Intelligence Analyst at Ministry for Primary Industries, National
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Role type: Permanent
Salary range: $78,817 to $92,726 depending on skills and experience
Kōrero mō te Tūranga - About the Role
As an 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.
- Provide coaching, mentoring, and advice to other 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.
- 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.
- Provide intelligence support to other MPI functions including Food Safety, Forestry, Fisheries, Animal Welfare, Trade, and MPI/All of Government responses where required.
Mōu - About You
We are looking for an analyst 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 developing effective relationships and negotiating with stakeholders to determine their intelligence priorities.
- Can provide coaching, mentoring and advice to other 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. The successful applicant must have well-developed interpersonal and relationship management skills.
You do not need to meet all of the role requirements to apply. We offer a breadth of development and learning opportunities and will welcome an application if you think you could make a great fit.
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-checktool.
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.
If you have any questions about the role, please email Luke.Farrell@mpi.govt.nz
Applications close at midnight on Monday 30th January 2023.
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Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
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|Position type:||Full Time|
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