Senior Analyst - Financial Markets Policy Teamat The Treasury
The Treasury
Wellington, NZ
5d ago
source : New Zealand Government Jobs

About this role

Join a fun, dedicated and supportive Treasury team focusing on critical policy reforms

  • Influence changes that have a real impact on New Zealanders
  • Work on a variety of fascinating and important issues
  • Shape financial markets policy from the centre of government
  • As Te Tai Ōhanga - The Treasury , we are committed to tiakitanga to make New Zealand a better place for people today and in the future.

    We safeguard New Zealand's finances and are the Government's trusted economic advisor. Our vision is to lift living standards for all New Zealanders.

    The Financial Markets (FM) team leads the Treasury's advice on financial system issues and insurance policy. We also administer the Reserve Bank of New Zealand Act, support engagement with the Trans-Tasman Banking Council and Council of Financial Regulators, and review spending in the Commerce and Consumer Affairs portfolio.

    Our work programme is high-profile, fast-paced and challenging : over the past year we've been involved in the review of the Reserve Bank Act, the development of new regulatory regimes for deposit takers and insurers, and changes to the share of loss covered by EQC, amongst other things.

    As a Senior Analyst, you will work on a range of issues but will focus on our advice on how the government should think about the impact of climate change on insurance markets in New Zealand, and the social and economic implications thereof.

    We're looking for someone with an understanding of economic and policy concepts, but advanced quantitative skills or direct experience working in financial markets are not required.

    You will however need at least five-years' experience in developing policy advice, and will also bring :

  • Excellent critical thinking and analytical ability
  • Highly-developed written and verbal skills, with the ability to communicate complex issues and concepts clearly, succinctly and with influence
  • Experience working collaboratively with others from a range of backgrounds
  • In return, we offer you the opportunity to :

  • Build your intellectual and people leadership in a supportive environment
  • Enhance your relationship management skills by working with Ministers and stakeholders across the public and private sectors
  • Develop your talent through on the job and training opportunities
  • We pride ourselves on the quality of our staff and understand the importance of fostering a working environment where excellence is recognised and staff are encouraged to develop their own talents and potential.

    The Treasury values diversity and inclusion, and encourages a positive work / life balance with flexible work arrangements and a range of health and wellbeing initiatives.

    Please see the attached job description, and for more information contact Amy Billitt, Team Assistant at

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