We are currently recruiting for a Workforce Planning and Implementation Officer in Preston.


Pay rate: £15.48 per hour.

Contract duration: Temporary ongoing



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.



  • 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
  • Support managers and staff with the implementation of organisational change programmes and restructures.
  • Advise on existing and new employment legislation and case law to assist with resourcing decisions.
  • 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.
  • Provide management information which forecasts and assists strategic decision making, including for corporate and chief officer meetings.
  • Provide advice on resourcing issues, including vacancy management, change management and succession planning.
  • Provide advice and support to the implementation of organisational restructures and workforce modernisation programmes, including shift rota changes.
  • Assist with the role profile library, in collaboration with HR Governance (from a JE perspective) and Recruitment (from a selection perspective), to ensure its up to date and reflects current organisational structures.
  • Produce reports, briefing notes and regular updates to management.
  • Support HR SMT in order to meet operational demand. Whilst the post holder will have primary responsibility within their designated portfolio, there is an expectation that they will assist throughout the HR Department as required by organisational need.
  • Demonstrate a strong commitment to always delivering a high standard of service with an emphasis on quality.
  • Embrace a continuous learning culture by identifying and embedding organisational learning opportunities.



  • Level 5 CIPD qualification or equivalent or willingness to achieve within 2 academic years
  • Associate membership of CIPD and able to demonstrate continual professional development within HR (following successful course of study)


Essential Experience: 

  • 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


Apply online or contact Terri O’Keefe on 07879 585551. You can also email terri@peelsolutions.co.uk  for more information on this role.

Job Category: Business Services
Job Type: Temporary
Job Location: Lancashire

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