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These roles are only open to members of the Metropolitan Police Service.

Listed below are the current internal job vacancies available in the MPS. If you are interested in applying for any of the jobs please contact the PeopleSupport Advisory Centre on telephone number - 0300 123 1555, stating which job you are interested in (please quote the IRC reference number and job title).

Please be aware that it may be realistic to allow up to ten days for all the elements of the application process to take place from your initial contact with the MPS HR Advisory Centre and including: despatch of an application pack to your nominated email address, your completion of the application (including line manager and counter signatory), return of the application and 3yr sickness data to MPS Recruitment by the application closing date.

If you have any queries after your initial contact with the MPS HR Advisory Centre please call Recruitment on the number given to you by the Advisory Centre. Please note that late applications will not be accepted.

If you are not a member of the MPS please visit please www.metpolicecareers.co.uk for roles that are currently being advertised externally.

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Job title: Higher Intelligence Analyst

Job reference: IRC58845

Rank/Band: Band C

Number of Vacancies: 2

Location: 10 Victoria Street (NDEDIU) and New Scotland Yard (NSIT)

Staff Reporting: Senior Analyst

Reports to: Senior Analyst

Period of Posting: Permanent

Eligibility: Police Staff applicants who have successfully completed a 12 month probationary period. Agency workers who have successfully completed 12 months continuous service with the MPS.

Closing Date: Tuesday 26th May 2015

Job title: Detective Chief Inspector Intelligence and Covert Functions

Job reference: IRC58196

Rank/Band: Detective Chief Inspector

Number of Vacancies: 1

Location: 10 Victoria Street,London

Staff Reporting: Deputy National Coordinator Domestic Extremism

Reports to: Deputy National Coordinator Domestic Extremism

Period of Posting: Minimum two years

Eligibility: Substantive Detective Chief Inspector or a temporary promotion opportunity

Closing Date: Tuesday 26th May 2015

Job title: DCI Protest and Liaison

Job reference: IRC58200

Rank/Band: Detective Chief Inspector

Number of Vacancies: 1

Location: 10 Victoria Street, London

Staff Reporting: Deputy National Coordinator

Reports to: Deputy National Coordinator

Period of Posting: Minimum two years

Eligibility: Substantive Detective Chief Inspectors or a temporary promotion opportunity

Closing Date: Tuesday 26th May 2015

Job title: DC / TDC - Sapphire Investigator

Job reference: IRC58888

Rank/Band: DC / TDC

Number of Vacancies: 10+

Location: Pan London - sites at Holborn, Lewisham, Sutton, ESB and Cam Road.

Staff Reporting: Detective Sergeant

Reports to: Detective Sergeant

Period of Posting: 3 - 5 years subject to performance review. T/DC's will be expected to complete their workbook within relevant timescales

Eligibility: Substantive Detective Constables / Trainee Detective Constables

Closing Date: Thursday 28th May 2015

Job title: PC Investigator

Job reference: IRC58886

Rank/Band: Police Constable

Number of Vacancies: 20+

Location: Pan London - sites at Holborn, Lewisham, Sutton, ESB and Cam Road.

Staff Reporting: Detective Sergeant

Reports to: Detective Sergeant

Period of Posting: 2 year tenure, within which, to make use of dedicated mentor and OCU support to develop investigative skills

Eligibility: Substantive Police Constables

Closing Date: Thursday 28th May 2015

Job title: Evidential CCTV Recovery Officer

Job reference: IRC58969

Rank/Band: Band D

Number of Vacancies: 4

Location: Empress State Building

Staff Reporting: Detective Sergeant

Reports to: Detective Sergeant

Period of Posting: Permanen

Eligibility: Police Staff applicants who have successfully completed a 12 month probationary period. Agency workers who have successfully completed 12 months continuous service with the MPS.

Closing Date: Thursday 28th May 2015

Job title: Deputy Senior Investigating Officer

Job reference: IRC58620

Rank/Band: Detective Sergeant

Number of Vacancies: Select list only at this stage

Location: Pan London (Regions SW (Sutton), SE (Lewisham), C (Holborn), NW (ESB), NE (Cam Road)

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Detective Inspector

Period of Posting: 2- 5 years

Eligibility: Substantive DS or WBA  T/DS 

Closing Date: Thursday 28th May 2015

Job title: Local Service Delivery Manager

Job reference: IRC58964

Rank/Band: Band C

Number of Vacancies: 4

Location: Geographical Areas of Barking and Dagenham, Jubilee House (MV Vetting required); Hounslow and Camden

Staff Reporting: Permanent

Reports to: Area Service Delivery Manager

Period of Posting:

Eligibility: Police Staff applicants who have successfully completed a 12 month probationary period. Agency workers who have successfully completed 12 months continuous service with the MPS.

