Intelligence Analyst

Camden Street
Full Time
Only areas within Greater London are entitled to this allowance.

An Intelligence Analyst based within the Major Serious and Organised Crime Unit is required for a permanent contract role paying up to £25,964.30 plus £2,520 London Allowance and 10% On Call Allowance  per annum with British Transport Police (BTP) based in Camden, 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 every year. The world in which we work is fast-paced, operationally and commercially demanding, and constantly changing. As Intelligence Analyst with BTP you will conduct high quality analytical work and deliver a high quality and timely analytical service in support of BTP's objectives and priorities.


As Intelligence Analyst you will be required to:

  • Undertake analysis of extensive data sets; including crime, intelligence, incidents, telecommunication, financial, witness/ suspect statements, statistics, interview material, partnership and open source information.


  • Identify information gaps and make recommendations based on analysed data to SCT, Senior Officers, managers, other staff, senior managers within external agencies and the BTPA. Task researchers and other staff with filling identified information gaps.


  • Form part of a management team and be regarded as a professional advisor for the use of analytical services and products. Provide analysis to assist in developing organisational, operational, intelligence and investigative strategies and policies.


  • 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 to establish links, sequences and patterns and interpret and develop inferences, hypothesis, key judgements, predictions, conclusions, information gaps and recommendations based upon analysis.


Further information about this vacancy can be found in the attached job description. The successful Intelligence Analyst will be required to evidence the following skills:

  • Experience of producing complex reports, both alone and as part of a team

  • Research and analytical skills evidenced either through work experience or educational background.


  • Trained and experienced in giving presentations to a varied audience, both informally and formally. The post holder will be expected to give briefings and presentations explaining findings and to justify conclusions to various levels of personnel and may be required to give evidence in Court.


  • Prioritisation skills to manage time and workload. The post holder must be able to evidence managing a demanding workload


  • Ability to work as part of a team and on own initiative. Able to liaise with internal and external contacts to establish and develop a two-way exchange of intelligence/information and analysis


If you are interested in applying to this Intelligence 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 £25,964.30 plus £2,520 London Allowance and 10% On Call Allowance  
  • 28 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Final salary pension scheme
  • Other benefits include a bespoke BTP rewards platform and various salary sacrifice schemes such as cycle to work and childcare as well as many high street and online retail discounts


We want our organisation to be as diverse as the community it serves and welcome applicants from all sections of the community. In order to apply, you must have the permanent right to live and work in the UK and have been resident in the UK for the previous 3 years. You will be asked these and other questions to determine your eligibility to work for British Transport Police when you start your application and you must answer honestly.


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 (12 months) for current substantive posting.

This opportunity is closed to applications.