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Intelligence Policy Specialist (Customer Focused)

Government Communications Security Bureau
Job Category:
Policy & analysis
Wellington - Wellington
Wellington - Wairarapa
Job Type:
Ongoing - Full Time
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Job Description

Do you want to contribute to enabling customers to make best use of the intelligence we produce? Do you enjoy engaging with customers?   Are you looking to broaden your skills and experience?

The Intelligence Directorate is looking for a successful Signals Intelligence professional to bring practical knowledge and expertise to developing and implementing policies and processes that assist customers to make more effective use of intelligence.

The Intelligence Policy Specialist (Customer Focused) is a “practitioner” role, requiring a strong background in Signals Intelligence and a good understanding of the policies that support the Intelligence Directorate to function effectively and compliantly. The role works with a team of specialists to support Director Intelligence to enable and protect GCSB intelligence equities.

The preferred candidate will have excellent writing and problem-solving skills, be flexible and self-motivated, and able to build strong relationships with customers and stakeholders. You will have a proven background of effective engagement with people at all levels. 

At a practical level, you will report to the Technical Leader to support Intelligence Directorate staff and customers.  You will also work closely with the Customer Engagement programme team to identify and trial improvements to policies and processes that will improve outcomes for customers. 

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

If you're interested in joining this busy team, we look forward to hearing from you today!

Salary from $68,316 - $102,474 per annum

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 C2/18/101 and placing your full name in the subject line of the email. Only completed applications will be progressed.

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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 22 October 2018

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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