Salary: The starting salary is £58,310, which includes allowances totalling £2,841.
The salary is broken down as £55,469 basic salary, which will increase annually until you reach the top of the scale - £60,507 Plus, a location allowance of £1,841 and a non-pensionable allowance of £1,000.
Location: Across London
Day to day management and leadership of complex projects and project teams across the technology lifecycle within a dynamic and flexible environment, to agreed parameters (time, cost, quality).
Champion and implement effective project delivery, supporting the vision to deliver effective technology to counter terrorism, including:
Leadership of a team to bring consensus to what needs to be achieved to resolve business challenges within our mid to high complexity project(s). The Project Manager needs to be comfortable working across the technology lifecycle.
Definition and agreement of the appropriate methodologies, governance and reporting mechanisms to be used across project delivery in line with Portfolio Office standards.
Ensuring governing forums and senior stakeholders are appropriately engaged with ongoing change activity through briefings, alongside more targeted conversations to influence others and build support for delivery.
Remote and/or in person task management of a project team within an often-reactive environment with moderate to high levels of uncertainty to move towards an agreed delivery end point.
Development of project product breakdown structures and project / work stream plans with team members, followed by monitoring and assurance activities to ensure project progress is monitored and controlled and dependencies managed.
Development of Business Cases at appropriate points of the project lifecycle and then ownership and management of these cases through the multistage CTPHQ governance process.
Proactive risk and issue management with an understanding of management levers which can be used and appropriate points at which these should be deployed.
Managing commercial processes in conjunction with the CTPHQ commercial team to ensure relevant delivery contracts are in place, then subsequent contract management through the lifecycle of the project(s). The Project Manager needs to understand principles around commercial management and ensure correct controls in place to deliver value for money.
Manage communication and engagement with project stakeholders, developing and maintaining key relationships and working in partnership to resolve problems to benefit operational policing.
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.
Our Employee Commitments
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).
How to apply
Please click on the below link to view an online candidate information pack that will you give you an insight into the Met, the competency framework we use which shapes our daily work behaviours, the application process, and a host of other information, that will help inform and support your application:
Click the apply now button below and start your career at the Met. Applications will be via a detailed CV, Personal Statement, and online application form. Your personal statement should outline why you are interested in the role and how your skills and experience demonstrate your suitability for the role. (NB. Please do not attach 2 copies of your CV).
Completed applications must be submitted by 23:55 on 24th November 2023.