Intelligence Analyst

at New Zealand Police
Published May 10, 2023
Location Wellington, New Zealand
Category Other  
Job Type Full-time  


Intelligence Analyst New Zealand Police location Wellington. INTELA4D $67,563.00 - $85,537.00.

Company description New Zealand Police is working with the community to make New Zealanders be safe and feel safe. With over 13,000 staff, we provide policing services 24 hours a day, every day. We operate by land, sea and air, manage over 860,000 emergency calls a year and are always actively preventing crime and crashes.

We're working towards specific goals and targets that highlight our intent to work collaboratively with iwi and communities, other government sectors and business partners to deliver ‘Our Business' and achieve long-term change.

About us the Wellington District Intelligence Unit supports New Zealand Police leaders and officers to prevent crime and harm through exceptional policing in Wellington District. Our mahi is used to inform deployment of resources, understand the criminal environment and crime problems, and facilitate evidence-based action and prevention.

We were recently presented with the NZIIP awards for Innovation in Intelligence and Developing Intelligence Practitioners, and we are looking to recruit an Intelligence Analyst/Senior Intelligence Analyst to join our high performing team based in Wellington CBD.

These positions are ideal for experienced Intelligence professionals, or those with relevant experience in law enforcement, justice, security or other government roles who are excited about a career in New Zealand Police Intelligence. We are interested in receiving applications from a range of backgrounds; a tertiary degree is not a prerequisite.

About these roles as an Intelligence Analyst you will be open-minded and lean into the challenges that different analytical problems present. You will use your initiative and critical thinking skills to identify and understand policing problems and apply analytical tools and techniques to develop compelling advice to inform enforcement and prevention.

You will be comfortable talking to others to build your understanding of policing and Intelligence and work directly with people from a wide range of internal and external workgroups and agencies for mutual benefit. You will present analysis through both written reporting and verbal briefings to a range of audiences.

As a Senior Intelligence Analyst, you will demonstrate professional curiosity and adaptive approaches to using a range of analytic tools and methodologies to provide insight and foresight on a range of complex problems and issues. You will use your advanced critical thinking and team-focussed approach to coach others on best practice intelligence tradecraft, to support team development and foster a positive and productive team culture.

Your engagement in your own professional development will be shown through proactively working to grow your knowledge of policing and Intelligence and seeking feedback on your own work. For both roles, you must be able to manage the nature of the work we undertake, and the organisational challenges faced by Police Intelligence. The environment can be fast paced and as such you need to be adaptable.

Key Accountabilities (Intelligence Analyst) proactively identify emerging or escalating trends in crime issues. Demonstrate strong critical thinking and apply analytical techniques to interpret information for Intelligence analysis, as well as proposing effective solutions. Development of a high-quality written reports/presentations, and provide clear and concise verbal briefings appropriate to a range of audiences.

Actively and positively contribute to collaborative projects and group analysis. Effectively manage competing priorities and demands to maintain quality of work under strict timeframes. Develop and maintain a wide range of positive relationships (internal and external). Champion diverse world views, different perspectives, and the principles of Te Tiriti o Waitangi, and identifying opportunities to reflect these in Intelligence products.

Key Accountabilities (Senior intelligence Analyst) work with limited supervision on complex analytical problems. Provide technical guidance in Intelligence analysis tools and coach junior members of the team to develop their Intelligence tradecraft. Lead by example with a committed, positive attitude towards teamwork and professional development.

What You'll Bring being part of the Police whānau is about being our best to ensure our communities are safe and feel safe. Our Core Competencies provide a shared understanding of the behaviours, leadership and technical competence required for success at each level of Police. Whilst we are looking for skills, knowledge and experience relevant to the role, we also place high importance on your state of mind, the alignment of your values with ours, your ability to contribute to, and build, high performing teams, and the way that you lead yourself or others.

The preferred applicants will be able to demonstrate the following a sound knowledge of intelligence practises and crime science. An ability to work effectively in a team environment - bringing a positive energy. Shows initiative and is able to work unsupervised (reliable and dependable). Can work effectively and calmly under pressure. Able to work to short deadlines. Comfortable managing multiple demands from a variety of people. Available at short notice and able to work at alternate locations where required.

Application Process initial applications and CVs will be assessed by the Talent Pathway Team. Selected candidates will be asked to complete a written scenario as part of the shortlisting process. Candidates who progress to interview will complete scenario assessments to assess technical competence and may also be asked to complete psychometric testing including personality and cognitive reasoning assessments.

This role is set at Individual Contributor level, this means your key purpose is "to deliver or enable others to deliver Our Business".

About us our mission is to prevent crime and harm through exceptional policing. Our vision is to be the safest country. Our purpose is to ensure everybody can be safe and feel safe.

Special Requirements New Zealand or Australian citizenship, or a permanent NZ resident. Successful applicants must reside in Wellington. Hold the NZ Diploma in Intelligence Analysis (NZDIA) or equivalent, or be able to complete NZDIA modules early in employment. Hold a full driver licence or be able to complete early in employment. Note - a tertiary qualification is not a requirement. However, previous work experience is preferred.

Working flexibly your wellbeing inside and outside of work is important to us. We're open to discussing flexible working options that work for both you and the business. Remuneration upon appointment to the role will be $94,854 - $110,456 (Senior Intelligence Analyst) and $79,948 - $92,919 (Intelligence Analyst).