Superintendents and Detective Superintendents
Type: Permanent Location: London Organisation: Metropolitan Police Service

Locations: across London

Starting Salary: £70,173 + allowances

Open to: substantive Chief Inspectors on promotion


Our mission is to keep London safe. We’re proud of our people and the job we do to police London. Over 40,000 colleagues are dedicated to serving 9 million residents and visitors of one of the world’s most dynamic and diverse global cities.

Life as a Met Superintendent

Our ambition is to be the most trusted police service in the world. As a Superintendent, you will need to provide strong leadership in a time of unprecedented change within the UK’s largest Police Service.

We will look to you to deliver in line with organisational priorities, working in partnership to understand, realise and reflect the diverse needs of our customers and communities in all that we do. Being an integral part of the Senior Leadership Team, you will be responsible for driving through the largest change to take place in our organisation’s history. You will achieve this by upholding our professional standards, overseeing the management of large teams and delivering projects, both locally, and across London.

Who are we looking for?

This exciting career opportunity is open to substantive Chief Inspectors / Detective Chief Inspectors looking for promotion. Please note that an External Lateral Superintendents process will be launching mid-April 2021 which will be open to substantive Superintendents / Detective Superintendents.

More information will be available on our website mid-April.

To apply, please visit our website using the link below to download a candidate information pack and to complete the online expression of interest and application form. All expressions of interest must be submitted by 23.55 hours on Tuesday 30th March, with completed applications being submitted by 23.55 hours on Monday 19th April 2021.

Queries in respect of this opportunity should be sent to the Met Promotions Team at or by telephone on 01633 632500 (option 4).

We view diversity as fundamental to our success. To tackle today’s complex policing challenges, we need a workforce made up from all London’s communities. Applications from across all
communities are therefore essential. We particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic candidates and women.

Appointments will be made on merit on the basis of fair and open competition. As a Disability Confident Committed Employer the Met have committed to ensuring that disabled people and those with long term health conditions have the opportunities to fulfil their potential and realise their aspirations.

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