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Data Analyst (FIU)

NZ Police
Job Category:
Data analytics
Wellington - Wellington
Wellington - Wairarapa
Job Type:
Ongoing - Full Time
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Job Description

Data Analyst – Financial Intelligence Unit

Police National Headquarters


Salary Range: $75,594.00 - $106,332.00

Permanent, Fulltime

Multiple Positions Available

Job Requisition ID 11666



The New Zealand Police Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) has a vacancy for a Data Analyst based at Police National Headquarters. This is an exciting and new opportunity to help build data analytics expertise within the FIU, working alongside our intelligence analysts and support staff.


The FIU is the recipient of transaction and suspicious activity information reported to us from across the financial sector. Using this information, we contribute to anti-money laundering efforts, the disruption of terrorist financing, and the dismantling of organised and transnational criminal groups, through supporting investigations across Police, government agencies and international law enforcement.


With a recent upgrade of our software, and future plans to expand on this through data integration, we require a range of technical expertise to understand our unique intelligence needs and help design innovative solutions to meet them. This role would suit an analyst who is comfortable operating in an environment of rapid change, has strong attention to detail, and takes a service-focused approach.



To be considered for the role, you must be able to demonstrate the following skills and experience:

  • Data extraction and analysis skills, including use of Excel, SQL, SAS and other analytical platforms
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • Some data visualisation experience is preferable
  • Strong consultative approach and customer service skills



Core Competencies – Level 1 Individual Contributor

  • Communicate
  • Deliver
  • Innovate

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



Additional Information:

  • Successful applicant must reside in Wellington area



Special Requirements:

  • Relevant tertiary qualification or equivalent experience
  • Full reference and security check



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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, 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 Julia Smith by email at


Applications close at 5pm, Wednesday 29th January 2020

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