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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: Casualty Bureau Co-ordinator

Job reference: IRC63645

Rank/Band: Band D

Number of Vacancies: One (1)

Location: Jubilee House, Putney & Met CC, Hendon Estate

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Chief Inspector, Family Liaison and Disaster Management Team

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. Police staff & Agency Worker applicants will be assessed first, prior to the consideration of any other internal applications. Please note all MSC, MPV & VPC applicants applying for internally advertised posts you MUST complete Form 7305A, and all other applicants (Police Staff, Agency Worker and Police Officers) must apply on Form 7305.

Closing Date: Wednesday 28th September, 2016

Job title: Business Assurance Unit Lead

Job reference: IRC63662

Rank/Band: Inspector

Number of Vacancies: One (1)

Location: Empress State Building

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Band B

Period of Posting: 2 years, extendable to 5 years subject to annual reviews

Eligibility: Substantive Inspectors

Closing Date: Wednesday 28th September 2016

Job title: Team Lead - Central Functions

Job reference: IRC63684

Rank/Band: Band D

Number of Vacancies: One (1)

Location: Empress State Building

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. Police staff & Agency Worker applicants will be assessed first, prior to the consideration of any other internal applications. Please note all MSC, MPV & VPC applicants applying for internally advertised posts you MUST complete Form 7305A, and all other applicants (Police Staff, Agency Worker and Police Officers) must apply on Form 7305.

Closing Date: Wednesday 28th September 2016

Job title: Driving School Sergeant

Job reference: IRC63470

Rank/Band: Sergeant

Number of Vacancies: One (1) Immediate + Select List

Location: Hendon

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Reports to: Inspector

Period of Posting: 5 years (extendable)

Eligibility: Police Sergeants who have been confirmed in the rank and are currently classified as Advanced Car Drivers.

Closing Date: Friday 30th September 2016

Job title: Constable Investigator

Job reference: IRC63595

Rank/Band: Police Constable

Number of Vacancies: One (1)

Location: Empress State Building

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: DS Hi - Tech Crime Unit

Period of Posting: Mininmum 2 years

Eligibility: Substantive Police Constables

Closing Date: Friday 30th September 2016

Job title: Senior Digital Forensic Specialist

Job reference: IRC62701

Rank/Band: Band M

Number of Vacancies: One (1)

Location: Lambeth HQ / Empress State Building

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Band L

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. Police staff & Agency Worker applicants will be assessed first, prior to the consideration of any other internal applications. Please note all MSC, MPV & VPC applicants applying for internally advertised posts you MUST complete Form 7305A, and all other applicants (Police Staff, Agency Worker and Police Officers) must apply on Form 7305.

Closing Date: Friday 30th September 2016

Job title: Digital Forensic Specialist - Computer

Job reference: IRC62703

Rank/Band: Band N

Number of Vacancies: Five (5)

Location: Lambeth HQ / Empress State Building

Staff Reporting: Line Manager to Band I's

Reports to: Band M

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. Police staff & Agency Worker applicants will be assessed first, prior to the consideration of any other internal applications. Please note all MSC, MPV & VPC applicants applying for internally advertised posts you MUST complete Form 7305A, and all other applicants (Police Staff, Agency Worker and Police Officers) must apply on Form 7305.

Closing Date: Friday 30th September 2016

Job title: PaDP - Firearms (AFO) Police Constable

Job reference: IRC63666

Rank/Band: Police Constable

Number of Vacancies: Thirty (30) Successful applicants will be placed on a select list for future vacancies

Location: Apex House (Charing Cross), Lillie Road Base, Kensington Base or Palace of Westminster. Successful applicants will be posted to one of these PaDP bases depending on operational requirements)

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Team Seargent

Period of Posting: Minimum tebnure of 2 years - maximum in line with Commands current succession planning policy

Eligibility: Police Officer applicants who have successfully completed their 2 years probationary period and have been confirmed as a Substantive Constable

Closing Date: Friday 30th September 2016

Job title: Core Team - Administrator

Job reference: IRC63570

Rank/Band: Band E

Number of Vacancies: Two (2)

Location: Empress State Building

Staff Reporting: Friday 30th September 2016

Reports to: Band D 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. Police staff & Agency Worker applicants will be assessed first, prior to the consideration of any other internal applications.

