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Administrator - Metropolitan Police

Administrative Officer - Security Vetting
Contract: Minimum 6 months
Organisation/Branch: Metropolitan Police Service, Referencing and Vetting
Location: Marlowe House, Sidcup, Kent, DA15
Reports to: Senior Vetting Officer, Band D
Vetting Level: NPPV3/SC

Position Overview:
At the Metropolitan Police Service, we are dedicated to safeguarding the people and infrastructure of London through effective security vetting.

We are seeking candidates to join our vetting unit at Marlowe House, Sidcup, Kent, on a minimum 6-month contract.

In this role, you will conduct vetting checks within the guidance set by the College of Policing Authorised Professional Practice (APP).

The vetting unit is a fast-paced and dynamic environment, where no two days are the same.

We value individuals who are flexible, motivated, possess common sense, and demonstrate strong work ethics.

If you can remain calm under pressure, pay attention to detail, and have good communication skills, we encourage you to apply.

Full training will be provided.

The most important attribute we seek is a commitment to making a positive difference in the communities of London and supporting front-line policing.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Maintain, update, and vet documents/files to ensure the system's accuracy.

  • Prioritize your work according to the targets set within the unit.

Essential Criteria:
To excel in this role, you should possess the following qualities and qualifications:

  • Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills.

  • Strong team player.

  • Keen attention to detail.

  • Ability to maintain a high level of diplomacy, tact, and discretion when handling sensitive and confidential information.

  • Methodical and thorough approach to work.

  • A desire to show initiative.

  • Excellent organisational skills.

  • Proficient in multitasking and prioritising workloads.

  • Ability to remain calm under pressure and work to tight deadlines.

  • Experience and understanding of Met IT systems, Outlook, Word, and Excel.

To apply, please submit your resume and a cover letter outlining your qualifications and experience related to the role to