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Thank you for your interest in the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Thames Valley (OPCC).

In this section you can find out more information on any current vacancies in the OPCC, our panels and committees and our Custody Visiting Scheme. 

Chief Finance Officer and Deputy Chief Executive

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Thames Valley. 

The purpose of this role is to act as the Police and Crime Commissioner’s statutory Section 151 (Local Government Act 1972) chief finance officer and lead advisor to the PCC on strategic financial planning, management, policy matters and all financial aspects of corporate governance, and to be the person responsible (under Schedule 1 of the Police Reform and Social Responsibility Act 2011) for the proper administration of the PCC’s financial affairs.

The successful candidate will have:

  • A professional accountancy qualification with relevant knowledge of public sector accounting and financial management practices and legislative requirements.
  • The ability to communicate complex technical and financial information to a non-technical audience.
  • Experience of working at senior manager level, with direct practical experience of staff leadership and management, and advising board-level decision-making to help achieve the best use of finite corporate resources.
  • Practical knowledge and experience of legislative requirements and best practice concerning public sector governance and accountability requirements.
  • Previous experience of being the public face of an organisation. 

As part of the Thames Valley Police family you will enjoy a fantastic range of benefits including 22-30 days annual leave per annum, pro-rata for part time (plus Bank Holidays), flexible working conditions, a wide range of lifestyle discounts, career development opportunities and have the option to join a local government pension scheme. 

To apply for this role, please visit the Thames Valley Police recruitment website.

The closing date for enquiries and receipt of completed applications is Sunday 13th February 2022.

Volunteers - Independent Custody Visitors

We are always open to expressions of interest in joining our Custody Visiting Scheme. For more information and the application from please visit 'Custody Visiting'.