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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: Detective Inspector - Special Crime Review Group

Job reference: IRC59388

Rank/Band: Detective Inspector

Number of Vacancies: One (1)

Location: Patrick Dunne House, Sutton

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Detective Chief Inspector

Period of Posting: Minimum of two years

Eligibility: Substantive Detective Inspectors

Closing Date: Monday 3 August 2015

Job title: Specialist Knowledge and Best Practice Manager

Job reference: IRC59400

Rank/Band: B

Number of Vacancies: One (1)

Location: ESB

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Head of Contracts, Assurance and Best Practice

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 and agency worker applicants will be assessed first, prior to the consideration of any other internal applications.

Closing Date: Monday 3 August 2015

Job title: Programme Manager

Job reference: IRC59402

Rank/Band: A

Number of Vacancies: One (1)

Location: ESB, but also maybe required to work from NSY

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Portfolio 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 and agency worker applicants will be assessed first, prior to the consideration of any other internal applications.

Closing Date: Monday 3 August 2015

Job title: Programme Manager

Job reference: IRC59358

Rank/Band: A

Number of Vacancies: One (1)

Location: 10 Victoria Street

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: NCTPHQ Head of Projects and Programmes - Band S

Period of Posting: Permanent

Eligibility: Please note that if you have applied for this post within the last 6 months, your application will not be considered. 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 and agency worker applicants will be assessed first, prior to the consideration of any other internal applications.

Closing Date: Tuesday 4 August 2015

Job title: Head of Assurance

Job reference: IRC59361

Rank/Band: B

Number of Vacancies: One (1)

Location: 10 Victoria Street

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Band S NCPT HQ Head of Projects and Programmes

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 and agency worker applicants will be assessed first, prior to the consideration of any other internal applications.

Closing Date: Tuesday 4 August 2015

Job title: Portfolio Office Manager

Job reference: IRC59362

Rank/Band:

Number of Vacancies: One (1)

Location: 10 Victoria Street

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Band A NCPT HQ Head of Portfolio Management Office

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 and agency worker applicants will be assessed first, prior to the consideration of any other internal applications.

Closing Date: Tuesday 4 August 2015

Job title: Programme Office (PMO) Manager

Job reference: IRC59363

Rank/Band:

Number of Vacancies: One (1)

Location: 10 Victoria Street 

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Band A NCPT HQ Head of Portfolio Management Office

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 and agency worker applicants will be assessed first, prior to the consideration of any other internal applications.

Closing Date: Tuesday 4 August 2015

Job title: Police Sergeant - Identification Suite 

Job reference: IRC59452

Rank/Band: Sergeant

Number of Vacancies: One (1)

Location: Hornsey Identification Suite - Hornsey Police Station

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Inspector

Period of Posting: Five years

Eligibility: Substantive Sergeants

Closing Date: Wednesday 5 August 2015

Job title: Category Consultant

Job reference: IRC59478

Rank/Band: C

Number of Vacancies: One (1)

Location: ESB

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: SDTL Category Lead - Band U

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 and agency worker applicants will be assessed first, prior to the consideration of any other internal applications.

Closing Date: For all those affected by the SSCL transfer, completed applications must be received by Friday 31 July 2015. Late applications will not be considered. Closing date for all other applications must be received by Wednesday 5 August 2015.

Job title: Identification Officer (IO)

Job reference: IRC59449

Rank/Band: Inspector

Number of Vacancies: One (1)

Location: Lewisham Identification Suite

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Chief Inspector

Period of Posting: Five years

Eligibility: Substantive Inspectors

Closing Date: Thursday 6 August 2015

Job title: Business Development, Strategy and Demand Lead

Job reference: IRC59413

Rank/Band: L

Number of Vacancies: One (1)

Location: 10 Victoria Street

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Head ICT

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 and agency worker applicants will be assessed first, prior to the consideration of any other internal applications.

Closing Date: Friday 7 August 2015

Job title: Data Standards Lead

Job reference: IRC59414

Rank/Band: L

Number of Vacancies: One (1)

Location: 10 Victoria Street

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Head of ICT

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 and agency worker applicants will be assessed first, prior to the consideration of any other internal applications.

Closing Date: Friday 7 August 2015

Job title: Operational Delivery Intelligent Client Unit Test Manager

Job reference: IRC59415

Rank/Band: L

Number of Vacancies: One (1)

Location: 10 Victoria Street

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Operational Delivery Intelligent Client 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 and agency worker applicants will be assessed first, prior to the consideration of any other internal applications.

