Director of Corporate Services

Civil Nuclear Constabulary

Culham, Oxfordshire

  • Location

    Culham, Oxfordshire

  • Job type


  • Sector

    Central Government

  • Salary/Remuneration

    Attractive six figure package

  • Job ref


  • Expiry date

    10 June 2019

  • Client

    Civil Nuclear Constabulary

Ref: GSe53086

With over 1500 highly trained police officers and police staff, we are a specialist armed police service, responsible for providing armed police protection to licenced civil nuclear facilities in the UK and civil nuclear material in transit in the UK and internationally.  We are currently going through a transformation programme designed to drive people, process and systems improvement to support the operation and build a collaborative and collegiate working environment to further expand and diversify the work that we do.  To deliver this exciting and challenging programme we are looking to appoint a senior non – uniformed Director, Corporate Service to be a key part of our senior executive team.

This leadership role provides the strategic direction for all business-related matters including finance and business efficiency, procurement, and estates and commercial activity for CNC.  Responsible to the newly appointed Chief Constable in their role as Accounting Office, you will manage key relationships with external stakeholders including Site Licencing Companies and Government Departments on all financial, business and commercial matters.

You will provide the leadership of this corporate services portfolio and be well versed in engaging effectively across the IT and finance functions of the business, leading our next generation IT and digital solution.  Regular contact with both Government Departments and industry colleagues to ensure that the Constabulary delivers its mission will be a key feature of this important role as will being a valued member of the senior executive team.  You will bring exceptional influencing and representational skills and a strong track record of continuously improving the performance culture across an organisation which is geographically spread.  Leading change and experience of doing so successfully will be a strong advantage, enabling you to bring added value into this key leadership role.

Closing DateMonday 10th June 2019
Shortlisting w/c 10th June 2019
Psychometric testing (online)w/c 17th June 2019
Staff Panelw/c 17th June 2019
Main Interview Panel24th July 2019
How to Apply

To apply for this post please submit the following documents no later than 23:59 hours on Monday 10 June 2019:

  • A CV setting out your career history, with key responsibilities and achievements. Please ensure you have provided reasons for any gaps within the last two years
  • A Statement of Suitability (no longer than two pages) explaining how you consider your personal skills, qualities and experience provide evidence of your suitability for the role, with particular reference to the criteria in the person specification
  • A completed Diversity Monitoring Form. All monitoring data will be treated in the strictest confidence and will not affect your application in any way. This form will appear once the two previous documents are submitted.

If relevant, please also submit:

  • A completed Guaranteed Interview Scheme Form if applying under this scheme.

If you do not receive a notification of your application within 24 hours, please contact

Please note: the documents stated are mandatory

If you would like a confidential discussion about the role, please contact Michael Dobson (07891 142 325), Adam Davidson (07595 779 915) or Olivia Robinson (0113 205 6298) at Gatenby Sanderson.

Associated documents
  1. GIS Scheme 2019.docx