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Security Education and Awareness Advisor

NZ Security Intelligence Service (NZSIS)
Job Category:
Defence, corrections & security
Wellington - Wellington
Wellington - Wairarapa
Job Type:
Ongoing - Full Time
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Job Description

The New Zealand Intelligence Community (NZIC) has an exciting opportunity for a highly-motivated individual to join our Insider Threat team as a Security Education and Awareness Advisor. The Insider Threat team seeks to prevent, mitigate and respond to actual and potential insider threats within the NZIC.

This is a newly created position where you will have the ability to be creative and use your skills and knowledge to lead the development and implementation of a protective security education and awareness programme for the NZIC.  

To be successful in this role, you will bring:

  • Practical experience in the design or delivery of adult learning material and/or education and awareness programmes
  • An in-depth understanding of the concept and principles of gamification
  • Experience developing and delivering gamification programmes/strategies
  • Excellent written and communication skills, with the ability to tailor technical and non technical messaging

You will work with a diverse range of people and teams, so an important part of this role will be your ability to develop and Maintain strong relationships. 

As well as interesting work, we also offer a range of benefits including additional leave, professional development, free health insurance and on-site gym and fitness facilities. 

If you are looking for an opportunity to work in an exciting and dynamic environment and make a significant contribution to New Zealand's national security, then this is the role for you! 

A position description can be found attached here. 

How to apply

Applications must include a completed application form, a current CV and cover letter. These should be sent to quoting reference number D2/20/02 and placing your full name in the subject line of the email. Only completed applications will be progressed. 

Please direct any enquiries regarding this role to 

To be eligible for employment within the NZIC you must have been a NZ citizen for at least 10 years. Alternatively you must hold NZ Permanent Residence or hold a current NZ Residency Class Visa and have been a citizen of UK, USA, Canada or Australia for at least 10 years. 

You must be able to obtain and maintain a high level security clearance. Ordinarily to obtain this level of clearance candidates must have a 15 year checkable background in countries where meaningful and reliable checks can be undertaken. Where requisite checks are unable to be made, the candidate application may not be able to be progressed.

Applications close Wednesday, 5 February 2020. 

The NZIC treats all applications for employment in the strictest confidence and we ask that you maintain a similar level of confidentiality. You are expected to exercise discretion during the recruitment process and throughout your career.

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