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Job Vacancies

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: Head of IT Strategy & Innovation

Job reference: IRC60689

Rank/Band: Rank/Band: S

Number of Vacancies: 1

Location: The primary location will be Empress State Building. Some travel will be required to other MPS sites.

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Head of Technology

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: Monday 8th February 2016

Job title: Desktop & Mobility Infrastructure Architect

Job reference: IRC60688

Rank/Band: L

Number of Vacancies: 1

Location: The primary location will be Newlands Park. Some travel will be required to other MPS sites.

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Head of Infrastructure Architecture

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: Monday 8th February 2016

Job title: Detective Sergeant PTF

Job reference: IRC60563

Rank/Band: Detective Sergeant

Number of Vacancies: 1

Location: Lewisham police station

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Detective Inspector

Period of Posting: Three years

Eligibility: Substantive Detective Sergeants - MPS Wide

Closing Date: Monday 8th February 2016

Job title: Director of Solution Delivery Portfolio

Job reference: IRC60711

Rank/Band: SPG3

Number of Vacancies: 1

Location: Empress State Building

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Director of Digital Policing

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: Monday 8th February 2016

Job title: Digital Investigator

Job reference: IRC60642

Rank/Band: Band N

Number of Vacancies: One (1)

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: Tuesday 9th February 2016

Job title: SO15 MIR Reader/Receiver

Job reference: IRC60624

Rank/Band: K- (This post attracts a 12.5% shift allowance, to allow the office to be covered between 7am-7pm, Mon-Fri, with occasional weekend working).

Number of Vacancies: Two (2) Immediate

Location: New Scotland Yard and Empress State Building  (NSY staff to be re-located to ESB in 2016).

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Detective Sergeant

Period of Posting: Permanent, subject to a 12 month probationary period.

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: Wednesday 10th February 2016.

Job title: SOIT officer  - Sexual Offences Investigative Technique 

Job reference: IRC60671

Rank/Band: Police Constable

Number of Vacancies: 20 Plus

Location: 5 sites across London - Holborn Police Station (Central), Lewisham Police Station (South East), Sutton Police Station (South West), Cam Road (North East) and Empress State Building (North West)

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Detective Sergeant

Period of Posting: Two - Five years

Eligibility: Substantive Police Constables, subject to completion of 4 week SOIT course

Closing Date: Wednesday 10th February 2016

Job title: Staff Officer to the National Coordinator PROTECT and PREPARE

Job reference: IRC60706

Rank/Band: Inspector

Number of Vacancies: 1

Location: 10 Victoria Street, London

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Chief Superintendent

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

Eligibility:

Closing Date: Thursday 11th February 2016

Job title: Armourer

Job reference: IRC60686

Rank/Band: K+

Number of Vacancies: 2

Location: MPSTC, Gravesend

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Chief Firearms Instructor

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 12th February 2016

Job title:  Crime Managment Services Constable 

Job reference: IRC60703

Rank/Band: Constable/Detective Constable

Number of Vacancies: 32

Location: Marlowe House

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: PS/DS/Band D

Period of Posting: Two years

Eligibility: Substantive Constable/Detective Constable

Closing Date: Friday 12th February 2016

Job title: Traffic Management Officer

Job reference: IRC60696

Rank/Band: Police Constable

Number of Vacancies: 3

Location: Immediate vacancies at Alperton Traffic Garage (TDQ) and Chadwell Heath Traffic Garage (TDJ)

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Sergeant - Road Safety and Partnership

Period of Posting: Minimum 3 years

Eligibility:

Closing Date: Friday 12th February 2016

Job title: Detective Sergeant - Forensic Coordinator

Job reference: IRC60660

Rank/Band: Detective Sergeant

Number of Vacancies: 2

Location: Based at Gilmour Section House near Kennington Tube Station. Duties involve regular work from several locations both within the MPS and OMPD

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Detective Inspector - FMT

Period of Posting: Minimum two years

Eligibility: Substantive Detective Sergeants

Closing Date: Monday 15th February 2016

Job title: Counter Terrorism Exhibits Officer

Job reference: IRC60662

Rank/Band: Detective Constable

Number of Vacancies: 4

Location: Central London location 

Staff Reporting: Location: Central London location 

Reports to: Detective Sergeant - Forensic Coordinator

Period of Posting: Two years minimum

Eligibility: Substantive Detective Constables, advanced exhibits trained or exhibits experience in major investigations, level 3 driver, minimum SC vetted.

Closing Date: Monday 15th February 2016

Job title: National Change Officer

Job reference: IRC60727

Rank/Band: Band N

Number of Vacancies: 1

Location: 10 Victoria Street, London

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: National Change 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 15th February 2016

Job title: Communications Officer

Job reference: IRC60684

Rank/Band: Band D

Number of Vacancies: 1

Location: 10 Victoria Street, London, SW1H ONN

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Band B

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 17th February 2016

Job title: Operation Endeavour - Intelligence 

Job reference: IRC60761

Rank/Band: Police Constable

Number of Vacancies: 2

Location: Location: Currently 10 Victoria Street, Westminster but moving to ESB, Earls Court

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Detective Sergeant

Period of Posting: Two (2) years minimum, extensions subject to annual reviews

Eligibility: Substantive Police Constables

Closing Date: Friday 19th February 2016

Job title: Operation Endeavour - HUMINT

Job reference: IRC60763

Rank/Band: Police Constable

Number of Vacancies: 3

Location: Currently 10 Victoria Street, Westminster but moving to ESB, Earls Court

