Postings Co-ordinator

20000045 Requisition #

Grade:   Band D lower

Salary:  £29,064 to £35,481

Closing Date:  25th February 2020

About the role:

We are looking for a talented and enthusiastic individual with a keen eye for detail to join the workforce planning team. You will be responsible for the PEQF (Student postings process)

The introduction of the PEQF brings significantly more complexity from a workforce planning perspective. This is primarily due to the increased number of rotations with two learning journeys. The PCDA rotates over a three year period whilst the DHEP rotates overs a 2 year period. 

Working within the Workforce Planning and Reporting function, you will play a crucial role in modelling intakes and scheduling rotations and balance students with substantial officers in operational teams. You will identify priority areas for postings taking account of financial vacancy factors together with the skills and capabilities of students. Consider the strength and establishment in individual teams and departments as a whole.

You will support the workforce teams with posting and reposting of student officers to address operational issues. Working with shared services to implement posting decisions to policy guidelines.

Essential Requirements


  • A proven background and experience in planning and resource management, a minimum of three years
  • Experience of working with and influencing key stakeholders
  • Experience with information technology platforms and systems, including Excel, Word and Outlook

  • Excellent communication skills
  • the ability to prioritise, with excellent problem solving skills
  • Working knowledge of reporting tools and analytical products
This role is based at Lloyd House and is Monday to Friday Office hours, there maybe a requirement to travel around the force area on an occasional basis will form part of the role.

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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