Closing Date: Friday 7 August 2015

Job title: Architectural Standards Officer

Job reference: IRC59416

Rank/Band: M

Number of Vacancies: One (1)

Location: 10 Victoria Street

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Data Standard Lead

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 and agency worker applicants will be assessed first, prior to the consideration of any other internal applications.

Closing Date: Friday 7 August 2015

Job title: Business Analyst

Job reference: IRC59417

Rank/Band: M

Number of Vacancies: One (1)

Location: 10 Victoria Street

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Business Development, Strategy and Demand or Operational Client Unit

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 and agency worker applicants will be assessed first, prior to the consideration of any other internal applications.

Closing Date: Friday 7 August 2015

Job title: Business Development, Strategy and Demand National Lead

Job reference: IRC59418

Rank/Band: M

Number of Vacancies: One (1)

Location: 10 Victoria Street

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Business Development, Strategy and Demand Lead

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 and agency worker applicants will be assessed first, prior to the consideration of any other internal applications.

Closing Date: Friday 7 August 2015

Job title: Data Catalogue Officer

Job reference: IRC59419

Rank/Band: M

Number of Vacancies: One (1) 

Location: 10 Victoria Street

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Data Standards Lead

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 and agency worker applicants will be assessed first, prior to the consideration of any other internal applications.

Closing Date: Friday 7 August 2015

Job title: Interface Standards and Design Officer

Job reference: IRC59420

Rank/Band: M

Number of Vacancies: One (1)

Location: 10 Victoria Street

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Data Standards Lead

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 and agency worker applicants will be assessed first, prior to the consideration of any other internal applications.

Closing Date: Friday 7 August 2015

Job title: Operational Delivery Intelligent Client Unit Test Analyst

Job reference: IRC59422

Rank/Band: M

Number of Vacancies: One (1)

Location: 10 Victoria Street

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Operational Delivery Intelligent Client Unit Test 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 and agency worker applicants will be assessed first, prior to the consideration of any other internal applicants.

Closing Date: Friday 7 August 2015

Job title: Counter Terrorism Security Advisor

Job reference: IRC59206

Rank/Band: P (until qualified/licensed, the candidate will complete the training period as a band E or band D, depending on their status when recruited)

Number of Vacancies: Ten (10)

Location: Currently NSY

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Band V CTSA Supervisor

Period of Posting: Five 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 Officers eligible to retire. Police staff and agency worker applicants will be assessed first, prior to the consideration of any other internal applications.

Closing Date: Friday 7 August 2015

Job title: London Crime Squad Investigator 

Job reference: IRC59312

Rank/Band: DC / TDC (applications from PCs with relevant skills will be considered)

Number of Vacancies: Fifteen (15)

Location: The LCS currently has two offices - one North (Becke Fielding House, Hendon) and one South (Caxton Road, Wimbledon)   

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Detective Sergeant

Period of Posting: Two to five years

Eligibility: Detective Constables (to include suitably skilled TDCs). Applications will be considered from substantive PCs who can evidence strong investigative and/or proactive skills and experience.

Closing Date: Monday 10 August 2015

Job title: Source Handler - Dedicated Source Unit

Job reference: IRC59326

Rank/Band: Police Constable

Number of Vacancies: Six (6) immediate, with a select list to fill five (5) further projected vacancies

Location: Various throughout the MPS. This selection process is being centrally run and a successful candidate may be posted anywhere in London to meet our operational need.

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: DI "Controller", through Detective Sergeant for the respective dedicated source unit

Period of Posting: Three to five years

Eligibility: Substantive Police Constables

Closing Date: Monday 10 August 2015

Job title: Detective Sergeant - Dedicated Source Unit

Job reference: IRC59347

Rank/Band: Detective Sergeant

Number of Vacancies: Two (2) immediate, select list for three (3) projected

Location: Various throughout the MPS. This selection process is being centrally run and a successful candidate may be posted anywhere in London to meet our operational need.

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Detective Inspector "Controller"

Period of Posting: Three to five years

Eligibility: Detective Sergeants, including those on work based assessment schemes (TOWBAR)

Closing Date: Monday 10 August 2015

Job title: Vetting Officer

Job reference: IRC59476

Rank/Band: E

Number of Vacancies: One (1) plus one (1) select list

Location: Marlowe House, Sidcup

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Band D

Period of Posting: Permanent - staff are expected to remain in role for a 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. Police staff and agency worker applicants will be assessed first, prior to the consideration of any other internal applications.

