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Planning Officer
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Recruiter: National Counter Terrorism Police
Listed on: 8th October
Location: London
Salary Notes: Competitive
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 4234
Contact Name: National Counter Terrorism Policing

Becoming a Planning Officer with National Counter Terrorism Policing (NCTP)

Could you help to better protect the UK? Do you have the experience to ensure that police on the front-line always have the right resource to fall back on? Join us and you'll use your planning and project management expertise to prepare and organise projects effectively, which in turn means that our officers can focus on keeping our country safe.

The Planning Officer will be responsible for the day to day management and implementation of the approach, product sets and standards to manage plans at a portfolio level - across the national and London Counter Terrorism & Protective Security (CT & PS) portfolio of projects and programmes.

What you'll be doing:

  • Developing and delivering an effective Portfolio level plan and roadmaps.
  • Identifying when changes in capability will impact the operational business.
  • Providing expertise, tools and products, as well as setting and maintaining planning standards across the portfolio.
  • Managing the national and London CT and PS portfolio plans and supporting projects/programmes to develop plans.
  • Tracking key milestones and highlighting dependencies to assess how changes could affect the risk profile.
  • Working closely with other roles across the Portfolio Management Office, including the Risks & Issues Officer and Reporting Officer.

What we're looking for:

  • Experience of planning techniques with strong organisations skills and an attention to detail.
  • Knowledge of project and programme management approaches like MSP and PRINCE2.
  • Previous experience of working in government, a security agency or policing.
  • A working knowledge of Microsoft Project and PowerPoint.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to collaborate across all levels.
  • The ability to judge progress of plans, milestones and objectives to support decision making.

About NCTP

National Counter Terrorism Policing play a vital role in ensuring the protection of this country. Working with Capita, we're currently looking to recruit a Planning Officer. This role offers the chance to become a permanent employee of Capita, working onsite at the National Counter Terrorism Police headquarters in London.

Capita Plc, the UK's leading provider of business process management and integrated professional support service solutions. We support and improve the lives of millions of people every day and we can only do this with the right people in place, working towards a shared goal. We encourage an open, honest working environment where everyone can be true to themselves and people are valued for their differences. We're always challenging each other to learn and improve, because we know when we work together we can achieve more and deliver the best that we can. We work across such a huge range of businesses and sectors, that you'll have the opportunity to grow and develop your career in any number of directions.

What's in it for you?

  • A competitive basic salary
  • 23 days holiday (rising to 27)
  • Company matched pension, life assurance, a cycle2work scheme, the option to buy extra holiday...and plenty more
  • Voluntary benefits designed to suit your lifestyle - from retail and socialising, to health & wellbeing and leisure discounts.

You'll be joining a network of some of the most experienced, innovative and dedicated people in the country. There are countless opportunities to learn new skills and develop in your career, and we'll provide the support you need to do just that. Our purpose is to create a better outcome for you and your career.

Required Clearance

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)) clearance and meet the nationality requirements cannot be offered the post.

Successful candidates will also need to complete the Capita onboarding process and NPPV3 - Metropolitan Police vetting.

Confidentiality Agreement

Applicants should also be aware of the need to sign a confidentiality agreement on taking up the post

Want to make a difference to the lives of the people who protect our country? Apply now.



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