National Functions Support Officer

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National Functions Support Officer
Contract / Temporary

MPX TCLZ 0007 BA43 / 1

Posted: 24th July 2023 09:37
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  • Pay Rate:

    £18.72 per hour PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    36 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 3 months, likely to be extended


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Reference no:  MPX TCLZ 0007 BA43 / 1 

Pay Rate: £18.72 per hour PAYE   

Hours per week: 36 Monday – Friday, normal working hours 

This opening assignment is for 3 months, likely to be extended


Hybrid working - 2 days in office 

CTC vetting required for this role - CTC initially and then SC in post  

Candidates with current CTC/SC/DV 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. 

The CTP HR National Functions Support Officer will be responsible for the supporting the national CT network in relation to recruitment and workforce planning. As well as providing project support across a wide range of national HR initiatives.  


The post holder will have to manage the competing demands placed upon them by colleagues across the team, prioritising and managing expectations, all whilst providing a dedicated support function to the Head of Strategic CT HR 

Key Responsibilities: 


  • Support the provision of recruitment and workforce planning across the 9 CT regions 
  • Address any resource problems or barriers that arise, by seeking solutions via new innovative methods 
  • Supporting business managers and HR Colleagues with advice and guidance in relation to workforce matters  
  • Building relationships across the business in order to deliver more effective outcomes; especially with senior stakeholders by regularly attending relevant meetings and driving discussion on strategic workforce planning requirements  
  • Working closely with the Workforce Planning Advisor and Workforce Planning Partner for SO to ensure consistent workforce data quality within the largest CT region  
  • Coordination of the National Workforce Planning Board (NWPB), including submissions and management of schedule and decision circulation 
  • Coordination of the Quarterly HR Meeting, including agenda, management of schedule and decision circulation;  
  • Requirement to undertake minutes at various national meetings as/when required 
  • Provide professional, analytical, and technical support to HR related projects and initiatives 
  • Provide briefing and advice on progress as required to HR Senior Management Team 

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If you are successful in securing this role, please note that for the entire duration of this contract, regardless of extension you will be working this role at the PAYE rate that has been advertised. For absolute clarity, we only work on a PAYE basis, rather than entertaining umbrella pay terms, we do not offer Ltd/umbrella or outside IR35 rates. If you wish to understand PAYE vs Umbrella more, please let us know and we can send you some additional information for clarity. 

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: 

CTC Clearance  


  • Background in CT and/or policing (desirable) 



  • Working knowledge of MPS HR policy and processes (desirable) 



Skills & Abilities: 

  • Excellent time management and organisational skills   
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills 
  • Ability to work with incomplete or imperfect data to extract usable information 
  • Ability to learn and apply new skills in a constantly changing environment 
  • Willing to travel nationally cross the CT regions 



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National Functions Support Officer
Client Category: Police Force

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Client Category: Police Force

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