Intelligence Support Analyst Department of Corrections - Ara Poutama Aotearoa -

Closing Date: June 17, 2022

An exciting opportunity exists to join the Southern Region Intelligence team. Reporting to the Manager Regional Intelligence, Southern the Intelligence Support Analyst role is part of a small team tasked to provide quality actionable intelligence to support Hōkai Rangi and help to protect victims, prevent criminal activity and support staff safety. This role will be based in Canterbury.

Mō te tūnga | About the role

The Intelligence Support Analyst is responsible for proactively supporting the intelligence unit through the collection, collation, storage, retrieval and dissemination of information for intelligence purposes. Responsible for supporting Intelligence staff with the creation of core intelligence and analytical products and with information and intelligence collection by applying the intelligence cycle and entry level analytical tools and methods.

Ngā pūkenga me ngā wheako | Skills and experience

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • Understanding the Intelligence cycle, processes and methodologies.
  • Ability to research, collate, analyse and present information to support the preparation of core intelligence products.
  • Initiative when faced with new or unfamiliar tasks and persistence when faced with difficult or time-consuming responsibilities.
  • Ability to work under pressure, multi-task and regularly prioritise/re-prioritise.
  • Ability to build and maintain effective working relationships with stakeholders in a professional, customer-friendly manner.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, including intelligence assessment report writing and presentation skills.
  • Demonstrated competence in the use of Microsoft Office applications and the Intelligence database.
  • Ability to use discretion in dealing with problems.
  • Proven track record of sound credibility and integrity standards.
  • Ability to provide support to team members located remotely.
  • Ability to work unsupervised.

The preferred candidate will have some formal intelligence qualifications (either a tertiary qualification in a related field or Level 3 Certificate in Intelligence as a minimum).  Possessing an ability to evaluate information with a sense of urgency, you will be committed to ensuring the integrity of our operations, elevating concerns before issues arise.

A full driver licence is required as travel will be a requirement of this role.

The successful applicant must be capable of obtaining and must retain appropriate level of security clearance through NZSIS vetting process.

Mō mātou | About us

Ara Poutama Aotearoa is a name that has been gifted to us and is our commitment to improving the oranga and safety of the people, whānau, and that of the communities we serve across the motu.

As a values-led organisation, we use the principles of rangatira (leadership), manaaki (respect), wairua (spirituality), kaitiaki (guardianship) and whānau (relationships) to shape how we work and deliver the outcomes in our strategy – Hōkai Rangi (

Utu ā-tau | Salary

The mid-point of the salary range is $60,007 per annum and the full range is $51,006 – $72,008 per annum. Appointment and remuneration will reflect skills and experience relevant to the role.

Kano ārai mate KOWHEORI-19 | COVID-19 vaccinations 

As part of our COVID-19 response, all people working at Ara Poutama Aotearoa are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to access our workplaces.   This is to ensure we continue to do all we can to keep everyone safe from the impacts of COVID-19, now and into the future.

Tono ināianei | Apply Now

To apply, please submit a tailored CV and a cover letter describing your motivation for joining the department highlighting relevant skills and experience. Alignment to our kaupapa is critical to our success – we ask that you provide examples which reflect and demonstrate our organisation values.

It is an exciting time to join us and we continue to seek out talented individuals who are committed to an inclusive, vibrant workplace. We recognise and celebrate the uniqueness of individuals, and that of the collective talent in our whānau.  All applications must be submitted through our careers site to ensure transparency. Applications received via email will not be considered.

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