Intelligence Analyst – Complex & Specialist Crime – Part Time

C Division
North West Area HQ (Peninsula, Manchester)
Part Time
14.5 = 0.39
£32,757.33 (FTE)

British Transport Police (BTP) are recruiting for an Analyst on a Permanent, Part time (2 days a week, 14.5 hours) opportunity. The role is paying £32,757.33 (FTE) per annum and will be based at The Peninsula, Manchester.

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 Analyst you will be required to:

  • The Intelligence Analyst provides expertise through the development and use of analytical products to assist decision-making at a strategic, tactical and operational level.
  • Conduct analysis at a strategic, tactical and/or operational level, identifying and using appropriate analytical tools and techniques to interpret gaps, patterns and trends, assess threat, risk and harm and make recommendations in support of decision making, prioritisation and resource allocation.
  • Collect and evaluate data and information to support the creation of a collection plan and the delivery of analytical products.
  • Produce written and/or verbal briefings and presentations to stakeholders to provide a clear and concise evidence based understanding of the subject matter, including providing advice and guidance on products.
  • Prepare, deliver and present analytical products for use in court proceedings, as required.


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

  • Educated to degree level in a relevant discipline or equivalent qualification or work experience.
  • Proven use of analytical and intelligence/information gathering skills
  • Proven experience in data exploitation and statistical analysis
  • Proven use of and experience in collecting, reviewing and interpreting a wide range of datasets
  • Ability to identify and scope a problem to effectively deliver analytical products.
  • Understanding of relevant legislation and policies appropriate to the role and their use (for example: Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act, General Data Protection Regulation, Management of Police Information)
  • Good working knowledge of the National Intelligence Model (NIM)
  • Understanding of the Intelligence Professionalisation Programme (IPP)



If you are interested in applying for this role, then please click the "Apply" button below and upload a copy of your cover letter and CV in one PDF document. In your cover letter,

Please describe how your skills and experience are suitable for the role and how you meet the essential criteria?"

Please ensure that both your cover letter and CV are uploaded as one document as there is no option to upload them separately. Applications containing only a CV will not be considered, therefore, please ensure that you include a cover letter. 

If you are interested in applying to the role, then please do not delay as interviews will be held as soon possible. In return for your experience, we can offer you:

  • Salary of £32,757.33 (FTE) per annum
  • Yearly base salary increments (subject to satisfactory performance in previous PDR year)
  • Working from home allowance available to purchase suitable equipment for blended & home working
  • 28 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • 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
  • Excellent 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+. We use positive action to encourage potential candidates from underrepresented groups through targeted workshops or advice sessions.  If you have the skills, experience and values that here in BTP we pride ourselves on then we would welcome you to apply.

For more information on Positive Action please click here or email the team on

If you have any questions about the application process, please email our friendly and helpful team where we will be happy to help you: If your question related to equality or diversity then you can also contact our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion team directly at: To reassure you, anything you ask us will be in the strictest confidence and will not form part of your application.

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 GPP Police Staff Pension Scheme is administered by Royal London and this is a group personal pension plan which is available to all police staff. It’s a defined contribution scheme, offering employees the flexibility to vary their pension contributions from 4.4% to 12% of their salary. For more information, visit the Royal London dedicated pension page or email us at .Please note if you are an existing member of Police Staff in the RPS your pension will not be affected. 

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 rating of 3 (performing) or a rating of U (no rating) must have been achieved on the last reporting year PDR.




This opportunity is closed to applications.