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Chief Executive & Monitoring Officer (FTE Salary £90,393 - 37 hr week)* 

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Simon Dennis 

Every Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) or Police Fire & Crime Commissioner (PFCC) must have a Chief Executive in postwho will support and advise the PCC and assist in the delivery all statutory duties.  The Chief Executive works with the Commissioner, the Chief Constable and Chief Fire Officer, the Chief Finance Officers and other senior managers to ensure delivery of the Commissioner’s vision, strategy and priorities and ensures rigorous scrutiny of operational activities.  The Chief Executive also provides effective leadership to the Commissioner’s Office (“the OPFCC”).

The Chief Executive holds the role of the Monitoring Officer, with a remit to identify any contravention of law, maladministration or injustice and to promote high ethical standards.  The post fulfils the statutory function of the Head of Paid Service, with responsibility for leading the Commissioner’s staff and ensuring that the OPFCC supports the Commissioner in the performance of powers and duties.  The post of Chief Executive is politically restricted and the post holder must be appointed on merit following a confirmation process held by the Police & Crime Panel. 

Chief Executive services are provided to the Office of the Police, Fire & Crime Commissioner for North Yorkshire under the terms of an innovative collaborative secondment arrangement with the Police & Crime Commissioner for Cleveland. Together with the shared Chief Finance Officer service, this shares and mirrors key roles in the senior management structure across the two Offices in a way which is both efficient and effective. The arrangements were approved by the North Yorkshire Police, Fire & Crime Panel in May 2019.

  • Responsibilities:
    • 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 for the OPFCC; and the Monitoring Officer to the Commissioner both as local policing body and in respect of fire and rescue powers.
    • To provide dynamic leadership and effective, high quality guidance, advice and support to the Police Fire and Crime Commissioner and staff within the OPFCC.
    • To ensure the Commissioner and the Office meets their statutory duties and strategic objectives, ensuring legality, effective governance and the highest ethical standards.
    • To advise and assist the Commissioner in the review, development and implementation of statutory Plans and commissioning powers.
    • To support and advise the Commissioner in the development of vision, strategy and planning, ensuring implementation and regular review.

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

The role holder took on the responsibility for the role of Interim Chief Executive & Monitoring Officer for the Office of the Police, Fire & Crime Commissioner for North Yorkshire, as part of a collaboration agreement, from the 1st April 2019.

To reflect this additional responsibility the role holder is paid an honorarium of £10,000 per annum which is not included within the FTE salary. 

In addition to this, the role holder now works a standard 45 hour week, to meet these additional responsibilities, and will be compensated on this basis while undertaking the Interim role for the Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner for North Yorkshire.

The post holder spends 22.5 hours per week working for each organisation and therefore 50% of the costs are met by the Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner for North Yorkshire.

Neither of these additional payments are part of the core remuneration for this role, and therefore not included within the above FTE salary. They will only be paid while the collaboration agreement is in place and the work is being undertaken, and paid for, by the Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner for North Yorkshire.

 


Chief Finance Officer & Deputy Chief Executive (FTE Salary £91,866, 37 hour week)*

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Responsibilities:

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

 The role holder took on the responsibility for the role of Chief Finance Officer for the Office of the Police, Fire & Crime Commissioner for North Yorkshire as part of a collaboration agreement from the 14th July 2015.

To reflect this additional responsibility the role holder was paid an honorarium of £10,000 per annum which is not included within the FTE salary, this has now increased to £10,633 as a result of pay inflation.

In addition to this, the role holder took on the responsibility to be the Chief Finance Officer/Treasurer for the North Yorkshire Fire Authority from the 4th December 2018 and now works a standard 45 hour week to meet these additional responsibilities.

The post holder spends 22.5 hours per week undertaking work for the PCC in Cleveland, and a further 22.5 hours per week for the Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner  in North Yorkshire, of which 8 hours per week is spent on Fire Authority work.

Neither of these additional payments are part of the core remuneration for this role, and therefore not included within the above FTE salary. They will only be paid while the collaboration agreement is in place and the work is being undertaken, and paid for, by the Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner for North Yorkshire.

 

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Temporary Assistant Chief Executive & Deputy Monitoring Officer

Liz Byrne

Responsibilities:

    • 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

 

Organisational Structure of the Office for the PCC

 

Click here to access the latest organisational structure for the OPCC (Adobe PDF, 43KB)


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: 76.9% (excluding Treasury)

The proportion of staff who are members of an ethnic minority: 3.8% (excluding Treasury)

The proportion of staff who have a disability: 11.5% (excluding Treasury) 

Number of vacancies, as of October 31, 2019: 6 (excluding Treasury)
 
 
 
 
 
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