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Global Intelligence Analyst

NZ Defence Force
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Information / Records Management
Wellington - Upper Hutt
Wellington - Wairarapa
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Ongoing - Full Time
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Job Description

What you will do
As a Global Intelligence Analyst you'll be responsible for the production of operational intelligence products and intelligence support to Headquarters Joint Forces New Zealand (HQJFNZ) decision makers and deployed missions. The position is responsible for collating, analysing and reporting on current threats, issues and developments that impact on NZDF operations, personnel and deployed units.
What we need
An analytically minded person with demonstrable experience working in a dynamic environment as a team member on important, short-notice and high priority tasks with multiple stakeholders.  Key skills to ensure success in the role include using an open-minded, consultative approach, motivation and drive for learning, initiative, and the ability to use sound judgement. 
You'll have proven analytical and research skills with the ability to consider and assess multiple information streams to provide robust advice and turn complex data into meaningful operational and strategic insight.  An understanding of how intelligence supports operational decision-making and prior experience in handling sensitive information will be beneficial to your application.
Your skills in completing and prioritising tasks to meet deadlines, ability to proof/edit work,  relationship building and relationship management are crucial this role, as are your refined communication skills, including public speaking.
Who we are
Every hour of every day, 365 days of the year, the New Zealand Defence Force is contributing to the defence, security and well-being of Aotearoa / New Zealand.  As a modern, professional military, it is our goal to maintain well trained, equipped and disciplined armed forces that can react to crisis at short notice. 
The mission of HQJFNZ is to prepare, deploy, command and support assigned forces, in order to contribute to the security of New Zealand and its interests.   The J2 branch provides intelligence support to assigned forces and in support of command and planning within the Headquarters.
Why Us
By joining our team you would be making a great career decision.  A recent staff satisfaction survey highlighted why:

  • Be part of an effective team with freedom and flexibility to do my job
  • Able to maintain a balance between my personal and working life
  • Inspired to go the extra mile to help NZDF succeed.

Along with the convenient Trentham location there are other great benefits for you and your family when you join NZDF.

How to Apply
To view the Position Description and to apply online please visit our Defence Careers website, or use the links on this page.  For further information, contact Sean Poff on (020) 4117 7470, quoting NZDF-1902017.

Applications close at 4:30pm on Thursday 21 February 2019.

Please note: Applicants must be legally entitled to work in New Zealand (NZ) and be able to obtain and maintain the required level of NZ Government security clearance for the position applied for. The minimum citizenship and residency criteria for security clearances to be granted by the NZ Defence Force are as follows:

Higher level Security Clearance

  • most preferably a NZ citizen who has resided continuously in this country for the last 10 years, OR
  • is a citizen of, and/or has resided continuously in one or more of the following countries for the last 10 years: either Australia, Canada, NZ, UK or the USA; and has a background history that is verifiable and can be assessed as appropriate by the NZSIS towards a recommendation of suitability for a security clearance at a higher level.

If you do not meet these minimum criteria, we will not be able to accept your application.

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