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GCSB
GCSB

System Administrator – Level 1 or Level 2

  • Take the next step in your ICT service centre career
  • Chance to manage unique and interesting problems
  • Take ownership

The Technology Directorate delivers technology for GCSB, NZSIS and the wider security and intelligence sector.  Our purpose is to ensure that mission requirements are met today and in the future – realising positive outcomes for New Zealand.

We're looking for a talented and experienced person to work in an environment which is like no other to deliver fantastic solutions to difficult problems.

Your days will be diving deep inside IT systems and infrastructure that are outside the bounds of any corporate configuration you have seen before, and a chance to manage unique and interesting problems.

We have such a broad range of systems you will need to be able to think fast and act responsibly. A majority of the time you will be taking ownership of the incident and seeing it through to resolution. Over time you will become a subject matter expert in multiple systems, and with the training opportunities we provide you will be able to shape your career around your skills and interests.

Our ideal person will have:

  • High level of experience in system administration of Windows and/or Linux based systems (preferably using the command line, not a GUI)
  • Ability to identify and resolve incidents at their root cause
  • Proactively work to prevent incidents before they occur
  • Able to work as a team or individually on complex tasks with the desire to become a subject matter expert
  • Maintaining policy, standards and procedures for a service team
  • Experience in a service desk environment
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Desirable qualifications:
    • Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
    • NZQA Level 4 or higher Diploma in Computing
    • Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA)

As well as interesting work you won't find elsewhere, we also offer a range of benefits including ongoing professional development, flexible working hours, free health insurance, on-site gym and fitness facilities, and never having to work from home!

We believe that diversity is our first line of defence and encourage all parts of the community to consider a career with the NZIC.

Salary range dependent on experience and level appointed at:

Level 1 - $49,465 - $74,197  click here

Level 2 - $58,549 - $87,823  click here

Position descriptions are availble above.

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 C2/19/155 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 8 December 2019.

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. 

GCSB
GCSB

Protective Security Officer

  • Do you want to work at the front line of keeping NZ Intelligence Community personnel and facilities safe and secure?
  • Do you want to make a real contribution to the security of New Zealand?
  • Never take work home with you.

The Intelligence Community Shared Services (ICSS) is part of the New Zealand Intelligence Community.  ICSS are currently recruiting for a Protective Security Officer (PSO) to join the Protective Security Unit in Wellington.

We are looking for a highly motivated, team player to join our Wellington-based team. You will be required to work rostered shifts, including working outside business hours and weekends.

The PSO is responsible for providing high level protective security services, technical monitoring and support services, and incident response.  The role provides 24 hours protective security services via a range of security related functions and systems. 

To be successful in the role you will need to be highly professional with a strong customer focus, have a positive ‘can do’ attitude, and the ability to communicate well across a wide range of people.  You will also possess the following qualities:

  • Security industry or equivalent experience
  • The ability to learn the technological skills required to operate security systems
  • Skilled in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
  • The ability to work with minimal supervision, and to use judgement and make good decisions under pressure
  • Good written and verbal communication skills, and good interpersonal skills to work as part of a team

A current first aid certificate and a valid clean full New Zealand Driver’s Licence are also required.

If this sounds like you and you can demonstrate the above requirements, we are keen to hear from you.

As well as interesting work, we also offer a range of benefits including professional development, free health insurance and on-site gym and fitness facilities.

Salary from $43,469 - $65,203 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 C2/19/156 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 Sunday, 8 December 2019.

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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NZSIS
NZSIS

Senior Business Improvement Lead

At the New Zealand Security Intelligence Service (NZSIS), we’re not content to watch the world change around us – we need to stay ahead of the curve to make sure we’re doing the best we can for New Zealand. We want to inject some new perspectives, fresh ideas and innovative ways of doing things. We’re looking for a talented Senior Business Improvement Lead to join our Change Delivery team.

The NZSIS Capability Directorate is responsible for ensuring the NZSIS is well positioned to keep New Zealand and New Zealanders safe – both now and into the future. We ensure that NZSIS capability development and improvement initiatives are designed and delivered effectively to contribute to the NZSIS achieving our strategic outcomes.

We are currently recruiting for a talented Senior Business Improvement Lead to join our Change Delivery team. As the Senior Business Improvement Lead you will work in partnership with the business to deliver transformative business improvement projects and capability uplift activities to enhance the overall NZSIS capability across a range of areas and functions.