Closing Date: Monday 10 August 2015

Job title: Licensing and Night Time Economy Officer

Job reference: IRC59444

Rank/Band: Police Constable

Number of Vacancies: Two (2)

Location: Charing Cross Police Station (but moving to ESB)

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Sergeant

Period of Posting: Minimum tenure of two years, followed by annual review

Eligibility: Substantive Constables

Closing Date: Tuesday 11 August 2015

Job title: Readiness and Response NCPP

Job reference: IRC59356

Rank/Band: Uniformed Police Sergeant

Number of Vacancies: One (1)

Location: 10 Victoria Street

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Inspector

Period of Posting: Two years, extendable up to five years

Eligibility: Police Sergeants

Closing Date: Tuesday 11 August 2015

Job title: Review Officer - Stratford

Job reference: IRC59447

Rank/Band: L

Number of Vacancies: Two (2)

Location: 1 Cam Road, Stratford

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Detective Inspector

Period of Posting: Minimum of two years, with annual extensions subject to satisfactory performance

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 Officers wishing to retire/resign from their current Police role within the MPS. Police Staff and agency worker applicants will be assessed first, prior to the consideration of any other internal applications.

Closing Date: Tuesday 11 August 2015

Job title: Detective Inspector, DPS Specialist Investigations

Job reference: IRC59107

Rank/Band: Substantive Detective Inspectors

Number of Vacancies: One (1)

Location: ESB

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: DSupt and DCI

Period of Posting: Two years minimum

Eligibility: Substantive Detective Inspectors

Closing Date: Wednesday 12 August 2015

Job title: Detective Sergeant - East Region CAIT

Job reference: IRC59423

Rank/Band: Detective Sergeant

Number of Vacancies: Two (2) plus select list

Location: Cam Road (JV), Barkingside (JB) or Woodford (JV) - the successful applicants can be posted at any of these locations across the east region

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Detective Inspector

Period of Posting: Two to five years, subject to satisfactory performance

Eligibility: Substantive Detective Sergeants

Closing Date: Wednesday 12 August 2015

Job title: Stop and Search Team Inspector

Job reference: IRC59451

Rank/Band: Inspector / Detective Inspector

Number of Vacancies: One (1)

Location: ESB

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Band C - Project / Policy Manager

Period of Posting: Minimum of two years

Eligibility: Substantive Inspectors / Detective Inspectors

Closing Date: Wednesday 12 August 2015

Job title: Readiness and Response Team

Job reference: IRC59355

Rank/Band: Police Constable / Detective Constable

Number of Vacancies: One (1)

Location: 10 Victoria Street

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Sergeant

Period of Posting: Two years, extendable up to five years

Eligibility: Substantive PCs / DCs

Closing Date: Thursday 13 August 2015

Job title: Digital Forensic Examiner

Job reference: IRC59456

Rank/Band: Police Constable / Detective Constable

Number of Vacancies: One (1)

Location: 22nd floor, ESB

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Sergeant, DPS HTCU

Period of Posting: Minimum of three years

Eligibility: Substantive Police Constables / Detective Constables

Closing Date: Thursday 13 August 2015

Job title: Police Constable TSG

Job reference: IRC59404

Rank/Band: Police Constable

Number of Vacancies: One hundred and twenty (120)

Location: SCO20 Territorial Support Group - TSG1 (Paddington), TSG2 (Alperton), TSG3 (Chadwell Heath), TSG4 (Catford), TSG5 (Larkhall Lane)

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Unit Inspector

Period of Posting: Two years minimum to a maximum of ten years

Eligibility: Substantive Police Constables who have completed their probationary period. You must hold a current Emergency Life Support and Officer Safety Training certificate. You must pass the job related fitness test to the TSG level - level 6.3. You must pass a CBRN medical. These tasks must be completed prior to interview. Failure to do so may mean your application will not progress.

Closing Date: Friday 14 August 2015

Job title: Head of Strategy, Planning and Performance

Job reference: IRC59435

Rank/Band: A

Number of Vacancies: One (1)

Location: 10 Victoria Street

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Deputy Director of Strategy and Communication

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 and agency worker applicants will be assessed first, prior to the consideration of any other internal applications.

Closing Date: Friday 14 August 2015

Job title: Controller - National Ports Office

Job reference: IRC59479

Rank/Band: Police Constable

Number of Vacancies: One (1)

Location: National Ports Office (NPO), D'Albiac House, Heathrow Airport 

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: NPO Manager   

Period of Posting: Minimum of two years

Eligibility: Substantive uniformed Police Constables. Candidates must have completed any probationary period, be fully operational and in date with current mandatory training including Officer Safety Training and Emergency Life Support and meet the current attendance management policy requirements.

