Intelligence Analyst – OSINT Scanning Capability Land Information New Zealand - Wellington

Closing Date: February 28, 2022

  • Looking to develop your intelligence skills and be part of a high performing team?
  • Are you curious and do you enjoy collecting and analysing open-source information?
  • Are you interested in playing a key role in delivering benefits to Aotearoa and protecting New Zealand’s sensitive and strategically important assets?


Toitū Te Whenua – Land Information New Zealand

Toitū Te Whenua Land Information New Zealand (LINZ) is the government’s lead  agency for location and property information, Crown land and managing overseas investment. We work across land, sea, data, Crown property and regulatory areas. Guided by the whakatauki ‘Whatungarongaro te tangata toitū te whenua’ [people come and go, but the land remains], our purpose is ‘understanding, developing and caring for whenua, moana and arawai’.

Our organisation is made up of passionate, engaged and talented people and we are well known for being very good at what we do. We have recently embarked on an exciting change at Toitū Te Whenua that is focused on how we can be more integrated and connected internally, and with our customers and how we can work in different ways to help us be as successful as we can be.


The Monitoring and Intelligence Team

The Monitoring and Intelligence Team forms part of the Regulatory Practice and Delivery Group and as an integral part of Toitū Te Whenua, and supports a variety of Toitū Te Whenua’s regulatory regimes which benefit New Zealanders.

This is a great opportunity to be part of a high functioning team and help shape the direction of the regulatory functions at  Toitū Te Whenua. You’ll be a key member of our team which has a wide variety of responsibilities such as identifying and assessing complex regulatory, national interest and national security risk and providing advice to decision makers, including Ministers on important overseas investment regulatory matters.

Your deep intelligence experience and expertise in collecting and collating a wide variety of information, building relationships, growing capability and providing innovative, technical solutions will play a significant role in the responsibility we hold to proactively scan, monitor and manage risk and compliance across a range of regulatory systems. Providing a range of intelligence products, assessments, insights and support to the organisation for multi-agency forums and with partners across government is also key.


Kōrero mō te tūranga – About the role

This role supports Overseas Investment’s new National Security and Public Order regime and will help us to identify transactions of interest primarily through open source collection, complemented by other sources of information. To be successful in this role you will work closely with other teams across Toitū Te Whenua. You will also have excellent stakeholder engagement and relationship management skills as you will work with your intelligence counterparts across government. You’ll have an enquiring mind, the ability to identify, analyse and make sense of a wide range of information or data and the courage to challenge the status quo. You will have proven experience in sound intelligence practices, have good commercial nous and judgement.


He pūkenga tou – Skills & Experience:

If you possess the skills and experience, we’re looking for and have an interest in the work we do, then come join the Monitoring and Intelligence Team in an exciting time of strong growth and developing maturity and be part of making sure New Zealand’s assets are in hands of those committed to New Zealand and enabling overseas investment that benefits New Zealanders.   An in-depth understanding of the machinery of government, particularly in a regulatory context, will be advantageous. The successful applicant will either already possess or be able to obtain a Top Secret (TS) security clearance.

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The salary range for this role is $82,457- $111,559.


Tono mai – How to Apply

To apply, please click “Apply Online.” You’ll be taken through to our Toitū Te Whenua Careers Centre where you’ll be able to review further information about the responsibilities and accountabilities of this role in the Position Description. You’ll be able to complete your online application form and upload a copy of your CV/Cover Letter.

Applications close 28 February 2022. This role is based in our Wellington Office.

If you have any questions about this role or working at Toitū Te Whenua, please email and our Recruitment Team will be in touch with you.

Following a Health & Safety Risk Assessment undertaken by Toitū Te Whenua, it will be a requirement of this position to hold a valid “My Vaccine Pass” from your agreed starting date with Toitū Te Whenua. Please only apply for this position if you can or intend on meeting this requirement. 

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As an organisation Toitū Te Whenua embraces diversity, encourages work life balance and we have a flexible approach to the way we work which means you will quickly feel connected and valued.  Toitū Te Whenua is one of the most engaged organisations in the public sector and people always say what a great place Toitū Te Whenua is to work.

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