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Detective Sergeant

Period of Posting: Two (2) years minimum, extensions subject to annual review

Eligibility: Substantive Police Constables

Closing Date: Friday  19th February 2016

Job title: Operation Endeavour - Proactive

Job reference: IRC60762

Rank/Band: Police Constable

Number of Vacancies: 3

Location: Currently 10 Victoria Street, Westminster but moving to ESB, Earls Court

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Detective Sergeant

Period of Posting: Two (2) years minimum, extensions subject to annual review

Eligibility: Substantive Police Constables

Closing Date: Friday 19th February 2016

Job title: ICT Service Technicians

Job reference: IRC60707

Rank/Band: Band N

Number of Vacancies: 5

Location: New Scotland Yard, moving to Cobalt Square

Staff Reporting: None

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: Monday 22nd February 2016

Job title: RED DAY Met Intelligence Supervisor

Job reference: IRC60693

Rank/Band: Sergeant - Uniformed/Detective

Number of Vacancies: One (1) Immediate and select list

Location: Cobalt Square, Vauxhall

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: RED Day Inspector

Period of Posting: Two - Five years

Eligibility: Substantive Sergeants

Closing Date: Tuesday 23rd February 2016

Job title: Applications Manager

Job reference: IRC60714

Rank/Band: Band M

Number of Vacancies: 1

Location: New Scotland Yard, moving to Cobalt Square

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Senior Infrastructure and Applications 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: Wednesday 24th February 2016

Job title: SO15 - Local Operations Inspector

Job reference: IRC60621

Rank/Band: Inspector / Detective Inspector or those on the promotion select list

Number of Vacancies: 2

Location: MPS Wide

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: SO15 Local Operations DCI

Period of Posting: Two to Five years subject to performance

Eligibility: 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 24th February 2016

Job title: Police Constable Investigator - Major Investigation Teams SCO1

Job reference: IRC60737

Rank/Band: Police Constable

Number of Vacancies: Approx 20+

Location: Pan London - sites at Barking, Hendon, Putney, Sutton and Lewisham. The majority of vacancies are at Barking so successful candidates who indicate they are willing to work at Barking are likely to be posted more quickly.

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Detective Sergeant 

Period of Posting: 2 year tenure within which to make use of dedicated mentor and OCU support to develop your investigative skills. You will be required to apply for the TDC scheme.

Eligibility: Substantive Police Constables (not probationers). Police Constables who have already been selected for Op Winterkey are also eligible to apply for this scheme - if successful, you will remain on Op Winterkey. Please note that TDC¿s are not eligible to apply.

Closing Date: Wednesday 24th February 2016

Job title: Detective Constable / Police Constable

Job reference: IRC60745

Rank/Band: Detective Constable / Police Constable

Number of Vacancies: 5

Location: Confidential Unit , Cobalt Square 

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Detective Sergeant

Period of Posting: 3 to 5 years

Eligibility: Due to the specific security considerations of the role,  potential applicants to attend the S015 'Pre - Recruitment' to highlight the issues relating to STRAP procedures prior to selection. All candidates must hold full british citizenship and be prepared to undergo mandatory developed vetting (DV and Strap/ TK briefed) as well as being section 19 RIPA trained To apply for this role please complete a one page expression of interest detailing suitability , along with 3 year sick record.  

Closing Date: 26th February 2016

Job title: Police Constable - Intelligence Officer RED 24/7

Job reference: IRC60702

Rank/Band: Police Constable

Number of Vacancies: One (1) Immediate (1 select list)

Location: Met Intel RED 24/7, Cobalt Square Vauxhall 

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Team Sergeant / Duty Officer RED 24/7

Period of Posting: 2-5 years

Eligibility: Substantive Police Constables

Closing Date: Monday 29th February 2016.

Job title: Close Protection Officer (Trainee)

Job reference: IRC60728

Rank/Band: Constable - Uniformed

Number of Vacancies: Approx. 50 - 60 Immediate - Staggered posting to coincide with NPOC availability

Location: New Scotland Yard/Buckingham Gate, moving to Lambeth in July 2016.

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Sergeant

Period of Posting: Two Years Minimum

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 11th March 2016

Job title: Communications Manager

Job reference: IRC60752

Rank/Band: Band C

Number of Vacancies: 1

Location: Empress State Building

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Matt Simmons

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 17th February 2016

Job title: Police Advisor and Lead Assessor - G1 (MI5)

Job reference: IRC60627

Rank/Band: Police Constable

Number of Vacancies: One (1) (Plus select list)

Location: Thames House, London,  SW1

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Detective Sergeant

Period of Posting: Two years

Eligibility: Substantive Constable

Closing Date: Friday 18th March 2016

Job title: Development Engineer - Mechanical

Job reference: IRC59579

Rank/Band: Band N

Number of Vacancies: One (1)

Location: Denmark Hill

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Development 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: If you wish to apply Please email HR Mailbox - NV Processing Team 1 for a copy of the advert.

Job title: Development Manager - Electronics

Job reference: IRC59577

Rank/Band: Band M

Number of Vacancies: One (1)

Location: Denmark Hill

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to:

Period of Posting:

Eligibility:

Closing Date: If you wish to apply Please email HR Mailbox - NV Processing Team 1 for a copy of the advert.

Job title: Development Engineer - Electronics

Job reference: IRC59581

Rank/Band: Band N

Number of Vacancies: One (1)

Location: Denmark Hill

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to:

Period of Posting:

Eligibility:

Closing Date: If you wish to apply Please email HR Mailbox - NV Processing Team 1 for a copy of the advert.

Job title: Senior Communications Manager - Specialist Desks

Job reference: IRC60599

Rank/Band: Band B

Number of Vacancies:

Location: New Scotland Yard

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Head of Media

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: