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TRI Development Manager

Met Police
Southwark, London (Greater)
£51,840 to £56,549 plus a Location allowance of £1,721. You
Closing date
27 Oct 2022

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TRI Development Manager

Salary: £51,840 to £56,549 plus a Location allowance of £1,721. You will receive £51,840 the band minimum. Progress to the band maximum of £56,549 will be via incremental progression.

Location: Southwark

The Metropolitan Police Service was formed 192 years ago. Since our inception, the primary objectives have remained constant, combatting crime and protecting the public. Our Technology Research and Innovation Team are responsible for keeping the Met at the forefront of emerging technology innovation and developing leading-edge solutions for frontline operational requirements. The team achieve this by researching and developing bespoke solutions for Operational and Corporate MPS customers, including Counter Terrorism.  

We are recruiting for a TRI Development Manager to lead a dedicated and diverse team delivering these solutions. We are looking for a visible and accessible leader to take ownership of two core areas of responsibility:

1) To ensure TRI successfully deliver new innovative solutions across all of its functions to meet Operational deadlines. Reporting to the Head of TRI you will act as the conduit in providing engineering governance and oversight on project progress.

2) To provide day-to-day hands-on leadership and mentoring to an IT (and other engineering disciplines) Development Team in the laboratory. As this is a hands-on role you will be asked to manage the full lifecycle of IT design projects from concept to fully functional products or systems and will also include managing the on-going support of some delivered solutions to end of life. You may also partner with external suppliers and collaborate with them to produce solutions. This role will involve the coaching and direction of staff to support them in developing their engineering skills further; so that they can deal with the many technical challenges TRI will face in the future. You will be expected to take on some of the more complex aspects of an IT solution and then introduce the learning outcomes into the team.

The development manager role will also include managing stakeholders, gathering customer requirements and documenting technical and non-technical factors, producing design and project plans, project documentation, user manuals and guides.


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.

Please click on the below link to view an online candidate information pack that will you give you an insight into the Met, the competency framework we use which shapes our daily work behaviours, the application process and a host of other information, that will help inform and support your application:

Click the apply now button below and start your career at the Met. Applications will be via a detailed CV, Personal Statement and online application form. Your personal statement should outline why you are interested in the role and how your skills and experience demonstrate your suitability for the role. (NB. Please do not attach 2 copies of your CV).

Completed applications must be submitted by 27 October 2022.

We view diversity as fundamental to our success. To tackle today’s complex policing challenges, we need a workforce made up from all of London’s 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.


London covers 620 square miles and is home to millions of people speaking over 300 different languages. In this most vibrant and complex of cities, this presents an ever-evolving challenge for the Met when fighting to reduce crime - and the fear of crime.

Forging close relationships, building trust and understanding the issues within London’s different communities all form part of the fundamental platform on which effective, credible policing is built.

As a result, we must continue to recruit the brightest and the best people from every background and use the full spectrum of their skills, knowledge and experience to make London safer for everybody.

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