Assistant Chief Constable
Type: Permanent or Secondment Location: Eastern Organisation: Ministry of Defence Police

Based at: RAF Wyton, Cambridgeshire

Permanent or Secondment (depending upon circumstances)
£100,320 p.a. on appointment (Upper point £113,259 at year 3)

The Chief Constable Ministry of Defence invites applications for an anticipated vacancy within the MDP Chief Officer Group:

  • Assistance Chief Constable Nuclear & Marine

The portfolio includes Chief Officer responsibility for protective armed policing of key Royal Navy sites and sites critical to the maintenance and deployment of the UK’s nuclear deterrent.

The MOD Police is a national civilian armed police force protecting Defence and other critical assets including the nation’s nuclear deterrent and its armed forces. Over 90% of its officers are authorised firearms officers who are required to comply with the highest professional and qualification standards.

The Chief Constable is looking for exceptional leaders with strong, credible professional policing records and change management skills to support him by leading the above portfolios in running the force of almost 3,000 police officers and 300 civilian staff that protect some of the nation’s most sensitive sites and assets.

Applicants are invited from serving police officers, or those who have retired within the last 3 years. All applicants must have passed the Senior Police National Assessment Centre and successfully completed the Strategic Command Course prior to taking up appointment. In exceptional circumstances candidates from outside policing with comparable qualifications will be considered.

For a candidate information pack, and information on how to apply please email

Application closing date: 3 June 2022.

Sifting: w/c 6 June 2022.
Interviews: w/c 20 June 2022, at the MOD Police Headquarters.

The MDP and MOD is an Equal Opportunities employer and seeks to reflect the diverse community it serves. Applications are actively encouraged from anyone who meets the essential criteria.

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