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Performance Analyst

NZ Police
Job Category:
Data analytics
Wellington - Wellington
Wellington - Wairarapa
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Ongoing - Full Time
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Job Description

Performance Analyst

New Zealand Police


Salary Range $61,092.00 - $82,659.00


Job Requisition ID 6658


By working for New Zealand Police you'll be joining thousands of others who are collectively working towards the shared mission of making New Zealand the safest country. There are a huge range of roles within New Zealand Police and an amazingly diverse group of people working within them. 


An exciting opportunity has arisen and the Communications Centres Support Group is seeking to appoint a Performance Analyst to join the national team based at Police National Headquarters, Wellington.


We are looking for a talented, motivated and enthusiastic individual to be part of a growing high performing team, in a fast paced and lively environment.


The purpose of the role is to support the Communications Centres leadership team by collating, evaluating, recording, analysing and disseminating performance information.  This position is responsible for collecting, maintaining, analysing and sharing a wide variety of information used to improve the service delivered by Communications Centres.



Skills and Experience:

  • A background in research and analysis, and familiarity working with quantitative (and ideally also qualitative) data
  • Present complex or technical issues (written or verbal) clearly to a range of audiences
  • A high level of proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Manage competing demands and high workload at times
  • Be able to develop and maintain partnerships with other business units and organisations
  • The ability to produce professional presentations detailing performance trend analysis
  • Recent experience of working in a high performing team environment
  • An aptitude towards continuous improvement and innovation
  • Participate in problem identification and risk/opportunity management including identifying symptoms, causes, effects and possible solutions



Core 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.



Special Requirements:

  • Shortlisted applicants may be asked to complete a small test to demonstrate excel and critical thinking skills



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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, using no more than 650 words for each section.


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 have any questions about this vacancy, please contact the Hiring Manager: Hamish McDonald by way of email  


Applications close at 5pm, Tuesday 25th September 2018. 

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