Local Resilience Managers

Specialist Operations, London, Force Headquarters, Camden, London
Full Time
Only areas within Greater London are entitled to this allowance.

British Transport Police (BTP) are looking to recruit Local Resilience Managers on permanent contracts to join our Force Resilience Team in Central London.

BTP is the national police Force for the rail network throughout Great Britain, including London Underground, across which we ensure the safety and security of nearly 3 billion passenger journeys and over 100 million tons of freight each year. The world in which we work is fast-paced, operationally and commercially demanding, and constantly changing, As Local Resilience Manager you will ensure BTP remain a resilient Force by the delivery of effective emergency planning, response and recovery (EPRR) and Business Continuity (BC). You will be able to work on varied and wide ranging projects, working with internal and external stakeholders to enhance BTP's processes and practices in line with statutory requirements and international standards. The post holder will be responsible for ensuring BTP is ready to respond to major incidents.

As Local Resilience Manager you will be required to:

  • Act as a tactical and operational level Emergency Procedures Advisor and National Inter-agency Liaison Officer (when trained) during incidents
  • Ensure that the organisation is embedded in training, testing and exercising and supporting multi-agency projects
  • Ensure the assessment, delivery and validation of robust continuity plans to critical areas of the organisation
  • In an incident support the BC Plan Owner in making efficient decisions on options and contingences
  • Provide high level specialist Emergency Preparedness and Risk Management advice and guidance to BTP management teams and external stakeholders
  • Develop a joint understanding of risk in relation to the railway industry and act to enhance other responding agencies awareness of railway-related risk and procedures
  • Building positive working relationships with organisations making up the LRF, sharing relevant information with them and enhancing the collaborative approach
  • Regular checks of equipment, vehicles, systems and personnel and implementation of early incident response support
  • Represent BTP at Local Resilience Forums, engaging with external stakeholders to promote a nuanced risk treatment

Further information about this vacancy can be found in the attached job description.

The successful candidate will be required to evidence the following skills/experience:

  • Proven experience of Emergency Planning within a Category 1 or 2 responder organisation or voluntary body as defined by the Civil Contingencies Act (2004)
  • Experience of working with a Local or Borough Resilience Forum
  • Experience of providing advice and guidance on emergency preparedness, business continuity and risk management
  • Experience of the planning and conducting of table top and live exercises

If you are interested in applying then please do not delay as interviews will be held as soon as appropriate candidates are highlighted.

In return for your experience, we can offer you:

  • Salary of £31,240.82 per annum plus £2,700.10 London Allowance
  • 28 days annual leave plus bank holidays (rising to 30 days after 5 years service)
  • Pension Scheme
  • Various salary sacrifice schemes and retail discount

We want our organisation to be as diverse as the community it serves so we welcome applicants from all sections of the community. You must have the right to remain and work in the UK on a permanent basis and have lived in the UK for at least 5 consecutive years. You must tell us about any previous convictions or cautions including any deemed as 'spent'. These will not necessarily exclude you from employment but they must be declared at the point of application.

Candidates internal to BTP must confirm that they are not subject to formal action plans for sickness/complaints/discipline or poor performance, that all mandatory training courses have been attended and are in ticket/up to date, that a ‘Competent’ rating, or above, was achieved on the last reporting year PDR and they have completed their tenure period for current substantive posting.