Intelligence Analyst

Collect and analyse data to produce intelligence reports and develop and analyse government and commercial policies for design, implementation and modification.

Intelligence Analyst

Intelligence Analyst

Roles and responsibilities

Intelligence and policy analysts play an important role in an organisation.

Their jobs would see them:
  • determine organisational and client intelligence requirements
  • organise, collect, collate and analyse data and develop intelligence information such as electronic surveillance
  • compile and disseminate intelligence information using briefings, maps, charts, reports and other methods
  • ascertain the accuracy of data collected and reliability of sources
  • conduct threat and risk assessments and develop responses
  • liaise and consult with program administrators and other interested parties to identify policy needs
  • review existing policies and legislation to identify anomalies and out-of-date provisions
  • research social, economic and industrial trends and client expectations of programs and services provided
  • formulate and analyse policy options and prepare briefing papers
  • recommend policy changes and advise on preferred options
  • assess the impact and financial implications and the interactions with other programs and the political and administrative feasibility of policies

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics

Intelligence and policy analysts play an important role in an organisation.

Their jobs would see them:
  • determine organisational and client intelligence requirements
  • organise, collect, collate and analyse data and develop intelligence information such as electronic surveillance
  • compile and disseminate intelligence information using briefings, maps, charts, reports and other methods
  • ascertain the accuracy of data collected and reliability of sources
  • conduct threat and risk assessments and develop responses
  • liaise and consult with program administrators and other interested parties to identify policy needs
  • review existing policies and legislation to identify anomalies and out-of-date provisions
  • research social, economic and industrial trends and client expectations of programs and services provided
  • formulate and analyse policy options and prepare briefing papers
  • recommend policy changes and advise on preferred options
  • assess the impact and financial implications and the interactions with other programs and the political and administrative feasibility of policies

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics

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Intelligence Analyst

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