Executive Recruitment
Gary Blanchard, Chief Operating Officer of the Disclosure and Barring Service

"We are seeking someone who creates a high performing and quality culture; with a track record of taking colleagues with them on that journey".

Gary Blanchard, Chief Operating Officer of the Disclosure and Barring Service

Welcome from Gary Blanchard, Chief Operating Officer of the Disclosure and Barring Service

Thank you for your interest in the role of Director of Barring Operations at the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

We are looking to attract an experienced operational leader who is able to steer the Barring service through an exciting period of transformation and service enhancement.  

We are seeking someone who creates a high performing and quality culture; with a track record of taking colleagues with them on that journey.  Working towards a Barring service that is simpler, faster and more accessible, while at the same time you will ensure that we keep safeguarding at the heart of everything we do.

You will be passionate about service improvement, an inspirational leader and have a strong track record of delivery in complex operational management.  You are a confident executive with significant experience of manging and influencing demanding stakeholders, both within and outside of the organisation.  You should be skilled at building effective teams and able to harness the capability and dedication that exists amongst staff and the Barring management team.

I believe the new Director of Barring Operations will play a key role in the organisations executive team and have a real opportunity to shape a vital public safeguarding service that plays a central part in keeping the most vulnerable people in our society safe.

I look forward to hearing from you and wish you the very best of luck with your application.

Gary Blanchard
Chief Operating Officer of the Disclosure and Barring Service

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Director of Barring Operations Role

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