Intelligence Supervisor

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    Govt NZ Jobs
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  • Category: Corrections Operations
  • Location: Auckland (Tamaki Makaurau)
  • Date Advertised: 20-NOV-20
  • Job Reference: APA/1497309
  • Job Title: Intelligence Supervisor
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  • Fixed Term Contract – January 2021 – June 2022
  • Based at Auckland Prison
  • Newly created position


About the role | Mō te tūnga

Reporting to the Manager Regional Intelligence; Northern, the Intelligence Supervisor is responsible for intelligence service delivery to the Prisoners of Extreme Risk Directorate at Auckland Prison. The role involves inter-agency liaison, representation and presentation of Corrections Intelligence at internal and external forums, and managing the allocation and delivery of intelligence tasks to meet the needs of internal and external clients. The role also supports the Manager Regional Intelligence to deliver an exemplary intelligence service and the development and continuous improvement of the Department’s intelligence capability.

This is a great opportunity is available as an internal or inter-agency secondment for an experienced intelligence practitioner with leadership experience who wants to stretch their wings and help shape the intelligence architecture within Ara Poutama Aotearoa, Department of Corrections.

Our teams work in a busy, very intricate part of the business and it will be expected that you will have a great sense of urgency with a willingness to complete intelligence outputs, whilst providing leadership and guidance to others in order to deliver quick, quality results which meet operational needs.

This is a fixed term opportunity available 25/01/2021 – 30/06/2022.The salary for this for is $91,953 – $108,180 and the job closes on Sunday 6th December 2020.


About you | Mōu

This is a key role leading a small team of Intelligence staff so your strength in developing and mentoring people will need to be showcased. Promoting staff development and enhancing capability will contribute to the overall success of the Northern Region Intelligence team. 

To be successful in this role, you must have:

  • Demonstrated experience in Intelligence, preferably with a focus on criminal and/or unlawful activities.
  • Ability to recognise key political and other factors which may impact on working relationships and deal with these sensitively and strategically.  
  • A philosophy and work ethic which includes a sense of urgency, an attitude of preparedness and vigilance, and a drive to make an appreciable difference.
  • Advanced relationship management skills, focusing on encouraging and leading cooperative efforts to identify and manage potential areas of concern or conflict.
  • Demonstrated effective interpersonal and communication skills across a wide spectrum, including a demonstrated ability in advocacy, negotiation, consultation.  
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and deliver on individual/team projects and tasks (including resource allocation, time management, prioritisation etc).
  • Demonstrated leadership skills including the ability to create and maintain a healthy team, build trust and confidence with clients, and influence decision-makers effectively.
  • Demonstrated written communication skills, including intelligence report writing and presentation skills.
  • Ability to work in a high pressured environment and lead staff through those periods.
  • A full driver licence is required as some travel will be a requirement of this role.
  • The ability to obtain and maintain a Top Secret security clearance.


Mō mātou | About us

Ara Poutama Aotearoa is a name that has been gifted to us and is our commitment to improving the oranga and safety of the people, whānau, and that of the communities we serve across the motu. 

As a values-led organisation, we use the principles of rangatira (leadership), manaaki (respect), wairua (spirituality), kaitiaki (guardianship) and whānau (relationships) to shape how we work and deliver the outcomes in our strategy – Hōkai Rangi (


Tono ināianei | Apply Now

To apply, please submit a tailored CV and a cover letter (PDF) describing your motivation applying for the position, highlighting relevant skills and experience. Alignment to our kaupapa is critical to our success – we ask that you provide examples which reflect and demonstrate our organisation values. 

It is an exciting time to join us and we continue to seek out talented individuals who are committed to an inclusive, vibrant workplace. We recognise and celebrate the uniqueness of individuals, and that of the collective talent in our whānau.  All applications must be submitted through our careers site to ensure transparency. Applications received via email will not be considered. 

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