Ideally you will bring:

  • Experience in leading complex, transformational organisational change initiatives and projects as a member of the business improvement team
  • Background in leading the development of a continuous improvement culture across an organisation
  • Ability to expand business improvement capabilities across the organisation through coaching, mentoring and training
  • Experience in contributing to the continued development and refinement of the business improvement way of working (processes, polices, approaches)
  • Background in supporting leadership to deliver strategic prioritised outcomes
  • An aptitude for unearthing strong analytical insights to assess opportunities and benefits
  • Practiced in leading cross functional teams

Working in a unique and supportive environment, you will have the opportunity to apply your expertise and ingenuity to a wide range of interesting subject areas.

If you are looking for an opportunity to work in an exciting and dynamic environment and make a contribution to New Zealand’s national security, then this is the role for you!

As well as interesting work, we also offer a range of benefits including professional development, free health insurance and on-site gym and fitness facilities. We also promise you will never have to take work home with you!

 

Salary from $93,947 - $140,245 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 D2/19/113 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 10 December 2019

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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NZSIS
NZSIS

Resource Advisor

At the New Zealand Security Intelligence Service (NZSIS), we’re not content to watch the world change around us – we need to stay ahead of the curve to make sure we’re doing the best we can for New Zealand.  We want to inject some new perspectives, fresh ideas and innovative ways of doing things.  We’re looking for a talented people help grow our team and need a Resource Advisor to help us on our journey.

The NZSIS Capability Directorate is responsible for ensuring the NZSIS is well positioned to keep New Zealand and New Zealanders safe – both now and into the future.  We deliver business and capability development, while ensuring our investment in technology and other capabilities is prioritised to deliver our strategic outcomes.

As Resource Advisor you will work with our external partners to ensure we have the right contract resources available at the right time to successfully delivery our change programme. You will also support the recruitment of permanent staff.

We want someone who can quickly understand our business to ensure we get the best people to deliver our programme of change. To be successful you will need a proactive mindset, able to look forward to our future needs and build relationships with external partners to best meet our requirements. This will be achieved through: 

  • Actively managing a contractor talent pool
  • Identifying and onboarding specialist resources to meet project/programme needs
  • Building and maintaining effective relationships with recruitment agencies, Human Resources, Procurement, Project Managers and other internal units
  • Ensuring the correct resources are in place at the right time to meet business needs.
  • Providing day to day support and wellbeing for embedded contractors
  • Providing support and guidance to management in recruiting permanent staff.

This is an opportunity to develop your commercial and people management skills as you will be responsible for the working with external suppliers and be responsible for maintaining positive working relationships with embedded contractors.

If you are looking for an opportunity to work in an exciting and dynamic environment and make a contribution to New Zealand’s national security, then this role is for you.

As well as interesting work we offer a range of benefits including professional development, free health insurance, on-site gym and fitness facilities and a great work life balance where you never have to take work home. If you are looking for more than ‘just a job’ apply with us today!

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 D2/19/116 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 Friday, 13 December 2019.

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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NZSIS
NZSIS

Content Specialist

  • Are you passionate about intelligence that makes a difference?
  • Are you looking for an information management role supporting customer services that enhance New Zealand’s national security?

If this sounds like the opportunity you’ve been seeking, the New Zealand Intelligence Community (NZIC) are looking for a Content Specialist to be part of a transformational change in the way intelligence is designed and delivered for public sector customers.  

You will join a multi-agency team at the launch of a phased programme of business and culture change across the NZIC agencies, designed to enhance the ability of customers to access and utilise intelligence.  This is a unique opportunity to be part of an ambitious but crucial change programme, with cross agency executive support.

The NZIC’s Intelligence Customer Centre is a business unit jointly accountable to the Directors of Intelligence in GCSB and NZSIS and to Director NAB in DPMC for effective representation of the combined agencies in the design and delivery of customer value.

The ideal candidate will have:

  •  Sound professional experience in the intelligence and security sector, including roles in production or dissemination of intelligence;
  • Experience in an information management role, including the ability to manage content in specialised intelligence repositories, and to provide training and support to content publishers and consumers;
  • Thorough knowledge of relevant legislation, policies and procedures relevant to the production and dissemination of NZIC intelligence products;
  • An eye for detail, a methodical approach to problem solving and an ability to think laterally; and
  • Strong customer service ethos, excellent time management skills and able to work independently with minimal guidance.

