educated to degree level in a related field or will have substantial experience at a strategic level in criminal justice.

You will come with extensive knowledge of the criminal justice system, experience of managing complex multi-agency partnerships and designing and managing research projects within fixed deadlines. Furthermore, you will need excellent communication skills including succinct report writing, experience of presenting high quality information to groups using a variety of mediums and working with diverse communities.

We are looking for a motivated self-starter, with a strong commitment to this area of work. You will also have a history of working effectively with colleagues at different levels including senior managers and leaders, as well as a sound knowledge of criminal justice reform.

In addition, you must be prepared to work flexibly to support the work of the OPCC, be available outside normal hours to provide advice and support, and travel across West Yorkshire and nationally to attend events as needed. The successful candidate will be subject to personal and financial vetting checks prior to appointment.

This post is suitable for job share. The online application process will close at 23:55 hours on the date shown.

Shortlisting will take place the week commencing 18 June 2018.

Interviews will be held on Monday 2 July 2018. Additional dates may be added where required.

Additional information and the online application form may be accessed through this link

Closing date: Sunday 17 June 2018

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