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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: Financial Intelligence Unit

New Zealand Police

Police National Headquarters, Wellington

Permanent position

Salary range $55,927.00 - $72,377.00

Job Requisition ID 6665


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 provides financial intelligence relating to suspicious transactions, money laundering, the financing of terrorism and other serious offences. Its services are a response to the functions and powers set out in the Anti-Money Laundering and Countering Financing of Terrorism Act 2009 (AML/CFT Act).

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.


Skills – You will have to:

1. Demonstrate analytical thinking.

2. Apply analytical techniques to interpret information for intelligence analysis

3. Develop and apply intelligence processes and principles

4. Research, analyse, critically examine crime and criminality, and write intelligence products to assist decision makers

5. Manage competing demands and high workload at times.

6. Develop and maintain a wide range of positive relationships (internal and external)

7. Use Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel) to develop a high standard of reports/presentations.


Experience - you will have:

1. Experience using Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel) to develop a high standard of reports/presentations.

2. Experience writing clear, succinct and useful documents.

3. Experience in using a variety of tools and techniques to understand a problem, develop solutions and effectively influence and inform decision making.

4. Experience presenting (written and verbal) complex issues clearly to a range of audiences.



Communicate - Individual Contributor

Deliver - Individual Contributor

Solve - Individual Contributor


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

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.


Successful applicant must reside in Wellington

Applicants must be a NZ or Australian citizen, or a NZ resident, or have a valid NZ work visa to apply for this position


Short-listed applicants may be required to undergo:

computer skills testing (word and excel) prior to interview

psychometric assessment (verbal, abstract and numeric reasoning)

a comprehension and writing test at interview


If applying for the Analyst position you are encouraged to supply work samples at the time of initial application. Further information regarding applications and the documentation required to be submitted with your application can be found at:


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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.


PLEASE NOTE: 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'd like to find out more about this role please contact the hiring manager Julia Smith via email


Applications close 5pm, Tuesday 26 June 2018.


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