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Closing date: 11.55pm, 13 June 2023
Salary: £58,460 to £62,614 plus a location allowance of £1,721. You will receive £58,460, which is the band minimum. Progress to the band maximum of £62,614 will be via incremental progression.
Recruitment code: Oleeo 14586
Location: West Brompton
As a senior project manager, you can make a real difference to Counter Terrorism Policing (CTP) and help keep the country safe. Working on critical Information and Communications Technology (ICT) projects to support CTP, you’ll play your part in protecting the UK.
In this exciting role, you’ll manage teams and complex projects in a dynamic environment across the technology lifecycle. Together, you’ll deliver vital ICT to help CTP combat threats and perform at their best.
At this level, we’ll expect you to define methodologies, governance, and reporting; develop project workstream plans; and champion effective project delivery. As you work, you’ll keep senior stakeholders up to date and manage commercial processes alongside our Commercial team.
You’ll therefore need extensive experience of diverse ICT projects and a proven ability to deliver to tight deadlines. Thanks to this background, you’ll be adept at managing budgets and ensuring value for money.
Crucially, you’ll also have the communication skills to manage teams and complex stakeholder relationships, listening as much as you talk. Articulate both in person and on paper, you can present well and create clear written reports.
Besides the rewarding nature of the job itself, a competitive salary, and a Civil Service pension, you'll also benefit from excellent career and professional development.
Champion and implement effective project delivery, supporting the vision to deliver effective technology to counter terrorism, including:
This post requires access to the most sensitive intelligence material on a daily basis. Applicants must hold or be prepared to undergo National Security Vetting (NSV) Developed Vetting (DV) level before taking up the post.
Additionally, this material is of particular sensitivity to the UK and its distribution must be restricted to UK nationals. In approved circumstances dual nationals (of which one element is British) may also be granted access. However, in the event that potential conflicts of interest cannot be managed the post holder will not be able to see the intelligence material and will not be able to perform their duties. For the purpose of safeguarding national security and in line with Cabinet Office Policy, supported by Section 82(2) to (4) of the Police Reform Act (2002), applicants who do not hold or acquire Security Check (enhanced) (SC(e)) OR Developed Vetting (DV) clearance and meet the nationality requirements cannot be offered the post.
Applicants should also be aware of the need to sign a confidentiality agreement on taking up the post.
Counter Terrorism Policing aims to create an inclusive and welcoming atmosphere and culture and an environment where all our people feel a strong sense of belonging and are able to reach their full potential. Where any group or individual can be and feel respected, supported and valued to fully participate and contribute to our mission of “Working to keep people safe from Terrorism”.
Inclusion, diversity and equality is at the front and centre of our approach to make the composition of Counter Terrorism Policing more representative of the communities we serve. As Counter Terrorism is rooted in local policing, to tackle today’s complex policing challenges, applications from across all communities are therefore essential and encouraged. Counter Terrorism Policing as a network is committed to ensuring that disabled people and those with long-term health conditions have the opportunities to fulfil their potential and realise their aspirations.
Counter Terrorism Policing is committed to creating an inclusive working environment. We welcome and encourage applications from candidates who are seeking flexible working arrangements, including part time working or job share. In addition, this role has been reviewed following learning from work during the Covid pandemic and may be done in an agile manner. In the first instance, please contact the vacancy holder to discuss how such arrangements could be accommodated (where applicable).