Published: 4th Jul 2019

Government of Jersey

We’re continuing to build a new future for Jersey that is more modern, sustainable and prosperous for all. It’s a future that will see people, business and government come together to collaborate in a way they’ve never done before. This approach is called Team Jersey and it’s a milestone in our history: one island, one community, one government – and one exciting future. Now we need talented leaders to join us for a career-defining opportunity: to make change happen on a unique, historic island.

We want a just and fair society with a good quality of life. One where vulnerable young people and adults are protected from harm and everyone feels safe. As Chief of Police, you will play a big part in creating this community by directing the States of Jersey Police. You’ll lead a senior leadership team to fulfil your agreed aims, setting direction, upholding objectives and building public trust in Police services.

It’s a critical role where you’ll report to the Minister of Home Affairs through the Jersey Police Authority (JPA). You’ll be responsible for budgets and expert management as well as the provision of a co-ordinated emergency and public protection service. You’ll also need to develop the strategic and where appropriate operational relationship between the Government via the Director General for Justice and Home Affairs, linking into relevant projects, strategies and programmes.

To make the grade, you must have held operational command at a senior level. You’ll therefore know about policing procedures and techniques plus relevant legislation. We’ll also expect you to have completed the Strategic Command course and gained a recognised leadership qualification. And in addition to this, you must bring proven experience of leading change and transforming cultures. You’ll now be ready to apply this expertise to a brand new challenge. A credible senior figure who’s adept at strategic thinking, you’ll inspire a large team and connect with a range of influential people. Politically aware and familiar with policy and governance in your area, you’ll play your part in a momentous move that will benefit a 100,000-strong island community.

With a high-profile policing background, you’ll bring the boundless talent we’re looking for to help lead the biggest transformation in government for a generation. Join the States of Jersey Police and find your unique place in the world.

If you would like to arrange an informal discussion about this role, please email [email protected] in the first instance.

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