Constable to Sergeant promotions
Type: Permanent Location: North West Organisation: Greater Manchester Police

Salary: £41,500 - £45,098

Location: The posting panel will consider the skills of each successful candidate against the
vacancies available.

The Chief Constable is seeking to appoint suitably qualified and experienced police officers who have the passion to serve the diverse communities of Greater Manchester and who have the drive and enthusiasm to deliver efficient, high levels of performance. This career opportunity is open to exceptional Constables looking to transfer on promotion and Sergeants seeking lateral transfer.

At a time of unprecedented change for policing, this is an exciting time to be working for Greater Manchester Police (GMP). GMP is the fourth largest police force in the UK covering 500 square miles and is made up of both urban and rural communities. GMP deals with more priority incidents relative to population than any other force.

Now, more than ever, GMP needs Sergeants who can instil trust and confidence in officers, teams, partners and the wider community. As a Sergeant you will need to provide strong leadership and management, and build effective relationships with partner agencies to deliver strong collaboration. You will need the ability to work to objectives within a culture of change, in addition to managing your resources effectively.

In 2019 GMP implemented the largest IT transformation project (iOPS) the force has ever seen to create a truly integrated system that will place GMP at the forefront of technology within the UK policing sector, enabling the force to provide the best possible services to the communities of Greater Manchester.

As a leader you will work to make GMP a better organisation, both in the way we treat each other and in the service we deliver to the public based on the 5 principles of the force’s Target Operating Model (TOM).

You will be a driven officer who is able to plan, manage and monitor complex front line and/ or specialist policing activity. You will have a proven track record of managing competing demands and priorities, and of making informed decisions. You will have a strong commitment to and the highest respect for diversity amongst your colleagues and the communities you will serve. You will be a strong and supportive leader and have the ability to motivate and inspire others.

Application forms can be obtained by emailing

Applicants must have the support of an officer from their Senior Leadership Team in their current force; this will not be requested until an appointment is offered. The closing date for receipt of applications is 1200hrs Monday 26th October 2020.

Greater Manchester Police are committed to Equal Opportunities and would welcome applications from members of minority ethnic groups, female applicants and people who consider that they to have a disability. All applicants will be selected on an equal basis that determines their suitability to the post applied for.

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