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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.

Useful documents

Job title: Senior Administrator to Finance Director

Job reference: IRC61570

Rank/Band: Band D

Number of Vacancies: 1

Location: Empress State Building

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Director of Finance Services

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 23rd May 2016

Job title: Business Analyst

Job reference: IRC61617

Rank/Band: Band M

Number of Vacancies: 1

Location: Empress State Building

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Senior Business 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. 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 23rd May 2016

Job title: Detective Trainer

Job reference: IRC61536

Rank/Band: Detective Constable

Number of Vacancies: Three (3) Immediate and 4 forecast vacancies

Location: Predominantly based at Hendon but training is also delivered across all regional Training Sites and trainers are expected to be prepared to travel to other sites to deliver training when required.

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Detective Sergeant, Crime Academy

Period of Posting: Two (2) years with annual review to a maximimum of 5 years

Eligibility: Detective Constables who have successfully achieved and maintained PIP 2 Accreditation ( this must be evidenced by most recent PDR).

Closing Date: Tuesday 24th May 2016

Job title: PINS Administrator and Project Development Officer

Job reference: IRC61436

Rank/Band: Police Constable

Number of Vacancies: 1

Location: 17th Floor Empress State Building

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Detective Sergeant

Period of Posting: Two (2) years minimum

Eligibility: Substantive Police Constables

Closing Date: Tuesday 24th May 2016

Job title: Detective Constable Prisoner Release and TPIM Team. 

Job reference: IRC61591

Rank/Band: Detective Constable

Number of Vacancies: Two (2) with a further One (1) in the near future

Location: Cobalt Square, Vauxhall

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Detective Inspector Stephen Atkinson

Period of Posting: 2 to 5 years

Eligibility: Substantive Detective Constables 

Closing Date: Wednesday 25th May 2016

Job title: Personal Assistant

Job reference: IRC61631

Rank/Band: Band D

Number of Vacancies: 2

Location: 10 Victoria Street, London (relocation to ESB/Curtis Green in 2016)

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: NCTPHQ Directors

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 25th May 2016

Job title: TP-CRIB TRU Police Constable

Job reference: IRC61595

Rank/Band: Police Constable

Number of Vacancies: 9

Location: Empress State Building

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: CRIB Supervisor (PS / Band D)

Period of Posting: Two (2) Years

Eligibility: Substantive Constables

Closing Date: Thursday 26th May 2016

Job title: MetCC Communications Officer - Despatch and First Contact

Job reference: IRC61554

Rank/Band: Band E

Number of Vacancies: Eighty (80)

Location: Applicants will be posted to one of the three MetCC Centres; Lambeth, Hendon or Bow, preferences will be taken into consideration, however location of posting will be based on current OCU requirements

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Police Sergeant or Police Staff Band D Supervisor

Period of Posting: Permanent role - Two (2) Years minimum tenure.

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. Prior to the interview stage, applicants that are not from within MetCC will be required to undertake a typing and Call Handling Test.Please note that the final confirmation of posting to MetCC will only be on successful completion of MetCC specific courses.

Closing Date: Friday 27th May 2016

Job title: DC - Plant & Agricultural National Intelligence Unit

Job reference: IRC61352

Rank/Band: Detective Constable

Number of Vacancies: 1

Location: Northolt (MRD)

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Detective Sergeant

Period of Posting: Three to eight years. PANIU is industry funded, which is reviewed annually. The post is therefore subject to annual review.

