Aps 4 - Intelligence Assessment Analyst

Department of Defence

Canberra, ACT

Posted 2/23/2021

  • $67,100 - $73,256 (plus super)
  • Canberra - ACT
The Role
An APS4 Intelligence Assessment Analyst is accountable under limited direction to perform and achieve moderately complex research and analysis work within an integrated military and civilian workforce. You will have a sound understanding of government decision-making and Defence’s mission, and an awareness of the challenges facing Australia's strategic environment.

The APS4 Intelligence Assessment Analyst requires strong communication skills, demonstrating an ability to communicate with, respond to and provide advice to a range of stakeholders on operational and administrative issues. You will have authority and discretion to varying degrees to exercise initiative and judgement, and demonstrated experience working both independently and as part of a team to achieve results.

You will work within a framework of legislation, established principles, work practices and procedures in accordance with Defence’s mission and business objectives.

About our Team
The Defence Intelligence Organisation (DIO) is at the forefront of world-altering events – as they happen and often before. If you are looking for an opportunity to positively contribute to upholding our nation's security as part of a select cohort of intelligence professionals, DIO offers a wealth of opportunity.

To achieve our mission to produce the best possible intelligence analysis, we bring together smart, focused people from a diverse range of backgrounds to create a highly effective and cohesive workforce. Our work is interesting and exciting. DIO believes that its people are its most valuable resource, and we will invest in your training and development to ensure your time with us is deeply rewarding, both personally and professionally.

Our Ideal Candidate
As an APS4 Intelligence Assessment Analyst, you will analyse and evaluate information from a variety of sources, and provide clear verbal and written intelligence assessments to our customers to inform their decision-making. We are looking for people of any age and background who have strong research and analytical skills and who have an understanding of and interest in Australia’s strategic, defence and national security priorities and environment.

Our ideal candidate will also have an inquiring mind, seeking to confirm truths and probabilities, and the ability to scrutinise foreign developments to recognise trends and patterns. You are a team player who can work collaboratively, and will be capable of establishing and sustaining working relationships throughout government and with foreign partners. You will have excellent interpersonal skills, and demonstrate flexibility in your approach to your work.

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