Assistant Chief Officer (Resources) - £96,996 - £114,888

Staffordshire Police Headquarters
Full Time

Assistant Chief Officer (Resources) - £96,996 - £114,888

Grade: Assistant Chief Officer

Reports to: Deputy Chief Constable

Salary: £96,996 - £114,888 

The vision for Staffordshire Police begins with the communities we serve and the outcomes we want for them – safety and confidence. It recognises that the Police are critical to securing this through a local, visible, and responsive service which cares for victims, the people who work for it and the partnerships that improve the life and opportunities across Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent. 

Staffordshire Police is a great place to work, we value our people and our communities and together have developed ‘Our Vision – A safe and confident Staffordshire, secured by an outstanding local police service that is passionate about serving the public, caring for its people and working in partnership’.

As Assistant Chief Officer for Resources you will be at the heart of ensuring our front-line officers and staff are adequately trained, resourced and equipped to deliver on our vision.

We are looking for an experienced and engaged leader to influence and develop the delivery of our Enabling services teams who provide a wide range of services including;

  • People and Organisational Development
  • Finance and Payroll services
  • Procurement and contract management (Commercial Services)
  • Estate
  • Information Technology and Systems
  • Joint Emergency Transport Services
  • Supporting and developing collaborative partnership working with Staffordshire Fire and Rescue. 

As part of the Chief Officer leadership team, you will play a key role in setting the strategic direction of policing in Staffordshire and provide leadership across a broad range of people and resourcing functions. You will need to be an articulate and confident leader and have a clear people focus, with experience of working and collaborating with a wide range of partners. 

You will consistently exhibit engaged leadership; motivating, inspiring and supporting others to develop their full potential, whilst also driving the cultural change and wellbeing that will support sustainable improvements in performance and outcomes across the organisation. We are looking for a leader who can embrace staff-driven innovation, is comfortable in looking to good practice from elsewhere and will seek challenge to improve the services we deliver in driving down crime, protecting the vulnerable, improving public confidence and delivering high levels of victim satisfaction.

For more information and for an informal discussion about the role please contact Julie Gleave (  to arrange an informal discussion with the deputy chief constable.

If you are interested in this role please apply via Staffordshire Police or Staffordshire Fire Website and submit your CV along with a Covering letter. Please note only one attachment can be uploaded so please upload your CV and covering letter as one attachment. 

Application deadline: Midday on 22nd August 2022

Shortlisting taking place: 22nd - 26th August 2022

Psychometric test: 29th August - 2nd September 2022

Date(s) of interview: 12th - 16th September 2022

Benefits of working for Staffordshire Police: 

Flexible working options available 
Defined benefit pension scheme (pension upon retirement is based on your career average salary), with an employer contribution of 15.5%. 
Annual Leave Entitlement - starting at 31 days plus bank holidays 
Sick pay scheme
Fostering friendly policy
Family friendly policies – maternity, paternity, parental leave, adoption
Occupational Health
On site Gyms
Staff associations
Reward and Recognition
Blue light Card – not solely for Staffs police
Sports Lottery
Staff restaurant at HQ
Free parking 

Please note that applications are welcomed from all suitably qualified/experienced individuals. However prior consideration will be given to applications from individuals who are ‘at risk’ and employed by Staffordshire Police. If an appointment is made from that at risk group, the post may be withdrawn. In this event, a representative from the People Services team will notify any affected applicants.
Staffordshire have a strong commitment to equality and diversity in our people, within the organisation and in the services we provide to our communities.
We want to reflect the communities we serve and one way we can try to achieve this is through a 'positive action' approach.
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Please note that if successful for this role, the following tests and checks will be conducted:
  • Medical assessment 
  • Higher level vetting 
  • References

This opportunity is closed to applications.