Senior/Intelligence Analyst | Auckland Custom House
|Position Type:||Permanent Full Time|
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Intelligence Analyst - PD.pdf (PDF, 303KB)
|Application Close Date:||05-Jun-2023|
Job Title: Senior/Intelligence Analyst
Role type: Permanent
Location: Auckland, Wellington or Christchurch
Senior Salary range: $78,817 to $106,634 depending on skills and experience
Analyst Salary range: $78,817 to $92,726 depending on skills and experience
Kōrero mō te Tūranga - About the Role
As a Senior or Intelligence Analyst in the Intelligence & Targeting Team, you will be responsible for planning, leading, and delivering intelligence products to target risk, or develop insight into risks and non-compliance across import pathways. Your work will directly inform tactical, operational, and strategic decision makers across Biosecurity New Zealand.
As the successful applicant, you will be able to:
- Keep track of domestic and global issues that continue to challenge New Zealand Biosecurity.
- Derive insights from complex data sources, using intelligence methodologies and data analysis tools and techniques.
- Negotiate with stakeholders and decision makers, to determine requirements and priorities for intelligence products.
- Maintain appropriate standards and professionalism including seeking feedback from customers on the quality and timeliness of intelligence.
- Proactively engage with, and establish productive relationship networks across MPI, wider government and industry.
- Demonstrate integrity in handling sensitive information.
- Have an NZDIA or equivalent experience in intelligence
In addition, a senior analyst will:
- Provide coaching, mentoring, and advice to analysts within the team to ensure their success.
- Provide ongoing quality assurance and peer review to support performance, delivering training to contribute to the enhancement of our intelligence capability.
Mōu - About You
We are looking for an experienced intelligence practitioner to join our Intelligence and Targeting Team that:
- Can use a range of tools to critically examine issues and derive insights for decision makers.
- Has the skills to scan and track domestic and worldwide issues that can threaten New Zealand's biosecurity interests and help us protect New Zealand from biological harm.
- Thrives on developing effective relationships and negotiating with stakeholders to determine their intelligence priorities.
- Is skilled in providing coaching, mentoring and advice to intelligence analysts to build team capability.
- Is looking for a varied role, and a range of flexible working options.
Strong written and verbal communication skills are a key component of this role and proven coaching, mentoring and peer support in intelligence fundamentals are essential. The successful applicant must have well-developed interpersonal and relationship management skills.
Mō tō mātou Rōpū - About the Team
Our team is part of the newly formed Intelligence, Targeting and Evaluation Group. We coordinate and collaborate to inform and act on immediate and long-term risks to the border, across all import pathways. We are a regionally dispersed team of 18, across locations in Auckland, Christchurch and Dunedin.
Mō te Manatū Ahu Matua - About MPI
The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) partners with New Zealand's food and fibre sector to be the world's most sustainable provider of high-value food and primary products.
Ngā hua o te mahi i te Manatū Ahu Matua - Benefits of working at MPI
- Additional MPI leave days
- Access to free professional confidential counselling
- Career development and internal opportunities across the branch and organisation
Wā Mahi Ngāwari - Flexible Working
We support flexible working arrangements and are happy to discuss these options with you.
Ngā Taki Whakahaumaru - Security checks
Higher level Security Clearance
- most preferably a NZ citizen who has resided continuously in NZ for at least the last ten (10) years, OR
- is a citizen of, and/or has resided continuously in one or more of the following countries for the last ten (10) years: either Australia, Canada, NZ, UK or the USA; and has a background history that is verifiable and can be assessed as appropriate by the NZSIS towards a recommendation of suitability for a security clearance at a higher level.
- click here to find out more about the national security vetting process and access the eligibility self-check tool.
If you do not meet these minimum criteria, we will not be able to accept your application.
Kua rite koe mō tēnei mahi whaitake? - Are you ready to make a difference?
We are committed to being a good partner under Te Tiriti o Waitangi which includes working closely with iwi, hapū, whanau and hāpori
We aspire to reflect the diverse communities we serve, so we welcome applications from individuals of all backgrounds, and identities. As an organisation, we are committed to making Manatū Ahu Matua a great place to work for all.
In your cover letter we'd like to know about you, your values, your whakapapa; your interest and motivations for this role; the abilities, strengths, personal attributes and diverse perspectives you will bring to the role and this organisation, which may have also been gained outside of the workforce.
To view the position description and/or apply online, please click “APPLY FOR THIS JOB” or visit the MPI Careers Site. To apply, you must hold the right to work in New Zealand or be eligible to obtain it – click here to find out more about work visa eligibility and options.
Applications close at midnight on Monday 5th June 2023.
If you have any questions about the role, please email Luke.Farrell@mpi.govt.nz
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