Members for the Police and NCA Remuneration Review Bodies

Body: Police and NCA Remuneration Review Bodies
Appointing Department: Home Office
Sectors: Business, Finance & Skills, Charity & Public Sector, Judicial, Prison & Policing, Regulation
Location: Central London
Skills required: Business / Commercial, Regulation
Number of Vacancies: 3
Remuneration: £300 per day
Time Requirements: The expected time commitment is around 20 days per annum


An announcement has been made on the outcome of this appointment.

Date: 08/02/2018

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Campaign Timeline

  • Competition Launched


  • Closed for Applications


  • Panel Sift


  • Final Interview Date


  • Announcement



Assessment Panel

Vacancy Description

Do you want to play a leading role in advising the Government on a range of issues relating to police pay and conditions?

The Police and National Crime Agency Remuneration Review Bodies were established in 2014, and provide independent advice to the Government on police pay and conditions and pay of National Crime Agency (NCA) officers with operational powers. These key roles will provide an influential and intellectually stimulating challenge for the right individuals contributing to recruiting, retaining and motivating an effective police and NCA workforce.

Membership is of both Review Bodies. There are currently five members possessing a range of capabilities and we are looking to develop the team with three new members – (i) one with strategic level experience of and expertise in economics in the academic and/or business world; (ii) one with significant experience in staff representation; and (iii) one with experience in policing.

As a member, you would have responsibility for working corporately to assess the evidence and develop our recommendations to the Government. You would also need to share our commitment to making the Bodies a success in supporting the recruitment, retention and motivation of these most vital public services at a time of significant reform.

You will also have a high level of analytical ability, strong communication skills to engage with a wide range of stakeholders, and an understanding of the issues facing complex organisations.

These appointments will be for a period of three years with the possibility of re-appointment.

We value and promote diversity and are committed to equality of opportunity for all and appointments made on merit.

Person Specification

Professional skills
The Review Bodies already have members with experience on HR and police matters and is now looking for members with broad experience at senior level, including one economist member.

In order to apply for a role on the Review Bodies you should be able to demonstrate the following:

• The ability to operate at a strategic level within a complex organisation.

• An appreciation of the policy, financial and operational constraints that impact on remuneration decisions.

• A broad understanding of pay, remuneration, performance management and reward issues.

• You must also demonstrate at least one of the following:

 strategic level experience of economics in the academic and/or business world and associated record of achievement – with the ability to apply this expertise to labour market issues;
 senior level experience in staff representation; OR
 senior level experience in policing.

Personal qualities
As well as sector specific experience you will also be assessed on what general qualities skills you bring to the role. These are listed below:

• Analysis and interpretation – the ability to analyse and make judgements from complex data and contribute to workable recommendations on complex and sensitive issues;

• Strong communication, interpersonal and engagement skills – the ability to gain respect and keep the confidence of key stakeholders, including Ministers, senior Government officials through effective communication and influencing skills;

• High standards of corporate and personal conduct – demonstrate 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 independence of the Review Bodies;

• Intellectual flexibility – a sharp and clear thinker who can absorb complex information, whilst maintaining a focus on national policy interests.

Additional Information

The successful candidate will be required to have or to obtain security clearance to Counter Terrorist Check (CTC) level. Pre-appointment checks will also be undertaken on immigration and criminal convictions. It usually takes between 4-5 weeks to obtain the security clearance.

How to Apply

Please send your CV, supporting statement and completed Annex A form to:

171006 - PNCARRB members - Candidate Pack
Annex A - Supporting Documentation 2017
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