The Australian Security Intelligence Organisation (ASIO) protects Australia and Australians from threats to their security. In a complex, challenging and changing security environment, our success is built on the imagination and intelligence of our team. ASIO’s people are ordinary Australians but they do extraordinary things – they are our most important asset. To be successful in our mission, we need talented people who are highly capable, dedicated, adaptable and resilient. We seek to reflect the diversity of the community we protect. ASIO values diversity and believes that diverse perspectives drive innovation and growth. We are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive environment, where all staff are valued and respected. We welcome applications from all eligible candidates, irrespective of gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religious affiliation, age, neurodiversity or disability. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples are encouraged to apply. We are secretive about what we do, not what we value. Find out more about diversity and inclusion at ASIO.
Are you a detail-oriented, critical thinker with excellent communication skills and good judgement? Do you have a natural curiosity and a drive to constantly seek out new information and insights? Are you seeking a diverse and rewarding career in intelligence, playing a crucial role providing advice to government on matters of national security?
As an Intelligence Professional, you'll play a critical role in delivering accurate, relevant, and timely intelligence that supports informed decision-making.
ASIO is seeking applications for the Intelligence Development Program (IDP) for the January 2024 and June 2024 intakes. This 12-month development program for intelligence professionals provides participants with comprehensive training in intelligence assessment, analysis and advice.
Participants will develop the fundamental skills and knowledge required to undertake intelligence analysis roles in ASIO. The IDP is also the entry point for those seeking to apply their analytical skills and tradecraft to operational contexts and a career as an Intelligence Officer.
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 develop subject matter expertise to make intelligence assessments and produce high quality advice. ASIO Intelligence Analysts drive ASIO’s investigations and deliver impactful threat advice and assessments that inform government, national security partners and industry.
Following a period of employment as an Intelligence Analyst, Intelligence Officers receive additional training to apply and extend their analytical skills and tradecraft to work in operational roles in ASIO. Intelligence Officers often meet with members of different communities to mitigate security threats, while also building ongoing confidential relationships with people to collect information to assist us in achieving our mission.
As an Intelligence Officer you will be trained in the skill of collecting and analysing complex information to produce well-considered security intelligence advice to government, and you will become adept at growing and enhancing relationships and partnerships to mitigate security threats. If you enjoy working in a dynamic environment, possess curiosity and good judgement, are a critical thinker, are comfortable engaging with people from all walks of life, and you’re interested in a career in intelligence and national security, we encourage you to apply.
You will be a highly resilient and adaptable individual with good judgement and exceptional interpersonal and communication skills. You will bring with you a diverse range of skills, qualifications and life experience. Job specific qualities and capabilities for this program include:
There are no mandatory qualifications. We’re looking for individuals from a diverse range of backgrounds who can demonstrate one or both of the following:
To be eligible for the role, you must:
Applicants must be willing to relocate to Canberra. Relocation assistance is provided to successful candidates where ASIO requires you to relocate.
If you require further information after reading the selection documentation, please contact ASIO Recruitment at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 02 6257 4916.
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