Major Group: 2 - Professionals | Sub-Major Group: 22 - Business, Human Resource and Marketing Professionals | Minor Group: 224 - Information and Organisation Professionals | Unit Group: 2244 - Intelligence and Policy Analysts
Description: Develops and analyses policies guiding the design, implementation and modification of government or commercial operations and programs.
Skill Level 1 : Occupations at Skill Level 1 have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. At least five years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.
Alternative titles are any commonly used alternative title (or titles) for the occupation. These alternative titles have the same meaning as the principal title but may be less commonly used.
Foreign Policy Officer
Research and Evaluation Analyst (NZ)
Specialisation titles are any commonly used titles which refer to a subset of jobs belonging to the occupation designated in the principal title. These jobs involve the performance of specialised tasks rather than the broader range of tasks usually performed in the occupation.
UNIT GROUP 2244: INTELLIGENCE AND POLICY ANALYSTS
Description: Collect and analyse information and data to produce intelligence and to develop and analyse policies guiding the design, implementation and modification of government and commercial operations and programs.
Skill Level: Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. At least five years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).
determining organisational and client intelligence requirements
organising, collecting, collating and analysing data, and developing intelligence information such as electronic surveillance
compiling and disseminating intelligence information using briefings, maps, charts, reports and other methods
ascertaining the accuracy of data collected and reliability of sources
conducting threat and risk assessments and developing responses
liaising and consulting with program administrators and other interested parties to identify policy needs
reviewing existing policies and legislation to identify anomalies and out-of-date provisions
researching social, economic and industrial trends, and client expectations of programs and services provided
formulating and analysing policy options, preparing briefing papers and recommendations for policy changes, and advising on preferred options
assessing impacts, financial implications, interactions with other programs and political and administrative feasibility of policies