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Commissioning Support Officer

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

The core elements of the role are to:

• To support the Commissioning Manager with the delivery of the OPCCN Commissioning Strategy to deliver the objectives set out in the Police and Crime Plan.
• To support the Policy and Commissioning Team with commissioning, policy, interventions and services to reduce crime and support victims to cope and recover from their experiences.
• To support the Commissioning Manager to maximise external funding available to the OPCC, Norfolk Constabulary and statutory and voluntary sector partners.

It is essential that applicants meet the following criteria:

• Demonstrable experience of working to a consistently high standard within an administrative role. Working in a team to assist with the development of policies, practices, procedures and financial information. Co-ordinating multi-agency meetings (e.g. key stakeholders, statutory, non-statutory and third sector). Compiling notes/minutes at internal and multi-agency meetings for distribution. Assisting with the compilation of reports, including reviewing data. Organising meetings/small events with partners/internal/external customers. Working in Commissioning/procurement e.g. placing of orders, setting up accounts, reconciling of invoices. Conducting searches for/distributing information to internal/external partners with funding options
• Educated to 5 GCSE including Maths and English Language or an equivalent qualification/amount of proven work experience
• Excellent organisational skills with high levels of accuracy and attention to detail. Good keyboard skills with a comprehensive knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
• Interpersonal skills and integrity necessary to gain and sustain the confidence of colleagues at all levels at the OPCCN, Norfolk
Constabulary, strategic partners and voluntary and community sector organisations.
• Effective communication and interpersonal skills demonstrated by the ability to communicate confidently at all levels (internally/externally)
• Ability to work within data protection and management of information laws
• Ability to find appropriate solutions to problems using own initiative and as part of a team
• Ability to drive as required and attend remote locations across Norfolk County
• Proven ability to accurately compose documents and presentation material. Good numeracy and literacy skills

It is desirable that applicants meet the following criteria:

• Working in Commissioning/procurement e.g. placing of orders, setting up accounts, paying of invoices
• Organising meetings/small events with partners/internal/external customers
• Conducting searches for/distributing information to internal/external partners with funding options

Hours of work are 37 per week Monday to Friday.  This post is offered on a permanent basis..

Band C: £21,135 - £23,817 per annum.

Consideration will be given to whether the post can be delivered on either a part time or job share basis, in line with the organisational requirements of this role.

This role is varied and will require flexibility. Further criteria can be obtained from the Job Role and Person Specification.

If you would like an informal discussion about the post, please contact OPCCN Commissioning Manager, Stephie Stearman on 01953 424457.

Norfolk OPCC Application Form

Date: 2020-07-30 / DOCX (42 KB)


Norfolk OPCC Monitoring Form

Date: 2020-07-30 / DOC (792 KB)


Date: 2020-07-30 / PDF (572 KB)


Please return completed applications by email to quoting vacancy reference number: C8141

Closing date for applications is 5pm on 22 January 2021.