Mission Analyst
Government Communications Security Bureau
Wellington, New Zealand
5d ago
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Does the sound of working in a dynamic and interesting environment while making a real contribution to the security of New Zealand appeal to you?

The Mission Management Operations team (MMO) in the GCSB’s Intelligence Directorate has a unique opportunity for an Analyst who is keen to work at the heart of intelligence collection.

As part of a team of analysts you will take the lead on intelligence access initiatives. This will involve you working closely with other teams in the Intelligence Directorate to translate intelligence requirements into collection requirements.

You will then work to task the relevant teams and ensure that suitable access solutions are put in place. You will also support the tasking of new accesses as they are developed into mature capability.

In order to effectively perform in your role you will proactively maintain an up-to-date understanding of our capabilities.

Teamwork is key so you will enjoy working in a collaborative environment, engaging and sharing knowledge with a wide range of enthusiastic, smart people.

The successful applicant will have :

  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent relationship management skills;
  • Proven analytical abilities
  • Demonstrated ability to understand and use new software tools and systems
  • High attention to detail, and
  • An eagerness to learn
  • Desirable :

  • A basic understanding of telecommunications principles
  • You will have well-developed oral communication skills to communicate effectively with staff across all levels within the GCSB and the wider intelligence community.

    You will have excellent organisational skills in order to maintain accurate records, be self-motivated and adept at problem-solving both independently and in a team environment.

    You will be flexible and responsive to business requirements which can involve domestic travel sometimes at short notice.

    As well as interesting work we offer a range of benefits including professional development, health insurance, fitness facilities and the promise you will never have to take work home with you.

    This is a unique opportunity to bring your skills, experience and ideas to a stimulating and challenging environment. We support diversity in the workplace and believe it is our first line of defence.

    We encourage all parts of the community to consider a career with us.

    Salary from $49,465 - $74,197 per annum

    A position description can be found attached here.

    How to apply

    Applications must include a completed application form, a current CV and cover letter. These should be sent to careers nzic.

    govt.nz quoting reference number C2 / 20 / 07 and placing your full name in the subject line of the email. Only completed applications will be progressed.

    Please direct any enquiries regarding this role to careers nzic.govt.nz

    To be eligible for employment within the NZIC you must have been a NZ citizen for at least 10 years. Alternatively you must hold NZ Permanent Residence or hold a current NZ Residency Class Visa and have been a citizen of UK, USA, Canada or Australia for at least 10 years.

    You must be able to obtain and maintain a high level security clearance. Ordinarily to obtain this level of clearance candidates must have a 15 year checkable background in countries where meaningful and reliable checks can be undertaken.

    Where requisite checks are unable to be made, the candidate application may not be able to be progressed.

    Applications close 26 January 2020

    The NZIC treats all applications for employment in the strictest confidence and we ask that you maintain a similar level of confidentiality.

    You are expected to exercise discretion during the recruitment process and throughout your career.

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