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Resource Advisor

NZ Security Intelligence Service (NZSIS)
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Customer services
Wellington - Wellington
Wellington - Wairarapa
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Ongoing - Full Time
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Job Description

At the New Zealand Security Intelligence Service (NZSIS), we're not content to watch the world change around us – we need to stay ahead of the curve to make sure we're doing the best we can for New Zealand.  We want to inject some new perspectives, fresh ideas and innovative ways of doing things.  We're looking for a talented people help grow our team and need a Resource Advisor to help us on our journey.

The NZSIS Capability Directorate is responsible for ensuring the NZSIS is well positioned to keep New Zealand and New Zealanders safe – both now and into the future.  We deliver business and capability development, while ensuring our investment in technology and other capabilities is prioritised to deliver our strategic outcomes.

As Resource Advisor you will work with our external partners to ensure we have the right contract resources available at the right time to successfully delivery our change programme. You will also support the recruitment of permanent staff.

We want someone who can quickly understand our business to ensure we get the best people to deliver our programme of change. To be successful you will need a proactive mindset, able to look forward to our future needs and build relationships with external partners to best meet our requirements. This will be achieved through: 

  • Actively managing a contractor talent pool
  • Identifying and onboarding specialist resources to meet project/programme needs
  • Building and maintaining effective relationships with recruitment agencies, Human Resources, Procurement, Project Managers and other internal units
  • Ensuring the correct resources are in place at the right time to meet business needs
  • Providing day to day support and wellbeing for embedded contractors
  • Providing support and guidance to management in recruiting permanent staff

This is an opportunity to develop your commercial and people management skills as you will be responsible for the working with external suppliers and be responsible for maintaining positive working relationships with embedded contractors.

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

As well as interesting work we offer a range of benefits including professional development, free health insurance, on-site gym and fitness facilities and a great work life balance where you never have to take work home. If you are looking for more than ‘just a job' apply with us today!


A position description can be found on our website.

How to apply

For further information about the NZSIS and details of how to apply visit Please note that all applications must include an application form.

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 Friday, 13 December 2019.

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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