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NZSIS
NZSIS

An exciting time to join us!

Senior Legal Advisor

The Intelligence Community is going through a busy period and needs more experienced legal advisors to join them.

The Legal Team of the New Zealand Security Intelligence Service (NZSIS) is looking for talented, smart and high energy solicitors to join them in this busy, growth phase. 

The Wellington based team is a highly functioning, collaborative unit – no two days are the same.  The core function of the team is to provide quality legal and risk management advice on all matters relating to the operational activities of the NZSIS, including warrants, inquiries and reviews.

You’ll be advising on stimulating and unique situations including human intelligence activity, covert collection capabilities, privacy, international and human rights law.

You’ll also be engaging with internal and external stakeholders, including the Director-General and domestic and foreign partners.

Currently we have two positions available:

  • Senior Legal Advisor – Vacancy D2/19/51 – Salary range:  $112,196 - $168,294 per annum
  • Legal Advisor – Vacancy D2/19/52 – Salary range:  $68,724 - $103,086 per annum

To be successful in either role, you will bring:

  • An ability to manage and strategise across complex legal issues
  • An ability to find practical solutions to novel issues
  • An awareness of, and interest in, current affairs and issues that affect New Zealand – domestic and international
  • Legal drafting and “plain English” writing skills

For the Senior Legal Advisor position we seek a candidate with commercial experience.  We expect a Senior Legal Advisor to have at least eight to ten years’ PQE.

Position description can be found attached - D2/19/51

As well as never a dull moment in your day, we offer growth and development and ongoing training; free health insurance, on-site gym and a great work life balance.  We also have an active social club with plenty of fun team activities.

There will be more opportunities coming in the near future.  This is the first round for the NZSIS, keep an eye out soon for legal vacancies with the Government Communications Security Bureau.

If you want to join our team at the heart of New Zealand’s national security, make your application now.  We believe that diversity is our first line of defence.  We encourage all parts of the community to consider a career with us.

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 the applicable reference number above 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 21 July 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.

 

NZSIS
NZSIS

An exciting time to join us!

Legal Advisor

The Intelligence Community is going through a busy period and needs more experienced legal advisors to join them.

The Legal Team of the New Zealand Security Intelligence Service (NZSIS) is looking for talented, smart and high energy solicitors to join them in this busy, growth phase. 

The Wellington based team is a highly functioning, collaborative unit – no two days are the same.  The core function of the team is to provide quality legal and risk management advice on all matters relating to the operational activities of the NZSIS, including warrants, inquiries and reviews.

You’ll be advising on stimulating and unique situations including human intelligence activity, covert collection capabilities, privacy, international and human rights law.

You’ll also be engaging with internal and external stakeholders, including the Director-General and domestic and foreign partners.

Currently we have two positions available:

  • Senior Legal Advisor – Vacancy D2/19/51 – Salary range:  $112,196 - $168,294 per annum
  • Legal Advisor – Vacancy D2/19/52 – Salary range:  $68,724 - $103,086 per annum

To be successful in either role, you will bring:

  • An ability to manage and strategise across complex legal issues
  • An ability to find practical solutions to novel issues
  • An awareness of, and interest in, current affairs and issues that affect New Zealand – domestic and international
  • Legal drafting and “plain English” writing skills

For the Senior Legal Advisor position we seek a candidate with commercial experience.  We expect a Senior Legal Advisor to have at least eight to ten years’ PQE.

Position description can be found attached - D2/19/52

As well as never a dull moment in your day, we offer growth and development and ongoing training; free health insurance, on-site gym and a great work life balance.  We also have an active social club with plenty of fun team activities.

There will be more opportunities coming in the near future.  This is the first round for the NZSIS, keep an eye out soon for legal vacancies with the Government Communications Security Bureau.

If you want to join our team at the heart of New Zealand’s national security, make your application now.  We believe that diversity is our first line of defence.  We encourage all parts of the community to consider a career with us.

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 the applicable reference number above 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 21 July 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

Organisational Development (OD) Advisor

  • Exceptional growth opportunity
  • Broad range of work
  • Creativity and Innovation highly valued

Do you want to make your mark on the New Zealand Intelligence Community (NZIC) by contributing to initiatives that help to make it a great place to work and enable the business to achieve its mission? 

