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Forensic Audio Manager
£41,931 to £47,722 plus £1,883 location allowance
Do you have detailed knowledge of digital forensics, along with management experience in the audio or multi-media arena? Bring your skills to the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS). As Forensic Audio Manager, you’ll have an exceptional opportunity to work with the latest crime-fighting technologies, bring dangerous criminals to justice, and make a real difference to millions of Londoners.
The Digital & Forensic Service within the MPS plays a pivotal role in making London safer by delivering robust and clear evidence to investigating teams and the wider criminal justice system.
Part of a close-knit management team, you’ll lead and develop a team of AV specialists and manage the day-to-day flow of work through the AV laboratory, advising and negotiating with investigating teams over evidential matters and priorities. As well as solving immediate technical problems, you’ll be involved in a number of longer-term initiatives. These will range from developing forensic strategies in liaison with police officers and the Crown Prosecution Service, to evaluating new technologies and working methods to keep us at the forefront of digital forensics.
Ideally qualified to HND/degree standard in electronics or IT, your knowledge of digital forensics should have a particular bias towards audio recording systems and signal processing. As well as the leadership skills to take us through a period of change as we strive to gain ISO 17025 accreditation, you’ll need a strong customer focus, sound judgement and excellent planning skills. You should also be comfortable presenting evidence in court.
In return, we offer a range of benefits that includes choice of pension scheme, interest-free season ticket loan, generous holidays and access to an active sports and social club.
To apply, please visit our website to download a role specific information pack and application form. If you have any further queries please contact our Recruitment Helpline, Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm, on 0845 727 2212, quoting reference number IRC42513.
Completed applications must be returned by Monday 1 October 2012.