Working for NPCC

Staff Officer to the Chair

The Staff Officer role provides confidential comprehensive policy, research and administrative support to the Chair of NPCC. Responsibilities include (but not limited to) leading on pieces of work in collaboration with a wide range of stakeholders

For example, the successful candidate would lead and co-ordinate the NPCC’s response to all legal matters involving or impacting upon the NPCC (including public inquiries, inquests, judicial reviews, Super Complaints, Freedom of Information requests and legislative consultations), seeking views from NPCC national leads, researching and disclosing material and statements, liaising with police forces, other organisations and legal counsel and briefing the Chair in order to effectively progress issues whilst minimising risk to the organisation.

The post holder would also provide direct support to the Chair of NPCC, undertaking research and the preparation of responses, reports, synopses, letters, speeches, briefing papers and presentations on a wide variety of topics suitable for varying audiences – often at Ministerial level.

The main areas of business and organisational delivery include ensuring effective and transparent business management in support of NPCC objectives, both internally and externally across the law enforcement and partnership landscape.

What we offer (to name a few):

  • Good insight and exposure of the strategic priorities of the NPCC and UK policing
  • Opportunity for development and to broaden your experience at a senior, national level
  • Opportunities to undertake engagement with a range of stakeholders across policing and government
  • Flexible and remote working

This is an exciting opportunity within NPCC, within a fast-paced environment and an ever-growing organisation. Should you want to know more about the role, we would strongly encourage you contact:

Wayne Nash – Staff Officer to Chair Martin Hewitt via


Applicants must hold or be prepared to undergo National Security Vetting (NSV) at NPPV3 or MV and SC level before taking up the post.


The NPCC offers flexible working. The job holder will be able to choose to work remotely with a requirement to travel to London and nationally as and when required. Expenses will be paid for all additional travel.


Your expression interest should evidence your suitability for the role (500 words max) by demonstrating the following;

  • Significant leadership experience in a public sector organisation
  • Experience of problem-solving skills at a strategic level
  • The ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing directly to a varied audience at a senior to leadership level, including stakeholders and regulators


To apply please click here. Applications must be submitted by the following deadline: 23:55 on 22nd May 2022.


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