We currently have two opportunities.

Commissioning and Partnership Manager – Fixed Term

Location Harrogate – Granby Road
Salary £38,538 – £41,502
Part/Full Time Full Time
Type of Contract Fixed Term role until 31st March 2019
Closing date for applications 13 December 2017 at 09:00am.

We have an exciting, fixed term opportunity to join the Commissioning and Partnership Department created by the Police and Crime Commissioner for North Yorkshire as a Commissioning and Partnership Manager specialising in Domestic and Sexual Abuse services. The successful candidate will commission and project / contract manage new and enhance existing support services for victims, and other vulnerable people coming into contact with North Yorkshire Police, as well as intervention services to reduce reoffending.

The core focus of this role will be to work with the Head of Commissioning and Partnership to develop and implement an integrated commissioning and project / contract management strategy to reduce victimisation and offending in relation to Domestic and Sexual Abuse services. A key aspect of implementing the strategy will be working with North Yorkshire Police and other significant stakeholders to create complementary and accessible services for victims, vulnerable people and offenders.

Successful candidates will do this by working closely with police colleagues and local partners to identify local need and demand for support and intervention services, including any gaps in current service delivery.

We are looking for a highly motivated individual who has:

  • Experience of working within a Domestic or Sexual Abuse service context
  • Experience of partnership working
  • Experience of the procurement / commissioning cycle and outcome based project / contract management
  • Ability to work with NYP colleagues to understand operational policing requirements and demand on the force
  • Experience of getting the best from resources and budget
  • Experience of designing, introducing and implementing change in a business or public service environment
  • Excellent communication, negotiating and influencing skills
  • Proven problem solving skills
  • Qualified to degree level (or equivalent educational / work standard)

Commissioning and Partnership Managers lead on a flexible portfolio of services. This role will be dedicated to the Domestic and Sexual Abuse services portfolio thus we are particularly interested in hearing from candidates with transferable skills in relation to Project / Contract Management and specific experience of working within a Domestic and / or Sexual Abuse service context.

The successful candidate will be required to take a hands on, flexible approach to working across North Yorkshire and have the ability to quickly establish effective working relationships with colleagues at all levels of the organisation and partner agencies.

In return we will offer a unique opportunity for the post holder to shape and influence the role and work with a large range of diverse stakeholders.

Most importantly, in this role you will have the opportunity to make a real difference to the communities of North Yorkshire, something that we are passionate about.

The closing date for applications is 13th December 2017 at 09:00am.

Please note interviews will take place the first week of January 2018.

Further details and how to apply

Independent Custody Visitors

icv-imageDo you have what it takes to check prisoner welfare, custody conditions and police behaviour?

Julia Mulligan, Police and Crime Commissioner for North Yorkshire, has responsibility for a team of ‘Independent Custody Visitors,  a team of volunteers who make unannounced visits to police stations in North Yorkshire. They speak with people detained in custody, check their welfare and the conditions in which they are being held and submit reports on their visits.

Independent custody visiting is a vital element of the work of the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner in ensuring that the police service is open and accountable to the people it serves. The scheme works to Home Office guidelines.

Julia Mulligan said, “Independent Custody Visitors are an important part of holding policing to account locally.  If you are interested in helping your community and want to volunteer, please consider this unique role.”

The Commissioner is currently recruiting volunteers for the Scarborough, Harrogate and York areas.

Read the latest press release: Volunteers needed to check on the welfare of police custody detainees – only the compassionate need apply

Find out more about this role and how to apply

For more information or an informal discussion, please all our office on 01423 569 562 or email

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