Compliance Analyst Intel MPI - Wellington

Closing Date: March 12, 2020

Mō tō mātou rōpū (About our team):

The Ministry for Primary Industries’ vision is New Zealand will be the world’s most sustainable provider of high-value food and primary products. We have developed an organisational strategy to ensure we have a clear path to follow that maximises our opportunities.

The Compliance Services Directorate sits in our Compliance & Governance Branch and is responsible for the operational delivery of Fisheries, Animal Welfare, and Food Compliance, and Investigations. The directorate is the centre of excellence and leadership in MPI for compliance across fisheries, animal welfare, bio-security, food, forestry, and other legislation that MPI administers.

Kōrero mō te tūranga (About the role):

  • Be a vital part of MPI’s Compliance team working principally in the Fisheries Sector.
  • Do you have a keen analytical mind and a knack for converting information into intelligence?
  • Would you thrive in an environment where you’re occasionally out in the field with our front line team as well as contributing value crunching the numbers in the office?
  • Are you looking to apply your analysis skills to help achieve our vision for New Zealand?

As a Fisheries Compliance Analyst with MPI’s Fisheries Compliance Services team, you’ll contribute to the sustainable management of New Zealand’s Fisheries resource.  This is not an ordinary analyst role!  You’ll spend some time in the field with the Fishery Officers and work closely with our other two offices in the Eastern and Lower North Island region.  Fisheries Compliance concentrates on targeting risk using Intel led operational planning. Our compliance analyst’s products in both Intel and data are integral to this targeted model and essential to achieving effective compliance and enforcement activity

Some key skills to bring with you for this role is an ability to interpret and analyse information, provide risk assessments, and deliver reports for a variety of groups in compliance and external to MPI.  Experience performing both intelligence summaries and data profiles is important.  We’re looking for someone who has experience identifying gaps in information and providing that direction to their team so that this intelligence can be gathered.  You’ll be reactive as well as proactive, and you’ll love getting involved in the thick of things.  We’ll also be looking for someone who has the ability to liaise with other agencies in order to make sure that the information we

Ngā Pūkenga me ngā Wheako(Skills & Experience):

  • High level of interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively in both spoken and written form with a wide range of people
  • Existing knowledge and experience in developing intelligence and profiles from raw information and data.
  • Commitment to highest standards of professionalism and integrity
  • Time management and planning skills
  • High level of self-motivation

If you are successful the role requires that you wear a uniform, pass an initial basic physical fitness test and attend and successfully complete a comprehensive residential training course of up to four weeks duration to attain a Fishery Officer warrant. Further details will be explained in more detail should you be shortlisted and selected to proceed further towards this role.

The position is a compliance and enforcement role, requiring maturity and resilience but can provide real satisfaction within a supportive and inclusive workforce.

A security clearance classification to the level of SECRET is required for this position. The successful applicant will be required to obtain and maintain this clearance.  Please visit for more information.

Tonu mai inaianei (Apply now):

To view the position description and/or apply for the role (submitting a cover letter and current curriculum vitae), please click “APPLY NOW” or visit the MPI Careers Site. For tracking and reporting purposes, all applications must be submitted through our online careers portal.

To apply for this role you must hold the right to work in New Zealand or be eligible to obtain it – click here to find out more about work visa eligibility and options.

For information please refer to the position description on the MPI careers website or email 

Applications close 15 March 2020

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