Independent Chief Inspector of Borders and ImmigrationClosed
|Appointing Department:||Home Office|
|Sectors:||International, Judicial, Prison & Policing, Regulation|
|Skills required:||Legal / Judicial, Regulation, Transformation|
|Number of Vacancies:||1|
|Time Requirements:||Full time|
Closed for Applications
Expected W/C 6 July
Final Interview Date
27 & 28 Aug
The Government has adapted the recruitment process around the UK’s coronavirus restrictions while ensuring a fair and open competition. This includes planning for remote interviews.
Rosie Varley OBE
Senior Independent Panel Member
Second Permanent Secretary, Home Office • Departmental Official
Commissioner at the Criminal Cases Review Commission • Independent Member
Director General Legal Services Directorate C, Government Legal Department • Other Panel Member
The Home Secretary is seeking to appoint an Independent Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration.
The Independent Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration provides independent scrutiny of the UK’s border and immigration functions, providing security, confidence and assurance as to their effectiveness and efficiency. They report annually to the Home Secretary and their reports are placed before Parliament.
Leading a team of approximately 30 staff you will strive to continually improve the UK’s approach to the Border, Immigration and Citizenship System.
Candidates will have experience of working successfully at a senior level, ideally within a regulation or enforcement arena. Whatever your background, you will appreciate the importance and opportunity that this role presents. Excellent communication skills, decisiveness, independence and unquestionable integrity will be essential.
The role is offered on a three-year term, with the possibility of re-appointment.
Part One – Essential skills and Experience
- Proven track record of leading an organisation, operating at Board level or equivalent, with associated financial and people management skills.
- Demonstrable experience of the consistent delivery of excellent performance outcomes within a changing operational environment.
- Evidence of contributing to the development of a sound strategic direction for an organisation.
- Evidence of building strong and effective working relationships with internal and external stakeholders, displaying sensitivity to their views and an ability to handle conflict diplomatically.
- Evidence of the ability to analyse and make judgements from complex data and contribute to workable recommendations on complex and sensitive issues.
- Evidence of the ability to gain respect and keep the confidence of key stakeholders including Ministers and senior government officials through effective communication and influencing skills (both oral and written).
Part Two – Personal abilities and behaviours
You should also be able to demonstrate:
- That you are at ease working within a given statutory framework.
- Decisiveness and independence.
- High standards of corporate and personal conduct, including a sound understanding of and strong commitment to equal opportunities, public service values and principles of public life, enabling you to act impartially and uphold the role of ICIBI.
The successful candidate will be required to have or to undergo security clearance to Developed Vetting (DV) level. Pre-appointment checks will also be undertaken on immigration and criminal convictions. It usually takes 3-6 months to obtain the security clearance. The role will be offered on a conditional basis until the successful candidate has passed all checks.
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|Home Office Privacy Notice - Final|
|2020 06 10 - ICIBI Recruitment Pack - Final_|