People & Culture Programme Manager

British Transport Police
Force Headquarters, Camden, London, Birmingham - Outbased
£50,617.58 plus London Allowance of £2,700.10
Closing date
19 Aug 2022

As a  People & Culture Programme Manager with BTP you will report to the Director of People & Culture and drive our change programme “A Force on the Move” which began in April 2022.

You will be required to: 

  • Have overall responsibility for the programme management delivery of the People & Culture transformation projects, including the budget, outcomes/benefits realisation, resources, development of the programme and management of risks and issues.
  • Be responsible for providing programme oversight and managing the related change impacts and working closely with subject matter experts (SME) and senior stakeholders.

The successful People & Culture Programme Manager will be required to evidence the following skills:

  • Champion and implement effective programme delivery, supporting the BTP vision and strategic plan.
  • Lead the programme, including set up, management and delivery, ensuring that the programme delivers and meets all mandated processes, standards and reporting requirements.
  • Identify, manage and resolve risks, track and manage costs and benefits provide reports as required, and ensure all output meet professional standards.
  • Manage communication and engagement with programme stakeholders, developing and maintaining strategic relationships and working in partnership to resolve problems to benefit operational policing and the BTP

Please note we are currently adopting a Blended (Hybrid) Working approach which includes home working, so are also open to discussion regarding a flexible and agile approach to work. 

Further information about this vacancy can be found in the attached job description.

If you are interested in applying to this People & Culture Programme Manager 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 of £50,617.58 plus £2,700.10 London Allowance (if applicable)
  • 28 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Yearly base salary increments
  • Working from home allowance available to purchase suitable equipment for blended & home working
  • Employee assistance programme and dedicated Wellbeing hub
  • Pension scheme
  • Other benefits include a bespoke BTP rewards platform and various salary sacrifice schemes such as cycle-to-work and season ticket loan as well as many high street and online retail discounts, including access to Blue Light Card.

This is an exciting time to BTP as we embark on our Force on the Move change programme, which is focussed on transforming and modernising our wide-ranging services to become a world class police force. You will have the opportunity to join a national organisation, engaging with many areas of the business to take forward new and exciting ways of working.

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 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.

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.

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 May 2022. If you have any queries, please contact the recruitment team –

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 ‘developing’ rating, or above, was achieved on the last reporting year PDR and they have completed their tenure period (6 months) for current substantive posting.

Job Description  

People and Culture Programme Manager JD.pdf – 193KB 

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