Closing Date: Friday 29th May 2015

Job title: IA Compliance Manager

Job reference: IRC58982

Rank/Band: M

Number of Vacancies: 1

Location: Edinburgh House, moving to Empress State Building later in 2015

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: ISO

Period of Posting: Permanent

Eligibility: Police Staff applicants who have successfully completed a 12 month probationary period. Agency workers who have successfully completed 12 months continuous service with the MPS.

Closing Date: Friday 29th May 2015

Job title: Police Constable, Learning & Development Unit, Specialist Operations Aviation Policing.

Job reference: IRC58985

Rank/Band: Substantive Police Constables

Number of Vacancies: 1

Location: Learining & Development Unit, Heathrow Police Station.

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Learning & Development Manager, Aviation Policing.

Period of Posting: Minimum of 2 years , subject to 8 year tenure

Eligibility: Substantive Constables having succesfully completed their probationary period.

Closing Date: Friday 29th May 2015

Job title: Police Constable - CMU

Job reference: IRC58938

Rank/Band: Police Constable

Number of Vacancies: One (1) - immediate

Location: Polar Park, Heathrow

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Detective Sergeant

Period of Posting: Minimum of two years, up to eight years, subject to Aviation Policing Tenure policy.

Eligibility: Substantive Police Constables. You will be required to sign a confidentiality agreement before you can start any role at Aviation Policing. These will be checked before starting at the OCU and again at the induction process. Declining to do so, at any stage, will prevent the application form being successful. Any applicants who have applied within the last 6 months, need not apply.

Closing Date: Friday 29 May 2015

Job title: Security Audit Operator

Job reference: IRC58770

Rank/Band: Band I 

Number of Vacancies: One (1)

Location: Currently New Scotland Yard but relocating within the MPS as part of the CRE programme in summer 2016. Final location to be confirmed.

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Operational Security Manager

Period of Posting: Permanent

Eligibility: Police Staff applicants who have successfully completed a 12 month probationary period. Agency workers who have successfully completed 12 months continuous service with the MPS.

Closing Date: Monday 1 June 2015

Job title: Researcher

Job reference: IRC58991

Rank/Band: Band E

Number of Vacancies: 0.5 FTE (part-time)

Location: Cam Road, Stratford E15 2SY

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Detective Sergeant

Period of Posting: Permanent

Eligibility: Police Staff applicants who have successfully completed a 12 month probationary period. Agency workers who have successfully completed 12 months continuous service with the MPS.

Closing Date: Monday 1 June 2015

Job title: Digital Media Assessor

Job reference: IRC58972

Rank/Band: Band D

Number of Vacancies: Five (5)

Location: Empress State Building

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Detective Sergeant / Band C Police Staff

Period of Posting: Permanent

Eligibility: Police Staff applicants who have successfully completed a 12 month probationary period. Agency workers who have successfully completed 12 months continuous service with the MPS.

Closing Date: Wednesday 3 June 2015

Job title: NCPP Sergeant

Job reference: IRC58996

Rank/Band: Sergeant

Number of Vacancies: One (1)

Location: 10 Victoria Street

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Inspector

Period of Posting: Two years, extendable to five years

Eligibility: Substantive Sergeant / Detective Sergeant 

Closing Date: Thursday 4 June 2015

Job title: AC Staff Officer (job share of 2 to 2.5 days per week)

Job reference: IRC59027

Rank/Band: Band B

Number of Vacancies:

Location: NSY

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: AC Helen King

Period of Posting:

Eligibility: Police Staff applicants who have successfully completed a 12 month probationary period. Agency Workers who have successfully completed 12 months continuous service with the MPS.

Closing Date: Thursday 4 June 2015

Job title: Detective Sergeant - Sexual Exploitation Team

Job reference: IRC58779

Rank/Band: Detective Sergeant

Number of Vacancies: Three (3)

Location: Cam Road Stratford or ESB

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Detective Inspector

Period of Posting: Two years

Eligibility: Detective Sergeant or Detective Constable on promotion select list 

Closing Date: Friday 5 June 2015

Job title: SO15 MIR - CT Review Team

Job reference: IRC58980

Rank/Band: Detective Constable

Number of Vacancies: Two (2)

Location: New Scotland Yard (moving to ESB in 2016)

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Detective Sergeant

Period of Posting: Permanent

Eligibility: Substantive Detective Constables

Closing Date: Friday 5 June 2015

Job title: Investigator - Child Abuse Investigation

Job reference: IRC58987

Rank/Band: Detective Constable / TDC / PC

Number of Vacancies: Twelve (12)

Location: South Regional CAITS across the following sites - Marlowe House Sidcup, Wallington and Camberwell

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: DCI - South Region 

Period of Posting: Minimum tenure of 2 years

Eligibility: Substantive PC / TDC / DC. Officers are required to evidence experience in secondary investigation of crime. The command accepts flexible working applicants at a minimum of 0.7 FTE (28hrs p/w)

Closing Date: Friday 5 June 2015

Job title: Detective Chief Inspector - Prevent

Job reference: IRC58997

Rank/Band: Detective Chief Inspector

Number of Vacancies: One (1)

Location: 10 Victoria Street

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Superintendent

Period of Posting: Two years, extendable to five years

Eligibility: The post will focus on the development of strategic partnerships but given the dynamic nature of CT policing, the successful candidate must be flexible and willing to work across the portfolio.

