Partnership Officer
MOPAC Grade 6: £42,197.00
Vacancy Description
Job reference number: E3086
Contract: Full time, Permanent
Salary: £42,1907 - 48,186.00 per annum
Grade: 6
Closing date: Sunday 21st August 2022 at 23.59 GMT
Interview date: w/c 5 September
 
Details

These are exciting opportunities to join the Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime (MOPAC), the organisation through which the Mayor of London exercises his role as the Police and Crime Commissioner for London and is led by the Deputy Mayor for Policing and Crime. MOPAC undertakes a broad range of statutory duties and works closely with the Mayor of London, Deputy Mayor and Metropolitan Police Service to deliver the priorities within the Police and Crime Plan.  

 

Convening is one of MOPAC’s great strengths and opportunities – can your skills help us maximise its impact for Londoners? 

 

You will have the unique opportunity to work on a huge range of criminal justice areas and work with related partners in multiple sectors ranging from youth violence and modern slavery to terrorism and business crime. Enhancing partnerships and relationships across statutory and third sector organisations, alongside. The Mayor’s London Crime Reduction Board (LCRB), the London Criminal Justice Board (LCJB) and their sub-groups a central role in delivering the Mayor’s new Police and Crime Plan (PCP) for London. Reporting to the new Head of Partnerships, you will work to augment impactful multiagency working, between partners ranging from probation to NGOs, that leads to the prevention of criminality and to positive outcomes for victims of crime.  You will also provide a central secretariat function to the Boards, working with colleagues across MOPAC and partners across the criminal justice system to ensure we are coordinating forward planning, agenda planning, scheduling and upward reporting. 

 

You will ensure the Deputy Mayor for Policing and Crime, Mayor and other MOPAC chairs are provided with high-quality Chairs’ briefings for partnership boards in a timely and effective manner, through commissioning and overseeing the production of briefings with colleagues across MOPAC and City Hall as well as partners across all sectors. You will also be preparing briefings on some matters personally and will attend the Mayor’s LCRB pre-brief.  

 

Working with the Head of Partnerships, MOPAC Board members, our and across MOPAC, you will support us to design and embed an effective stakeholder management strategy to support delivery of MOPAC priorities. 

 

We are looking for someone who has: 

 

  • Excellent organisational and multitasking skills, with the ability to manage various processes simultaneously, prioritise workloads and work with others to deliver quality products.

  • Good political judgement and confidence in working with senior stakeholders 

  • Excellent written and spoken English and demonstrable experience of providing briefings and other written materials 

  • Strong team working skills, a flexible approach and able to work across organisational boundaries 

  • A proactive approach and able to take initiative and plan, demonstrating a robust and dynamic method to problem-solving.   

  • It would be desirable if they had experience of supporting partnership in local government, parliamentary or another similar environment 

 

 

Want to find out what it’s like to work with MOPAC? 

 

 Read our interviews with Havana Wellings-Longmore (Community Engagement Officer).

 

You can also find out more about MOPAC by visiting our website. 

 

For more information about the role, please contact Wil.Balakrishnan@mopac.london.gov.uk  

 
If you have a question about the role or the recruitment process please contact a member of the HR team via email on HR@mopac.london.gov.uk  

 

Political Restriction 

Political Restriction; under the Local Government and Housing Act 1989 (as amended by the Police Reform and Social Responsibility Act 2011) all members of staff of MOPAC will be politically restricted without the right to apply for an exemption. 

 

Security Vetting Clearance 

The successful candidates will be expected to undergo the necessary security vetting which may take around 8 weeks to be completed. Applicants will also need to have resided in the UK continuously for at least the last three years. 

 
Reward and Benefits 

In addition to a good salary package, we offer an attractive range of benefits including 32.5 days’ annual leave, interest free season ticket loan, civil service pension scheme and flexible hybrid working arrangements.  

 

Applying for the role 

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This is an exciting opportunity for the right candidate. If this sounds like you, please click on the apply button. Please ensure your Supporting Statement clearly addresses the essential criteria and competency framework. 

 

Where are we based? 

The team is working from home in the main but also based at Union Street (near Southwark) with an office also at Newlands Park (postcode SE26). Further information on the relocation announcement, can be found here. 

 

London's diversity is its biggest asset and we strive to ensure our workforce reflects London's diversity at all levels. We welcome applications from everyone regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, faith or disability. 

 
Please note we do not accept CV’s for this role. All applications for this vacancy must be submitted via our online recruitment system. To apply please click the "Apply" button below.