Head of People Services


Posted on 11th Jun 2019
Gwent Police - Heddlu Gwent
Gwent Police - Heddlu Gwent Wales

Head of People Services

This is an exciting opportunity to join Gwent Police as the Head of People Services, it’s a time where there is a real focus on the big people issues facing the force. You will take a crucial leadership role and be responsible for setting the workforce strategy to deliver on a range of initiatives to attract, retain and develop our current and future workforce. You will be joining at a time when there is a new Chief Constable and a real opportunity to shape the agenda moving forward – it’s an exciting time for the force.

Our People Services function is crucial to ensuring our 2000 officers and staff are equipped and enabled to succeed. Policing is complex and challenging, leading a team of talented individuals, you will have the opportunity to make a real difference for our communities.

As an experienced people and OD professional with Chartered CIPD status, you will be a motivational leader with a clear vision of how you want to shape and motivate the team. Operating as part of the Chief Officer team, you will act as a strategic partner and trusted adviser to the Chief Constable and Police and Crime Commissioner. You must therefore be able to effectively influence at this level.

This role requires applicants to undertake an online psychometric assessment prior to the interview. You will be provided with a link to the online assessment, and instructions on the assessment questionnaires, once we receive your application.

If you require any assistance or support through the assessment or interview process, please include your requirements with your application.

We strive to create workplaces that reflect the communities we serve, and where everyone feels empowered to bring their full, authentic selves to work.

We aim to remove unconscious bias from our recruitment process, and applicants will not be excluded on the grounds of sex, gender reassignment, pregnancy, maternity, race, marital status, disability, age, religion, belief or sexual orientation.

For an informal discussion, please contact Deputy Chief Constable Pam Kelly on 01633 642280, or Neil Lewis (Head of People Services) on 07979 745227

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