Director: Evidence Based Policing
New Zealand Police
Police National Headquarters, Wellington
Salary Range $192,100 – $259,900
Job Requisition 8051
Evidence-Based Policing (EBP) is about using information, crime-science and problem-solving methods to ensure that proven approaches and tactics inform our choices, are seen in the results, and provide confidence that what we do works.
EBP presents an opportunity for New Zealand Police to embed an evidence base into all of our operations and this role will lead the creation and implementation of the new EBP Service Centre.
This is an opportunity to lead the formation of the newly created EBP Service Centre and shape a new way of working within Police. This new Director EBP role will lead a highly specialised, multi-disciplinary team within a dynamic and collaborative environment.
This is a senior level appointment with high expectations on delivery. It demands an exceptional leader who is able to bring together, motivate and achieve results across a number of distinct disciplines. A sharp customer service focus is paramount, ensuring the needs and opportunities at the front line are at the heart of EBP as well as the ability to building key relationships at senior levels both internally and with external stakeholders.
The ideal candidate will demonstrate delivery through leadership. Leading through change, building strategic partnerships and a commitment to the principles of the Police High Performance Framework are all hallmarks of success.
The following skills and experience are essential to be successful in this role:
Core competencies – you will demonstrate the following:
For more information about the above core competencies, visit “Our Values” on our website to view our Core Competency Framework: How We Do Things.
To view the position description for this role, please copy and paste the following link in a new browser: https://www.police.govt.nz/sites/default/files/pd/11-2018/position_description_-_director_evidence_based_policing_service_centre.pdf
How to apply
To apply for this position, visit https://career10.successfactors.com/sfcareer/jobreqcareer?jobId=8051&company=nzpolice&username=
Applications submitted directly through the Government Jobs website are no longer considered and will only be accepted when formally submitted through the New Zealand Police website (link provided above).
Please note, if you are an existing Police employee (excluding Contractors) you must apply through our internal Careers site and include your QID number in your application.
For further information regarding this vacancy please contact Assistant Commissioner McCARDLE at Hamish.McCardle@police.govt.nz.
Applications close at 5pm on Friday 23rd November 2018.