Intelligence Analyst

Full Time
Fixed Term
12 - Months

An Intelligence Analyst is required for a FIXED TERM CONTRACT (12 Months) role paying £30,614.33 per annum, plus £2,835.11 London Allowance per annum with the British Transport Police (BTP) based in Albany House, 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 an Intelligence Analyst with BTP you will provide expert analytical services to drive decision-making at operational, tactical and strategic levels. Intelligence analysts will be expected to develop and maintain skills defined by national standards and retain the ability to operate effectively in all analytical roles across the command when called upon.


As an Intelligence Analyst you will be required to:

  • Conduct expert analysis at strategic, tactical and operational levels, identifying and using appropriate analytical tools and techniques and adhering to national standards to interpret patterns and trends and gaps
  • Provide a national-level service focused on priority threats set out in BTP’s control strategy. Regularly collaborate with, presenting to and support officers of all ranks from teams across the organisation
  • Take a lead role in producing specialised analytical products of an evidential standard and presenting these to the Crown Prosecution Service and at trial if required. This carries a substantial degree of reputational risk and significance, and requires the highest level of analytical expertise and advanced subject knowledge
  • Support and work effectively with specialist teams handling the most sensitive and highest risk intelligence dealt with by the force, adhering to all relevant legislation. Act in a timely and decisive fashion to support critical decision making which ensures maximum effectiveness for action whilst maintaining the safeguards on intelligence handling
  • Play a pivotal role in high profile live-time investigations, conducting analysis in a fast-time and pressured environment, communicating findings directly to Senior Investigating Officers and the wider investigation team in an accurate and succinct manner. This may require out-of-hours working from different locations


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

  • Educated to degree level in a relevant discipline or equivalent qualification or work experience
  • Will be expected to hold or be able to achieve a further qualification in analysis (eg. NIAT and/or IPP)
  • Ability to identify and scope a problem to effectively deliver analytical products
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Applicants must be able to demonstrate that they have skills in effectively producing a range of reports to a varied audience
  • Ability to research, analyse, and assimilate large volumes of complex data and prepare and produce concise analytical reports
  • Skilled in the use of use IT packages, systems and/or databases involved in analysing, interpreting, storing, and presenting data
  • Strong IT skills, including working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint and other Microsoft Office applications


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: 

  • £30,614.33 per annum plus, £2,835.11 London Allowance per annum
  • Yearly base salary increments
  • Working from home allowance available to purchase suitable equipment for blended & home working
  • 28 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Flexible agile working approach
  • Family friendly policies including up to 26 weeks paid maternity and adoption leave
  • Bespoke benefits platform and access to Blue Light Card
  • Development opportunities including fully funded apprenticeships
  • Employee assistance programme and dedicated wellbeing hub
  • Pension scheme


BTP is an employer who cares about the impact we have on the environment and the wider challenges of climate change, and as such we are committed to reducing our carbon footprint and achieving Net Zero Carbon (NZC) through offsetting by 2035.


At BTP we are proud guardians of the railway and it is crucial that we represent the diverse communities we serve and protect. As ‘One BTP’ across the UK, we know that diversity, inclusion and belonging help us improve our decision making, foster creativity and drive innovation so all our people can thrive.

Our vacancies are open to everyone and all appointments are made based on merit. So that we can become more diverse we encourage applications from candidates from Black, Asian, and minority ethnic backgrounds, women, people who have a disability, those who are neurodiverse and persons who identify as LGBTQI+. If you have the skills, experience and values that here in BTP we pride ourselves on then we would welcome you to apply.

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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 5 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.

BTP has undertaken a review of Police Staff pensions and as a result of this the Police Staff pension will be changing. The current police staff pension is a Defined Benefit scheme which is administered by the Railways Pension scheme. The new pension scheme which is launching is a Defined Contribution scheme which is administered by Royal London. The new pension scheme is awaiting formal approval and an introductory date is not finalised. The earliest this will be is April 2023. If you have any queries, please contact the recruitment team –


Internal candidates must have completed their probation for their current substantive posting and can only apply in tenure if Head of Department approval is emailed to prior to the vacancy closing. Internal candidates must confirm that they are not subject to formal action plans for sickness/complaints/discipline or poor performance and that all mandatory training courses have been attended and are in ticket/up to date. A minimum indicator of 3 / developing' or' 'Indicator 5 / no rating must have been achieved on the last reporting year PDR.




This opportunity is closed to applications.