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- NCTPHQ - International Protect and Prepare Team - UK Based IPP

Force Wide
Full Time

National Counter Terrorism Policing Headquarters

International Protect and Prepare Team


UK Based IPP Coordinator

Band V*/Sergeant/Inspector

Secondment: Two years                                                                                                                     

Location: London

Band V: £37,873 - £42,841


Job Summary:

The international Protect & Prepare team is a programme that is funded to develop and support overseas capability and capacity building in CT Protective security and CT Preparedness. The Joint Overseas Protect and Prepare Board (JOPP) defines the priority countries which are the primary focus of this work. The International team consists of overseas permanently deployed individuals and a UK based team, some of who will travel out to assist in delivering the products developed by the International P&P team.

As well as the key tasks outlined below, you will work to support the Overseas International Protect & Prepare permanently deployed individuals whose aim is to coordinate the delivery of Protect and Prepare capability and capacity building overseas. You will achieve this through the design and delivery of a range of Protect and Prepare products and activities for delivery with local agencies and key stakeholders in country.

You will manage several projects simultaneously and liaise with the Foreign Commonwealth Office, Home Office as well as other partner agencies to define and develop the varied requirements for each of the countries under your responsibility.


Vetting and STRAP

This post will require you to hold National Security Vetting (NSV) at Developed Vetting (DV).

The post requires access to the most sensitive intelligence material on a daily basis. Applicants must hold or be prepared to undergo Security Check (SC) or Developed Vetting (DV) before taking up the post. Additionally, this material is of particular sensitivity to the UK and its distribution must be restricted to UK nationals. In approved circumstances dual nationals (of which one element is British) may also be granted access. However, in the event that potential conflicts of interest cannot be managed the post holder will not be able to see the intelligence material and will not be able to perform their duties. For the purpose of safeguarding national security and in line with Cabinet Office Policy, supported by Section 82(2) to (4) of the Police Reform Act (2002), applicants who do not hold or acquire Security Check (SC) or Developed Vetting (DV) clearance and meet the nationality requirements cannot be offered the post.

Confidentiality Agreement

Applicants should also be aware of the need to sign a confidentiality agreement on taking up the post. 

No accommodation provided, excess travel may be met subject to prior consultation.

All posts are on secondment for a period of two years and based in various locations both UK and internationally, travel will be required. 

For an application pack, please contact CTPHQ HR via email

For further information regarding the roles please contact DI Stephen Atkinson

Completed applications must be returned to CTPHQ Recruitment, PO BOX 57192, London, SW6 1SF by 8th December 2017.


Applicants should send an electronic copy to CTPHQ HR but a hard copy of your application form including wet signatures must be forwarded to the above address.

This opportunity is closed to applications.