PS/416/BCH - S01, S01, A4 - Firearms and Explosive Licensing Business Manager

Location: Monkswood
Role: Police Staff
Department: Criminal Justice / Firearms and Explosives Licensing
Closing Date: 09-06-19
Due to a change in structure within the BCH collaborated Unit, an exciting opportunity has become available for a full time Business Manager within the newly centralised Firearms and Explosives licensing Department based at the Monks Wood site in Cambridgeshire.

If you are a self-motivated, experienced supervisor/manager with a proven track record of leading and developing a team, formulation of standard operating procedures and developing cost effective and efficient administration processes within a busy, friendly working environment then this could be the job for you.

The Primary role of the Firearms and explosives licensing unit is to grant firearms, shotgun and explosives certificates to applicants who have a valid reason for possessing them, and who are assessed to pose no threat risk of harm to public safety under the provisions of the Firearms Act 1968, using a risk assessed approach, and applying the National Decision Making Model.

The Primary role of the Business Manager is the day to day tactical supervision of FEL business services and administration team, ensuring the department has efficient and effective processes and procedures which are cost effective and achieve force targets. This includes supervising staff, managing resources, and driving performance by developing efficient tasking methods, and providing administrative and technical expertise to the department.

The post holder will be primary SPOC for all technical aspects of the administration process ensuring compliance for national guidelines, and data quality, particularly with regard to the NFLMS and PNC and exploiting all available local and national I.T systems and initiatives.

They will ensure that the department has the ability to provide management information to SMT and Exec regarding performance of the department and individuals within it.

They will identify and exploit opportunities for change and continuous improvement.
They will also be responsible for training and mentoring of Firearms administrators, and work as part of a decision making management team to ensure all resources are being used effectively across the department.

The role profile is attached.

For the purposes of the application you will be expected to provide evidence against the personal qualities below and the entry requirements:

• we Take Ownership
• we deliver support and inspire
• we analyse critically
• we are innovative and open minded

There is a word count of 500 words per section.

Please feel free to contact the Head of Department Louise Seabrook or the Manager Brian Smith for further details or clarity of the role.

**All applications must be submitted through our online recruitment website by clicking the apply button below**

**Please note that this advert will be live to redeployees throughout the recruitment of this advert. Any redeployee that applies will only need to evidence against the minimum entry requirements of the role profile. To do this if you are a redeployee, write ‘Redeployee’ in the other competency boxes and just complete your evidence against the minimum entry requirements in the relevant box. Redeployees will take priority over other candidates at any point during the recruitment process up until a final offer is produced and you will be notified if this happens.**

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