Eligibility: Substantive Detective Constables

Closing Date: Friday 27th May 2016

Job title: Detective Inspector on Sexual Exploitation Team

Job reference: IRC61547

Rank/Band: Detective Inspector

Number of Vacancies: 1

Location: Cam Road, (KV)

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Detective Chief Inspector

Period of Posting: Two (2)

Eligibility: Substantive Detective Inspector's

Closing Date: Friday 27th May 2016

Job title: Service Delivery Team Leader  Property Category Lead

Job reference: IRC61545

Rank/Band: Band U

Number of Vacancies: 1

Location: Empress State Building

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Head of Category/Category Director

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 27th May 2016

Job title: Ports and Borders Unit Sergeant

Job reference: IRC61632

Rank/Band: Sergeant

Number of Vacancies: 1

Location: 10 Victoria Street, London relocating to Empress State Building

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Inspector

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

Eligibility:

Closing Date: Friday 27th May 2016

Job title: Business Engagement Director

Job reference: IRC61623

Rank/Band: SPG4

Number of Vacancies: 1

Location: Empress State Building

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Angus McCallum, Chief Information Officer

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 27th May 2016

Job title: Higher Intelligence Analyst (SO15 London Intelligence Unit)

Job reference: IRC61566

Rank/Band: Band C

Number of Vacancies: One (1) (attracting a 12.5% Shift Disturbance Allowance)

Location: Cobalt Square (moving to a Central London location in 2018/19)

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Band B Senior Intelligence Analyst

Period of Posting: Minimum of 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. 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 27th May 2016

Job title: Constable - Operation Reclaim Investigation Team

Job reference: IRC61357

Rank/Band: Police Constable

Number of Vacancies: One (1) Immediate 4 on select list

Location: Charlton Car Pound (Pan London Responsibility)

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Detective Sergeant

Period of Posting: 3 - 5 years

Eligibility: Substantive Constables

Closing Date: Monday 30th May 2016

Job title: Digital Communication Specialist - Supervisor

Job reference: IRC61371

Rank/Band: Police Sergeant

Number of Vacancies: One (1) Detective Sergeant and a select list for anticipated vacancies.

Location: Cobalt Square, Vauxhall

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Detective Inspector

Period of Posting: 3 years minimum. (Subject to successful completion of mandatory related NPIA Communications Data Investigator Course and Open Source Level 2)

Eligibility: Substantive  Sergeants

Closing Date: Tuesday 31st May 2016

Job title: Forensic Scientist

Job reference: IRC60590

Rank/Band: Band P

Number of Vacancies: Five (5)

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

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Senior Forensic Scientist

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: Tuesday 31st May 2016

Job title: Information Manager

Job reference: IRC61622

Rank/Band: Band D

Number of Vacancies: Two (2)

Location: Cobalt Square, Vauxhall, London, SW81SU

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Band C

Period of Posting: Minimum Two (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. 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: Tuesday 31st May 2016

Job title: Project Manager

Job reference: IRC61630

Rank/Band: Inspector

Number of Vacancies: One (1)

Location: 10 Victoria Street, London - relocating to ESB in 2016

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Martyn Hills Programme Manager

Period of Posting: Two (2) years extendable to (5) years subject to annual reviews

Eligibility: Substantive Inspectors

Closing Date: Tuesday 31st May 2016

Job title: Team Support Officer

Job reference: IRC61616

Rank/Band: Band E

Number of Vacancies: Two (2)

Location: New Scotland Yard relocating to Empress State Building in August 2016

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Band D

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: Tuesday 31st May 2016

Job title: NDES Programme Team

Job reference: IRC61684

Rank/Band: Detective Inspector

Number of Vacancies: One (1)

Location: Central London

Staff Reporting: Four (4) Detective Sergeants

Reports to: NDES Programme Director

Period of Posting: 5 years (lifespan of programme 2016 - 2021)

Eligibility: Substantive Detective Inspectors

Closing Date: Wednesday 1st June 2016

Job title: Desk Intelligence Officer

Job reference: IRC61651

Rank/Band: Detective Constable

Number of Vacancies: One (1)

Location: 10 Victoria Street, London (relocating to Empress State Building in 2016)

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Desk Sergeant

Period of Posting: Minimum 2 years

Eligibility: Substantive Detective Constables

Closing Date: Wednesday 1st June 2016

Job title: Higher Intelligence Analyst

Job reference: IRC61652

Rank/Band: Band C

Number of Vacancies: One (1)

