12 month Fixed Term Contract / Secondment
In this important role you will ensure that resources are positioned to provide operational resilience, both at Force and LPA level, and in accordance with the Resource Management programme. You will plan, schedule and deploy resources to meet the operational needs of the organisation for special operations, pre-planned events and unforeseen circumstances taking into account financial implications and the impact changes will have on individuals.
You will have a good standard of education with excellent verbal and written communication skills and a proven ability to negotiate, influence and resolve conflict. An ability to prioritise and work to deadlines is essential as well as an ability to understand complex, bespoke technology, in particular extensive use of DMS, are required together with recent experience in duty planning. Proven experience of forecasting in a shared service environment and working with workforce management software or resource planning function is desirable.
If you are a permanent member of staff applying for this role, please note it will be offered on a secondment basis. Important: All secondments are assumed supported and that your line manager and Head of Department/Commander or Deputy are aware of your intention to apply. If the secondment is not supported then a strong business rationale must be sent to email@example.com quoting the reference number for the role.
Please note: Shift allowance, on-call or other job related allowances from the previous role will not be protected unless they are attached to the new role for the duration of the secondment.
As part of the Thames Valley Police family you will enjoy a fantastic range of benefits including 22-30 days annual leave per annum (plus Bank Holidays), flexible working conditions, performance related pay increases, 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 People Services Recruitment Department on 0845 2 66 66 77 (internal 301 6500) quoting reference 16382.
The closing date for enquiries and receipt of completed applications is Sunday 1st December 2019.
Police Officers and Police Staff have access to a fantastic range of benefits, dependant on role, location and length of service. To view a full list of our benefits please click here
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.
Thames Valley Police serves diverse communities; to truly reflect this, we are keen to recruit people from Black, Asian and other minority backgrounds. We value the knowledge and experiences that individuals bring from different cultures and welcome any contributions that can enhance the services we deliver to the public.
We believe in investing in all of our people, and run tailored Positive Action Initiatives to support our colleagues from underrepresented backgrounds in their personal and professional development, ensuring everyone has a level playing field to succeed, progress and feel fulfilled in their careers.
This opportunity is closed to applications.