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Chief Constable
West Midlands Police

Salary: £204,372
(with benefits including relocation allowance and access to car scheme)

Location: Police HQ, Lloyd House,
Birmingham City Centre

Closing Date: 5pm Monday 30 May 2022

Interviews to take place: 20-22 June 2022

West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner, Simon Foster, is seeking to appoint a new
Chief Constable for the West Midlands, to help deliver the Police and Crime Plan and rebuild
community policing. The role of Chief Constable for West Midlands Police is one of the most
exciting and complex jobs in UK policing. This vacancy provides an exceptional opportunity
for a chief officer or equivalent, who has the relevant skills, knowledge and experience that
are required for the role.

Sir David Thompson has served the Force as Deputy Chief Constable and then Chief
Constable since 2010, during a period of great change. His legacy of innovation and
leadership leaves the Force well placed for the challenges in the years ahead. The new Chief
Constable will be required to match and/or develop Sir David’s local and national standing and
ability within policing, and take the Force forward to even higher levels of performance.
The West Midlands is a vibrant and diverse part of the country. The Police and Crime
Commissioner is committed to equality and diversity and welcomes applications from
individuals of all backgrounds. Applicants must be able to demonstrate a good
understanding of and a personal commitment to the importance of community, equality,
diversity and human rights.

The closing date for applications is 5pm, Monday 30 May 2022. Interviews will take place on
20-22 June 2022.

For more information about the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner visit: Home –
West Midlands Police & Crime Commissioner (

For an informal confidential conversation about this post, please contact Jonathan Jardine
on [email protected]

Please note we do not accept CV’s.

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