Job Title: Senior Organisational Development and Change Manager
Salary: £48,997 to £60,115 plus a Location allowance of £1,639. You will receive £48,997 the band minimum. Progress to the band maximum of £60,115 will be via incremental progression.
Location: This role is based at 10 Victoria Street, London and/or with flexibility to work remotely. NPCC encourages applications from candidates living across the UK. The role may require some travel as necessary.
Contract: Fixed term until 31st March 2023 (with the potential for further extension subject to funding and performance)
The National Police Chiefs’ Council (NPCC)
The National Police Chiefs’ Council (NPCC) brings UK police leaders together to set direction in policing and drive progress for the public. It enables Chief Constables and their forces to work collectively and collaboratively to help policing coordinate operations, reform, improve and provide value for money.
Policing is operating in a time of global change and uncertainty, the public and our staff need a service which is responsive, able to tackle future challenges and embrace opportunity. The NPCC aims to support our operationally independent chief officers in their ambition to meet this need. We have been able to do this by adhering to the NPCC principles of coordination, collaboration and communication, through the strength of our policing network and effective partnership working.
Chief officers support the NPCC by taking responsibility for crime and policing issues from a national operational perspective. This work is managed through Chief Constables’ Council which provides the key decision-making forum for operationally independent Chief Constables to meet and agree common approaches and coordinate national responses.
The NPCC has been granted 3.2 million by Home Office as part of the government spending review to boost its response and coordination of national policing issues.
NPCC Strategic Hub Organisational Development and Change Team
The Organisational Development and Change (ODC) team is a newly established function for the NPCC Strategic Hub. It has responsibility for driving continuous improvement across the NPCC, delivering projects of work, and giving advice and guidance to ensure development activity is in line with NPCC and wider policing strategies. The teamwork with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders to ensure the NPCC is able to support Chief Officers in the constantly evolving areas of national policing.
As a Senior Manager within the ODC team, the post holder will lead a portfolio of change and improvement initiatives relating the NPCCs operating model and aligned to the NPCC Strategy. They manage a small team of ODC experts and will work with senior stakeholders across the policing landscape, influencing and negotiating, and providing advice and guidance.
Scope and AccountabilitiesOversee programme management activities in line with ODC work plan. This includes ensuring the development and management of programme/project plans, benefits and risk tracking and change management. Engage and maintain relationships with senior stakeholders across NPCC and relevant partners/stakeholders Ensure timely and accurate assurance documentation, progress, risk, benefit and financial reporting as required to meet the needs of NPCC and external stakeholder governance arrangements Advise and guide the development of initiatives and change management processes including support to NPCC senior stakeholders, Project Managers, change agents and/or subject matter experts where appropriate. Act as a point of contact for advice and guidance on NPCC Development and Change. Promote the highest standards of integrity, professional conduct and equality at all times. Provide line management of Project Managers, the Benefits Manager and the Business Analyst ensuring performance, welfare, wellbeing and development requirements are managed accordingly
The postholder will need to have experience and skills:
LeadershipProvide leadership of large change and improvement initiatives across the NPCC to ensure the ongoing improvement of NPCC operating practices To develop strong and professional working relationships and credibility with senior leaders with the NPCC coordination committee structure including other committee coordinators and colleagues within the Strategic Hub Home Office/APCC/College of Policing. Represent the Head of ODC and the Strategic Hub at internal and external forum
Change ManagementTo have detailed experience and knowledge of developing and implementing business change at a strategic level. Analyse and update reports on progress against delivery; ensure that the risks and issues are monitored on a regular basis and actively updated and mitigated against. Risks and issues are escalated when appropriate. Engage with the NPCC risk management process, providing date and analysis for new and existing threats, flag up specific threats in a timely manner Produce relevant papers, documents and reports to inform and support key decision-making structures, benefit and performance management and the implementation of priorities.
What we offer (to name a few):Good insight into the strategic priorities of the NPCC and UK policing Opportunity for development and to broaden your experience at a senior, national level Opportunities to undertake engagement with a range of stakeholders across policing and government Flexible and remote working
This is an exciting opportunity within NPCC, within a fast-paced environment and an ever-growing organisation. Should you want to know more about the role, we would strongly encourage you contact Tracy Holyer - Head of Organisational Change and Development via Tracy.firstname.lastname@example.org.
Within your personal statement please evidence your suitability for the role by demonstrating the following:Demonstrable leadership experience in a public sector organisation Experience of complex change management and problem-solving skills at a strategic level The ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing directly to a varied audience at a senior to leadership level, including stakeholders and regulators
Occasional national travel may be required. Travel expenses will be paid if location allowance is not being received, or when travel falls outside of the home to work journey. NPCC will pay for overnight accommodation if required.
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Click the apply now button below and start your career with us. Applications will be via a detailed CV, Personal Statement and online application form. Your personal statement should evidence your suitability for the role (1000 words max). NB. Please do not attach 2 copies of your CV.
Completed applications must be submitted by 05/06/2022.
We view diversity as fundamental to our success. To tackle today’s complex policing challenges, we need a workforce made up from all of London’s communities. Applications from across the community are therefore essential.
As a Disability Confident Committed Employer the Met have committed to ensuring that disabled people and those with long-term health conditions have the opportunities to fulfil their potential and realise their aspirations.
Desirable criteria for the role:Significant, demonstrable leadership experience in policing or other public sector organisations Understand the complexities of the challenges that national policing currently faces across workforce related themes, including interdependencies with more than one strategic business area. Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing directly to varied audiences including Chief Constables, Police & Crime Commissioners and staff associations Demonstrable ability to work on own initiative, manage and facilitate workshops, analyse and collate information to produce clear, concise products and reports as required.