Commissioning Support Officer | Norfolk Police

OCC, Wymondham
Full time (37 hours) – Permanent
£ 24,546 – £ 27,774 a year
Closing date: Friday January 21, 2022 at 5 p.m.
Ref. of the position: please indicate the reference: L2132 on the application form

A recruitment opportunity has arisen for the Commissioning Support Officer position to work within the Policy, Commissioning and Media Directorate of the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner of Norfolk (OPCCN).

The key elements of the role are as follows:

  • Support the Commissioning Manager in the implementation of the OPCCN Commissioning Strategy to achieve the objectives set out in the Police and Crime Plan.
  • Support the Policy and Orders team with orders, policies, interventions and services to reduce crime and help victims cope and recover from their experiences.
  • Support the Commissioning Manager to maximize the external funding available to the OPCC, Norfolk Police, and statutory and voluntary sector partners.

It is essential that applicants meet the following criteria:

  • Demonstrable experience of working at a consistently high level in an administrative role. Work as a team to assist in the development of financial policies, practices, procedures and information. Coordinate multi-agency meetings (eg key stakeholders, statutory, non-statutory and third sector). Compile notes / minutes at internal and multi-agency meetings for distribution. Assist in the compilation of reports, including review of data. Organization of meetings / small events with internal / external partners / clients. Work in commissioning / procurement eg placing orders, establishing accounts, reconciling invoices. Research / distribute information to internal / external partners with funding options
  • Graduated from 5 GCSEs including Math and English or equivalent qualification / amount of proven work experience
  • Excellent organizational skills with high levels of precision and attention to detail. Good keyboard skills with in-depth knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite
  • Interpersonal skills and integrity necessary to earn and maintain the trust of colleagues at all levels of the OPCCN, Norfolk Constabulary, strategic partners and voluntary sector organizations.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills demonstrated by the ability to communicate confidently at all levels (internal / external)
  • Ability to work under data protection and information management laws
  • Ability to find appropriate solutions to problems on own initiative and within a team
  • Ability to drive as needed and to get to remote locations in Norfolk County
  • Proven ability to accurately compose documents and presentation materials. Good numeracy and literacy skills

It is desirable that applicants meet the following criteria:

  • Work in commissioning / procurement e.g. placing orders, setting up accounts, paying invoices
  • Organization of meetings / small events with internal / external partners / clients
  • Research / distribute information to internal / external partners with funding options

The working hours are 37 hours per week from Monday to Friday. This position is offered on a permanent basis.

This role is varied and will require flexibility. Other criteria can be obtained from the specification of the role and the person.

If you would like an informal discussion of the position, please contact Stephanie Stearman: [email protected]

It will be considered whether the position can be provided on a part-time or part-time basis, in accordance with the organizational requirements of this role.

Norfolk Constabulary is committed to protecting and promoting the well-being of vulnerable children and adults, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

The recruitment criteria for all positions are subject to reasonable adjustments in accordance with the Equality Act 2010.

Applications from at-risk personnel will be prioritized and favored in any selection process.

Anyone who wishes to be considered for an appointment must download an application package from Vacancies | Norfolk PCC (

Please return the completed applications by e-mail, mentioning the reference number of the vacant position: L2132 at [email protected].