The People and Capability team in the Intelligence Community Shared Services (ICSS) is looking for an Organisational Development (OD) Advisor to join its Strategy and Capability team. 

As the OD Advisor you will help deliver initiatives across a diverse range of areas such as diversity and inclusion, employee engagement, research and events. 

To be successful in the role you will have: 

  • Experience in a broadly focussed organisational development role
  • Design and delivery experience across organisational development programmes
  • Knowledge of best practice organisation development methodologies
  • Experience in driving Cultural change
  • Event Management
  • Qualitative Research experience and exceptional writing skills

Your communication skills and ability to build ongoing relationships will be key to working in this unique environment. 

This role will provide a huge variety of day to day work and you will be joining the team at a time when there are lots of exciting projects and initiatives to get involved in.  

If you would like to be part of shaping the Intelligence Community for the future we would love 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 $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 C2/19/66 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, Wednesday 24 July 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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GCSB
GCSB

Intelligence Production Analyst - Foreign Languages

  • Do you enjoy analysing information and piecing together puzzles and feel like you could be doing more with your skills?
  • Are you interested in being part of an organisation that is committed to the security and well-being of New Zealand?


The GCSB are looking for Production Analysts - Asian languages specialists to join our team. This role is the entry level into the Production Analyst career path.  With ongoing support and training, you will be responsible for analysing information, often in a foreign language, drafting classified reports that inform government decision-making. You will operate with a significant degree of autonomy as you endeavor to satisfy New Zealand’s foreign intelligence needs, and will see tangible impact from your work.


You will have an interest in foreign language, ideally Asian languages, and a willingness to develop a good working knowledge of information and communication technologies; you will receive training in the use of specialised software applications.

This challenging and rewarding role requires you to work in a tight-knit team of dedicated professionals who are experts in a wide range of topics of interest to the New Zealand government.


The successful applicants will have:

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong research and analysis skills
  • Aptitude for technical and language training
  • Good general knowledge and an interest in international political, economic, security affairs, and the scientific field
  • A broad understanding of New Zealand's offshore interests


This is a unique opportunity where you will get to work with a really smart bunch of people and use exciting technologies to solve complex problems. Above all, your work will ensure that New Zealand remains one of the best places in the world to live. No day will be the same. Ever.


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


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 C2/19/71 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 21 July 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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GCSB
GCSB

Great Legal Opportunity to Make a Difference!

  • Senior Legal Advisor - Fixed Term 12 months
  • Part-time and flexible arrangements considered

Bring your sound legal knowledge and practical experience to this operationally focused and rewarding in–house legal position within the Government Communications Security Bureau (GCSB).  The core of the Senior Legal Adviser position (eight years’ post-admission experience) is to provide high quality legal advice and help manage legal risk on the important operational activities of the GCSB.

You’ll have the opportunity to work on a wide range of complex and sensitive legal issues, such as:

  • Advising on legal aspects of intelligence collection and cybersecurity;
  • Providing advice on public, intelligence, and international law;
  • Briefing internal and external stakeholders; and
  • Responding to investigations and inquiries.

To be successful, you will be someone who can concisely and accurately advise on the application of complex legal principles to real-world issues, and demonstrate a principled and practical attitude to your work.  You’ll be quick on the uptake with a high level of resilience, the ability to prioritise, and contribute constructively to a collaborative team. As a trusted adviser, you’ll be discrete and able to offer solutions to legal issues.

From us, you’ll get interesting, varied and challenging work in a supportive and fun environment.  We also offer access to an on-site gym, free healthcare membership, the operation for flexible and family-friendly arrangements, and genuine development opportunities.

Salary range:  $112,196 - $168,294 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 C2/19/64 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 28 July 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.

 

NZSIS
NZSIS

Operational Networks and Systems Administrator

  • Are you passionate about IT systems and networks?
  • Do you want to take that energy in a new and exciting direction?
  • Do you feel like you could be doing more with your skills and want to contribute in a meaningful way?

If you answered yes to the above questions, we may have the exciting new opportunity you have been looking for!

The Intelligence Directorate of the New Zealand Security Intelligence Service (NZSIS) is looking for an Operational Networks and Systems Administrator to join the team. 

