Your new organisation
Dyfed Powys Police (DPP) have the largest geography of any police force in Wales, spanning 4 counties and employing over 2,200 staff. The force headquarters are in Carmarthen and DPP operate across some of the most stunning areas of the country; including one million hectares of agricultural land and more than 350 miles of coastline. You will be joining the organisation at an exciting time with many developments and will work directly to the Deputy Chief Constable whose role is to manage delivery across the force. There is a real opportunity to shape the agenda moving forward – it’s an exciting time for the force.
Your new role
In the vital strategic role of Head of People Services and OD, you will be responsible for the development and provision of a high quality and professional People Services function incorporating Human Resources, Learning and Development, and Occupational Health. You’ll have 5 direct reports across those areas and an extended team of around 30. You’ll report directly to the Deputy Chief Constable and will be a trusted adviser to the Chief Officers and Senior Leaders on strategic matters relating to Human Resources, Learning and Development, and Occupational Health within Dyfed Powys Police. DPP are passionate about having a transformational and progressive HR function, recently achieving gold IIP status, previously winning LGBTQ staff network of the year and more. You will drive these initiatives forward and take strategic ownership for the development of the people services offering.
What you’ll need to succeed
You’ll be an engaging and influential, CIPD qualified (MCIPD or greater), HR Director or Head of HR with proven experience at senior leadership level. You’ll bring a wealth of experience and knowledge across the areas of HR, Organisational Development, people strategy, leadership, recruitment, equality and diversity, engagement, wellbeing and more. You will have worked for a comparable size organisation and have experience in positively affecting the organisations’ culture through dynamic people strategies, excellent people management and your influence on the senior leadership team.
What you’ll get in return
The salary banding for this role is £67,752 - £72,312. You will receive a local government pension, 24 days annual leave rising to 32 over time and flexi time. Having embraced the technology opportunity of the COVID 19 pandemic, this role is also offered with the benefit of smarter working, working flexibly from home, Carmarthen or other police stations across the force area. Relocation support is also available.