New police role for South Yorkshire on £106k a year

Former Deputy Chief Constable, Bob Dyson
Former Deputy Chief Constable, Bob Dyson

A police vacancy has arisen with a salary on offer of up to £105,849 a year.

An Assistant Chief Constable is being sought by South Yorkshire Police.

The successful candidate will join Chief Constable David Crompton, Deputy Chief Constable Andy Holt, and two other Assistant Chief Constables, Max Sahota and Mark Whyman.

Director of Finance Nigel Hillier and Assistant Chief Officer for HR Ian Watson are also on the top team.

The advertisement for the new post states the salary is between £90,726 and £105,849, plus allowances.

The post is currently being filled by Temporary Assistant Chief Constable Martyn Bates, drafted in when Andy Holt was promoted to Deputy Chief Constable following the retirement of Bob Dyson.

The advert states: “The Chief Constable is seeking a new Assistant Chief to join the force from August.

“We are looking for a motivated and experienced senior officer to be a part of our successful team, to play a leading role in the drive to improve performance by effective management and working with partner agencies, while facing challenging financial times.”

The role is said to include ‘overseeing Specialist Crime Services Department’ and ‘thematic leadership responsibility for the Protection of Vulnerable People’.

“The successful candidate will hold the highest levels of operational credibility and be an inspirational leader,” the advert adds.