A new opportunity has arisen within the Resource Management Unit for a Resource Planner based at Beds HQ.
If successful, you will be working as part of a small but dedicated team supporting Bedfordshire Police in the forward planning of duties for both officer’s and staff. To ensure Bedfordshire Police maintains sufficient departmental and operational staffing levels to deliver the force strategic and tactical objectives, delivering an effective and efficient obligation to the public and colleagues.
The role requires an individual who can problem solve, forecast resourcing, recognise shortfalls in resources and resolves problems having a working knowledge of Police Regulations the Police Staff Handbook and relevant policies.
The individual will record and actively resolve issues that arise from annual leave, sickness, court warnings, training abstractions, postings and shift pattern variances using the CARM system.
They will be required to manage resourcing of operations that could be either spontaneous or pre-planned, that at times can be very time critical and require a full understanding of the impact on normal business, overtime budgets and welfare of officers and staff.
Allocation of staff and officers to training having consideration for the impact of abstractions from planned duties utilising iLearn and communicating with training leads and departmental heads.
Applications are invited from candidates who are highly motivated team players, with the ability to work with minimal supervision using your own initiative. By having excellent communication and interpersonal skills. You will be a point of contact for all officers and staff and will be required to work under pressure whilst maintaining a professional, courteous, diplomatic, tactful yet at times assertive manner with a can-do attitude. Always having consideration to Bedfordshire Police’s “Be You” programme.
Attention to detail and accuracy of work are therefore necessary, together with the skills and ability to organise and manage workloads. Training will be provided to the successful candidate, but experience in a similar role is advantageous, but not essential. However, the candidate must be IT literate, with a working knowledge of Word, Excel and Outlook.
This post is full time and works under the Bedfordshire Flexitime scheme and offers after achieving a satisfactory level of competence (no sooner than 6 months in post). Staff are required as a matter of necessity due to the nature of the role be able to be flexible with their working hours to deal with urgent resource requirements at very short notice.
At times, you will need to visit other locations across the Bedfordshire Police estate and support at times Operational Planning and Support with additional logistics. A valid UK driving licence is therefore essential and an ability to drive B1 classified vehicles.If you are interested in applying for this role, please ensure you read the attached information, including role profile, and recruitment information for applicants.All candidates are required to upload CV and provide evidence against the competencies listed below (See attached Role Profile for Guidance);We are emotionally aware We take ownership We deliver, support, and inspire We are collaborative We analyse critically We are innovative and open minded
There is a word count limit of 500 words per section.All applications will be subject to a paper-sift and successful shortlisted candidates will be invited to an interview, during which you will be required to provide evidence of against all personal qualities and the entry requirements stipulated in the role profile.Further information on the post can be obtained from Inspector 257 Paul Lowe email@example.com
Internal applicants within Bedfordshire Police, should upload either a CV or a completed ‘Staff internal role summary’ form, which can be found in the vacancy documents below. Please note you will be required to provide evidence against the competencies listed above.
External applicants should ensure that your current CV is uploaded and provide evidence against the competencies listed above. To ensure the recruitment process is fair and equal, please do not include personal details on your CV other than your name.
This vacancy is live to those at risk of redundancy and will remain open to redeployees until the conditional offer stage throughout the recruitment process. Any redeployee that wishes to apply should apply through the Redeployment Portal and provide a statement no more than 500 words against the entry requirements only. Please see attached role profile for guidance. Redeployees will take priority over other applicants at any point during the recruitment process up until conditional offer.
This force is a Disability Confident Leader. Should you require any workplace adjustments for your recruitment journey with us which you have not informed us of, please contact us on 01438 757777 or email us on firstname.lastname@example.org and we will be happy to support you. If you have a disability and you meet the minimum criteria for the position you are applying for, you will be entitled to an interview under the ‘Offer an Interview Scheme’.
Everyone at Bedfordshire Constabulary takes personal responsibility to help create an inclusive workplace, where police officers and staff respect one another, feel valued for their differences and can be themselves. We are committed to providing reasonable adjustments, wherever needed so everyone feels welcome and can flourish.
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