Interim Programme Officer

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Interim Programme Officer
Interim Position

MPS 0006 167F / 1

Posted: 7th June 2022 14:03
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  • Pay Rate:

    £23.76 per hour PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    36 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 6 months


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Interim Programme Officer 

Job Ref: 0006 167F / 1 


CTC vetting required for this role  

Assist the delivery of the Operation Soteria Bluestone Programme, a national programme led by the NPCC and APCC working to transform the policing response to rape and serious sexual offences (RASSO) 

This role is for a leading London Police organisation, candidates with current CTC/SC clearances will go through their vetting processes, currently this is taking up to 6 months.  If you are already in a contract that potentially is not ending for a few months and this role is of interest, do let us know, we would be happy to discuss further. 


Key Responsibilities: 


  • Support the effective delivery of the Bluestone Programme to transform the policing response to RASSO as part of Operation Soteria.  
  • Liaise with key partners and stakeholders including police forces, Home Office, CPS, NPCC and APCC to enable the effective delivery of the Bluestone Programme by the MOPAC Central Team.  
  • Support the Programme Director, Manager and Academic Lead to design and deliver a successful programme. Including project scoping, stakeholder mapping, planning, management and risk management.  
  • Support commissioning arrangements to ensure that the application of funds effectively meet the funders’ delivery requirements. 
  • Support the Programme Manager in identifying risks arising in the delivery of Bluestone in participating police forces, and in mitigating those risks.  
  • Assist the establishment and maintenance of Working Groups and the Programme Board to enable effective governance of the programme.  
  • Provide support to the Programme Director, Manager and Academic Lead in the production, publication and delivery of relevant products in relation to Operation Soteria and in the quality assurance of programme products.  
  • Support matrix management arrangements across the five research teams to enable the delivery of research and implement business change in 5 forces.  
  • Support the delivery of conferences, workshops, seminars and other learning events both virtually and face to face to optimise the dissemination of findings and implementation of learning by all 43 police forces.  
  • Support the design, development and delivery of a National Learning Network for RASSO practitioners and key stakeholders to enable peer to peer learning and support 

“Role Requirements” – to give yourself the maximum chance of success please try and ensure your CV addresses the following essential criteria: 

  • Knowledge of policing and crime and/or research 
  • Experience of programme management 
  • Ability to build relationships, influence and negotiate with stakeholders and partners 


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Please quote the Job Title & Vacancy Reference No. in your application, or we will be unable to match your CV to the role being applied for.

Other “Essential Requirements” – Please check to ensure that your CV addresses the following items: 

  1. Our clients are generally seeking applicants who are reasonably local, so on that basis we would ideally like you to supply us with your address (or at least your post code) and a telephone number so that we can reach you during working hours. 
  2. Your recent UK working experience going back at least 5 years, or full employment history if you have been working for fewer years than this. 
  3. Your availability to work either immediately, or at short notice. 
  4. CTC Clearance. 
  5. Please refer to the Role Requirements section above - your CV must address the requirements listed. 


Other preferable/desirable details to include on your CV, if applicable: 

  1. Any local authority/public sector experience 
  2. Any relevant qualifications held or being studied for. 


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