Salary:  £109137 plus £3,327 (depending on personal circumstances and eligibility)

London Metropolitan Police Service


The Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) wishes to appoint highly skilled and experienced police officers as Commanders to tackle the most demanding roles in policing. We are looking for proven leaders with the confidence to operate in a complex environment of accountability, along with the ability to deliver real and continuous improvements in performance.

Crime and safety are the biggest issues for Londoners and our role is to make sure we fight crime effectively by delivering Total Policing.

Working to meet the diverse needs of customers, partners and stakeholders, you will ensure effective delivery towards achieving our safety and confidence objectives. Overcoming complex challenges by managing core issues and developing solutions, and managing structural and cultural change to improve service delivery will be pivotal in these roles.

You will be responsible for evaluating complex information and relevant factors to deliver long-term resource requirements, and aligning these resources to meet our strategic aims and provide a high quality of service whilst delivering value for money. An approachable officer who leads by example, you will be expected to set professional standards to deliver our priorities so that we can provide a police service for Londoners to be proud of.

Please contact your HMIC Inspector to arrange an interview at the earliest opportunity to allow sufficient time to complete their assessment for your application.

One of the positions requires extensive Public Order Offences experience, and you must have the NPIA Gold Public Order qualification.

For further details and how to apply, please visit to download the application and information pack.

Completed applications must be returned to by 30 March 2012.

Short listing will take place on 16 April and final interviews will take place on 23 and 30 April.

The Commissioner and Management Board colleagues will be hosting a ‘Meet the Met’ event on Thursday 22 March if you haven’t already registered to attend, please contact James Skeete or Victoria Oyeneye on 020 7161 0659/3008 to book your place.

For any other details, please call Majella Myers or Paul Hedington on 020 7230 1439.

The MPS is an equal opportunities employer fully committed to diversity and expects all applicants to have an understanding of, and commitments to, equal opportunities and diversity.

Deadline for application: 30/03/2012

How to Apply

By Phone: 020 7230 1439
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