In this position you’ll apply your computing and information technology experience to manage, maintain and develop our specialist operational systems and networks. You will have the opportunity to take ownership of systems and networks, including product research, implementation and support. There is also the flexibility to realise solutions and influence development.

You will be an essential part of a small and collaborative team and your work is key to our success. You can expect to do some unique things with your computing, networking and problem solving skills and there’s definitely a chance you will work with things you won’t see anywhere else.

To be successful in this role you will have: 

  • Experience managing a range of network vendor’s firewalls, routers and switches,
  • Experience with Linux and windows system administration,
  • End to end knowledge of applications, databases and infrastructure,
  • A tertiary degree in computer science, information technology, or equivalent, and
  • An ability to conduct independent research. 

In addition to the above, we are looking for candidates with highly effective communication and relationship management skills as well as a high level of self motivation supported by a “can do” approach.

This is a unique opportunity to work in an exciting and fast paced operational environment. No two days are ever the same!

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

As well as interesting work, we also offer growth and development opportunities and subsidised health insurance. Most importantly, the outcomes from your work will have a direct impact on the security and well-being of New Zealand.

A copy of the position description can be found on this page.

Salary range: $78,797 - $119,695 per annum

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 D2/19/53 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 Top Secret Special (TSS) 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 26 July 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

Service Centre Technician

 

  • Take the next step in your ICT service centre career
  • Level 1, 2 or 3 dependent on experience
  • Permanent - Wellington

We're looking for a talented and experienced person to work in an environment which is like no other. The Technology Directorate operates in GCSB and across the New Zealand Intelligence Community 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 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 position level:

Level 1 - Salary Band E - $49,465 - $74,197

Level 2 - Salary Band F - $58,549 - $87,823

Level 3 - Salary Band G - $68,724 - $103,086

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 C2/19/74 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 / 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 Top Secret Special (TSS) 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 21 July 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. 

NZSIS
NZSIS

Operations Centre Manager

The New Zealand Security Intelligence Service (NZSIS) Operations Centre is crucial to the success of NZSIS’s deployed operational assets, enabling them to meet intelligence requirements to keep New Zealand and New Zealanders safe and secure.

We’re looking for a proactive and motivated individual to take our existing Operations Centre capability and team to grow it into the future.

Is this you?

In the role your day-to-day focus will be the effective running of the Centre and the current operational capability it supports. This will include the planning, co-ordination and enablement of operational deployments.

You’ll be expected to expand the scope of the Operations Centre over time to cover all NZSIS operational activity. This is an exciting challenge for someone not afraid of a challenge and who is driven to achieve.

To be successful in the role you’ll need:

  • Experience and/or understanding of running or operating within Operations Centres
  • Proven leadership ability and/or experience in leading teams in operational environments
  • Strong interpersonal and relationship management skills,
  • An understanding of legal and health and safety risks associated with operational deployments
  • A healthy dose of enthusiasm, initiative and a positive can-do attitude

Because in this role you’ll be managing the team that supports deployed staff, your working hours will be varied and at times unpredictable. An Operations Centre is also a unique operating environment. To cater for this uniqueness and unpredictability, you’ll receive a $10,000 allowance on top of your salary in this role.

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

As well as interesting work, we also offer growth and development opportunities and subsidised health insurance. Most importantly, the outcomes from your work will have a direct impact on the security and well-being of New Zealand.

A copy of the position description can be found on this page.

Salary range: $78,797 - $119,695 per annum

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 D2/19/56 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 Top Secret Special (TSS) 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 Tuesday 23 July 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

Project Manager Mission Evolution

  • Do you have excellent project management experience?
  • Do you have amazing planning and organisational skills?
  • Want to work on meaningful projects?

If you have project management skills and an aptitude for operational planning and coordination, then we have an influential role offering a unique opportunity to contribute to the future direction of intelligence capability and operational intelligence activity!

The Government Communications Security Bureau (GCSB) is seeking experienced Project Managers to join the Mission Management and Evolution Centre within GCSB’s Intelligence Directorate, and help shape the future of signals intelligence capability and operations.

The successful candidates will manage and coordinate projects and operational initiatives, working with a range of internal and external stakeholders. From project scoping, developing business cases through to the implementation of plans, you will be involved in unique capabilities of central importance to New Zealand’s national security.

