To contribute to the development, maintenance and support of NZ Police International Service Group by coordinating activities in respect to international deployments, programmes and projects, and to provide efficient, effective and confidential advice and support services to the Manager: International Strategy and Planning and the wider ISG.
1. Service Delivery
Research and Development
- Uses a range of research skills, including skills in collecting, collating and analysing information, identifying and assessing key issues, summarising information and making good judgements and recommendations.
- Contributes to the design, coordination and implementation of projects and programmes throughout "Project Lifecycle".
- Supports ISG managers in ensuring alignment of ISG projects and programmes with relevant NZP, and wider government agency, strategies and policies.
- Identifying project areas / parameters requiring research
- Monitoring and regularly reporting on project and programme time, scope and budget implications.
- Providing administrative support in terms of ongoing advice, information and assistance.
- Ensuring project / research information and resources are available and released as appropriate to interested parties and authorised personnel.
- Conducting research into successful techniques and developments nationally and internationally that may be relevant to the implementation of particular deployments, programmes and projects.
- Identifying obstacles and risks to the implementation and long term success of deployments, programmes and projects and developing appropriate resources.
- Documenting and presenting policy results and recommendations in an appropriate manner as necessary, ensuring information is available and released to interested parties.
- Assists the ISG Operations Manager in the development and implementation of deployments, programmes and projects which achieve short and long term organisational goals.
- Contributes to the coordination, development and maintenance of Police international deployments, programmes and projects.
- Researches the establishment of new projects, identifying resource requirements, potential benefits, performance measurements and relationships with other projects.
- Provides advice and support in the development of international deployments, programmes and projects.
- Ensures project objectives, deliverables, constraints and principal working activities are managed effectively and efficiently.
- Supports and contributes to interagency development of deployments, programmes and projects.
- Prepares funding bids to various external funding mechanisms (Pacific Security Fund, Asia Security Fund, Government Agencies Fund, Head of Missions Funds), for Executive consideration.
- When required, attends external funding agency meetings, on behalf of ISG, and present on the rationale and methodology underpinning projects.
- Provides advice to Senior Managers on negotiations for overseas deployments.
- Provides advice to International agencies, Parliament and other jurisdictions on International deployments, programmes or projects.
- Supports the implementation of projects (and some programmes), reporting regularly to ISG management and external funding agencies on time, scope and budgetary implications.
- Performs a wide range of tasks in an environment of often competing demands with versatility, perseverance and composure.
- Identifies and consults with project stakeholders throughout the project development.
- Monitors donor country activities and provides advice in the context of NZP international activities.
- Plans for and supports in-country visits by international dignitaries and delegations.
- Drafts internal communications and external media materials.
Policy Development Assistance
- Identifies and analyses International Policing policy issues and provides advice, including proposals and recommendations to the ISG Manager: International Strategy and Policy.
- Undertakes investigative research into development in international policing.
- Identifies possible implications for NZ Police in relation to international policing issues.
- Accesses, defines and confirms any issues or relevant information which may impact on strategy implementation.
- Drafts policy proposals and reports with recommendations for action.
- Drafts Ministerial papers, and responses to Parliamentary Questions and Official Information Act request related to international deployments, programmes and projects and the ISG.
- Drafts briefing papers for the Commissioner of Police, the Minister of Police, and papers for the Police Executive Management and Police Executive Conference.
- Drafts briefing papers, Cabinet papers and position papers relating to ISG business.
- Produces relevant briefing notes as required and in the format most appropriate to the situation.
2. Relationship Management
- Establishes and maintains constructive internal relationships (e.g. Operations Group, Ministerial Services Group, SIU, NBCI, RNZPC) in relation to ISG business.
- Establishes and maintains constructive external relationships with partners such as government departments and agencies (especially DPMC, MFAT, NZAID, NZDF, MOD).
- Identifies and maintains appropriate points of contact internally, externally and internationally for the efficient and successful completion of projects and deployments.
- Interacts with stakeholders to ensure communication of ISG activities including preparation of briefings to the Executive and senior management.
- Acts as a contact point for New Zealand based representatives from various foreign police services and embassy staff (in connection with bi-lateral policing matters)
3. Team Work
- Encourages and supports open, honest and constructive relationships with colleagues.
- Ensures strong and effective channels of communication amongst colleagues.
- Takes the constructive approach to team efforts and supports other team members where possible.
- Contributes to the effective and efficient day to day running of international deployments, programmes and projects and the ISG through positive and constructive interaction.
- Cooperates and works with project teams / members in order to achieve team goals.
4. General Management
- Approaches tasks, challenges, and difficulties in a positive and energetic manner.
- Shows willingness to learn new skills. Responds to requests for service in a professional, customer friendly and timely manner.
- Develops networks inside and outside the organisation to achieve "best result" for the organisation as a whole.
Additional Key Accountabilities:
Accountability for Performance
Effective performers take personal responsibility for achieving personal and team goals and targets. They set clear objectives and are committed to their work. They plan, prioritise and use their time and energy effectively to achieve desired outcomes. They promote accountability in others and take responsibility for their own actions and decisions
Effective performers work co-operatively with others to build partnerships and achieve desired outcomes. They actively network, create and maintain relationships that inspire trust amongst all stakeholders in order to share information and co-ordinate action effectively.
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