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Performance Advisor / Senior Performance Advisor

NZ Police
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Human resources, recruitment & training
Wellington - Wellington
Wellington - Wairarapa
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Ongoing - Full Time
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Job Description

Performance Advisor / Senior Performance Advisor Police National Headquarters – Wellington Police Employee

Permanent, Full-time

Remuneration Range, Performance Advisor $76,304.00 - $103,235.00

Remuneration Range, Senior Performance Advisor $83,329.00 - $112,741.00  

Job Requisition ID 9293





Evidence-Based Policing (EBP) is about using information, crime-science and problem-solving methods to ensure that proven approaches and tactics inform our choices, are seen in the results, and provide confidence that what we do works.


EBP presents an opportunity for New Zealand Police to embed an evidence base into all of our operations. This is an opportunity to contribute to the formation of the newly created EBP Service Centre.


Under the leadership of Director EBP, the Evidence-Based Policing Centre is composed of several work groups.



Our EBP Group is made up of the following groups:


  • Performance and Research Insights  
  • Implementation and Evaluation  
  • Continuous Improvement  
  • Data Science


We have an opportunity for you to join our Evidence Based Policing Centre working as part of the National Performance Team.
You will perform a pivotal role in advising and contributing to the development of Police's performance systems, including advising on the development of performance measures, and providing advice around performance to Police and external stakeholders.
This is a dynamic and challenging position where you will be expected to provide strategic advice on organisational performance within public sector or other comparable organisations.  

Other key attributes to ensure success in this role is the ability to think outside the box, the ability to provide insights into performance improvement, and the ability to lead project teams across business units


Special Requirements  

  • To apply for this role you must be a NZ citizen or permanent resident  
  • Tertiary qualification desirable




  • Lead - Individual Contributor  
  • Partner - Level 2 Manager/Leader  
  • Solve - Level 2 Manager/Leader



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



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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! 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 any questions about this vacancy, please contact the Hiring Manager Ian Futcher at


 Applications close at 5pm, Friday 21st June 2019


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