Chief Inspector (Operations Support and Development)
St Helena, South Atlantic
2 years FTC commencing as soon as possible
Salary £53k -£58k pa (depending on qualifications and experience), taxable in St Helena
A tax free International Supplement will also apply.
A sub-tropical island of spectacular and beautiful landscapes in the South Atlantic with a warm and friendly population of 4,500, St Helena is a self-governing overseas territory of the UK. St Helena has an international airport with weekly flights from Johannesburg.
The St Helena Police Service comprises of a Chief of Police, three Chief Inspectors (Community and Operations, Operation Support and Development and Crime) one Inspector, six Sergeants and 16 Constables. Within these resources, investigations comprise of a DS and 4 DCs.
You will be responsible for operational policing and the development of the systems necessary for operational policing to be delivered effectively for Saint Helena and Ascension Islands. You will ensure an ethical, open, transparent, effective and efficient Police Service. This role will include being responsible for training and the management of police operational incidents, major incidents, airport security, budgets, procurement, firearms licensing, emergency planning and discipline and complaints.
You will co-operate with key partners and stakeholders to optimise community engagement. Coaching, mentoring and developing officers, you will champion standards and manage performance issues. You will provide command oversight and governance of the police use of firearms, armoury procedures and strategic threat and risk assessments. You must design, develop and deliver training on firearms, major incident and JESIP training for police and senior government officials.
Your broad policing and operational command background will include command and management of major incidents and events and as a Tactical Firearms Commander. Your experience will cover management, working with stakeholders, Neighbourhood (Community) Policing, crime investigations and dealing with victims. Qualified to Inspector rank and with exceptional leadership skills, you will have worked within a Senior Command Team environment as a senior Police Manager.
This post is not available to officers seeking a secondment.
We offer an extensive benefits package with 30 days leave pa, fare paid travel, freight, pension contribution and relocation allowance (see overseas vacancy information).
An application form can be found HERE, where further information can also be found, or you may contact Kedell Worboys on 0203 818 7610 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org. This is where applications must be sent and received by 24 May 2019. Interviews will be held in London.