Planning Officer Investigations Unit - Police Officer - Constable - CTPNW | Counter Terrorism Policing

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Planning Officer Investigations Unit – Police Officer – Constable – CTPNW

Contract type – Transfer/Secondment

Location – Counter Terrorism Policing North West

Grade/Band/Scale/Rank – Police Constable

Information about the role

Counter Terrorism Policing North West (CTPNW) is a five-force collaboration delivering Counter Terrorism (CT) services to our regional forces as well as forming part of the national CT Network. Our staff work to the Government’s CONTEST strategy under the four pillars of Prevent, Protect, Prepare and Pursue. We use a functional model with Senior Responsible Officers, line manged by the CT Head, leading areas of Investigations, Intelligence, Business Services, Borders, Special Projects, Prevent and Change.

CTPNW’s mission is to work together to keep people safe from terrorism. Our priorities focus us to drive business through performance, improvement and transformation so we can continue to counter the ever-changing threat of terrorism and extremism. Operational oversight and governance is managed by the CT ACC and the CT Head coordinates delivery against the four strands of CONTEST strategy (Prevent, Protect, Pursue and Prepare) in collaboration with local policing teams and other partner agencies. At the heart of CTPNW is our people, we are committed to continuing to make the CTPNW a great place to work.

For us to reduce the risk and threat of terrorism and protect the public, our people need to be at their best. They can only be at their best if they are able to be themselves at work and are supported through development and learning within their current role and future roles within the network.

We are looking for a committed and outstanding individual who can support the Investigations team for CTPNW.

The CTPNW investigations team are looking to recruit a planning officer to support the unit. In this post you will be tasked with assisting in planning CTPNW response to terrorist related events for the North West region and assist Senior Investigating Officers in the coordination and planning of operational activity.

You must be flexible as resourcing requirements arise in reaction to live events or through development of intelligence in relation to identified threats.

Please see attached Job Description for further duties and responsibilities of this post, you must be able to evidence all Essential criteria within the job description.

For any further enquiries you may have, please contact DI Kulbir KAUR on 0161 856 8036 / 07393 755613 or


  • Assist in the planning, logistical and operational delivery of Executive Action and North West wide events requiring the deployment of CTPNW resources.
  • Prepare operational orders and plans for Executive Action and North West wide events requiring the deployment of CTPNW resources.
  • Advise North West regional forces and departments on procedural matters relating to operations.
  •  Deal with enquiries from colleagues from North West regional forces and the National CT Network.
  • Command and Control Coordination with the Fusion Manager in respect of Executive Action.
  • Plan for Executive Action and North West wide events requiring the deployment of CTPNW resources.
  • Contribute in planning procedures.
  • Represent CTPNW as required regionally and nationally.
  • To promote and comply with GMP’s policies on health and safety both in the delivery of services and the treatment of others.
  • Comply with and promote equality legislation and GMP’s policies on diversity and equality. Take steps to eliminate unlawful discrimination, advance equality of opportunity and foster good relations.