20/366 Intelligence Analyst Department of Internal Affairs - Wellington/Auckland

Closing Date: October 6, 2020

Type: Permanent
Hours: Full time
Location: Wellington/Auckland
Business Group: Regulatory Services
Branch: Policy, Regulation and Communities

Intelligence Analyst

  • Bring your Intel experience into a digital safety focused role
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to get actionable insights
  • 2 x opportunities available across the teams in either Auckland/ Wellington

About us:

Regulatory Services has oversight of three regulatory systems: AML and countering the financing of terrorism, Gambling and Digital Safety. We are a responsive risk-based regulator focused on ensuring that iwi, hapu and communities across New Zealand are safe, resilient and thriving.

In a field where the pace of change is rapid, our digital safety strategy aims to protect us by building our knowledge, preventing and responding to harm and ultimately working to create a safe online environment that is trusted and inclusive. We are looking for people who can work collaboratively to leverage our people and technology to improve digital safety for all New Zealanders.

About the role: 

We have two newly created Intelligence analyst roles to come join our supportive team. These are challenging roles where you will be responsible for providing analysis of information from a wide variety of sources to meet operational, tactical and strategic needs to reduce and prevent harm in online digital safety.

Key to your success in the role will be your work to identify patterns and trends in the intelligence data to help piece together the information and analyse to create a bigger picture. Working collaboratively in teams, you will help process a large range of information to produce insightful and best practice reports for our key stakeholders, to add value to the decision-making process for various critical projects. You’ll tackle a variety of challenging problems, sometimes involving high degrees of uncertainty so being flexible in your approach is a must!

The scope of the role includes:

  • analyse, integrate and evaluate information to produce accurate and informative intelligence reports.
  • Bring a passion for continuous improvement with high planning and task prioritisation skills.
  • A strong desire to improve online digital safety practice, ensuring it is preventative, high quality and meets organisational, legislative and regulatory requirements.
  • The ability to work flexibly and under pressure.
  • Form productive relationships with other intelligence professionals, operational teams and external partner agencies to ensure that intelligence outputs are supporting the strategic and operational needs of the department.
  •  Possess a high level of verbal and written skills being able to communicate technical specifications to non-technical business users in a clear and effective style.
  •  Strong analytical skills with the ability to gather and interpret a wide range of information from different sources and form agency wide insight
  • Identify emerging intelligence risks and evolving methodologies to stay abreast of new developments in your field.
  • Ability to analyse multiple sources of information to identify risk and the impacts for the team.
  • Interest in progressing in the field of Intelligence

What we offer:

We offer a collaborative and innovative culture where our people thrive to adhere to best practice while constantly challenging the status quo making each workday interesting.  We value work life balance so flexible work options are available.

We look for people who can positively contribute to fostering and cultivating an inclusive environment; as well as demonstrating commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion of others.

Preferred candidates will be required to undergo psychometric profiling and exposure to harmful content as part of our selection criteria and must be able to obtain security clearance.

Applications close: 5pm, Tuesday, 6 October 2020
For more information please contact: Heena Ravji on Heena.Ravji@dia.govt.nz. Please click here to view the Job Description. If you are unable to follow the link, please review the full job description on our careers website.

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