City of Culture – Lead for Co-ordination & Readiness and Operational Delivery- Fixed Term/Secondment until end of 2021

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Education, Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • Display a sound knowledge and have experience of the principles of major event security planning and can demonstrate how that understanding has been used to plan or assist in the planning of large scale events. 
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and an ability to develop and sustain a range of partnership relationships in event planning. This includes the ability to plan and deliver presentations to a range of audiences. 
  • Clear knowledge and understanding of the diversity and inclusion strategy for West Midlands Police
  • Skilled in engaging a diverse range of stakeholders and enabling effective collaboration which draws upon a diverse range of skill sets.
  • Able to operate with political savviness, able to understand how to most effectively challenge the status quo.
  • Able to identify relevant potential opportunities/threats and assess the impact of events and trends to inform internal planning.
  • Able to use a range of communication and influencing techniques and methods to successfully negotiate, collaborate and/or effect change.
  • Able to lead, develop and motivate a diverse team; creating strong engagement with the function's performance objectives and with Force values and behaviours.

  • Experience of working in safety advisory groups. 
  • Able to apply or devise specialised concepts and methods of analysis (or commission them from others), to clarify and / or solve complex problems.
  • Skilled in developing and implementing evidence based policy.
  • Ability to complete objective setting to medium and long-term cycles, co-ordinating a complex range of activities and balancing competing needs.
  • Able to hold themselves, individuals and the wider team to account for performance and behaviours.
  • Skilled in coaching and mentoring to enable appropriate career and professional development. 
  • Able to drive cultural and operational change across a diverse team, creating a culture of innovation and creativity.

Additional Information:
  • Successful applicants will be subject to appropriate vetting
  • Successful applicants will be expected to be committed to remain in the group until the delivery of the City of Culture 2021 and for post event reporting unless under exceptional circumstances.
West Midlands Police are currently undertaking a long term review of staff pay and conditions.  The grade, pay and other terms of employment are therefore subject to review and may change in the future. 

West Midlands Police is a Disability Confident Leader - the highest level an organisation can achieve under the scheme run by the Department of Work and Pensions.  As part of our commitment we operate a Guaranteed Interview Scheme - all candidates who declare a disability and meet the essential criteria for the role will be guaranteed an interview.

Diversity and Inclusion Vision:  Maximise the potential of people from all backgrounds through a culture of fairness and inclusion to deliver the best service for our communities.

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