Chief Finance Officer and Director of Corporate Services

Discipline: Finance

Sector: Local Government

Location: London

Type: Permanent

Date posted: 21/08/2020

Start: ASAP

Duration: Permanent

Salary: £130,000 per annum


The Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime (MOPAC) is the organisation through which the Mayor of London exercises his role as the Police and Crime Commissioner of London. We work to deliver the Mayor’s ambitious agenda for making our city safer for all, and to fulfil his statutory responsibilities for the maintenance of an efficient and effective police service for the nation’s capital.

MOPAC is now looking for a new Chief Financial Officer (CFO) to support the delivery of the Mayor’s ambitious and wide-ranging agenda to improve policing, reduce crime, tackle serious violence and safeguard children, as well as providing appropriate oversight of the Met’s strategic, operational and financial performance.

The CFO will be a member of the MOPAC Board and will report to and work closely with the Chief Executive, to develop and deliver the Mayor’s strategic objectives. The role also works closely with the Metropolitan Police Service’s CFO whilst also exercising an objective oversight to ensure efficiency and effectiveness.

As well as leading the finance team the postholder will have a responsibility for Procurement & Commercial and Estates, supported by small teams and diverse shared service arrangements.  They will also have matrix oversight of HR activity.

MOPAC is committed to providing services which embrace diversity and promote equality of opportunity and is dedicated to ensuring the principles of equality are embedded into policing in order to maintain the trust and confidence of those who visit, work or live in London. As part of the leadership team the CFO can play a key role in the delivery of this.

With the challenges MOPAC, alongside all public sector organisation, are facing it will be essential to embed a delivery culture which enables MOAPC to continuously improve, collaborate and innovate to deliver the Mayor’s vision including through collaboration with the wider GLA family.

To be suitable for the role you need to be an influential finance leader with proven experience of working collaboratively and navigating a complex political environment. A demonstrable track record of developing financial strategy and implementing saving plans is also essential.

For more information on MOPAC, the recruitment process and to see the job description please refer to or contact Will Ryan at Allen Lane on 07789871864 for a confidential conversation.

The closing date is Sunday 13th September.

If you want to be a catalyst for change and be part of keeping London as one of the safest cities in the world and making a difference to the lives of Londoners, please do apply.

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