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Chief Bakes

Plans, organises and supervises activities to make sure resources are used efficiently and effectively to achieve organisational goals.

Develops structured plans across a range of activities that may be complex. Monitors progress towards strategic objectives. Makes sure all activity is in line with efficient and effective policing.


Positive Indicators

  • Turns overall strategy into specific objectives for the organisation.
  • Sets demanding standards of performance and introduces quality standards.
  • Sets timescales to achieve objectives.
  • Introduces systems that make sure it is clear who is responsible for what.
  • Effectively manages several complex activities at the same time.
  • Adjusts strategies and plans to reflect the changing needs of stakeholders.
  • Sets up systems to monitor organisational performance and improvement.
  • Carries out audits to work out how effective the organisation is.
  • Challenges actions that are not in line with efficient and effective policing.
  • Co-ordinates units’ activities to make sure they are cost-effective.
  • Maintains a performance culture in which activity is continuously reviewed.


Negative Indicators

  • Takes an unsystematic approach to tasks.
  • Deals with tasks as they arrive, without considering priorities.
  • Waits until problems arise.
  • Does not differentiate between the levels of importance of tasks.
  • Does not check for or spot mistakes and inconsistencies.
  • Leaves roles and responsibilities unclear.
  • Consistently fails to meet deadlines due to poor planning.
  • Tries to achieve everything personally.
  • Takes inappropriate short cuts.
  • Takes a fixed approach – does not monitor and re-assess plans.
  • Does not consider costs when planning activities.
  • Cannot work on a number of priorities at the same time.


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