thames valley police and crime commissioner

Joint Independent Audit Committee recruiting

thames valley police and crime commissioner

Vacancies for lay members of the Joint Independent Audit Committee

Do you want to help scrutinise the way your policing finances operate? Could you offer a strong and independent voice on corporate governance affairs?

The Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) for Thames Valley and the Chief Constable are looking for citizens with a good understanding and experience of public sector legislation and guidance, who are politically neutral, to sit as independent members of the Joint Independent Audit Committee.

The Committee will review and scrutinise the affairs of both organisations, looking at issues such as risk management, internal control, change programmes and corporate governance as well as overseeing audit arrangements and reviewing financial statements.

Two members have already been appointed and we are now looking to appoint a further three. The appointments will be for a four-year period to July 2024.

Candidates are required to be over the age of 18, live or work in the Thames Valley area and be able to attend meetings at Police Headquarters, Kidlington during the working day. The volunteers will be subject to a police vetting check. Serving police officers or police staff are not eligible for this role.

The successful applicants will receive training and a daily allowance including expenses for travelling to Police Headquarters. The current schedule is based on five meetings each year.

The closing date for applications is 9am on Monday 2nd March 2020.

Interviews will be held on Tuesday 24th March.

To find out more about the role of committee members, including the Committee’s operating principles, role description, and individual member competencies, personal skills and qualities please see the candidate packapplication form and diversity monitoring form.

For more information, please contact Ian Thompson (CFO) on 01865 541959 or Paul Hammond (Chief Executive) on 01865 541960

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