Senior Intelligence Analyst (Senior Customs Officer Grade 2 – Tactical and Operational Intelligence New Zealand Customs Service | Te Mana Ārai o Aotearoa - Auckland

Closing Date: July 23, 2021

New Zealand Customs Service | Te Mana Ārai o Aotearoa
Senior Intelligence Analyst (Senior Customs Officer Grade 2 – Tactical and Operational Intelligence
(Ref: 35833)
Permanent, Full time


Be part of our intelligence hub, identifying risks to our border – and help stop threats from reaching our shores.

We’re looking for a motivated person to join our Intelligence unit as a Senior Customs Officer Grade 2. You will be an experienced Intelligence Analyst/Practitioner.  The Tactical/Operational team are responsible for a range of tasks including working closely with internal and external partners providing operational support to disrupt organised criminal groups operating at our border and the risk assessment of illicit goods and people.

You will be a part of the wider Intelligence, Investigations and Enforcement group, and you will report to the Supervising Customs Officer of the team.   You will generally work within regular hours – Monday to Friday.

Ko wai koe I About you

  • You will have excellent attention to detail as well as experience in high level reporting.
  • You are experienced in applying the Intelligence Cycle including risk management processes
  • You have a natural curiosity and talent for finding patterns and anomalies
  • You are experienced working with large data sets and using analytical tools like Nexus, I2 Charts etc.
  • You understand information security principles (classifications, caveats, handling and sharing of information
  • You’re an experienced report writer who produces high-quality intelligence reporting
  • You’re comfortable giving briefings to all levels
  • You thrive working under pressure
  • You love building and maintaining relationships with internal and external stakeholders

You will have prior intelligence experience, worked as an analyst and have the ability to learn the operational environment at Customs. This role is intellectually challenging and requires individuals who are conscientious and adaptable and comfortable interpreting legislation.

Senior Customs Officers must take responsibility in managing their own and others’ skills, knowledge and expertise to ensure a multi-skilled team approach. You will also encompass the leadership skills to coach and mentor others in the team and have the ability to act up as a Supervising Customs Officer when they are away.

We’re looking for people who care about their team and work well with others – you’re approachable, supportive and willing to help.  You will have the interpersonal savvy skills to be able to work in a multi-agency environment and be able to lead and assist with operations.

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Applications close at 5pm on Friday 23 July 2021.