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Recruitment and Vacancies

See below for current vacancies within the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Essex.



Commissioning Support Officer

Based at the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Essex (OPCC), currently Chelmsford, with potential to move to alternative location.
Full time, Permanent


The Police and Crime Commissioner for Essex is seeking an exceptional candidate with a good understanding of commissioning, performance and contract management processes and practices. The candidate will have good project management skills in order to develop and embed performance frameworks and to co-ordinate and support new commissioning projects.


The post holder will work with the Assistant Director for Commissioning to monitor and performance-manage the range of contracts, commissioned and grant-funded services funded by the OPCC, enabling the OPCC to evidence outcomes and demonstrate value for money.


The OPCC seeks a team player who is outcome driven, self-motivated, and able to develop highly effective processes that demonstrate the impact of PCC funding on desired outcomes such as the areas of focus within the Police & Crime Plan.


The role will also enable the OPCC to demonstrate compliance with its statutory obligations, for instance in line with the code of practice for victims of crime.

The successful candidate may come from a range of different professional backgrounds, including commissioning, performance, procurement and / or contract management roles.

Please evidence the following areas on your application;
•Managing Performance
•Decision Making
•Working with Others


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.

To apply for this opportunity please send your CV and a covering letter stating:

How you meet the requirements of the role as detailed in the advert and job description,

CVs and covering letters should be sent to: Greg.Myddelton@essex.pnn.police.uk

Closing date for applications 4pm; Monday 28th February

Commissioning Support Officer – Job Description:  Commissioning support officer JD (Jan ’17) (2)



Restorative Justice Volunteers

Please see below for the application forms to apply for the voluntary role of RJ Volunteer




PCC for Essex, 3 Hoffmans Way, Chelmsford, Essex CM1 1GU
01245 291600

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