Chief Executive Officer (British Transport Police Authority)

Camden Street
Full Time
£146,051 (including allowances)
Up to £X amount




Total compensation package - £146,051

Based in London


The British Transport Police (BTP) is the specialist police force for Britain’s railways, providing a policing service to rail operators, their staff and passengers, keeping them safe and secure. As a public body, the British Transport Police Authority (BTPA) holds the BTP to account for the delivery of this vital police service, ensuring its effectiveness and efficiency.


The Authority wishes to appoint a Chief Executive.


The ideal candidate for this role will be an enthusiastic and determined operator who is an excellent communicator and experienced CEO or Director.


You will be expected to demonstrate a desire and proven ability to challenge in a constructive fashion to achieve clear outcomes. You should also be able to demonstrate strong team-working, communication, strategic, and interpersonal skills; sound judgement and a high level of personal integrity; experience of engaging effectively with the commercial world and understanding the user perspective; and a commitment to an equal opportunities and diversity agenda.


So if you are looking to make a major contribution to an important public service, which impacts on the daily lives of passengers and rail staff across the country every day, this opportunity may be for you.


If you are interested in this role please refer to the BTPA website at where you can download the recruitment brief, which contains the job description and person specification.


Documents to download:

 Appointment Brief

 Supporting Information Form – to be submitted with CV & supporting statement


How to apply


Please refer to the attached briefing for the application process. Applications made via this website will not be reviewed. Applications should arrive no later than Friday 15 February 2019 at 12pm.


Contact information

If you have any questions about the application process please contact Stephanie Calvert on 020 7383 3844/ email

Interviews are expected to be held during mid-late March 2019.

We respectfully decline the assistance of recruitment agencies.

This opportunity is closed to applications.