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Senior Intelligence Analyst

NZ Police
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Policy & analysis
Canterbury - Christchurch
Job Type:
Ongoing - Full Time
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Job Description


Senior Intelligence Analyst

New Zealand Police

Te Omeka, Canterbury District

Permanent, Full-time

Remuneration range: $65,963 - $90,360

Job Requisition ID 8139


The New Zealand Police has a permanent position available for a Senior Intelligence Analyst based in Canterbury District at Te Omeka, Christchurch Justice and Emergency Services Precinct.

Intelligence is a key component of Police Critical Command Information, which underpins the Prevention First National Operating Strategy. It is used to inform and drive the deployment of operational resources, enable understanding of the criminal environment and facilitate evidence-based action, particularly in respect of priority and repeat victims, offenders and locations.

As a Senior Analyst you are considered a highly experienced professional in the field of intelligence. This experience will enable you to lead analysis in the field of crime, crash and community reassurance. You will use critical thinking techniques to develop intelligence products for decision makers that are evidence based, accurate, relevant, objective, useful and timely. As a subject matter expert you will be responsible for training and mentoring other analysts and leading project teams to deliver products of the highest quality.

This position would suit an enthusiastic and motivated thinker who has an eye for detail, yet demonstrates a strong ability to think strategically about the future. The policing environment can also move quickly at times, so the successful applicant will be agile in their thought process and able to balance multiple competing demands. You will be a champion of innovation and bring with you a demonstrated ability to build strong partnerships with other organisations.


Skills and Experience – you will be able to:


Demonstrates the ability to think analytically and make sound recommendations that lead to positive outcomes in crime or problem reduction;

Demonstrates an ability to write clear, succinct and useful intelligence/analytical reports (as demonstrated by work samples);

Demonstrates evidence of strong leadership, innovation and the ability to train and mentor junior members of staff.

Demonstrates an ability to build partnerships and collaborate with other agencies to achieve required outcomes.


Special Requirements


  • To apply for this role you must be a NZ citizen or permanent resident.
  • All applicants are required to submit a portfolio of their work at the time of initial application.  For further information refer to
  • Applicants must have, or be able to obtain and maintain government security clearance.
  • Must hold the National Diploma in Intelligence Analysis or equivalent, or be able to complete and submit the required NDIA modules within three years of appointment.
  • Applicants will need to meet the requirements for the position defined in the Professional Development in Intelligence Programmes including completing mandatory training.

Applicants may also be required to undergo:

  • Psychometric assessment for verbal, abstract and numeric reasoning;
  • A computer skills assessment - Excel, Word.

Competencies – Level 1 Individual Contributor

  • Communicate
  • Deliver
  • Solve


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:


  • The successful candidate must reside in Christchurch


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If this position sounds like you, click APPLY NOW or visit our Police website: select ‘Current vacancies' to apply today! You will be required to submit a Curriculum Vitae (maximum 4 pages) which provides a brief account of your relevant education, skills and experience.


All applicants are required to submit a portfolio of their work at the time of initial application.  For further information refer to

 In addition, you must complete an application form telling us why you are interested in the position and how you meet the above Core Competencies of the role, no more than 4000 characters (including spaces), approximately 600-650 words per section.


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.



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


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 questions before you apply, contact the hiring manager Jamie Ball on

Applications close at 5pm, Tuesday 18th December 2018.  

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