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Intelligence Analyst

NZ Police
Job Category:
Policy & analysis
Wellington - Wellington
Wellington - Wairarapa
Job Type:
Ongoing - Full Time
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Job Description

Intelligence Analyst

New Zealand Police

Police National Headquarters

Permanent, Full-time

Remuneration range: $57,605.00 - $74,547.00

Job Requisition ID 8730


The New Zealand Police have a permanent position available for an Intelligence Analyst based within the New Zealand Police Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU). The FIU are the recipient of suspicious activity information that is reported to us from the private financial sector.  Using this information we contribute to anti-money laundering efforts, the investigation of organised and transnational criminal groups, and the disruption of terrorist financing through supporting investigations by Police, Government agencies, and international law enforcement. FIU services are a response to the functions and powers set out in the Anti-Money Laundering and Countering Financing of Terrorism Act 2009.

As an analyst you will be required to produce intelligence products that enable understanding of the criminal environment as it relates to money laundering, terrorist financing, and transnational crime. As well as using that understanding to support Police disruption of organised and transnational crime, you will engage with partner agencies across government to facilitate investigations into tax evasion, border protection, immigration and benefit fraud.



  • Demonstrate analytical thinking
  • Apply analytical techniques to interpret information for intelligence analysis
  • Develop and apply intelligence processes and principles
  • Research, analyse, critically examine crime and criminality, and write intelligence products to assist decision makers
  • Manage competing demands and a high workload at times
  • Develop and maintain a wide range of positive relationships (internal and external)



  • Experience using Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel) to develop a high standard of reports/presentations
  • Experience writing clear, succinct and useful documents
  • Experience in using a variety of tools and techniques to understand a problem, develop solutions and effectively influence and inform decision making
  • Experience presenting (written and verbal) complex issues clearly to a range of audiences.


Special Requirements

  • To apply for this role you must be a NZ citizen or permanent resident.
  • The successful applicant must be able to obtain and maintain a Top Secret Government security clearance.
  • A New Zealand Diploma in Intelligence Analysis or equivalent is preferred. Applicants who do not meet this requirement will be required to complete this qualification within 12 months of appointment.


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:

  • Successful applicant must reside in Wellington


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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, Tuesday 26 February 2019.

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