Australia's protection begins with our Intelligence Professionals.
The Australian Security Intelligence Organisation (ASIO) are seeking applications from diverse and talented Australians to help collect information, connect the dots and play a crucial role in providing advice to government on matters of national security.
If you enjoy a varied role, are hard-working, resilient and adaptable and you're interested in a career in intelligence and national security, we strongly encourage you to apply.
We value life and practical skills and experience as highly as formal qualifications.
If you're also interested in the Intelligence Officer role or want to know more visit the ASIO website for full details. If you wish to be considered for both roles please submit an Intelligence Officer application only.
As an Intelligence Analyst you will have the opportunity to develop a diverse career across a range of specialised analytical areas. You will identify and investigate patterns and anomalies, draw intelligence value from large volumes of information, solve complex problems and produce high quality advice for government. You will drive ASIO investigations, undertake research, make assessments and develop in-depth knowledge of specific issues.
Intelligence Analysts will apply best-practice analytical tradecraft together with subject area expertise to be able to provide actionable advice on critical issues relevant to national security - often in high tempo environments.
To be successful in this role you will be expected to use your well-developed communication and people skills to work collaboratively in teams, provide high quality advice and form strong working relationships with internal, domestic and foreign partners, clients and stakeholders.
Following successful completion of our 12 month Canberra based training program, Intelligence Analysts will be assigned a role in Canberra.
To be eligible for the Intelligence Analyst role, you must:
• have completed formal tertiary qualifications before December 2021;
and / OR
• be able to demonstrate work/life experience relating to the job specific capabilities listed below.
In addition to the above you must:
• be an Australian citizen;
• be willing to relocate to Canberra (removalist costs are met by ASIO); and
• be assessed as suitable to hold and maintain a Positive Vetting security clearance.
We invite applications from candidates who can demonstrate the job specific capabilities of an Intelligence Analyst and ASIO Values as listed below:
Job Specific Capabilities for Intelligence Analysts:
• Provide impartial advice;
• Ability to work proactively;
• Gather, research and analyse information to prepare written and oral briefings;
• Apply exceptional judgement and critical thinking both analytically and operationally;
• Operate independently and in teams;
• Demonstrate personal and professional resilience; and
• Demonstrate high level interpersonal and verbal communication skills.
• We adapt: Anticipate and learn quickly;
• We innovate: Feel safe to try new things;
• We engage risk: Exercise judgement to maximise effect; and
• We are courageous: Voice and value opinions, and commit once decisions are made.
• We embody integrity: Do the right thing;
• We build trust: Are lawful, impartial, authentic and open.
• We enable: Empower and develop our people and teams;
• We include: Value diversity and build belonging;
• We collaborate: Engage each other and our partners, respecting all views.
• We deliver value: Create impact, in the best way possible;
• We drive accountability: Deliver on commitments and hold each other to account;
• We are enterprise minded: Act on behalf of the whole organisation.
How to apply
Click on the Apply Online below to commence your application.
• Complete the online form and provide the following:
• a current resume; and
• a two page (between 800-1000 words) statement of claims responding to the required job specific capabilities and values, outlining why you believe you are suitable to be successfully trained to undertake the role, and what skills, qualities and knowledge you will bring to the role.
Please note, applications should be individually tailored to meet the above requirements.
Please call Recruitment on 02 6257 4916 and quote reference number 092 (during business hours).
ASIO is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment, where all staff are valued and respected, in order to build a highly capable, innovative and adaptive workforce to achieve our purpose. We welcome and value applications from all eligible candidates irrespective of gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religious affiliation, age or disability.
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Monday 12 April 2021, 23:59 (AEST)
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