Deputy Chief Executive Officer

Posted on 19th Apr 2022

Deputy Chief Executive Officer

The National Association of Retired Police Officers are excited to announce a new opportunity for a Deputy Chief Executive Officer to join our purpose-driven organization.

NARPO is proud to be the leading voice for Retired Police Officers and their families throughout England and Wales, representing a diverse membership of over 93,000. Passionate about supporting our members, we actively campaign for greater pension and welfare support, work with prominent charities, and offer exclusive discounts on retail, holidays, and insurance.

As we continue to develop as an organisation, we are seeking to appoint a new Deputy Chief Executive Officer who has the enthusiasm and the experience to progress our member services to the next level.

The ideal position for a candidate looking to make a real difference, the focus of this role is to take on critical tasks enabling the CEO to implement the overall strategic plan of NARPO. Reporting to the CEO and working closely with the National Executive Committee, you will play an important part in developing NARPO's objectives and lead the delivery of key aspects.

Key responsibilities include:

• Working closely with the CEO to align the HQ staff around the strategic objectives of NARPO.

• Supporting the CEO, the Deputy CEO will be proactive in providing solutions to strategic issues with and for colleagues.

• Deputising for the CEO when necessary.

• Supporting and taking a role in the implementation of policies and procedures.

• Acting as the Data Protection point of contact and work with the external DPO.

• Keeping up to date with relevant aspects of employment law.

• Monitoring legislation that is relevant to members including pensions, benefits and equality.

• Acting as line manager on a day-to-day basis for HQ staff and providing documented advice on all matters pertaining to the operations of HQ.

• To augment member subscriptions by assisting in developing and maintaining relevant sources of income, including member services, advertising in NARPO News, NARPO website, New Horizons as well as NARPO supplies.

• Overseeing the successful development of new policies and programmes with the CEO, agreed by the NEC.

• Attending NEC, Sub Committee meetings and working group meetings and following up on any actions resulting from those meetings as directed.

• Preparing papers, as appropriate, for the information of, or to inform the decision-making process of the NEC, NEC Sub Committees or working groups.

Our new Deputy CEO should have team management experience and must possess strong interpersonal skills. The ideal candidate will have:

• Solid academic background or relevant similar role experience.

• A track record of achievement demonstrated through results in a similar organisation.

• Proven ability to develop and execute plans, initiatives and lead a team.

• Knowledge of police pensions or the ability to acquire the appropriate knowledge.

• Knowledge of relevant regulatory and legal issues.

• Ability to focus on clear goals and achieve targets.

Additional information:

Full-time position, based in Wakefield

Some traveling across the UK with occasional overnight stays

Annual salary £42, 674

10% employer matched pension contribution

Private health insurance – subject to eligibility

Life insurance – subject to eligibility

Enhanced sick pay insurance – subject to eligibility

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Written applications together with CV to be sent to Alan Lees 38 Bond Street, Wakefield, WF1 2QP; Email by closing date of 10.00am 20th May 2022.

Interviews to be arranged for week commencing 20th June.

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