Intelligence Analyst/Senior Intelligence Analyst
About the roles
The Wellington District Intelligence Unit supports NZ Police leaders and officers to prevent crime and harm through exceptional policing in Wellington District. Intelligence is used to inform deployment of resources, understand the criminal environment and crime problems, and facilitate evidence-based action and prevention.
We are looking to recruit two analysts to join the team based in Wellington CBD. This could include the appointment of an applicant at a Senior Analyst level.
As an Analyst you will consult a range of information sources, use analytical tools and techniques to understand complex policing problems, and develop compelling advice to inform prevention and enforcement. You will also start/continue your journey of learning and development as a skilled Intelligence Professional.
As a Senior Analyst, as well as demonstrating best practice intelligence tradecraft and principles, you will play a key role in the coaching and development of others, and foster a positive and productive team culture.
These positions would be ideal for analysts wanting the opportunity to broaden their range/experience or take the next step in their career, or someone new to or taking the next step in NZ Police Intelligence and would like to learn and develop under the guidance of an experienced analytical team.
If shortlisted for an Analyst role, you will be required to submit a short, written work sample.
If shortlisted for a Senior Analyst role, you will be required to submit a portfolio of work to be assessed prior to interview.
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What you’ll bring
Previous experience working in or with intelligence is advantageous but not required. We are interested in receiving applications from a range of backgrounds and people who have worked in public or private sector who are excited about a career in NZ Police intelligence.
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.
This role is set at Individual Contributor level , this means your key purpose is “to deliver or enable others to deliver Our Business”.
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