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Intelligence Analyst

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

Intelligence Analyst

New Zealand Police

Christchurch, Canterbury District

Permanent, Full-time

Remuneration range: $57,605.00 - $74,548.00

Job Requisition ID 8709


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

The Team:   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.

The Position:   As an Analyst you will proactively scan for emerging or escalating trends and undertake 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.

The Person:  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 successfully applicant will be agile in their thought process and able to balance multiple competing demands.


Skills & Experience:

  • Demonstrate the ability to think analytically and make sound recommendations that lead to positive outcomes in crime or problem reduction;
  • Demonstrate an ability to write clear, succinct and useful intelligence/analytical reports (as demonstrated by work samples);
  • Demonstrate evidence of good research skills (ability to find information quickly, assess relevance and reliability, draw out relevant information).
  • Demonstrate an ability to collaborate with other agencies and organisations 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 12 months of employment. Applicants who do not meet this requirement will be appointed as Trainees and are required to complete this qualification within three years of appointment
  • Applicants will be required to meet the requirements for the position defined in the Professional Development in Intelligence Programmes including completing mandatory training


Competencies – Level 1 Individual Contributor

  • Communicate
  • Innovate
  • 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:

  • Successful applicant must reside in Canterbury
  • Applicants may also be required to undergo psychometric assessment for verbal, abstract and numeric reasoning; and a computer skills assessment – Excel and Word
  • Remuneration for trainee analyst increases on successful completion of all requirements of the Intelligence Induction Course.
  • Movement to Analyst occurs following successful completion of the National Diploma of Intelligence Analysis and is accompanied by a total remuneration increase to the Analyst band

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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. 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 team by emailing

Applications close at 5pm, Monday 25 February 2019.

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