Counter Terrorism Policing - Benefits Manager
£39,469 to £47,089 plus a Location allowance of £1,721
Location: London (with hybrid working)
Deliver change where it matters: Counter Terrorism Policing
To stay one step ahead of terrorist threats, policing must evolve continuously. That means change is hugely important, and requires skilled experts. As a Benefits Manager, you'll join the national Change team in the Counter Terrorism Policing HQ (CTPHQ), where you'll help to deliver projects and programmes that help us keep people across the UK safe from terrorism. With national security at stake, your skills will be crucial. Joining our rapidly growing Portfolio Office and Change Management team, we're looking for a Benefits Manager, to help manage a complex and diverse portfolio of projects and programmes. It's your chance to play your part in a challenge that's as important as it gets- protecting the UK and its communities.
We are looking for proactive and enthusiastic team members who have some experience in Benefits Management within a project, programme or portfolio environment. You will be responsible for managing the day-to-day application of the benefits management framework, approach, standards and processes, to ensure identification and realisation of financial and non-financial benefits from the CTP Change portfolio. This role will work closely with the CTPHQ Performance and Finance Teams, Project Managers and Business Change Managers, as well as colleagues in the CTPHQ Portfolio Office.
You will have a varied role, where no two days are the same. You will have responsibilities for both Benefits Management and the unpinning centre of excellence material required to support successful delivery. You will join the team with a broad understanding of benefits and with training and support will become a specialist in your field.
The ideal candidate would:
- Understand the principles of benefits management and the relevant tools and techniques.
- Be able to work across multiple projects or programmes with the ability to prioritise your workload effectively.
- Have experience analysing information (e.g. in performance and/or finance), with the ability to extract relevant information from Business Cases, presentations and other documentation.
- Be confident communicating with people at all levels.
- Be able to facilitate groups, balancing conflicting opinions, building consensus as necessary.
- Provide coaching and guidance to promote adherence to standards.
- Work well both as part of a team, or on your own.
You might also have some experience:
- Establishing and implementing benefits management processes within a large project, programme or portfolio environment.
- Applying programme and project management approaches such as MSP and PRINCE2 in a large project, programme or portfolio environment.
- Working in (local) government, a security agency or policing.
Please note, the job description attached is used as a framework to review and manage performance when an individual is in post, and therefore not all skills and experience are required from the outset. We are looking for someone who can demonstrate some of these skills, and is willing to learn and develop in order to achieve these objectives.
CTP aims to create an inclusive and welcoming atmosphere and culture and an environment where all our people feel a strong sense of belonging and are well supported to reach their full potential. We feel that any group or individual will be respected, supported and valued to fully participate and contribute to our mission of "Working to keep people safe from Terrorism". You will have the opportunity to contribute to and participate in our numerous WIDE (Wellbeing, Inclusion, Diversity, and Equality) activities and projects. With our commitment to creating an inclusive working environment, we welcome and encourage applications from candidates who are seeking flexible working arrangements, including reasonable adjustments, part time working or job share.
As part of our team, you will have the opportunity to the chance to develop and progress, as well as a range of additional benefits including 'flexi time' (TOIL), accredited training, a generous annual leave allowance, impressive pension and many more!
This post requires access to the most sensitive intelligence material on a daily basis. Applicants must hold or be prepared to undergo National Security Vetting (NSV) Security Check (enhanced) (SC(e level before taking up the post; with a willingness to undergo Developed Vetting (DV) once in post, if required.
Click the apply now button below and start your career. Applications will be via a detailed CV and Personal Statement. These should outline how your training, skills, qualifications and experience fit with the job description, why you want the role and what you can bring. Evidence in relation to specialist technical competence is assessed based on all materials provided (NB. Please do not attach 2 copies of your CV).
Please note, we also assess applications based on the Competency ad Values Framework (CVF) College of Policing and the levels we test at the interview stage are: We analyse critically (Lvl 3) - We are emotionally aware (Lvl 2) - We take ownership (Lvl 3) - We are collaborative (Lvl 2) - We deliver, support & inspire (Lvl 2) and Professionalism (Value): Taking pride in the quality and efficiency of our service, we strive for excellence in all we do, recognising good performance and challenging poor behaviour. We collaborate and deliver as a team, whilst taking personal responsibility for our actions.
Completed applications must be submitted by 16 February 2023.
We view diversity as fundamental to our success. To tackle today's complex policing challenges, we need a workforce made up from all of our communities. Applications from across the community are therefore essential.
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