Closing Date: Friday 30th September 2016

Job title: Management Accounting Team Leader

Job reference: IRC63683

Rank/Band: Band C

Number of Vacancies: One (1)

Location: Empress State Building

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Senior Accountant Budgeting and Reporting

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. Police staff & Agency Worker applicants will be assessed first, prior to the consideration of any other internal applications. Please note all MSC, MPV & VPC applicants applying for internally advertised posts you MUST complete Form 7305A, and all other applicants (Police Staff, Agency Worker and Police Officers) must apply on Form 7305.

Closing Date: Friday 30th September 2016

Job title: Operational Delivery Intelligent Client Unit Portfolio Officer

Job reference: IRC63685

Rank/Band: Band N

Number of Vacancies: One (1)

Location: 10 Victoria Street, London

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Operational Delivery Intelligent Client Unit Portfolio 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. Police staff & Agency Worker applicants will be assessed first, prior to the consideration of any other internal applications. Please note all MSC, MPV & VPC applicants applying for internally advertised posts you MUST complete Form 7305A, and all other applicants (Police Staff, Agency Worker and Police Officers) must apply on Form 7305.

Closing Date: Monday 3rd October 2016

Job title: Briefing and Secretariat Officer

Job reference: IRC63686

Rank/Band: Band C

Number of Vacancies: 1

Location: 10 Victoria Street, London

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Head of Briefing and Secretariat

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 3rd October 2016

Job title: Digital Forensic Examiner / Specialist 

Job reference: IRC63731

Rank/Band: Band N

Number of Vacancies: Three (3) (Two (2) Examiners and One (1) Technical Innovation Development Environment)

Location: Empress State Building, Lillie Road, London. SW6 1TR

Staff Reporting:     

Reports to: Sergeant / Band M

Period of Posting: Full Time / Minimum 2 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: Monday 3rd October 2016

Job title: PC Investigator

Job reference: IRC63698

Rank/Band: Police Constable

Number of Vacancies: 10

Location: Lambeth

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Detective Sergeant 

Period of Posting: 2 - 5 Years

Eligibility: Substantive Uniform Constables

Closing Date: Monday 3rd October 2016

Job title: Operational Delivery Intelligent Client Unit Portfolio Officer

Job reference: IRC63685

Rank/Band: Band N

Number of Vacancies: 1

Location: 10 Victoria Street, London

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Operational Delivery Intelligent Client Unit Portfolio 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 3rd October 2016

Job title: Quality Manager

Job reference: IRC63730

Rank/Band: Band V

Number of Vacancies:

Location: Lambeth HQ

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Chanda Lowther-Harris

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: Tuesday 4th October 2016

Job title: Cab Enforcement Unit

Job reference: IRC62998

Rank/Band: Police Sergeant

Number of Vacancies: One (1)

Location: Kings Cross Police Station

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: CEU Inspector

Period of Posting: Two (2) years (extendable beyond two years subject to annual review)

Eligibility: Substantive Police Sergeants

Closing Date: Wednesday 5th October 2016

Job title: CES Administrative Officer

Job reference: IRC63655

Rank/Band: Band F

Number of Vacancies: 1 (one)

Location: Mandela Way, SE1. (Likely to re-locate in 2018, possibly to Belvedere, DA17)

Staff Reporting: None. (Staff are offered flexible working to ensure office cover from 7.30am-5pm, Mon-Fri).

Reports to: Officer Manager

Period of Posting: Permanent

Eligibility: Police staff & Agency Worker applicants will be assessed first, prior to the consideration of any other internal applications. Please note all MSC, MPV & VPC applicants applying for internally advertised posts you MUST complete Form 7305A, and all other applicants (Police Staff, Agency Worker and Police Officers) must apply on Form 7305.

