PERFORMANCE AND ASSURANCE OFFICER at South Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner

Where: Sheffield, United Kingdom

Deadline: August 3, 2020

Type: Graduate

About the company

The role of Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) for South Yorkshire, is to be the voice of the public, giving them a say in how they wish to be policed.

The staff in the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner work collaboratively to ensure the statutory responsibilities are met. The PCC is held to account by the Police and Crime Panel, who make sure decisions made in the public’s best interest.

About the role

The Police and Crime Commissioner, as a directly elected official, is accountable to the public of South Yorkshire for the delivery of efficient and effective policing and crime services. He has a duty to involve and engage the public, and wider stakeholders, so that their views can be considered and fed into the design and delivery of services that support a safer South Yorkshire.

This role involves working closely with South Yorkshire Police, partners, key stakeholders and other service providers.

Your main focus will be to provide information and advice in a range of ways to support the Police and Crime Commissioner, and Senior Leadership Team, in his oversight and scrutiny of service providers to deliver the local Police and Crime Plan priorities. These can include:

  • Monitoring, analysing and evaluating data from a wide range of sources.
  • Developing and producing performance reports to present complex information and data to a range of audiences including to senior managers, stakeholders and the public.
  • Analysing and evaluating stakeholder and partner reports and data returns.
  • Supporting in depth reviews of specific aspects of policing and crime services in various ways. For example, using process reviews, data analysis, data audits, surveys, focus groups and other research methods to identify areas for improvement so that residents of South Yorkshire have access to and receive the best possible service.


To be successful you will need to demonstrate a collaborative style of working that supports the delivery of excellent services for the public. You must be educated to degree level, in a relevant subject or equivalent, a good communicator, have an inquiring mind and be able to provide evidence based challenge to bring about improvements in service delivery.

If you feel you have the passion and ambition to help build a safer South Yorkshire, and have the resilience necessary to work in a fast ever-changing environment, then this could be a fantastic opportunity for you.

How to apply

Click here to apply (Ref ID: NDLK9).