Higher Analyst

C Division
Manchester Piccadilly
Full Time

A Higher Analyst is required on a permanent contract paying £29,152.41 per annum with British Transport Police (BTP) based in Manchester.

BTP is the national police Force for Britain’s railways. Every day we ensure the safety and security of over six million passengers and staff throughout England, Scotland and Wales. As a Higher Analyst with BTP you will conduct high quality analytical work, manage, guide, mentor, coach other analytical staff and coordinate the provision of appropriate analytical support to deliver a high quality and timely analytical service.

Ensure that expected service levels and standards are both identified and met and that work is prioritised and tasked in a way that supports organisational objectives and priorities.

As a Higher Analyst you will be required to:

  • In line with the National Intelligence Model (NIM) and other national guidelines produce complex analytical products, papers and reports for the Head of Performance and Analysis, SCT, Senior Officers, managers, other staff, external agencies and the BTPA. Establish links, sequences/patterns, interpret and develop inferences, hypothesis, key judgments, predictions, conclusions, information gaps and recommendations based upon analysis.
  • Form part of a management team and be regarded as a professional advisor for the use of analytical services and products within the force. Provide analysis to assist in developing organisational, operational, intelligence and investigative strategies and policies.
  • To take a lead role in producing the highest level analytical work, as appropriate, which carries a substantial degree of reputational risk or significance and requires the highest level of analytical expertise and advanced subject knowledge, for example; a parliamentary paper, the Strategic Assessment, analytical work to support a murder investigation.

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

The successful Higher Analyst will be required to evidence the following skills:

  • Educated to degree level in an associated field, which contains an amount of research and/or analysis or previous experience as an analyst (for the purposes of job evaluation a minimum of three years).
  • Experience managing experience managing performance/statistical data
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Applicants must be able to demonstrate that they have advanced skills in effectively producing reports to a varied audience and be effective in giving presentations using different methods.
  • Proven problem solving and creative thinking skills. The applicant must be able to evidence the ability to think outside the box and come up with new and innovative solutions to problems.
  • Prioritisation skills to manage time and workload of themselves and the team. The post holder must be able to evidence managing an exceptionally demanding and heavy workload.

If you are interested in applying to this Higher Analyst role 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 up to £29,152.41 per annum
  • 28 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Final salary pension
  • Various salary sacrifice schemes (cycle to work/childcare) and retail discounts

We want our organisation to be as diverse as the community it serves and welcome applications from everyone. You must have both the permanent right to live and work in the UK and have been permanently resident in the UK for at least the previous three years. Any cautions or convictions including those deemed ‘spent’ must be declared at the point of application but will not necessarily exclude you from employment.

We kindly ask agencies not to send CVs. If CVs are received BTP reserve the right to engage with the candidate directly and without a fee being paid under any circumstances.

This opportunity is closed to applications.