Communications manager (local policing), two posts – Police Scotland

CLOSING DATE: May 27, 2014

Communications manager (local policing) (two posts)

Fettes, Edinburgh and Pitt Street, Glasgow (Pitt Street post is relocating to Dalmarnock)

Band H: £37,401 – £42,048

Ref No: R21/14

YOU will be responsible for leading and managing the Local Policing Communications Team, delivering a professional, proactive communications service to the Force Executive, divisional commanders, officers and staff across the local policing divisions as well as liaising closely with partner organisations.

You will be the lead communications professional managing a 24-hour local policing media service and response to major events and incidents.

The following managerial competencies will be used for the selection process:

1. Leadership

2. Management ability

3. Problem solving

4. Effective communication

5. Job knowledge

6. Service delivery

7. Team working

8. Personal awareness

9. Partnership working

Individuals working, or applying for, a flexible working arrangement who wish to apply for this post will have their flexible working arrangement considered in line with current policy, as well as both personal and organisational needs.

The Scottish Police Authority and Police Scotland are committed to promoting a diverse workforce and to achieving and promoting an organisational culture where staff and officers are treated with dignity, fairness and respect.

Closing date: Tuesday 27 May 2014 by 4.30 pm

Interview date: To be advised

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Our Purpose: To improve the safety and well being of people, places and communities in Scotland.

Our Focus: Keeping people safe