As well as interesting work we offer a range of benefits including professional development, free health insurance, on-site gym and fitness facilities and a great work life balance where you never have to take work home.

This is not an opportunity to be missed!

Salary from $68,724 - $103,086 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 C2/19/158 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 Friday, 13 December 2019. 

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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NZSIS
NZSIS

Psychologist

  • Want to practice in a unique environment?
  • Be involved in an innovative Psychology Service
  • Contribute to the safety and security of New Zealand

If the Intelligence Community helps protect the people of New Zealand, who helps protect the Intelligence Community? 

The New Zealand Intelligence Community (NZIC) are looking for someone with energy and drive to join our new Psychology Services team as a Clinical Psychologist. 

The NZIC Psychology Services team has been established to develop, maintain and oversee the delivery of psychological services to support the people in our community.  The Psychology services we provide include: 

  • Staff wellbeing and clinical services
  • Consultation with providers and stakeholders
  • Training and development
  • Psychological testing, recruitment and protective security
  • Organisational support

As our Psychologist you will deliver psychological services to support the NZIC. You will be an innovative and effective practitioner and have a proven track record of delivering professional psychology services as well as –

  • A breadth of psychological practice
  • Experience administering, interpreting and integrating a range of psychometric tests
  • An ability to provide effective therapeutic practice
  • The ability to build and maintain productive working relationships 

You will be adept at working within a responsive team environment and develop strong working relationships with a range of services. 

You will be registered to practice with the New Zealand Psychologist Board as a psychologist in New Zealand. You will have a minimum of a Masters level qualification in an area of clinical psychology, along with a number of years’ of experience in the related field. 

If you are looking for an opportunity to make your mark in a new, exciting, fast paced and dynamic environment, then this is the role for you. 

AS well as interesting work, we also offer a range of benefits including professional development, free health insurance and on-site gym and fitness facilities. We also promise you will never have to take work home with you!

Salary from $93,497 - $140,245 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 D2/19/115 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 Friday, 10 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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NZSIS
NZSIS

Manager: Combined Threat Assessment Group (CTAG)

  • Do you want to contribute towards New Zealand’s national security?
  • Do you enjoy inspiring a team to work towards a common goal?
  • Do you enjoy building effective relationships across all levels of the business?

The New Zealand Security Intelligence Service (NZSIS) is seeking a high-performing individual to fulfil the role of  Manager - CTAG.

The CTAG team is a multi-agency team housed within NZSIS that works to assess threats of harm to New Zealanders and New Zealand interests, from terrorism and violent protest globally; including setting the NZ threat level. They directly contribute to national level decision-making and policy development. 

As Manager – CTAG you will use your proven relationship management skills to lead engagement with a variety of domestic and international stakeholders on a daily basis.  You will be responsible for leading and managing all CTAG activities, including:

  • Setting the threat assessment work programme and delivery of threat assessments
  • Providing principal advice on the national threat level and threat issues
  • Supporting the effective governance of CTAG
  • Contributing to the successful implementation of strategic plans and policy

As the manager of a team of multi-agency analysts, you will ensure your secondees and employees, are integrated into the team and work collaboratively across the intelligence community.  You will inspire and influence your team to achieve success, and continually explore opportunities for improvement.

To be successful in the role, you will need to demonstrate:

  • Excellent people management skills
  • In-depth intelligence experience.  Specific knowledge of terrorism issues and the threat assessment process would be desirable, but is not essential
  • Astute decision-making skills, including the ability to remain calm and make sound judgements under pressure, even without full information
  • A strong customer focus with excellent relationship skills

If you’re an experienced manager looking to broaden your management experience in a high profile, dynamic intelligence environment, this is the perfect opportunity for you.

We offer a range of benefits which include:

  • Professional development opportunities
  • 4 weeks annual leave plus 3 Service days
  • Free health insurance
  • An on-site gym
  • An active social club
  • The promise you won’t have to take work home with you!

Salary from $110,602 - $165,904 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 D2/19/109 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: 5pm, 17 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.