This role also includes the planning and coordination of major operational intelligence activity. You will be responsible for planning operations, coordinating a range of GCSB intelligence capabilities, and producing operational planning documentation. You will make sound decisions, at times under pressure, coordinate effectively across different functional areas, and think innovatively to identify and implement suitable solutions.

To be successful in this role, you will be an enthusiastic self-starter who can operate with minimal direct supervision. You will have:

  • An understanding of project management principles, processes and documentation.
  • Experience in project environments, preferably in technology and/or capability development contexts.
  • A well-developed understanding of Intelligence processes and/or the planning and coordination of operational activity.
  • Highly effective planning and organisational skills.
  • Demonstrated analytical abilities.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills.

As well as interesting work we offer a range of benefits including professional development, free health insurance and on-site gym and fitness facilities. This role will involve occasional domestic travel, with the possibility of international travel.

This is a unique opportunity where you will get to work with intelligent, motivated people. Above all, your work will ensure that New Zealand remains one of the best places in the world to live. No two days will be the same.

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 C2/19/59 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 6 August 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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GCSB
GCSB

Cyber Team Leaders wanted!

Team Leader Cryptographic Enablement

  • Do you have exceptional communication and relationship management skills?
  • Do you have proven experience leading a successful team?
  • Want a career where you know your work makes a difference?

Exciting opportunities now available in the cryptologic industry – join the leaders!

The Government Communications Security Bureau (GCSB) has a number of newly created positions to fill within the Information Assurance and Cyber Security (IACD) directorate as this area continues to grow! 

We are looking for enthusiastic and talented leaders to join our busy cyber team and, as a member of the IACD’s leadership team, make valuable contributions to decision making both within IACD and the wider GCSB.

We are keen to chat with those who have some, or all, of the following skills:

  • Experience in creating a collaborative team environment that encourages open communication, and/or be a seasoned leader with experience leading technology disciplines, ideally in a related technology, security, risk or intelligence field.
  • Demonstrated experience in the delivery of Cryptographic services.
  • Experience in the successful delivery of work programmes and managing projects, as well as demonstrating competence managing a capital investment programme.
  • A proven background in planning, including the set-up of systems, lifecycle management, business improvement and the delivery of cryptologic support.
  • A high customer support focus and the ability to build and maintain productive relationships with customers and stakeholders.
  • Skills to ensure your team understand clearly what is required of them and provide them with regular feedback. Your managers will receive the support they need to deliver on clear work programmes.

This is an exciting time to join the GCSB during a busy growth stage, and where you will be provided with unique opportunities to make a real difference to New Zealand and New Zealanders. Check out our website for more information on current opportunities within the IACD Directorate.  Come join the good guys!

Salary band:  $93,497 - $140,245.  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 C2/19/76 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 28 July 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

Cyber Team Leaders wanted!

Team Leader Cryptographic Operations

  • Do you have exceptional communication and relationship management skills?
  • Do you have proven experience leading a successful team?
  • Want a career where you know your work makes a difference?

Exciting opportunities now available in the cryptologic industry – join the leaders!

The Government Communications Security Bureau (GCSB) has a number of newly created positions to fill within the Information Assurance and Cyber Security (IACD) directorate as this area continues to grow! 

We are looking for enthusiastic and talented leaders to join our busy cyber team and, as a member of the IACD’s leadership team, make valuable contributions to decision making both within IACD and the wider GCSB.

We are keen to chat with those who have some, or all, of the following skills:

  • Experience in creating a collaborative team environment that encourages open communication, and/or be a seasoned leader with experience leading technology disciplines, ideally in a related technology, security, risk or intelligence field.
  • Demonstrated experience in the delivery of Cryptographic services.
  • Experience in the successful delivery of work programmes and managing projects, as well as demonstrating competence managing a capital investment programme.
  • A proven background in planning, including the set-up of systems, lifecycle management, business improvement and the delivery of cryptologic support.
  • A high customer support focus and the ability to build and maintain productive relationships with customers and stakeholders.
  • Skills to ensure your team understand clearly what is required of them and provide them with regular feedback. Your managers will receive the support they need to deliver on clear work programmes.

