Careers

The Reserve Bank seeks employees with skills over a wide range of areas. As New Zealand’s central bank our recruitment focus is often on professional economists and finance specialists; however, we often seek professional people with skills in a wide range of areas: IT, research, communications, human resources, accounting and finance to name a few. The Bank offers a challenging, high-profile environment with the opportunity to influence policymaking at the highest level.
Recruitment
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Information on the Bank's working environment such as work/life balance, internal communication, learning and development, secondments, health, safety and wellbeing, social scene and dress policy.
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By 7.30am no. 2 The Terrace is open for business but the foreign reserves dealers have been working on US markets since 5.30am and security will be doing their rounds all night. There is always something going on at the Reserve Bank, 24 hours a day.
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The Reserve Bank of New Zealand (The Bank) welcomes applications from PhD students in their third or fourth year to conduct research in the Research or Modelling teams of the Economics Department.
We value our people not only for their great minds, but also for the stimulating work they do and their eagerness to extend themselves. As an employer, we make sure our staff are recognised for their efforts in more ways than one, which is why when you join us, you'll be working in a unique environment, where you're able to explore your interests, broaden your horizons and reward yourself by participating in our vibrant social scene.
Recruitment
Finding your place
Finding your place
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A video featuring recent Graduates and their experience of the Graduate Programme, the bank culture, and the opportunities available.
Journeys and destinations
Journeys and destinations
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A video featuring employees who were originally recruited as Graduates and their experiences and career path so far.
Unique bank, unique opportunities
Unique bank, unique opportunities
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A video focusing on the bank's purpose and structure and includes a broad overview of how the Graduate programme works.