Closing Date: Friday 5 June 2015

Job title: Service Delivery Team Leader

Job reference: IRC58983

Rank/Band: Band: D

Number of Vacancies: 1

Location: NSY Relocating to Marlowe House Sidcup in August 2015

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Band C

Period of Posting: Permanent

Eligibility: Police Staff applicants who have successfully completed a 12 month probationary period. Agency workers who have successfully completed 12 months continuous service with the MPS.

Closing Date: Friday 5th June 2015

Job title: Vehicle Recovery Officer

Job reference: IRC58749

Rank/Band: Band T

Number of Vacancies: One (1)

Location: Heathrow Police Station, Polar Park

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Response Team Sergeant

Period of Posting: Minimum two years

Eligibility: Police Staff applicants who have successfully completed a 12 month probationary period.  Current ELS and OST.  Able to operate MPS Airwave radio system. Must be able to work shifts.

Closing Date: Tuesday 9 June 2015

Job title: Communications Exploitation Group (CEG) - Communications Data Unit Head

Job reference: IRC58808

Rank/Band: Detective Inspector

Number of Vacancies: One (1) 

Location: New Scotland Yard - please note that the CEG will be subject to relocation in approximately 12 months (location TBC)  

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Detective Chief Inspector - CEG

Period of Posting: Minimum three years

Eligibility: Substantive Detective Inspectors (including those currently undergoing WBA)

Closing Date: Wednesday 10 June 2015

Job title: SIO Consultant on the Senior Investigative Faculty

Job reference: IRC58723

Rank/Band: Band L

Number of Vacancies: One (1)

Location: Crime Academy, Hendon Training School

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Detective Chief Inspector

Period of Posting: Three to five year tenure

Eligibility: This role is only suitable for officers who are PIP 3 Accredited Senior Investigating Officers or have recent operational SIO experience in Serious & Organised Crime investigations. Police Staff applicants who have successfully completed a 12 month probationary period. Agency workers who have successfully completed 12 months continuous service with the MPS.

Closing Date: Friday 12 June 2015

Job title: Duties Planning and CARMS Operator

Job reference: IRC59024

Rank/Band: Band E

Number of Vacancies: One (1)

Location: 4/5 Buckingham Gate (subject to move within central London)

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Duties Sergeant

Period of Posting: Minimum of two years

Eligibility: Police Staff applicants who have successfully completed a 12 month probationary period. Agency workers who have successfully completed 12 months continuous service with the MPS.

Closing Date: Friday 12 June 2015

Job title: Authorised Firearms Officers - Sergeants

Job reference: IRC58941

Rank/Band: Police Sergeant

Number of Vacancies: 10

Location: SO Aviation Policing - Heathrow Airport (based at Polar park)

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Team Inspector

Period of Posting: Minimum of 2 years, extendable subject to satisfactory performance, maximum of 8 years

Eligibility: Substantive Sergeants

Closing Date: Friday 12th June 2015

Job title: Intelligence Case Officer.

Job reference: IRC58973

Rank/Band: Detective Constable.

Number of Vacancies: 3

Location: Spring Gardens, Vauxhall.

Staff Reporting: Detective Inspector - OST.

Reports to: Detective Inspector - OST.

Period of Posting: Minimum 3 years.

Eligibility: Substantive Detective Constables

Closing Date: Friday 26th June 2015.

Job title: Intelligence Case Officer.

Job reference: IRC58973

Rank/Band: Detective Constable.

Number of Vacancies: 3

Location: Spring Gardens, Vauxhall.

Staff Reporting: Detective Inspector - OST.

Reports to: Detective Inspector - OST.

Period of Posting: Minimum 3 years.

Eligibility: Substantive Detective Constables

Closing Date: Friday 26th June 2015.

Job title: Intelligence Case Officer

Job reference: IRC58979

Rank/Band: Band P

Number of Vacancies: Three (3)

Location: Spring Gardens, Vauxhall

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Detective Inspector - OST

Period of Posting: Minimum three years

Eligibility: Police Staff applicants who have successfully completed a 12 month probationary period. Agency workers who have successfully completed 12 months continuous service with the MPS.

Closing Date: Friday 26 June 2015