at New Zealand Police
Published May 11, 2023
Location Wellington, New Zealand
Category Management  
Job Type Full-time  


Manager New Zealand Police location Wellington. From $140,729.00.

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 the role the National Drug Intelligence Bureau (NDIB) is a multi-agency intelligence unit involving the New Zealand Customs Service, the Ministry of Health and New Zealand Police. It provides information to a range of workgroups within Police and Government agencies.

The NDIB provides strategic intelligence and advice on illicit drugs, potentially illicit drugs, and precursors, to support reducing drug-related harm through supply, control, and demand reduction measures. NDIB produces strategic assessments on illicit drug issues and commodities to proactively identify existing, new, and emerging drug trends; identify supply, trafficking routes, and distribution networks; inform on health harms, risks, and future outlooks; and identify information gaps and scope collection plans.

NDIB receives and shares information with overseas law enforcement jurisdictions and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC). The NDIB has reporting responsibilities on behalf of New Zealand to the United Nations International Narcotics Control Board. NDIB also governs Drug Information and Alerts Aotearoa, the national drug early warning system, via the High Alert website (link is external).

NDIB also governs the National Wastewater Testing Programme. This programme estimates the consumption of illicit drugs in our wastewater network and monitors around 75 percent of the population. The programme currently tests for methamphetamine, MDMA, cocaine, opioids, cannabis, ephedrine and pseudoephedrine.

Key accountabilities develop, lead, and manage the multi-agency National Drug Intelligence Bureau to collect, analyse and disseminate drug-related harm insights. Develop and maintain critical partnerships across the sector. Develop community partnerships. Manage competing priorities and demands. Lead an inclusive environment where everyone can thrive.

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.

You will be able to demonstrate positive leadership that can inspire and motivate others to succeed. Establish, build and maintain relationships with NDIB partner agencies, across the government sector, and with the community. Demonstrate successful management of competing priorities and demands.  Identify and support development and improvement activities to enhance the team and work outputs.

Experience you will have management experience. Knowledge and experience of best practice intelligence processes. Knowledge and experience of the New Zealand Drug environment is desirable. Experience in engaging stakeholders in information sharing and collaboration. Experience with supporting a team in high pressure environments whilst delivering high quality outputs.

Experience in leading staff and developing high performance teams. Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively at all levels (internally and externally) to achieve desired outcomes. Demonstrated ability to work in a diverse and agile environment. Experience of leading or managing projects.

Special requirements the successful applicant/s must hold or be able to obtain a Top Secret security clearance. If you are an internal applicant, you must apply internally through the police system. You must provide an alternative contact email address. This role is set at Leader/Manager level, this means your key purpose is "to lead tactics for Our Business and enable people to deliver them".

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 roles At Sergeant / Senior Sergeant / Inspector level (Both PE and OOC). Current CPK at the rank of the vacancy you are applying for, and either, Undertake to engage in a leadership programme at the advertised level, at a future date or Have qualified under CEP or a previous Career Progression Framework at the rank of the vacancy you are applying for. For Police Employees this is not a requirement to apply, however, you are willing to undertake to engage in a leadership programme at the advertised level, at a future date

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.