New PSNI Assistant Chief Constables

03 April 2020

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The Northern Ireland Policing Board has commenced a recruitment campaign to appoint a number of new Assistant Chief Constables to join the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) Service Executive Team.

Supporting the Chief Constable, Deputy Chief Constable and a newly created Chief Operating Officer role in the delivery of policing, the ACCs will each will play a key leadership role as a member of the PSNI Service Executive Team (SET).

The role of ACC provides a unique opportunity to contribute at a strategic leadership level whilst also holding responsibility for delivering operational policing. The Board is seeking candidates with extensive operational command and leadership experience, can work collaboratively and at pace, responding in a highly complex and fast-moving work environment.

The competition opens on Friday 3 April and the closing date for applications is 12 noon on Monday 27 April 2020.


For further information, please contact the Board’s Communications Office on 07801 738795

Notes to Editors

  1. All information regarding the Assistant Chief Constable appointments can be found at:
  2. The appointment of Assistant Chief Constables is made by the Policing Board in accordance with Section 35 of the Police (NI) Act 2000 and are subject to approval by the Justice Minister. 
  3. The salary for these positions are in accordance with nationally agreed Chief Officers pay: £100,509 – £113,475 plus benefits (under review)