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Planning and Implementation Officer

Job Description

Service Care Solutions are looking for a Workforce Planning and ImplementationOfficer to work within the Lancashire Constabulary on an 8-month contract.

Location: Preston

Job Role/Responsibilities:
To provide professional HR advice guidance and support to the organisation in relation to business planning and other change management processes. To monitor and maintain a robust, efficient and effective police and staff corporate redeployment process.

  • To assist the Strategic Workforce Planning Manager, deliver robust and resilient workforce planning so that the aims and objectives determined by the Chief Constable are met.
  • Supporting the police officer and police staff redeployment processes by identifying suitable alternative roles for individuals displaced through restructures, welfare, or medical reasons, including those on adjusted duties.
  • To support managers and staff with the implementation of organisational change programmes and restructures.
  • To advise on existing and new employment legislation and case law to assist with resourcing decisions.
  • To manage and promote a culture of service excellence and continuous improvements within the Workforce planning team thereby ensuring the Force is provided with an efficient and effective HR service.
  • To administer the vacancy clearance process, making equitable resourcing decisions in consultation with the Trade Unions, Federation & Staff Associations considering the needs of the business.
  • Provide management information which forecasts and assists strategic decision making, including for corporate and chief officer meetings.
  • To provide advice on resourcing issues, including vacancy management, change management and succession planning.
  • To provide advice and support to the implementation of organisational restructures and workforce modernisation programmes, including shift rota changes.

Qualification required:

  • CIPD Level 5.

Knowledge/Experience required:

  • Experience of tasking and directing staff.
  • Experience of advising and providing guidance on recruitment, resourcing and/or organisational change initiatives.
  • Experience of producing accurate written information and demonstrate a high level of attention to detail.
  • Experience of maintaining and interrogating HR/IT systems.
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
  • Experience of working within a Human Resources background, applying policies and procedures.
  • Ability to solve problems logically and systematically.
  • Experience of working to conflicting deadlines and tight timescales within a busy environment.
  • Experience of using Microsoft Software Applications.

If you are interested in this role or want further discussion, please contact Lewis O'Donnell either via email: or tel: 01772208962. Alternatively, if you have any friend or colleagues that might be interested, please feel free to refer them as we a have a referral scheme in place of up to £250.