About this role
At the Financial Markets Authority (FMA) the work we do counts - it is challenging, unique and continuously evolving. We ensure better outcomes for investors, consumers and the New Zealand economy through our unwavering commitment to promoting and facilitating fair, efficient and transparent financial markets.
With a strong focus on learning and development, we empower our people to shape their roles. This means you’ll have the opportunity to learn, grow and thrive in an environment that encourages expansion and flexibility.
We’ll support you to be bold and proactive and we’ll celebrate your achievements and success.
Right now, we’re looking for a Senior or Intermediate Solicitor to join our busy Policy team within the General Counsel function.
You'll be delivering consistent and effective regulatory policy advice and expertise to ensure our development and application of regulatory policy (e.
g. law reform review and advice, exemptions, guidance) reinforces our regulatory strategy and reputation as an agile, effective, proactive and respected regulator.
Tertiary qualified, you'll have a minimum of 4+ years' experience in the financial services or public sector environment along with an excellent knowledge of laws and regulations relevant to the financial sector.
You'll have experience gained in a law firm, public sector and / or corporate environment along with a proven ability to interact with stakeholders both within and outside of the FMA for the best outcomes.
Your ability to take ownership and get the job done in a positive and outcome focused manner whilst remaining open to other relevant views and options will allow you to truly excel in this role.
We are open to applications from candidates with a range of experience. The candidate providing the most effective team fit will be considered in light of available candidates' experience and how this can complement the experience of existing team members.
The title of the position established will be determined by the successful candidate's PQE.
At the FMA, you'll be proud knowing that the work you do is creating a legacy for New Zealand. We offer flexible working arrangements and a variety of wellness activities.
A strong emphasis is placed on your life outside the workplace, and diversity and inclusion are championed in an environment where we all have the opportunity to reach our full potential.
At FMA we believe in a workplace where you can Lead, Learn & Live. To discover more, click 'Apply' now! To view the position description, click the link in 'more details' below or for further information or confidential enquires you can contact Jessi Kadow on 09 967 1237.