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Assistant Chief Officer (Resources)

Applications are now open for the post of Assistant Chief Officer (Resources) at Staffordshire Police.

The vision for Staffordshire Police begins with the communities we serve and the outcomes we want for them – safety and confidence. It recognises that the Police are critical to securing this through a local, visible, and responsive service which cares for victims, the people who work for it and the partnerships that improve the life and opportunities across Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent. 

As Assistant Chief Officer for Resources you will be at the heart of ensuring our front-line officers and staff are adequately trained, resourced and equipped to deliver on our vision.

We are looking for an experienced and engaged leader to influence and develop the delivery of our Enabling services teams who provide a wide range of services including;

  • People and Organisational Development
  • Finance and Payroll services
  • Procurement and contract management (Commercial Services)
  • Estate
  • Information Technology and Systems
  • Joint Emergency Transport Services
  • Supporting and developing collaborative partnership working with Staffordshire Fire and Rescue.

As part of the Chief Officer leadership team, you will play a key role in setting the strategic direction of policing in Staffordshire and provide leadership across a broad range of people and resourcing functions. You will need to be an articulate and confident leader and have a clear people focus, with experience of working and collaborating with a wide range of partners.

Application process

To apply for the position of Assistant Chief Officer (Resources), we're asking applicants to submit your CV along with a covering letter.

The closing date for receipt of applications is 09:00 hours, 22nd August 2022.

Successful candidates will be asked to complete an occupational personality questionnaire w/c 29 August. The selection process will include an internal and external stakeholder panel discussion and an interview and presentation with the Chief Constable, Deputy Chief Constable and an independent panel member w/c 12 September 2022. 

Should you be interested in the position, please contact Julie Gleave ( for more information and to arrange an informal discussion with the deputy chief constable.

Staffordshire Police is committed to being an equal opportunities and disability confident employer. We value the difference a diverse workforce can make and welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates, particularly from under represented groups.