Senior Intelligence Analyst New Zealand Police - Wellington

Closing Date: February 28, 2022

About the role

The Gang Intelligence Centre is a multi-agency team, hosted by the Police National Intelligence Centre, at Police National Headquarters. Our purpose is to provide a holistic understanding of the harm being caused by, to, and within New Zealand Adult Gangs, to identify prevention and intervention opportunities which enable communities to achieve better outcomes.

We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic and motivated Senior Intelligence Analyst to join our team. This position would suit an experienced Intelligence professional wanting to work in a strategic and collaborative environment and support the development of Intelligence capability across the team.

As a Senior Intelligence Analyst, you will demonstrate professional curiosity and be able to use a variety of analytical tools and methodologies to provide insight and foresight on a range of complex issues. You will be innovative in your thinking and able to develop high trust relationships with our people, leaders, and partner agencies. You will use your advanced critical thinking and experience to coach others on best practice Intelligence tradecraft, support team development, and foster a positive and productive team culture. While technical skills are important to us, team fit is just as important for this role. You will be working in an open-plan and collaborative environment with a diverse range of individuals.


Key Accountabilities:

  • Producing multi-agency intelligence products addressing harm caused by, to, and within the NZAG environment, identifying socially focussed prevention and intervention opportunities
  • Demonstrate strong written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to develop a high standard of written reports and provide clear and concise verbal briefings appropriate to a range of audiences
  • Lead and collaborate on projects and group analysis
  • Apply analytical thinking skills and crime science theory to the analysis of complex issues. The ability to analyse data sets is desirable
  • Develop and maintain a wide range of positive relationships (internal and external).
  • Provide technical guidance in Intelligence analysis tools and coach junior members of the team to develop their Intelligence tradecraft
  • Lead by example with a committed, positive attitude towards teamwork and professional development
  • Champion diverse worldviews, different perspectives, and the principles of Te Tiriti o Waitangi, identifying opportunities to reflect these in Intelligence products.



What you’ll bring

Being part of the Police whānau is about being our best to ensure our communities are safe and feel safe. Our Core Competencies provide a shared understanding of the behaviours, leadership and technical competence required for success at each level of Police. Whilst we are looking for skills, knowledge and experience relevant to the role, we also place high importance on your state of mind, the alignment of your values with ours, your ability to contribute to and build high performing teams, and the way that you lead yourself or others. [copy this paragraph as is]



Special Requirements

  • New Zealand or Australian citizenship, or a Permanent NZ resident
  • Successful applicants must reside in Wellington or be willing to relocate.
  • Hold the NZ Diploma in Intelligence Analysis (NZDIA) or equivalent or able to complete NZDIA modules early in employment
  • Hold a full NZ driver licence or be able to complete early in employment
  • Able to obtain and maintain an appropriate national security clearance (


If you are an internal applicant, you must apply internally through the police system. You must provide an alternative contact email address.


This role is set at Individual Contributor level, this means your key purpose is “to deliver or enable others to deliver Our Business”.

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About us

Our mission is to prevent crime and harm through exceptional policing.  Our vision is to be the safest country.  Our purpose is to ensure everybody can be safe and feel safe.



Working Flexibly

Your wellbeing inside and outside of work is important to us. We’re open to discussing flexible working options that work for both you and the business.

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How to apply

Please note: Applications submitted directly through the Government Jobs Website are no longer considered. Please visit our Police Careers page: to apply for this position.


If this position sounds like you, click apply now. You will be required to submit an application form and a CV. Before confirmation of hire, pre-employment checks will be undertaken. We will require evidence of your vaccination status, or your medical exemption, as part of the application process in line with Police’s COVID-19 Vaccination Policy.


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Applications close: 28th February 2022.

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