Product Research Development and Training Officer - NaCTSO - Counter Terrorism Policing (CTP) | Counter Terrorism Policing

Product Research Development and Training Officer – NaCTSO – Counter Terrorism Policing (CTP)

Closing date: 11:55pm, 12 July 2022
Salary: £35,844 to £40,731 plus a location allowance of £1,639
Recruitment code: Oleeo 11685
Location: Across London/hybrid working


Your products could make people safer.

A career supporting Counter Terrorism Policing (CTP) is like no other, as you’ll be playing your part in protecting businesses and the public. It could put you at the forefront of what we do as you develop, produce and evaluate protective security awareness products that keep communities safe.

You’ll have a key leadership role in our specialist project management team as you collate ideas, share advice and train our network of CT security advisors and CT awareness advisors in delivering them. It will see you work closely with internal and external subject matter experts in government departments and agencies, and the regional UK CT policing network.

Specifically, you’ll research, design, develop and produce engaging generic CT protective security awareness products for the general public, businesses and industry. You’ll also evaluate product effectiveness and suggest ways of improvement.

As important, you’ll design, develop and deliver ‘train the trainer’ sessions and work with colleagues to proofread and peer review all public guidance. Of course, you’ll need to keep up to date with UK research, best practice and accepted CT protective security methodology.

You’ll need excellent design, proofreading, communication and organisational skills, and you should be imaginative, innovative and proactive. Beyond this, it’s essential that you’re able to explain ideas clearly and train people to use your products.

In return, you’ll enjoy benefits including competitive annual leave allowance, Met sports and social clubs and much more.

Job summary

In joining our specialist team, you’ll be at the heart of developing, producing and evaluating protective security awareness products. This is an essential and significant role as you’ll take a key leadership role within the team managing projects as you collate ideas, share advice, produce awareness packages and train our network of CT security advisors and CT awareness advisors in delivering them.

The post holder will be required to work in close partnership with internal and external subject matter experts in government departments and agencies, and the regional UK CT Policing network.

Key tasks

The post holder will be required to do the following:

  • research, design, develop and produce engaging generic CT protective security awareness products for the general public and businesses to use, and for delivery to industry by those approved by National Counter Terrorism Security Office (NaCTSO) to deliver them
  • evaluate the effectiveness of the products produced and suggest ideas for improving them
  • design, develop and deliver train the trainer sessions for the CTSA/CTAAs, for those products produced for delivery by them
  • work closely with partners from central government departments (including Homeland security and Centre for the Protection of National Infrastructure (CPNI)) and industry, to support the development, design and delivery of CT protective security advice/information into bespoke products produced by central government departments and industry partners who are willing to share their products
  • work closely with NaCTSO colleagues in proofreading and peer reviewing all public facing NaCTSO guidance and ensure that it goes through the agreed approvals process
  • keep up to date with UK research, best practice and accepted CT protective security methodology
  • maintain a good working knowledge of role specific legislative procedures, national policy and tactical options to advise internal and external stakeholders
  • ensure that all product design complies with UK standards of equality, diversity GDPR and human rights legislation
  • lead on projects, collating ideas and information to share with the team, setting deadlines and giving out tasks to the team, taking into account the skill set of the team members
  • Assist immediate team members with the projects they are leading on and other teams where required
  • maximise advice delivery through the NaCTSO public website
  • represent NaCTSO on various relevant police, government and industry working groups/committees
  • collate and analyse feedback and national performance measurement returns
  • produce high quality reports, presentations and deliver effective and engaging briefings on behalf of the team or NaCTSO
  • undertake other tasks as directed by the line manager

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