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HMICFRS Associate

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Recruiter: Her Majestys Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire & Rescue Services
Listed on: 18th January
Location: United Kingdom
Salary/Rate: For short term contracts of less than 6 months, the daily rate for these posts is between £180, £265 and £300 dependent on the requirements of the contract offered.
Salary Notes: For short term contracts of less than 6 months, the daily rate for these posts is between £180, £265 and £300 dependent on the requirements of the contract offered.
Type: Contract
Start Date: ASAP

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Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire & Rescue Services (HMICFRS) independently assesses the effectiveness and efficiency of police forces and fire & rescue services - in the public interest. We promote improvements in policing and fire & rescue services to make everyone safer.

If you are successful, you will be registered as an associate and placed on HMICFRS' associate register for up to 24 calendar months. Registration as an associate is not a guarantee of employment. Nor is it a route to becoming a permanent civil servant. The register is simply a list of individuals whom we have identified as possessing skills or experience that we require to do our inspections and who have successfully applied in a fair and open competition.


Responsibilities
As an associate you will be required to help design, lead or support inspections across HMICFRS. The main responsibilities will be as follows:

Act as an ambassador for HMICFRS ensuring the highest standards of professional conduct are demonstrated at all times

To provide advice and guidance to HMICFRS with an understanding of the subject matter and the knowledge of the methodology and questions sets within your specialist area of expertise

Work with colleagues across the organisation to promote HMICFRS's objectives, purpose and to embed organisational change

Collaborate with inspection teams to prepare inspections

Be responsible for carrying out inspection fieldwork and evidence gathering (e.g. focus groups, interviews, reality testing) to a consistently high standard and recording the evidence gathered in a way that provides a sound evidence base

Supporting inspection leads and ensuring that the right type of evidence is gathered; including briefing inspection teams prior to inspection, analysing data, drawing conclusions and drafting force reports.

Working with portfolio director and deputy portfolio director to ensure that reports follow set processes for ensuring factual accuracy and moderating reports

Contribute to the production of detailed reports for Her Majesty's Inspectors (HMI)

Effectively communicate with chief officers, HMIs and senior government officials and their staff in accordance with HMICFRS's Code of Conduct and ensure that an objective and productive relationship is maintained throughout the inspection

Provide feedback during inspections to support continuous improvement to portfolio director ensuring that reports follow set processes for ensuring factual accuracy and moderating force reports.

All applicants will be expected to have the following skills and experience set out below:

Essential Criteria
Experience of gathering a wide range of incomplete and complex data and presenting well considered, balanced conclusions and well-articulated reports for presentation to senior management and other stakeholders.

Effective leadership and management skills with experience of relationship management.

Communicating (both oral and written), liaising, negotiating and influencing strategic change with senior stakeholders.

Previous experience in contributing to programmes, projects, inspection design, processes or leading inspections.

A good understanding of office-based computer systems and the capability to interrogate and use different computer applications such as Microsoft Outlook, MS Excel and MS Word..

Closing date: 13th February 2022.