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.
- 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.
- 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.