Head of Human Resources

Northamptonshire Police Headquarters
£69,894 - £74,916
12 Mar 2019
29 Mar 2019
Specialist Area
HR function
HR Jobs Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Northamptonshire Police is responsible for policing the county of Northamptonshire, covering 914 square miles with a population of around 683,800 and is committed to 'Putting Communities First'. Officers and staff work with communities, partner organisations and behind the scenes to keep communities safe and bring offenders to justice.

Police officers and staff operate from the Police Headquarters and police stations based in Brackley, Corby, Daventry, Kettering, Oundle, Northampton, Rushden, Wellingborough, alongside some of the county's major routes into the county.

To direct and develop a comprehensive range of HRM Strategies, policies and HR services to support the overall direction of the business objectives.

To provide strategic advice and guidance to Northamptonshire Police and OPCFC as requested by Chief Officers and OPCFC

Provide leadership in the continuous development and implementation of a HR and organisational development strategy to ensure that the Force has a workforce which is shaped to deliver the its’ objectives in changing and challenging external environment.

Develop and continuously improve Human Resources to provide centres of excellence which provide measurable added value to Northamptonshire Police Force.

Providing leadership and management to the HR Team ensuring appropriate outcomes for the areas of responsibility including working collaboratively with regional units.

Please see the attached Job Description for more information about this vacancy.

Additional Benefits:

On-site parking, subsidised gym, flexible working, contributory pension and career progression opportunities with the force.

Additional Information:

The Police Service is an equal opportunities organisation and is determined to ensure that:

The workforce reflects the diverse society which it serves and that the working environment is free from any form of discrimination, victimisation or harassment.

No job applicant or volunteer is treated more or less favourably on the grounds of sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, age, marital status, pregnancy and maternity, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, religion or belief or disability. This is subject to the Police Service engaging in positive action scheme which intends to overcome or minimise a person’s disadvantage.

No job applicant or volunteer is disadvantaged by a provision, criterion or practice which cannot be shown to be a proportionate means of achieving a legitimate aim.

Northamptonshire Police has been accredited as a “Disability Confident Employer”. This ensures that every applicant who has a disability (as defined under the Equality Act 2010) and meets the minimum criteria for the role they are applying for, will be guaranteed an interview. Also, if you need any reasonable adjustments for any stage of the application process or at an interview then you will need to contact MFSS Recruitment on 01606 366800 at the earliest opportunity and notify them of your requirements. Please note that evidence to support your request may be required.

Please be aware that preferences will be given to those on the redeployment register.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive please be aware that this vacancy may close early, therefore please submit your application as early as possible.

The Force does not re-imburse travel to interview expenses.

The Force operates a no smoking policy.

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