Closing Date: Wednesday 5th October 2016

Job title: Detective Sergeant - Child Abuse Investigation Team - SC&O17

Job reference: IRC63736

Rank/Band:  Detective Sergeant

Number of Vacancies: Two (2) Pan London and Select List,South Region: CAIT - 2 vacancies and Select List, East, North & West region CAIT - Select List only,There are no immediate vacancies on East, North and West region CAIT

Location: Pan London - Officers MUST specify which Region (South for immediate vacancies or East, North or West for select list) they wish to apply for at the top of their application form

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Detective Inspector

Period of Posting: 2 - 5 years subject to satisfactory performance

Eligibility: Substantive Detective Sergeant and those on select list for promotion

Closing Date: Wednesday 5th October 2016

Job title: Communications Data, Open Source and Analyst Trainer

Job reference: IRC63712

Rank/Band: Band D

Number of Vacancies: 2

Location: Jubilee House

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Band C

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: Wednesday 5th October 2016

Job title: SC&O22 - Operational Planner

Job reference: IRC63744

Rank/Band: Police Constable

Number of Vacancies: Four (4) immediate and two (2) on a select list

Location: Lambeth HQ

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: SC&O22 Police Sergeant

Period of Posting: Minimum of two years

Eligibility: Substantive Police Constables

Closing Date: Wednesday 5th October 2016

Job title: IT Capability and Capacity Manager

Job reference: IRC63705

Rank/Band: Band B

Number of Vacancies: 1

Location: Empress State Building

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Senior Business Engagement 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: Wednesday 5th October 2016

Job title: DSU Team Supervisor

Job reference: IRC63707

Rank/Band: Detective Sergeant

Number of Vacancies: 1

Location: SO15 DSU - Central London

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Detective Inspector SO15 Covert Functions

Period of Posting: 3 - 5 years subject to yearly review.

Eligibility: Substantive Detective Sergeants - Subject to successful completion of DV vetting and CHIS Controller course

Closing Date: Thursday 6th October 2016

Job title: Forensic Junior Manager

Job reference: IRC63665

Rank/Band: Band D

Number of Vacancies: Four (4)

Location: Forensic Services, Lambeth HQ, 109, Lambeth Road, London SE1 7LP

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Band C Service Delivery 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. Police staff & Agency Worker applicants will be assessed first, prior to the consideration of any other internal applications.

Closing Date: Friday 7th October 2016

Job title: Strategic Digital Advisor

Job reference: IRC63637

Rank/Band: Band M

Number of Vacancies: One (1)

Location: Lambeth, though with responsibility for the Edmonton and Ilford Digital Hubs

Staff Reporting: Two Band N's

Reports to: Band L

Period of Posting: Permanent

Eligibility: Police staff & Agency Worker applicants will be assessed first, prior to the consideration of any other internal applications. Please note all MSC, MPV & VPC applicants applying for internally advertised posts you MUST complete Form 7305A, and all other applicants (Police Staff, Agency Worker and Police Officers) must apply on Form 7305.

Closing Date: Friday 7th October 2016

Job title: Method of Entry (MoE) Operations Manager

Job reference: IRC63753

Rank/Band: Band V

Number of Vacancies: 1

Location: MPSTC, Mark Lane, Denton, Gravesend, Kent DA12 2HN

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Senior Operations 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: Friday 7th October 2016

Job title: Shift Team Administrator

Job reference: IRC63710

Rank/Band: Band E

Number of Vacancies: 2

Location: Empress State Building

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Band D 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: Friday 7th October 2016

Job title: Detective Sergeant Investigator

Job reference: IRC63695

Rank/Band: Detective Sergeant

Number of Vacancies: 2

Location: Location: Lambeth HQ, 109 Lambeth Road, SE1 7LP

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: DI David Birrell

Period of Posting:

Eligibility: Substantive Detective Sergeants or those on the select list - WBA can be completed in this role.

