Type: Contract Location: Eastern Organisation: Suffolk Constabulary

Salary per annum £117,690 + vehicle and relocation package available

Fixed Term up to 5 years

Closing date: 17:00 on Friday 24th August 2018

The Chief Constable of Suffolk Constabulary is inviting applications for the post of Deputy Chief Constable.

Suffolk Constabulary is a highly regarded police force that has consistently received good and outstanding inspection reports. Our team is innovative, evidence based and forward thinking in our approach to policing. We are proud of our workforce and equally proud to police the beauty and variety that is the county of Suffolk.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and experienced senior officer with exceptional leadership skills and a proven track record of positively leading and managing operational policing and change. The successful applicant will join an effective Chief Officer Team that is focused upon working collaboratively and in partnership with local communities, neighbouring forces and other organisations. The post will be pivotal to further developing the outstanding policing services provided to the people of Suffolk, adapting these to meet changing patterns of demand, ways of working and available resources.

This opportunity to join Suffolk’s Chief Officer Team is open to existing Deputy Chief Constables or Assistant Chief Constables seeking promotion. Candidates will need to have passed the Senior Police National Assessment Centre and successfully completed the Strategic Command Course.

Key dates:

– Briefing Day: Monday 10th September

– Stakeholder panel between: 11th – 20th September

– Leadership exercise & board Interview: Tuesday 25th September

If you would like further information about this vacancy please contact Chief Constable Gareth Wilson on: 01473 782700.

For an application pack please contact Jo Wishart – Recruitment Manager on 01953 425699 ext. 2343 or email

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