Location: 10 Victoria Street - relocating to ESB in 2016

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Detective Inspector - Intelligence

Period of Posting: Permanent

Eligibility: Substantive Band Cs or Band Ds on promotion. 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 1st June 2016

Job title: Programme Delivery Senior Manager

Job reference: IRC61679

Rank/Band: Band S

Number of Vacancies: One (1)

Location: Empress State Building

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Director of Solution Delivery

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 1st June 2016

Job title: Garage Desk Communications Officer

Job reference: IRC61732

Rank/Band: Band E

Number of Vacancies: One (1)

Location: Charlton Car Pound, Bramshot Ave, Charlton, London, SE7 7HY

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Garage Desk 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 1st June 2016

Job title: Intelligence Manager Lawful Intercept Team

Job reference: IRC61610

Rank/Band: Detective Inspector

Number of Vacancies: One (1)

Location: New Scotland Yard soon to relocate ESB August 2016

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Detective Chief Inspector

Period of Posting: Minimum of two (2) years

Eligibility: Substantive Detective Inspectors who can demonstrate recent supervision of pro-active covert investigations. It is imperative that the Candidate has a thorough, recent (working) knowledge pertaining to the handling and management of RIPA Part 1 material. Candidates must be able to demonstrate recent multi - agency collaborative operational experience, preferably working alongside or in support of CT or serious crime investigations. Candidates must have a thorough knowledge of current SOP's pertaining to TTL and have considerable experience surrounding CHIS and UCO deployments. Candidates will have a sound knowledge of the GPMS and the correct management of Confidential, Secret and Top Secret material. Candidate must have thorough knowledge pertaining to the management of intelligence / information via Confidential Unit both internally and externally. Please note the unit are currently implementing mandatory psychological assessment due to the nature of the work undertaken.

Closing Date: Friday 3rd June 2016

Job title: Garage Desk Communications Officer

Job reference: IRC61802

Rank/Band: Band E

Number of Vacancies: One (1)

Location: Charlton Car Pound, Bramshot Ave, Charlton, London, SE7 7HY

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Garage Desk 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: Friday 3rd June 2016

Job title: Solution Delivery Technology Integration Manager

Job reference: IRC61816

Rank/Band: Band S

Number of Vacancies: One (1)

Location: ESB

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Solution Delivery Portfolio & Performance Director

Period of Posting: N/A

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 3rd June 2016

Job title: Processing Support Clerk

Job reference: IRC61673

Rank/Band: Band F

Number of Vacancies: Two (2)

Location: Marlowe house, Sidcup

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Band D

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: Tuesday 7th June 2016

Job title: Processing Support Assistant

Job reference: IRC61675

Rank/Band: Band G

Number of Vacancies: Six (6)

Location: Marlowe House, Sidcup

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Band D

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: Tuesday 7th June 2016

Job title: Inspector Youth Strategy, Volunteer Police Cadets, Engagement and Schools

Job reference: IRC61783

Rank/Band: Inspector

Number of Vacancies: One (1)

Location: ESB

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: D/Supt Darren Curtis

Period of Posting: Full time - 3 year Tenure

Eligibility: Substantive Inspectors

Closing Date: Wednesday 8th June 2016

Job title: Vehicle Removals Officer

Job reference: IRC61660

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 of two years

Eligibility: Police Staff applicants who have successfully completed a 12 month probationary period. 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 13th June 2016

Job title: Detective Inspector head of Serious Collision Investigation Unit at Merton (TDV) covering South West London

Job reference: IRC61751

Rank/Band: Detective Inspector

Number of Vacancies: One (1)

Location: Merton traffic Garage

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: DCI John Oldham

Period of Posting: Two years

Eligibility: Substantive Detective Inspectors

Closing Date: Tuesday 14th June 2016