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Chief Executive & Monitoring Officer (Salary £86,874) Joint NY and Cleveland

Simon Dennis


    • To carry out the duties of the Chief Executive appointed under the Police Reform and Social Responsibility Act 2011; the Head of the Paid Service; and the Monitoring Officer.
    • To provide dynamic leadership and effective, high quality guidance, advice and support to the
      Police and Crime Commissioner and staff within the Office of the Commissioner.
    • To ensure the Commissioner and his office meets his statutory duties and strategic objectives,
      ensuring legality, effective governance and the highest ethical standards.
    • To advise and assist the Police and Crime Commissioner in the review, development and implementation of the Police and Crime Plan.
    • To support and advise the Commissioner in the development of his vision, strategy and plans,
      ensure their implementation and regular review with partnership working at the core.

Expenses & Expenditure of the Chief Executive        Register of Gifts & Hospitality for the Chief Executive

Chief Finance Officer & Deputy Chief Executive (part time) (Salary £58,974)Joint NY and Cleveland

Michael Porter (0.6 FTE working for the OPCC in Cleveland)


The Chief Finance Officer of the PCC is the PCC’s professional adviser on financial matters. To enable these duties to be fulfilled and to ensure the PCC is provided with adequate financial advice, the Chief Finance Officer of the PCC:

    • is a key member of the PCC’s Leadership Team, working closely with the Chief Executive, helping the team to develop and implement strategy and to resource and deliver the PCC’s strategic objectives sustainably and in the public interest;  
    • is actively involved in, and able to bring influence to bear on, all strategic business decisions, of the PCC, to ensure that the financial aspects of immediate and longer term implications, opportunities and risks are fully considered, and alignment with the PCC’s financial strategy;
    • leads the promotion and delivery by the PCC of good financial management so that public money is safeguarded at all times and used appropriately, economically, efficiently and effectively; and ensures that the finance function is resourced to be fit for purpose.

A collaboration agreement was put in place from the 14th July 2014, and continues to be in place, for the PCC’s Chief Finance Officer (CFO) to provide the statutory role of CFO to the North Yorkshire PCC. 0.4 FTE of the PCC CFO’s time is now spent providing this service and the North Yorkshire PCC pays for 40% of the costs incurred in providing this service. The salary costs recharged to the North Yorkshire PCC are £39,316.

Related documents:

Collaboration Agreement for the Provision of Chief Finance Officer Services (PDF document, 606KB) - July 2014
Extension of the collaboration between the Cleveland and North Yorkshire PCCs in relation to the provision of Chief Finance Officer services (Adobe PDF, 89KB) - February 2015

Expenses & Expenditure of the Chief Finance Officer        Register of Gifts & Hospitality for the Chief Finance Officer


Assistant Chief Executive & Deputy Monitoring Officer

Joanne Hodgkinson


    • Planning and driving delivery of the Police & Crime Plan and the planning cycle.
    • Arranging strategic needs assessments.
    • Planning and designing the whole of the programme of services that need to be commissioned/provided in house to deliver the Police & Crime Plan.
    • Line managing the PCC’s victims remit and the consultation & engagement work.
    • Line managing standards and scrutiny and undertaking the role of Deputy Monitoring Officer.
    • Leading engagement with partners, including ensuring engagement with the four Community Safety Partnerships is effective and efficient.


Office Management, Support and Casework

Commissioned Services, Communications and Engagement

Other services


Register of Gifts or Hospitality - Office of the PCC

Click here to access the PCC and OPCC Gifts or Hospitality Register


Equality & Diversity Information for Office of the PCC

The proportion of staff who are women: 79.3% (excluding Treasury)

The proportion of staff who are members of an ethnic minority: 0% (excluding Treasury)

The proportion of staff who have a disability: 27% (excluding Treasury)


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