Intelligence Support Officer

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    2 months ago
  • Category:
    Govt Jobs
  • Job Type: Ongoing – Full Time
  • Category: Other
  • Location: Wellington
  • Date Advertised: 13-NOV-19
  • Job Reference: MBIE/1432796
  • Job Title: Intelligence Support Officer
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  • Summary:

Intelligence Support Officer – Intelligence, Data and Insights- Immigration New Zealand – Wellington 

  • Take the next step in your Intelligence career
  • Play a key role in the development of intelligence products
  • Establish and build effective networks and relationships with external agencies
  • Showcase your analytical and communication skills

About the role:

Are you seeking a new challenge that will enable you to progress in Intelligence? This is a unique opportunity to be part of a major new programme of work to improve compliance with New Zealand’s immigration system and reduce irregular migration.

This newly created permanent role is in the Intelligence, Data and Insights group within Immigration New Zealand.

As an Intelligence Support Officer, you will work in partnership across MBIE and other government agencies to inform decision makers and be responsible for making critical judgements on initial actions for information requests. You will assist in the development of intelligence products and other services which provide unique insights into risk and value decisions across MBIE’s regulatory and New Zealand’s national security systems.

You will respond to intelligence enquiries from within MBIE and partner agencies, ensuring accuracy, quality and consistency of advice. You will collate information and intelligence to support effective information flows and contribute to the development of information collection plans to reflect intelligence requirements.

We are a busy unit, operating in a high tempo and dynamic environment. Achievers in the Intelligence roles are resilient, enthusiastic self-starters, whose excellent communication skills, sound judgement, and confidence will ensure they’re a great team fit.

This is a great opportunity to develop your career in a role that will enable you to grow your skills and experience and contribute across the operations of the wider Intelligence unit.

What you will bring to the role:

You will bring sound analytical skills, with a problem-solving approach and excellent judgement, together with strong written and oral communication skills. Experience in a relevant intelligence field, experience / knowledge of Immigration New Zealand and the Labour inspectorate, and knowledge of security and the management of classified or sensitive information would be an advantage.

We are keen to hear from you if you have

  • Comparable relevant administrative experience in immigration / intelligence or law enforcement
  • Experience working in a team support role within a large and complex public sector environment
  • A relevant tertiary qualification or comparable relevant experience
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to develop and maintain effective relationships
  • Ability to quickly assimilate new information or areas of work
  • A collaborative and action-centred approach
  • Ability to adapt within a dynamic environment
  • Excellent organising skills, with an ability to prioritise and juggle multiple tasks for a range of customers
  • Are a New Zealand Citizen, or hold a residence class visa

Applicants must be able to obtain and maintain a TOP SECRET government security clearance. In order to achieve this you must be a New Zealand citizen or resident who has resided continuously in this country for 10 years, OR a citizen of Australia, Canada, The United Kingdom, or The United States of America; and have resided continuously in one or more of those countries for the past 10 years prior to application, with a background history which is verifiable and can be assessed as appropriate by the NZSIS towards a recommendation of suitability for a security clearance at a high level. If you do not meet these minimum criteria, we will not be able to accept your application.


About the Branch

This position is based in the Intelligence, Data and Insights branch within Immigration New Zealand.

Immigration New Zealand works with international organisations and industry partners to improve border security and make immigration easier. We lead government strategy designed to help migrants settle into New Zealand.

Our values are part of everything we do. Our people are strong collaborators who believe we are always Better Together – Mahi Tahi. We are Bold and Brave- Maia in the way we create, innovate, learn and share. We take charge of Building Our Future – Pono Me Te Tika and we Own It – Pae Kahurangi in everything we do.

We are part of the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE), New Zealand’s largest government department. MBIE’s purpose is to grow the New Zealand economy to provide a better standard of living for all New Zealanders.


Why work for us?            

First and foremost, you’ll be part of a team making a real difference for New Zealand. You will also benefit from:

  • Excellent training programmes and development opportunities
  • 23 days annual leave
  • Flexible working opportunities
  • Industry competitive salary
  • Exposure across NZ’s largest government Ministry


How to apply

Click on the APPLY button below in order to be directed to our on-line careers website.  You may view a position description at this site, as well as complete the on-line application, and upload a CV and cover letter. For tracking and evaluation purposes, all applications must be submitted via our on-line process.

Please e-mail sarah.hutcheson for a confidential discussion or questions about the role, quoting reference MBIE/1432796.

Applications close at 5pm on Wednesday 27 November 2019.