Risk Profiling Analyst Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment - Wellington

Closing Date: January 30, 2022

Tēnei tūranga – About the role:

The focus of your role is to undertake risk assessments on complex cases where the applicant may pose a risk to New Zealand’s international reputation through an association with war crimes, crimes against humanity and/or gross human rights abuses.

You will also contribute to upholding New Zealand’s commitments to the non-proliferation of weapons of mass destruction and other strategic goods and services. The development and refinement of risk tools is a key part of the role.

These risk assessments and tools will be used to provide advice to decision makers and contribute to New Zealand’s national security.

As a Risk Profiling Analyst, you will report to the Manager Risk Assessment Team in the Verification and Compliance branch within the Immigration New Zealand group. The Risk Assessment Team consists of analysts based in Wellington who work in a tight-knit supportive environment with a focus on quality and timeliness.

MBIE supports a wide range of flexible working arrangements.  The role is Wellington based but talk to us about what might work for both you and us.

Risk & Verification Branch are currently recruiting for multiple roles and you may be considered (with your permission) for other exciting opportunities.

Nga pukenga me nga wheako e hiahiatia ana – Skills and experience required:

  • In-depth knowledge of and interest in geo-political climates and international affairs.
  • Highly developed research, analytical, and writing skills.
  • Experience identifying and mitigating actual or potential risks.
  • A sound understanding of risk management principles and experience in developing risk profiles/tools.
  • Excellent inter-personal skills and the ability to quickly establish and build strong working relationships.
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Hold New Zealand citizenship or permanent residency
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a minimum of a Top Secret Level NZ Government security clearance.   Check eligibility here: (https://protectivesecurity.govt.nz/personnel-security/clearances/eligibility-tool/).

Ētahi kōrero mō MBIE – About MBIE:

MBIE’s goal is to create a resilient and high-performing economy that delivers real and ongoing quality of life for all New Zealanders.

We do this by working with others to create an environment that supports businesses to be more productive and internationally competitive, enables all New Zealanders to participate in the economy through improved job opportunities and by working to ensure quality housing is more affordable.

People are at the heart of our mahi, our way of working is guided by our values which shape our behaviours.

  • Mahi Tahi – Better Together
  • Maia – Bold and brave
  • Pae Kahurangi – Build our Future
  • Pono Me Te Tika – Own It

Our aspirations are echoed in our Māori identity – Hīkina Whakatutuki – which broadly means ‘lifting to make successful’.
MBIE recognises the partnership founded under Te Tiriti o Waitangi between Māori and the Crown and is committed to giving effect to Te Tiriti o Waitangi. We will do this through enduring, meaningful and effective partnerships with iwi, Māori, other Māori groups/organisations and the Crown, as this is critical to enable economic and social development, both for Māori and for wider Aotearoa New Zealand. We are committed to continuing to partner with iwi in order to find new sustainable solutions to address long standing systemic and cross-cutting issues facing Māori and wider Aotearoa New Zealand and we are also committed to identifying opportunities for iwi to lead and creating an enabling environment for iwi to leverage these opportunities.

Salary Range $69,369 to $82,837 depending on skills and experience

Applications close on Sunday 30th January 2022.

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