Chief Superintendent Professional Standards Branch - 1885856, - Ref:1885856

Greater Manchester Police
Closing date
30 Jul 2022

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Clearance Level
SC, CTC, None / Undisclosed
Policing, Counter Terrorism
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Professional Standards

City Of Manchester (North)

Chief Superintendent

Leadership Level
Senior Leader

Contract Type


Full time

Advertised Salary
Police Officer

Shift Allowances/Enhancements/ Additional Info
Uniform Required
Medical Required
Enhanced Vetting Required
DNA Elimination Required

The Chief Constable of Greater Manchester Police is looking to recruit a high performing, resilient Chief Superintendent, or suitably experienced Superintendent on promotion to Chief Superintendent, with a range of experience and expertise for the crucial role of Head of Professional Standards Branch.

Applications are invited from Greater Manchester Police officers and officers seeking transfer from their current force.

About the role

The successful candidate will be responsible for providing the leadership and strategic direction of the branch, steering the drive to improve performance and deliver the best possible service to the public, internal and external stakeholders.

The successful candidate will hold the highest level of credibility and will:

• Be an inspiration leader with the ability to take command of a range of complex situations

• Have the ability to connect with officers, staff, and key stakeholders at all levels to ensure that investigations are carried out to the highest standard

• Be able to evidence knowledge of misconduct procedure

• Have knowledge of force policy and procedure in relation to major investigations

• Be truly committed and passionate about the service provided to the public of Greater Manchester


Applicants must:

• Have achieved the rank of Chief Superintendent or be a suitably experienced Superintendent seeking promotion with the support of your line manager

• PIP 2 Accreditation

• Previous Professional Standards experience

• Pass the required vetting and medical checks prior to appointment

Application Process

If you have the skills and experience required and are interesting in developing your career in a police force that is committed to recognising and valuing its workforce and providing high levels of job satisfaction, please click on 'Apply' below to provide your details. You must also complete the attached application form and return to no later than 2359 hours 3rd July 2022.

Please note, applicants who are not successful in this selection process will not be eligible to apply for the next Superintendent to Chief Superintendent process scheduled in 2022.

Should you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact Workforce Development at

Application forms must be returned to by: Friday 3rd July 2022 at 2359 hours

Applicants will be invited to attend Force HQ for presentation and board (date to be confirmed).


There’s never been a more exciting time to join The Greater Manchester Police. Currently investing in a new target operating model for its Information Services Branch that will enhance the way the force is able to provide policing.  The Information Services Branch are deploying new IT infrastructure and services that will keep police up-to-speed with real time information both at the police station and whilst they’re on the street. As a result, they are recruiting for a number of roles; all boasting a solid combination of strategic development opportunity and daily challenges that will stretch the mind of any proactive IT professional.

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