EBP – Senior Research Insights Advisor

  • Company:
    New Zealand Police
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
  • Posted:
    2 weeks ago
  • Category:

Senior Research and Insights Advisor – it starts with you!

  • Based at Police National Headquarters 
  • Police Employee, Band J
  • 12 month Fixed Term
  • Job Req: 32102
  • About the role

    The Evidence Based Policing Centre is seeking applications for a Senior Research and Insights Advisor (Survey Coordination). In this role you will help New Zealand Police adopt a strategic approach to surveying to provide better oversight and coordination of the surveying we do.

    The ideal candidate will be a go-getter with proven project management experience and an excellent track-record building and managing internal and external relationships. Alongside this work you will help ensure that all surveys undertaken across NZ police are supported and informed by relevant expert knowledge.

    You will have responsibility for providing coordination of, and advice to support, the best practice delivery and analysis of surveys, the context of which will cover broad areas of interest across policing. Additionally, you will contribute to robust quantitative and qualitative research evidence that informs Police choices, is seen in the results, and provide confidence that what we as Police do works.

    Key Accountabilities:

  • Leadership and high quality, timely provision of advice on survey work across NZ Police
  • Robust and insightful contribution to research-informed evidence base across a number of topics of interest for NZ Police
  • Collaborative working with colleagues across the Evidence Based Policing Centre and NZ Police, enhancing the mana and waiora of others
  • Contributing to a high performing team and continuous improvement
  • 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.

  • Understanding of Māori customs and values (Whanaungatanga, Rangatiratanga, Manaakitanga, Wairuatanga and Kaitiakitanga) and Kaupapa Māori research principles would be advantageous.
  • Postgraduate Research Qualification or equivalent work experience.
  • Strong project management and coordination skills
  • Experience designing, conducting, and analysing surveys, as well as knowledge of key software used to help build and analyse survey responses.
  • Good written and verbal communication and well-practiced at simplifying or tailoring complex information to the needs of each audience
  • This role is set at Individual Contributor level , this means your key purpose is “to deliver or enable others to deliver Our Business”.

    We will ask you questions based on “How we will deliver Our Business – Core Competencies” and the appropriate role level,

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