Chief Constable Recruitment

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Vacancy – Chief Constable of Lancashire Constabulary

About the role:

As Chief Constable, your enthusiasm, vision and passion will shape the future of Lancashire Constabulary.

You will be a dynamic and inspirational leader, with a drive to ensure that the Constabulary continues to provide an outstanding police service to the residents and visitors to Lancashire.

As Chief Constable you will work closely with the Police and Crime Commissioner to effectively plan, deliver and be accountable for how the Constabulary will contribute to the delivery of the Police and Crime Plan.

  • Protecting local policing
  • Tackling Crime and Re-offending
  • Supporting vulnerable people and victims
  • Developing Safe and confident communities

Applying for the role:

Please find a number of supporting documents below to assist in your application

Clive Grunshaw, Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner


More information

Prospective candidates who would like more information about the role can contact the Police and Crime Commissioner’s Director, Angela Harrison in confidence for an informal discussion on 01772 533587.

Applicants are invited, if they wish, to attend a familiarisation visit to the Force area on Monday 28 September 2020 by contacting the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner on 01772 533587 by the 24 September 2020.

Alternatively, candidates can contact the College of Policing’s Senior Officer Hub team who can raise questions anonymously with the OPCC on their behalf. The team can be reached on:-  hub@college.pnn.

How to apply

Candidates are invited to apply by submitting:

  • A completed application form
  • The URL to a short video (no more than 4 minutes) which clearly sets out what interests them in this role and their vision for Lancashire Constabulary.
  • An equal opportunity monitoring form
  • A line manager’s endorsement 

Assessment Process

Applications should be sent to by 4.00pm on Friday 16 October 2020.

Shortlisted candidates will be notified no later than Friday 23 October 2020.

An assessment centre will take place on the 10 and 11 of November 2020.

It will comprise three-parts:

  • stakeholder panel meetings- made up of local partners, stakeholders and third sector
  • A presentation to the interview panel
  • An interview – chaired by the Police and Crime Commissioner

Please note that due to covid-19 the above arrangements may be subject to change.


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