Intelligence Analyst

at New Zealand Police
Published May 17, 2020
Location Timaru, New Zealand
Category Other  
Job Type Full-time  


Intelligence Analyst New Zealand Police location Canterbury.

The New Zealand Police has a permanent position available for an Intelligence Analyst based in Canterbury District at Te Omeka, Christchurch Justice and Emergency Services Precinct.

New Zealand Police is the lead agency responsible for reducing crime and enhancing community safety. We work in partnership with individuals, communities, businesses and other public sector agencies to achieve our vision of Safer Communities Together. By working for New Zealand Police you'll be joining thousands of others who are collectively working towards this shared mission of making New Zealand the safest country.

The Team Intelligence is a key component of Police Critical Command Information, which underpins the Prevention First National Operating Strategy. It is used to inform and drive the deployment of operational resources, enable understanding of the criminal environment and facilitate evidence-based action.

The Position as an Analyst you will proactively scan for emerging or escalating trends and undertake analysis in the field of crime, crash and community reassurance. You will use critical thinking techniques to develop intelligence products for decision makers that are evidence based, accurate, relevant, objective, useful and timely.

The person this position would suit an enthusiastic and motivated thinker who has an eye for detail, yet demonstrates a strong ability to think strategically about the future. The policing environment can also move quickly at times, so the successful applicant will be agile in their thought process and able to balance multiple competing demands.

Skills and Experience - The successful applicant will demonstrate the ability to think analytically and make sound recommendations that lead to positive outcomes in crime or problem reduction. The ability to write clear, succinct and useful intelligence/analytical reports (as demonstrated by work samples). Evidence of good research skills (ability to find information quickly, assess relevance and reliability, draw out relevant information).

The ability to collaborate with other agencies and organisations to achieve required outcomes. Experience using Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel) to develop reports and presentations to a high standard. Attention to detail with good time management skills, including meeting individual and team deadlines.

Certification requirements must hold the National Diploma in Intelligence Analysis (NZQA Level 6) or an equivalent qualification, or be able to complete and submit the required modules within three years of appointment. Applicants who do not meet this requirement may be appointed as a Trainee Analyst and are required to complete this qualification

Special requirements all applicants are required to submit a portfolio of their work at the time of initial application, for more information please email the Hiring Manager. Must have, or be able to obtain and maintain government National Security Clearance. Applicants will be required to completing mandatory residential training courses at the Royal New Zealand Police College for up to 3 weeks at a time. Must hold New Zealand or Australian citizenship or New Zealand permanent residency.

Applicants may also be required to undergo psychometric assessment for verbal, abstract and numeric reasoning. A computer skills assessment - Excel, Word. Core Competencies: Level 1 Individual Contributor.