Senior Leadership Development Partner

Learning & Development Centre - Spring House (Highbury & Islington)
Full Time
Fixed Term
12 - Months
Only areas within Greater London are entitled to this allowance.

Do you want to combine your passion for Leadership and organisational development to support a National Police Force in its strategy to progress and develop its people through its Learning and Development function?

British Transport Police (BTP) are looking to recruit a Senior Leadership Development Partner to join our organisation during an exciting period of change and transformation on a 12 month FTC paying up to £50,617.58 per annum plus £2,700.10 London Allowance.

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.

BTP is moving towards an empowered, learning culture with Coaching and transformational leadership at its core. Our Leadership Academy supports Police Officers and Staff throughout their career, with the aim of ensuring that all programmes are aligned to the delivery of organisational strategic objectives as well as delivering BTP’s leadership vision and transformational leadership behaviours.

The successful post holder will work closely with the Head of the Leadership Academy to support the implementation of a new Leadership vision, the design and delivery of our Leadership Development Programmes, and in the transition to a more agile, flexible learning environment. This new ‘Partner’ role supports the People and Culture strategy and will enable a team transition team from learning providers and deliverers to learning enablers and thought leaders.

As Senior Leadership Development Partner you will be required to:

  • Design, develop and deliver blended Leadership and Management learning interventions to enable to transition towards a blended, agile learning delivery model.
  • Identify priority learning needs for the organisation and develop solutions to meet the needs
  • Support leaders in a culture of learning and in the development of management teams
  • Evaluate the success of new and existing learning solutions
  • Provide tailored, individual coaching to Senior Police Officers and Staff to assist them in developing their skills and competence
  • Horizon scan for future initiatives, trends and developments
  • Build strong relationships with SMT’s and provide expert advice on individual and team development
  • Build strong relationships with external partners to ensure the compatibility of BTP’s leadership framework with external best practice


For more information please see attached job description


We are looking for someone with a passion for Learning and Development with a successful track record of design and implementation of new learning solutions and training programmes. They should have considerable experience in a large complex organisation similar to BTP at senior level and have managed new processes and large projects particularly during transformation or change.

In return for your experience, we can offer you:


  • Salary up to £50,617.58 per annum plus £2,700.10 London Allowance per annum

  • 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 as well as many high street and online retail discounts


How to apply?

Please submit a CV and covering letter detailing your suitability for the role and what attracted you to this role.

Your CV and cover letter will need to be submitted in one document under CV upload.


Do not hesitate to contact the Recruitment Team for more information.


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 last three 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 for current substantive posting.

This opportunity is closed to applications.