Executive Services Manager – Office of the Chief Constable – Surrey Police Service (Surrey, BC)

Surrey Police Service

Executive Services Manager – Office of the Chief Constable

OVERVIEW
The Surrey Police Service is bringing an era of modern and progressive policing to Surrey. We are a community-based policing service that is at the forefront of public safety. We are committed to meeting our city’s unique priorities and building a team that reflects the diverse and inclusive communities we serve. Help us build a new community-responsive police service that will support one of the fastest growing and diverse cities in Canada.

SCOPE
Reporting to the Chief Constable, the Executive Services Manager is a key resource in the administration of the Surrey Police Service (“SPS”) and the Office of the Chief Constable. The Executive Services Manager is a senior professional who represents the SPS in a variety of complex assignments, under the direction of the Chief Constable, with a variety of internal and external stakeholders. This position will conduct research, and provide pertinent information related to SPS administration, budget, policy, and strategic matters.

The position liaises with and understands protocol/communication channels with the SPS Executive Team, the Surrey Police Board, the Executive Director of the Surrey Police Board, the City of Surrey, Provincial and Federal government officials, community representatives, and private sector business leaders.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide leadership, support, and advice to the Office of the Chief Constable on a wide range of SPS administrative matters. 
  • Assist with the strategic planning process, prepare objectives, and identify measures to ensure progress towards achieving strategic SPS goals.
  • Understand and support SPS’s strategic plan while working toward organizational priorities, opportunities, and deliverables.
  • Support with the development of strategic and operational related communication materials, including presentations, and reports. Deliver presentations to diverse audiences as required.
  • Review and report on expenditures, ensure the efficient use of available budgets and provide input into strategic financial planning.
  • Inform and outline SPS policies, procedures, and related matters to the public and other stakeholders.
  • Work closely with the Executive Director of the Surrey Police Board and the Deputy Chief Constables.
  • Provide support and advice to the Deputy Chief Constables in the execution of their duties to confirm adequate resources/support are available and to ensure alignment with the direction of the Chief Constable and the SPS strategic plan.
  • Conduct research on various policing assignments/initiatives, perform analysis, and update the SPS Executive Team.
  • Foster a positive work environment, lead, and engage others in meeting desired results.
  • Liaise with other policing, public, governmental bodies/organizations and external agencies where required.
  • Demonstrate health and safe work practices in alignment with the SPS Occupational, Health & Safety Policy.
  • Work in a manner that is respectful and inclusive in alignment with the SPS Human Rights and Respectful Workplace Policy.
  • Perform other related job duties.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Completion of a Bachelors’ Degree or equivalent academic performance and/or work experience in a related field supplemented by related programs, certifications, and training.
  • 10 – 15 years of progressive administrative/project management experience preferably in a policing environment.
  • Solid leadership experience with the ability to motivate and engage others to meet deliverables.
  • An in-depth knowledge and understanding of police regulations and policies applicable to the operational police context.
  • Knowledge, understanding, and skills relating to legislative policy and practice across all functional policing areas. 
  • Knowledge and understanding of evolving new policing approaches including evidence-based research, problem-solving, and community engagement.
  • Knowledge and understanding of new and evolving crime threats and priorities, and current best practices to enable a pro-active and preventive approach in respect of such matters.
  • Ability to use financial management systems for analysis and to develop key metrics to measure achievement of strategic planning goals.
  • Sound understanding of community policing and problem-oriented policing.
  • Knowledge of related federal, provincial, and municipal statutes as well as the functions of City departments.
  • Strong teamwork, work ethic, communication, and interpersonal skills with a strong ability to understand and manage complex relationships with key internal and external stakeholders.
  • Available for and highly responsive to calls from the Chief Constable.
  • Able to exercise the highest degree of discretion and security within the Office of the Chief Constable.
  • Aligned with the SPS’s values and core competencies.
  • Able to obtain and maintain a valid police security clearance.  

To Apply, please send your cover letter and resume via email to careers@surreypolice.ca

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