Members of the Independent Office for Police Conduct

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Location
Canary Wharf, London Docklands (with flexibility)
Salary
Remuneration: £350 per day
Posted
15 Sep 2020
Closes
29 Sep 2020
Position/Level
Board
Sector
Government
Contract Type
Part-time

Do you want to support an independent body that is influencing changes in policing in England and Wales?

The Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC) investigates the most serious and sensitive incidents and allegations involving the police in England and Wales. It also oversees the police complaints system and sets the standards by which the police handle complaints.

The IOPC carries out hundreds of investigations into incidents and allegations involving the police each year. These include investigations into:

  • Deaths or serious injuries during or following police custody,
  • Police shootings,
  • Allegations of the use of excessive force.

The IOPC is seeking up to six non-executive board members, including one Senior Independent Director. The responsibilities of the non-executive members will include ensuring robust governance and financial management of the organisation; setting and promoting the strategic aims and values of the IOPC; providing support, advice, and constructive challenge to the Director-General in the carrying out of his/her functions; and monitoring and reviewing organisational performance and contributing to the efficient and effective running of the IOPC.

The Senior Independent Director, in addition to the above, will also be responsible for providing a sounding board for the Director-General; meeting, as appropriate, other non-executive board members to ensure their views are understood and that the Director-General is made aware of any concerns; leading the non-executive input into ensuring that IOPC meets its legal obligations regarding the role of the Unitary Board; and occasionally deputising, if required, as Chair of the board.

This appointment will be for an initial period of three years.

Time commitment: Members will be appointed for a fixed term of three years.18-24 days per year (24-30 for the Senior Independent Director)

To apply, please visit our website.

The closing date for receipt of applications is 23:00 on Monday 5 October 2020.

We value and promote diversity and are committed to equality of opportunity for all. The appointment will be made on merit following an open, fair, and transparent competition.

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