Senior Analyst, Retail Payments Systemat NZ Commerce Commission
NZ Commerce Commission
Wellington or Auckland
4d ago
source : New Zealand Government

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Senior Analyst, Retail Payments

Ko mātou tēnei Who we

Te Komihana Tauhokohoko The Commerce Commission is New Zealand's competition, fair trading, consumer credit and economic regulatory agency.

Our mission is to make New Zealanders better off by ensuring our markets work well and consumers and businesses are confident participants in those

The Commission is going through an exciting period of growth, driven by increases in its functions, duties and powers, and supported by additional Government

Our Market Regulation branch has recently taken on new regulatory responsibilities for retail payments, and we are growing our team.

We're looking for a Senior Analyst who is passionate and keen to learn about retail payment systems, and bring strong policy, analytical and problem-solving skills to the team.

You will be in the thick of our analytical work that will support the successful implementation of the new

You'll work in our Market Regulation Branch where our aim is to ensure the performance of regulated businesses and markets produce long-term benefits for New Zealand consumers.

This is a permanent position, based in our Te Whanganui-a-Tara, or Tāmaki Makaurau, office with flexible working options

Mō te tūranga About the

Reporting to the Manager, Retail Payment System, you will provide key insights, undertake meaningful analysis, and deliver quality outputs to support our new retail payments activity.

This is an opportunity to make a real difference for merchants and consumers, as surcharges for retail payments are a significant expense across the economy.

We believe improved competitiveness and efficiency in the sector will lead to better outcomes for merchants and

Being involved from the beginning means you will help shape our analytical frameworks and help ensure our work is delivering better outcomes for merchants and consumers.

You will have the opportunity to work across each of our main regulatory activities : rule setting, monitoring market performance, and compliance and

As a key member within the team you will play a critical part to ensure that the retail payments system is competitive, efficient and capable of supporting continued innovation for the benefit of consumers, businesses and the broader

You'll work collaboratively with different skillsets in our multidisciplinary team, as well as across other branches in the organisation.

You'll need to be comfortable working with legal and economic regulatory concepts, be able to wrap your head around this complex system and deal with a certain level of ambiguity.

You'll also have direct engagement with our decision-makers, the

He kōrero mōu About

First and foremost, you have a positive attitude and thrive in a team environment. Some knowledge of the payments, banking

  • a curious mind and is keen to understand how the retail payments systems work, where there are issues and how to get better outcomes for
  • strong analytical skills and a good understanding of the principles of economic regulation and
  • is comfortable with data, able to derive insights from different information sources and bring information to life for different
  • has experience setting up and applying analytical
  • has relevant experience working with monitoring, rule-setting
  • has strong verbal and written
  • a relevant tertiary qualification or equivalent
  • Read more about the skills, experience and knowledge required for this position in the position description at the

    Te wāhi mahi Working

    We're friendly and collaborative and enjoy contributing to our shared vision of making New Zealanders better off. Career growth and development is not only supported and encouraged, it's a part of everyday life here.

    We also offer a range of benefits to show that we'll value your mahi, including generous leave entitlements, study support, a range of wellness initiatives and competitive

    We are committed to our people's wellbeing. Any support needed is freely given, providing the opportunity for everyone to thrive.

    Our flexible working options are key to supporting that goal and our people have the technology they need to make it happen.

    We even offer a contribution to working from home set up costs. Our environment is inclusive, and our people know they are free to be their authentic selves at work and structure the way they work to suit their

    Ka pēhea te tono mai How to

    If you want to contribute to our vision to make New Zealanders better off, please click 'Apply for this job' below. You will need to complete an online application form and upload your CV and Cover Letter outlining your motivation for applying for this role and the skills and experience you

    For any queries contact Allison Whitelaw on 04 924 3810. Closing date for applications Monday 27 June

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