Reserve Bank of New Zealand

Policy Manager - Financial System Policy and Analysis

Reserve Bank of New Zealand

Government Services

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Applications Close - End of Day: 20-09-2020


New Zealand

Work type:

  • Internal promotion creates the opportunity for a new talented policy leader
  • High-performing team producing top quality policy work
  • Shape policy that has a significant impact on NZ’s future

Is it time for you to have more influence, impact and credit for your policy thinking and leadership talents?

Te tūranga – The role

In this role you’ll lead a team of policy professionals who develop and implement public policy to design and refine the regulation of key players in the financial system such as banks and insurers.

You’ll enjoy stakeholder management with regular contact with senior stakeholders right across government and the finance sector, providing thought leadership and sharp critical thinking when weighing up policy options and impacts.

Your key focus as a leader will be to provide direction, coaching and development opportunities to this stellar team who are empowered to have a voice, initiate and make change.

Ō pūkenga – About you

To be successful in this role you will bring:

  • A solid background in public policy roles, including policy development right through to implementation
  • Previous exposure to regulatory, economic or financial system policy issues
  • Exceptional stakeholder engagement and management capability
  • A leadership style that instils confidence, inspires and develops others

Ngā painga – What we offer

We offer an inclusive and flexible working environment to enable our people to bring their whole selves to work and embrace each other’s uniqueness. Our benefits include flexi-leave, wellness package, a range of learning and development opportunities, and access to numerous social, networking and sporting activities.

Ko wai matou - Who we are

All New Zealanders have dreams, hopes, plans and goals. To achieve them we need a stable economy and safe banking system built on integrity, innovation and inclusion. And that's exactly what we at the Reserve Bank of New Zealand - Te Pūtea Matua enable. A trusted system that gives Kiwis the confidence to make the spending and savings decisions that matter most to them.

We have a clear goal: to improve the economic wellbeing and living standards of all New Zealanders so that we, and the generations to come, continue to enjoy this great country.

We are hugely passionate about what we do and the impact it has on Kiwi businesses, communities and whānau. Enabling New Zealand’s financial system takes expertise, determination and a strong commitment to working collaboratively with our partners. We carry this responsibility with great pride and encourage you to apply if this resonates with you.

To find out more please visit our Careers website to review the position description and for specific queries contact Claire Neville on 04 471 3938. 

All applications are to be submitted online via our Careers website by Monday the 20th of September 2020.

Please note - With the New Zealand border being closed and new visa applications not being considered until after November 2020 we are only able to consider candidates who are currently residing in NZ or who already have NZ Citizen / Perm Residency status.