Head of Digital, Cyber & Communications Forensic Services

  • Full Time
  • Lambeth

Website metpoliceuk Metropolitan Police

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1. Overview
Salary: £73,803 to £81,635 plus £2,623 location allowance. You will receive £73,803, the band minimum. Progress to the band maximum of £81,635 will be via incremental progression.

Recruitment code: Oleeo 6242

Location: Lambeth

Closing date: 11:55pm, 30 March 2020

Our forensic services department are looking for an experienced technology forensics professional to lead, develop and transform our digital forensics capability and introduce a new era of digital investigative capability forensics for the Met.

It is an exciting and dynamic role that can drive and influence significant change within forensic services, the wider organisation and nationally.

The head of digital, cyber & communications (DCC) within the Met’s forensic services command will play a leading role in shaping and delivering our ambitious plans for the future to meet the changing nature of London and its crime and criminality. Our ambition is to secure the biggest possible benefits for public safety by investing in our forensics capacity and capability (particularly digital forensics) to support this intent.

We’re already building the foundations but we must now unlock our thinking to achieve a transformation in the way we exploit digital and data opportunities to predict, prevent or investigate criminality.

To lead the operational delivery and technical development and innovation of digital forensics within the Met’s forensic services command. As a member of the senior leadership team you will shape and develop the delivery of digital forensic services to the investigation of crime and ensure criminal cases are dealt with justly.

You will provide strategic leadership of designated areas of forensic business and be responsible for the day to day delivery of digital forensic services within the directorate quality management system ensuring that these services meet the requirements of the forensic science regulator’s codes of practice and conduct. You will provide visible, approachable leadership to all the forensic staff in the MPS, lead major programmes of change, collaborate with relevant stakeholders and industry leaders and represent MPS forensic services at national and international level, ensuring delivery of forensic excellence through innovation and partnership to make London safer.

Key responsibilities:
The efficient and effective provision and delivery of digital forensic services with responsibility for establishing customer requirements and implementing an effective performance framework for delivery taking into account demand, capacity, service levels and quality required.
To provide oversight and ensure the effective integration of in-house and external provision of digital forensic services.
Responsible for the professional development of digital forensic staff ensuring that the skill base and achievement of competence provide the capability needed to deliver services, and that those staff who act as expert witnesses within the Criminal Procedure Rules discharge their duty within the criminal law efficiently and effectively.
To oversee the achievement of UKAS accreditation for digital services within forensics services.
To ensure the efficient and effective use of resources/assets within the business group including buildings, equipment and other installations in line with MPS policy.
To act as budget holder for digital forensic services ensuring that finances are managed effectively and within the agreed budget.

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