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Current Vacancies at the OFPCC



Head of Performance and Scrutiny (Fire and Rescue)

12 month fixed term (or secondment) 
Salary: £44,454 – 47,394
LOCATION: Fire and Rescue HQ: Kelvedon Park, Essex
 Closing Date Tuesday 31st October.

Main Purpose of Role:

To lead the performance and scrutiny function for the Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner (PFCC) in relation to Fire and Rescue services.

Support the PFCC in holding the Chief Fire Officer to account for the delivery of an effective and efficient fire and rescue service and ensuring value for money.

Support the PFCC and his senior management team on matters relating to fire and rescue performance, alongside identifying best practice.

A full job description for the role can be found here Head of Fire Performance and Scrutiny job description.

Applications should be in the form of a CV and covering letter addressing the requirements within the JD and sent to OPFCC Chief Executive

If anyone wishes to discuss the role, please also contact



Community Safety & Reducing Reoffending Manager
(Kelvedon Park)
Kelvedon Fire Headquarters
Monday to Friday covering core office hours 0800-1700.
£37,563 – £40,518 per annum.
Permanent – Full Time

Job Summary

The Police and Crime Commissioner for Essex is seeking an exceptional candidate with a good understanding of
community safety and criminal justice. The candidate will have good project management, policy and analytical
skills in order to manage delivery of action plans and provide reports and briefing to partners.

The post holder will report to the Assistant Director for Commissioning and will be responsible for delivering the
PCC’s programme of work in relation to community safety, partnerships and reoffending, including supporting
partnership forums such as Safer Essex, the Essex Criminal Justice Board, and the Essex Reducing Reoffending

The OPCC seeks a team player who is determined, outcome driven, self-motivated, and able to deliver effectively
in a partnership environment.

The successful candidate may come from a range of different professional backgrounds, including community
safety, criminal justice, and project or partnership management.

Closing date for applications; COP Monday 30th October
Interviews scheduled for w/c 6th Nov.

Please evidence the following areas on your application;
• Project management
• Partnership working
• Providing reports and briefings
Whilst interview dates are provided, these may be subject to change due to business requirements.
Please be aware that Essex Police Corporate Vetting Unit will undertake security vetting on successful candidates,
their family and others that live at their home address, which can include financial checks. Due to the sensitive
nature of these checks, we are not able to supply feedback should clearance be declined.

For further information, please contact Greg Myddelton on telephone 101, extension 161644.

To apply for this role click here.


PA to Chief Executive & Treasurer (OPFCC)
Kelvedon Fire Headquarters
Monday to Friday covering core office hours 0800-1700.
£24,813 – £26,535 per annum
Permanent – Full Time

Job Summary
This position offers an exciting opportunity to join the Essex Office of the Police Crime Commissioner (OPCC) to
help hold Essex Police to account and to ensure that the people of Essex receive an excellent service and that
communities are kept safe.

The post-holder will provide highly efficient, effective, professional and comprehensive support to the Chief
Executive and Treasurer. Duties will include the management of their schedules, organising meetings, responding
to and drafting correspondence for approval, maintaining the security of information and files and responding to
telephone enquiries, in order to assist with the effective management and operation of the OPCC. In addition, the
successful applicant will be required to triage public correspondence and complaints on a daily basis ensuring that
it is logged and acknowledged and that outstanding correspondence chased and dealt with accordingly. The full list
of duties is detailed in the job description.

The post holder will have significant experience in the field of business administration as well as strong computer
literacy, good communication skills and excellent oral and written communication skills.
In addition, the post holder will have the ability to fulfil the requirements of this role with integrity, accountability
and commitment, operating calmly and professionally at all times when dealing with colleagues, partner
organisations, the Police and members of the public.

We are an Equal Opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of society regardless of
disability, age, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, race or religion.

Within application please evidence the following;
Analyse Critically
Emotionally Aware
Take Ownership
For further information on this role please contact the below:
Contact Name: Lucy Gordon
Contact Phone Number: 01245 291602
Interview Date: Week Commencing 16th October 2017

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