Closing Date: Friday 14 August 2015

Job title: Local Intelligence Team Supervisor

Job reference: IRC59429

Rank/Band: Detective Sergeant

Number of Vacancies: Nine (9) with a select list

Location: MPS wide - North, East, South and West Local Intelligence Teams

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Intelligence Manager - DI

Period of Posting: Two to five years

Eligibility: Substantive Detective Sergeants and those on the select list for promotion / WBA

Closing Date: Tuesday 18 August 2015

Job title: Briefings / Mobilisation Team

Job reference: IRC59072

Rank/Band: Police Constable

Number of Vacancies: One (1) current post. Future vacancies will arise in the next twelve months.

Location: NSY - will move to Curtis Green in the future

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Police Sergeant

Period of Posting: Minimum of two years

Eligibility: Police Staff applicants who have successfully completed a 12 month probationary period.

Closing Date: Wednesday 19 August 2015

Job title: Real Time Resource Desk & Central Resourcing Inspector

Job reference: IRC59473

Rank/Band: Inspector

Number of Vacancies: One (1) - This vacancy is for a forecast retirement in April 2016 - the successful applicant will remain on a select list pending posting confirmation.  

Location: NSY - moving to Lambeth HQ in Spring 2016

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Chief Inspector, Met Co-ordination

Period of Posting: Minimum tenure of two years

Eligibility: Substantive Inspectors

Closing Date: Wednesday 19 August 2015

Job title: Met Intel RED 24/7 Duty Officer

Job reference: IRC59307

Rank/Band: Inspector (Uniformed / Detective)

Number of Vacancies: One (1) immediate, and select list for one (1) pending

Location: SCO36, Met Intel, RED 24/7 Unit, based at Cobalt Square, Vauxhall

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: RED Met Intel Chief Inspector

Period of Posting: Two to five years

Eligibility: Substantive Inspector (Uniformed / Detective)

Closing Date: Thursday 20 August 2015

Job title: Counter Terrorism Security Adviser - Supervisor

Job reference: IRC59495

Rank/Band: V

Number of Vacancies: One (1)

Location: NSY

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Chief Inspector

Period of Posting: Five years

Eligibility: Candidates must be qualified CTSAs

Closing Date: Thursday 20 August 2015

Job title: RPT Inspector

Job reference: IRC59425

Rank/Band: Inspector

Number of Vacancies: One (1) 

Location: RTPC - West Cluster

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: RTPC -  West Cluster Chief Inspector 

Period of Posting: Minimum of two years

Eligibility: Substantive / Work Based Assessment Inspectors 

Closing Date: Friday 21 August 2015

Job title: Intelligence Officer

Job reference: IRC59507

Rank/Band: Uniformed Police Constable

Number of Vacancies: Two (2)

Location: Currently NSY - anticipated move to Lambeth

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Detective Sergeant

Period of Posting: Two to five years, subject to satisfactory performance

Eligibility: Substantive Uniformed Police Constables

Closing Date: Friday 21 August 2015

Job title: Intelligence Support Officer

Job reference: IRC59508

Rank/Band: Uniformed Police Constable 

Number of Vacancies: One (1)

Location: Currently NSY - anticipated to move to Lambeth

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Detective Sergeant

Period of Posting: Two to five years, subject to satisfactory performance

Eligibility: Substantive Uniformed Police Constable

Closing Date: Friday 21 August 2015

Job title: Detective Constable - Public Order Investigations Team

Job reference: IRC59466

Rank/Band: Detective Constable

Number of Vacancies: Three (3)

Location: Notting Dale (nearest tube Holland Park) - probably moving to Lambeth HQ in Spring 2016

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Detective Sergeant

Period of Posting: Two to five years

Eligibility: Substantive DCs or T/DCs with relevant investigatory experience

Closing Date: Monday 24 August 2015

Job title: Offender Health Project Officer

Job reference: IRC59502

Rank/Band: Police Constable

Number of Vacancies: One (1)

Location: ESB

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Inspector

Period of Posting: Two years

Eligibility: MPS Wide Substantive Police Constable / Detective Constable

Closing Date: Tuesday 1 September 2015

Job title: Investigator

Job reference: IRC59455

Rank/Band: Detective Constable 

Number of Vacancies: Three (3) immediate vacancies, plus select list

Location: ESB

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Detective Sergeant

Period of Posting: Three to eight years, subject to satisfactory performance

Eligibility: Substantive Detective Constables

Closing Date: Monday 7 September 2015