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Deputy Chief Constable
Hertfordshire Constabulary

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Job Reference: DF-POJ-210422-01

Salary: £137,703 per annum

Benefits: N/A

Location: Hertfordshire

Role/Type: Permanent/Full Time

Required Skills/Qualifications: N/A

Deputy Chief Constable


£137,703 per annum plus allowances and relocation package


Hertfordshire Constabulary

Location: Welwyn Garden City


An exciting opportunity has arisen in Hertfordshire Constabulary for a motivated, inspirational and forward-thinking leader to join our Chief Officer Team as a Deputy Chief Constable.

This is a rare opportunity to work with a Force that has a proven track record of driving innovative change whilst continuing to effectively police the diverse and complex challenges the Force area brings. As an ethical leader, you will be key in upholding our organisational values, driving collaborative solutions to challenges and bringing our prevention first strategy to life.

Hertfordshire Constabulary is proud to be a force with a strong track of record of innovation, whilst celebrating community engagement and delivering policing success in a diverse county. We are proud of our high levels of public confidence; we value neighbourhood policing, problem solving, being victim centric whilst also having an impressive track record in tackling crime and anti-social behaviour. We are particularly proud of our committed and empowered workforce and all they do for our communities.

Hertfordshire has deep collaboration with neighbouring Bedfordshire and Cambridgeshire forces, with approximately one third of the force’s staff and officers working within collaborated units. Sustaining the strong and productive working relationships across the alliance, including with the Police & Crime Commissioners, their teams and partner organisations will be a key aspect of this role. The successful candidate will need to be able to demonstrate they are an exceptional team player who has excellent stakeholder management skills, experience of working with other criminal justice and partner agencies, and the ability to work effectively within a collaborative structure.

You will support the Chief Constable and, amongst a broad portfolio, will be responsible for Organisational Learning, Corporate Communications and Legal Services.

Applicants must have passed the Strategic Command Course and be able to demonstrate a breadth of operational leadership experience, as well as experience of leading on major programmes. A good understanding of HR and Finance is also required. All applicants will be selected on an equal basis that determines their suitability for the post.

Hertfordshire Constabulary is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to attracting candidates from across a diverse range of backgrounds to reflect the communities it serves.

For an informal discussion to explore your suitability for the role in more detail, please Click here or contact one of our advisors at GatenbySanderson: Peter Guilder: or  07545 441 127 / Kate Merson: or  0207 426 3376.

Closing date for completed applications is 0900hrs on Monday 17th May 2021.