Closing Date: Tuesday 11th October 2016

Job title: Detective Constable Operation Jigsaw

Job reference: IRC63739

Rank/Band: Detective Constable

Number of Vacancies: 1

Location: Enfield Borough based at Edmonton Police Station

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Detective Sergeant

Period of Posting: 2 year minimum

Eligibility: Substantive Detective Constables

Closing Date: Wednesday 12th October 2016

Job title: Intelligence Development Officer

Job reference: IRC63669

Rank/Band: Band D

Number of Vacancies: One (1)

Location: Empress State Building

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Detective Sergeant

Period of Posting: Two (2) years minimum posting

Eligibility: Police Staff applicants who have successfully completed a 12 month probationary period. Please note all MSC, MPV & VPC applicants applying for internally advertised posts you MUST complete Form 7305A, and all other applicants (Police Staff, Agency Worker and Police Officers) must apply on Form 7305

Closing Date: Friday 14th October 2016

Job title: NPoCC Administrative Support Officer

Job reference: IRC62363

Rank/Band: Band E

Number of Vacancies: 1

Location: 10 Victoria Street,London

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Band D

Period of Posting: 2 year period extendable, subject to satisfactory performance, to 5 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 14th October 2016

Job title: Communications Data, Open Source and Analyst Trainer

Job reference: IRC63712

Rank/Band: Band D

Number of Vacancies: 2

Location: Jubilee House

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Band C

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  14th October 2016

Job title: Security Officer

Job reference: IRC63694

Rank/Band: Band T

Number of Vacancies: 1

Location: Windsor Castle

Staff Reporting: 2 years minimum

Reports to: Operations Sergeant

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 14th October 2016

Job title: Controller - Dedicated Source Unit (DSU)

Job reference: IRC63733

Rank/Band: Detective Inspector

Number of Vacancies: Six (6) plus a select list of four (4)

Location: Various

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Detective Superintendent (Authorising Officer for respective DSU)

Period of Posting: Minimum 3 Years (extendable subject to ongoing performance)

Eligibility: Substantive Detective Inspectors

Closing Date: Tuesday 18th October 2016

Job title: Planner - National Police Coordination Centre 

Job reference: IRC63746

Rank/Band: Police Constable

Number of Vacancies: 1

Location: NPoCC, 10 Victoria Street, London

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Sergeant

Period of Posting: 2 years, reviewable up to a maximum of 5 years

Eligibility: Substantive Police Constables

Closing Date: Friday 21st October 2016

Job title: Planner

Job reference: IRC63746

Rank/Band: Police Constable

Number of Vacancies: 1

Location: NPoCC, 10 Victoria Street

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Sergeant

Period of Posting: 2 years, reviewable up to a maximum of 5 years.

Eligibility: Substantive

Closing Date: 21st October 2016

Job title: Job Title: Intelligence Analyst

Job reference: IRC63690

Rank/Band: Band D

Number of Vacancies: One (1)

Location: Empress State Building

Staff Reporting: This role attracts a Shift Disturbance Allowance of 12.5%

Reports to: Band C Intelligence Analyst

Period of Posting: 2 Years Mininmum

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. Police staff & Agency Worker applicants will be assessed first, prior to the consideration of any other internal applications. Please note all MSC, MPV & VPC applicants applying for internally advertised posts you MUST complete Form 7305A, and all other applicants (Police Staff, Agency Worker and Police Officers) must apply on Form 7305.

Closing Date:

Job title: Head of Case Management (Discrimination and Complaints)

Job reference: IRC63510

Rank/Band: Band A

Number of Vacancies:

Location: Empress State Building

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Director of HR and DAC Professionalism

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. Police staff & Agency Worker applicants will be assessed first, prior to the consideration of any other internal applications. Please note those candidates selected for interview will also be required to give a presentation and under go an on line assessment

Closing Date:

Job title: Disclosure Officer

Job reference: IRC61812

Rank/Band: Band D

Number of Vacancies: One (1)

Location: Holborn Police Station

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Cliona Lawson-Wood

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. Police staff & Agency Worker applicants will be assessed first, prior to the consideration of any other internal applications. Please note all MSC, MPV & VPC applicants applying for internally advertised posts you MUST complete Form 7305A, and all other applicants (Police Staff, Agency Worker and Police Officers) must apply on Form 7305.

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