About the Job The Intelligence Analyst (Analyst Intelligence Operations) is a member of the Australian Intelligence Corps (Aust Int). The role of Aust Int is to provide the intelligence support that assists commanders in their military decision making processes at tactical, operational and strategic levels. Intelligence support comprises that knowledge of the enemy and the area of operations that commanders need to prosecute their missions.
It also includes the active and passive measures undertaken to prevent the enemy from acquiring intelligence about friendly forces and their intentions. In short, the role of Aust Int is encapsulated in the Corps' motto - Forewarned, Forearmed'. The Intelligence Analyst serves in units and headquarters at every level - tactical, operational and strategic, usually as part of a small team.
You will also find the Intelligence Analyst in units or detachments that have specific requirements for intelligence support, including Special Forces units. The Intelligence Analyst is also employed in specialist intelligence units that provide support to the Australian Defence Force in fields such as: Combat intelligence Security intelligence Electronic warfare Human intelligence Imagery intelligence and Psychological operations The function of an Intelligence Analyst is to acquire, process and analyse intelligence of tactical, operational and/or strategic importance and disseminate it in a timely manner and an appropriate format with little or no supervision. As the Intelligence Analyst receives additional training and gains experience and promotion they will be responsible for planning, coordinating and managing very complex intelligence-related activities.
As an Intelligence Analyst you will: have a high level of written and oral communications skills; have the ability to think logically and objectively; be capable of analysing complex and unprecedented situations and exercising above average judgement on the relevance, time-sensitivity and accuracy of information; display above average initiative; be capable of assuming responsibility well beyond your worn rank, and have the highest standards of honesty and integrity..