National Technical Stores Officer

Posted on 11th Jan 2019
Metropolitan Police Service
Metropolitan Police Service London

National Technical Stores Officer

National Technical Stores Officer

Salary: £26,323 to £29,222, plus £2,930 location allowance. You will receive £26,323 the band minimum. Progress to the band maximum of £29,222 will be via incremental progression.

Location: East Birmingham

Keeping London safe is a complex task. But here at the Met, we work to protect our dynamic capital every single day. The threats we face are ever evolving, and terrorism has become one of our biggest priorities. Our Customer Service Centre is vital to the efficiency and success of the National Counter Terrorism headquarters. As our Stores Officer your expertise will play a positive role in our counter terrorism aims.

This role will directly report to the National Cryptographic and Configuration Manager whilst supporting the Technical Teams within CSC, including the Project Support element of the wider CTP HQ business. This is entirely new and will be the focal point for receipt and issue of all of the businesses logistics and classified IT equipment, which will require a proficient and well organised individual with exceptional attention to detail. They will pro-actively seek to develop and improve upon the established stock storage and management system of all CI’s and bulk items. Their day to day role will require crucial classified asset control, accounting and issuing, alongside a pragmatic approach to researching End of Line information on all our existing products, with a view to assisting the business in deciding its next generation of equipment.

The main Hardware with this portfolio is largely off the shelf equipment, combined with our corporate call logging tool (Service Now), however training will be given.

The candidate will be expected to take the initiative in establishing good working practices and processes within this area and to bring previous experience of how best to go about the day to day management of equipment, logistics and stock control. The department has a strong ITIL alignment and a proven track record in this area would be extremely advantageous.

Work and schedule planning that includes ownership of the Hardware whilst liaising with affected stakeholders, suppliers and resolution teams will form the key element of this position. Furthermore, the right candidate will play a crucial role in assisting the Configuration Manager to maintain the CMDB.

The role holder should ideally have good knowledge of IT, as they will additionally be required to fault find, image PCs, Laptops which may include software and firmware patching as part of their duties. The role holder may also at times, be required to travel to multiple sites around the UK that could include overnight stays as appropriate.

To apply, please download the specific candidate information pack for this role, and click on the link to complete and submit the online application form with supporting CV.

Completed applications must be submitted by 23.55pm on 24th January 2019.

Vetting and STRAP

This post will require you to hold National Security Vetting (NSV) at either Security Check (SC) or Developed Vetting (DV).

The post requires access to the most sensitive intelligence material on a daily basis. Applicants must hold or be prepared to undergo Security Check (SC) or Developed Vetting (DV) 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 (SC) or Developed Vetting (DV) clearance and meet the nationality requirements cannot be offered the post.

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.


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