Type: Permanent Location: North West Organisation: Greater Manchester Police

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

Rank: Sergeant/ Detective Sergeant Promotion to Inspector/ Detective Inspector

Hours: Full Time

Salary: £49,176 - £53,340

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 Sergeants looking to transfer on promotion.

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 Inspectors who can instil trust and confidence in officers, teams, partners and the wider community. As an Inspector 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.

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 effectively and efficiently managing teams, competing demands and prioritises, 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 contacting Katie Collinge on 0161 856 0574, or 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 1st October 2018.

Click here for the candidate information pack.

For guidance on the recruitment process, click here.

And for the competency and values framework, please click here.

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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