Head of Chiltern Transport Consortium

Chiltern Transport Consortium
Band SMG Circa £85,979 per annum plus benefits
Full Time

Applications are invited for an exciting opportunity for Head of Chiltern Transport Consortium.

Now in its eighteenth financial year of operation CTC currently (fy 2021/22) manage a combined fleet of 3,655 vehicles, covering in excess of 55 million miles, with 82 (fte) personnel, 6 workshops and a budget of £20.8m

The successful candidate will be responsible for the overall  effective, efficient and economic management of resources required to provide the  all transport services to r the Consortium member forces’ ensuring that the fleet operates in accordance with statutory requirements and ensures that the appropriate fleet of vehicles is sustained for each forces and that downtime of vehicles is minimised.

The individual will ensure that those services from strategic policy through to local delivery meet all of the needs of the Consortium members.

You will need to have the personal qualities to continue to manage long term relationships both with the consortium forces and PCCs but also through the management of an effective supply chain.

You will have strong interpersonal skills with the ability to lead and develop your staff based in different geographic locations and have the energy and technical knowledge to continue to enhance and improve the Consortium so that it remains at the forefront of national policing delivery.

You will be responsible for development of solutions to meet the needs of the shared service members through best use of technology.

You will be responsible for managing the Consortium budget. You will also ensure that the consortium maximises value for money through continually considering all aspects of service delivery, including  out-sourcing of appropriate parts of the service to private sector organisations as appropriate, developing specifications for service, contracts and tender evaluations, production, publishing, implementation and maintenance of CTC operational core business policies and procedures.

As part of the Thames Valley Police family you will enjoy a fantastic range of benefits including 22-30 days annual leave per annum pro-rata for part time (plus Bank Holidays), flexible working conditions, a wide range of lifestyle discounts, career development opportunities and have the option to join a local government pension scheme. To view a full list of our benefits, please click the below link.

If you have any queries please contact the Recruitment Team at RecruitmentPoliceStaff@thamesvalley.pnn.police.uk quoting reference 18061. We will endeavour to respond to your query as quickly as possible. 

Please use Google Chrome when completing your application, wherever possible, as this will enhance performance. 

The closing date for enquiries and receipt of completed applications is Sunday 11th July 2021.


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Working Smart.  You will be joining an organisation that strives to improve every day.  In the post-pandemic era this means changing the way we work and deliver our services, which brings a number of benefits including a more flexible and capable workforce. 

Supporting You.  Your wellbeing and safety is at the heart of all we do.  Whilst you are doing the work that matters, we’ll be supporting you via a wide range of Wellbeing services, partnerships and initiatives.  We have a number of active staff support networks and buddy schemes which you will have access to and can be involved with.  We also offer a comprehensive range of benefits and discount schemes, some provided directly by the organisation and others via partnerships including Blue Light card.  Learn more about how we will be Supporting You.

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Vetting.  All posts require a level of Police Vetting as per the National Vetting Code of Practice. The residency requirement is necessary to enable all applicants to be checked in an equitable manner. Thames Valley Police will allow applicants to apply who do not necessarily reach the criteria as long as they have proven UK residency and supporting evidence where necessary. Applications will be considered on a case by case basis.

This opportunity is closed to applications.