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Senior / Lead Intelligence Analyst

NZ Police
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Wellington - Wellington
Wellington - Wairarapa
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Ongoing - Part Time
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Senior / Lead Intelligence Analyst


Senior Intelligence Analyst Salary Range: $67,942.00 - $93,071.00

Lead Intelligence Analyst Salary Range: $89,581.00 - $110,522.00

Permanent, Fulltime

Job Requisition ID 11399



Do you have an inquisitive mind and like to solve complex problems with innovative solutions? Would you like to contribute to safer communities in Wellington District by influencing decision-makers? Then this is the opportunity you have been looking for.


Our District Intelligence Unit is currently recruiting for an experienced intelligence professional to join our team based in central Wellington. We offer a diverse and interesting working environment with great opportunities for personal and career development.


As a Senior or Lead Intelligence Analyst you will contribute to crime and crash reduction and the prevention and disruption of criminal activity through analysis of complex policing problems and development of intelligence products that inform and support prevention, intervention and enforcement activities. 


As a Lead Intelligence Analyst you will also provide technical guidance in tactical operational and strategic intelligence analysis and support junior staff to develop technical intelligence analytical skills.


If shortlisted, you will be required to submit a portfolio of work to be assessed prior to interview. You may be required to undergo psychometric testing prior to interview, and complete a scenario analysis exercise at interview. Further information regarding applications and required can be found at the following link:



To apply for Senior or Lead Intelligence Analyst, your application must demonstrate the following Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Formal analytical training and experience in an intelligence role
  • Proven analytical and critical thinking skills and experience using a variety of analytical tools and techniques to understand a problem
  • Experience developing solutions that effectively influence and inform decision-making,
  • Advanced ability in presenting complex issues clearly to a range of audiences (written and verbal)



If applying for Lead Intelligence Analyst, your application must also demonstrate:

  • Proven experience of coaching, mentoring and leading individuals
  • Strong relationship management skills and proven ability to work with a range of stakeholders
  • Experience in contributing to the development of team plans, projects and new initiatives



Senior Intelligence Analyst Core Competencies - Level 1 Individual Contributor

  • Deliver
  • Develop
  • Solve


Lead Intelligence Analyst Competencies – Level 2 Team Manager/Leader

  • Partner
  • Deliver
  • Develop


For more information about the above Core Competencies, visit “Our Values” on our website to view our Core Competency Framework: How We Do Things.



Special Requirements:

  • Hold the New Zealand Diploma in Intelligence Analysis or equivalent
  • Be able to submit a portfolio of work to be assessed against the position you are applying for (if not already assessed at that level)
  • Be a New Zealand Citizen or have permanent residency and be able to obtain and maintain a Top Secret security clearance
  • Travel across the District will be necessary so a Full NZ (or overseas equivalent) Driver Licence will be required



Additional Information:

  • Successful applicant must reside within a commutable distance of Central Wellington
  • Position is subject to rotation



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If this position sounds like you, click APPLY NOW or visit our Police website:  and select ‘Current vacancies' to apply today!


IMPORTANT: Applications submitted directly through the Government Jobs Website are no longer considered. Please visit our Police website:  and select ‘Current vacancies' to apply for this position.


PLEASE NOTE: If you are an existing Police Employee, you must apply through our internal Careers site and include your QID number in your application.


If this position sounds like you, click apply now. You will be required to submit a Curriculum Vitae which provides a brief account of your relevant skills and experience. In addition, you must complete an application form telling us why you are interested in applying for the position and how you meet the Core Competencies of the role as well as demonstrating the ability to meet the SFIA 6 Skills, using no more than 4000 characters (including spaces), approximately 600-650 words per section. For further assistance, please click here.


If you are an existing Contractor working for Police, you must apply through the NZ Police career site and create a profile as an external candidate. Please do not include your QID.


If you have any questions about this vacancy, please contact Tania Simpson by email at


Applications close at 5pm, Wednesday 23rd October

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