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Commercial Consultant - Counter Terrorism Policing (CTP)

Employer
Metropolitan Police Service
Location
Across London
Salary
£37,569 to £45,189 plus a Location allowance of £1,639. You will receive £37,569 the band minimum.
Closing date
2 Aug 2022

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Job Title: Commercial Consultant - Counter Terrorism Policing (CTP)

Salary: £37,569 to £45,189 plus a Location allowance of £1,639. You will receive £37,569 the band minimum. Progress to the band maximum of £45,189 will be via incremental progression.

Location: Across London

Your commercial expertise can help to keep London safe from terrorist threats.

The current threat from terrorism to the UK is different to anything we have faced before. We need to be able to respond to this new, constantly changing and diversifying danger as we protect our communities. Embarking upon this challenge in the current economic climate also means finding new ways to operate. This is your opportunity to make a real contribution to the UK’s ability to fight terrorism and keep our citizens safe both at home and abroad.

As Commercial Consultant at Counter Terrorism Policing Headquarters (CTPHQ), you’ll undertake category management, contribute to the delivery of commercial excellence, provide a customer focused service, and have a thorough understanding of business need and stakeholder drivers. You’ll also develop relationships with our key and strategic suppliers, driving value for money and risk management excellence across the category.

This is important and varied role will see you playing an essential part in supporting the overall commercial lifecycle, with a primary focus on the key aspects of category management. You’ll help with strategy and policy development, analyse data, use market insights to support sourcing options, and work on a range of procurement process aspects. Although you’ll work as part of a larger team, we’ll expect you to work autonomously and independently, and liaise with the wider business to support improved commercial outcomes for our organisation. This role will enable you to develop your skills, experience and knowledge of business, commercial and procurement principles, processes and practices. It will also provide training opportunities for your continued professional development.

Role Description

This role as Commercial Consultant is an integral part of the CTPHQ Commercial team which will be part of a core team divided into four pillars providing support across the whole commercial lifecycle from category management, sourcing/procurement and contract management.

In this role you will be expected to undertake Category Management, contributing to delivering Commercial Excellence for CTP, providing a customer focused service, understanding the business need and stakeholder drivers, with the aim of becoming a trusted commercial advisor.  You will also develop relationships with CTP’s key and strategic suppliers, driving value for money and risk management excellence across the category. 

This is an exciting and varied role and you will play an essential part in supporting the overall commercial life cycle. You will be working primarily on aspects relating to Category Management, feeding into Strategy and Policy development, analysing data and using market insight to support the sourcing options, and working on aspects across the procurement process. You will work as part of a larger team, but be expected to work autonomously and independently, and liaise with the wider business to support improved commercial outcomes for CTP.

The role will enable you to develop your skills, experience and knowledge of business, commercial and procurement principles, processes and practices. It will also provide training opportunities for your continued professional development.

Vetting

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) Security Check (enhanced) (SC(e)) level before taking up the post; with a willingness to undergo Developed Vetting (DV) once in post, if required.

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.

Confidentiality Agreement

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, and 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).

Counter Terrorism Policing recruitment is open to all, but we are keen to positively support those who are younger in service to join into our specialist environment. 

Click the "Apply on website" 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 2nd August 2022.

We view diversity as fundamental to our success. To tackle today’s complex policing challenges, we need a workforce made up from all of London’s communities. Applications from across the community are therefore essential.

As a Disability Confident Committed Employer the Met have committed to ensuring that disabled people and those with long-term health conditions have the opportunities to fulfil their potential and realise their aspirations.

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