Website Hampshire Police
As a Chief Inspector you will be responsible for any one of a number of areas of policing, including the operational management of one of the force’s district areas, investigations or public protection, delivering the Constabulary’s vision, values and objectives.
Chief Inspectors manage large teams of inspectors, sergeants, constables and police staff. They may be the most senior operational response officer or manage assigned specialist policing functions such as investigations. This role carries specific legal powers in line with inspector rank to enable the maintenance of law and order.
- Plan, manage and monitor complex front line and/or specialist operational policing activity managing competing demands and priorities to make informed deployment decisions and ensure best use of available resources.
- Contribute to the setting, monitoring and assessment of team key performance indicators (KPIs) to support the achievement of wider objectives.
- Lead, motivate and engage large and diverse teams of inspectors, sergeants, constables and police staff, protecting and promoting workforce wellbeing to uphold professional standards and enable a high performing team.
- Identify, manage and mitigate operational threats and risks in line with national guidance and operational policing plans to maximise the safety and wellbeing of officers, staff, and the public.
- Analyse performance data and information against team objectives in order to report against performance management measures and inform workforce planning.
- Manage large team budgets, monitor and review expenditure to ensure best use of available resources and value for money.
- Manage large matrix teams, directing and monitoring workloads in accordance with operational policing plans and priorities to provide an efficient and effective response to problems, incidents and crime.
- Lead the analysis and evaluation of existing processes and practices within area of work in order to identify and implement opportunities for change and innovation, promote best practice and enable continuous improvement in evidence based policing within teams.
- Develop and maintain relationships with communities and multi-agency partners to drive collaboration and inform policing priorities and plans.
- Set, monitor and assess KPIs for individual team members in alignment with wider objectives, taking corrective action as necessary to ensure that the team effectively contribute towards the achievement of Force goals.
- Identify and manage initial responses to major and/or critical incidents in alignment with relevant frameworks and guidance, ensuring appropriate resource allocation and risk management to enable effective service delivery.
- Able to plan to short and medium-term cycles, to coordinate a range of activities appropriately within the function, to match these to available resources, and to identify and mitigate known risks to delivery.
- Operational experience at Inspector level.
- Able to develop and implement an effective stakeholder and partner relationship plan which develops trusts and enables contributions.
- Able to engage a variety of audiences through a range of media to inform and/or persuade.
- Met all necessary local and national promotion criteria.
- Able to seek out and identify a range of information to identify patterns, trends and options, and use SARA (scan, analyse, respond and assess) principles to solve multifaceted and complex problems.
- Able to develop and motivate a diverse team and create strong engagement of individuals with their personal and team objectives and with Force values, behaviours and strategic priorities.
- Skilled in coaching and mentoring to enable appropriate career and professional development.
- Able to identify potential applications of new or improved practices related to area of work to improve ways of working.
- Able to contribute to resource planning, to manage financial budgets and utilise commercial acumen to make risk-based decisions that deliver effective outcomes within the resources allocated.
- Skilled in setting, monitoring and enabling high performance against team and individual performance objectives.
Company: Hampshire Police
Vacancy Type: Full Time
Job Location: Brighton, GB
Application Deadline: N/A