This is an exciting time to join the GCSB during a busy growth stage, and where you will be provided with unique opportunities to make a real difference to New Zealand and New Zealanders. Check out our website for more information on current opportunities within the IACD Directorate.  Come join the good guys!

Salary band:  $79,797 - $119,695.  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 C2/19/77 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 28 July 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

Unit Manager Cryptographic Services

  • Are you a seasoned leader with experience leading technology disciplines?
  • Do you have experience delivering work programmes & managing projects?
  • Do you have experience leading people & building highly engaged teams?

Expressions of interest are invited for the position of Unit Manager, Cryptographic Services within the Information Assurance and Cyber Security directorate (IACD) of the Government Communications Security Bureau (GCSB).

This is a permanent position based in Wellington.

As the Unit Manager Cryptographic Services you will provide leadership and be responsible for:

  • The management of a dynamic and motivated unit
  • The delivery of significant investment /capital programmes relating to Cryptographic Services, including the CPMI project

As a manager in the directorate you will have responsibility for the implementation of information assurance strategies and will assist in directing and managing information assurance matters in New Zealand. As a member of the IACD’s leadership team you will be able to make a valuable contribution to senior management decision making both within IACD and the wider GCSB.

You will:

  • Be a seasoned leader with experience leading technology disciplines, ideally in a related technology, security, risk or intelligence field.
  • Have demonstrated experience in the success delivery of work programmes and managing projects, as well as demonstrated competence managing a capital investment programme.
  • Have significant experience leading people and building highly engaged leaders and teams.
  • Ensure that your team understand clearly what is required of them and provide them with regular feedback. Your managers will receive the support they need to deliver on clear work programmes.

This position requires someone with a strong customer service ethic and willingness to engage constructively across the sector. You will ensure that your team treat customer needs as their top priority and that productive working relationships with customers and service delivery partners are maintained at all levels.

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 C2/19/75 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 28 July 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

Business Coordinator

We have a unique opportunity for an experienced administrator to join the GCSB’s Intelligence Directorate (ID).

As the Business Coordinator, you will support the ID Business Manager to coordinate key business activities, facilitate non-operational support functions, and proactively identify and improve business processes.

You will bring your experience providing administrative support to our busy senior leaders and will contribute to the support of finance, travel, training and corporate reporting.  You will also coordinate key leadership and directorate-wide meetings, events and functions. 

An important part of this role is developing and maintaining strong relationships with stakeholders, driving the Directorate’s customer-centric objectives.

To be successful in this role you will be enthusiastic, self-motivated and be able to work both independently and in a team. Your communication and interpersonal skills will be the key to your success in working in this unique environment.  

You will also have:

  • A strong administration background and a ‘can-do’ attitude
  • Well-developed communication skills
  • The ability to handle multiple projects, work well under pressure, and use good judgement
  • Excellent organisational skills with an ability to plan, prioritise, and pay attention to detail
  • Demonstrated relationship management skills and the ability to work effectively with staff and leaders at all levels

We offer interesting work plus a range of benefits including a competitive salary, professional development, free medical insurance and on-site fitness facilities.

If you want to work with a purpose at the heart of New Zealand’s national security, make your application now.


Salary from $58,549 - $87,823 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 C2/19/79 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 29th July 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

Vetting Engagement Advisor

  • Do you have experience providing a service to customers?
  • Contribute to the safety and security of New Zealand
  • Never want to take work home with you?

The New Zealand Security Intelligence Service (NZSIS) is currently recruiting for a Vetting Engagement Advisor who will be the primary point of contact for all New Zealand Government agencies which sponsor national security clearances. 

As our Vetting Engagement Advisor you will play a key role in delivering and enhancing the overall customer experience. This will be done through a combination of handling the flow of security clearance information, escalating issues/opportunities, providing education and training to other government departments and maintaining the data integrity of our information systems. 

Key to succeeding in this role is the ability to:

  • develop and maintain strong relationships with external stakeholders
  • communicate effectively across a variety of groups
  • think critically and logically with ability to problem solve
  • work well under pressure, using good judgement and displaying a high level of initiative

A strong administration background is essential and general computer literacy including familiarity with Microsoft Office. 

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. We also promise you will never have to take work home with you! 

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 D2/19/61 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, Wednesday 31 July 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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