Adviser - Financial System Analysis

Adviser - Financial System Analysis
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18/09/2019 05:00
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The Reserve Bank of New Zealand – Great Team, Best Central Bank

  • Lead the development and production of the widely read Financial Stability Report
  • Influential role for an expert in economics and the financial system
  • Wellington-based position


Do you enjoy identifying policy relevant issues and having an influence on where we focus our analysis? This role provides great scope to utilise your knowledge to undertake research and analysis on risks to the soundness and efficiency of the New Zealand financial system.

The Reserve Bank of New Zealand (The Bank) is New Zealand's central bank. Our vision is to be a Great Team and the Best Central Bank. We operate with passion, integrity, innovation and inclusiveness. Our main objective is to promote a sound and dynamic monetary and financial system and to ultimately raise New Zealand's economic wellbeing.

The Role

This is a senior-level position within the Financial System Policy and Analysis Department who are responsible for prudential policy as it relates to banks, non-bank deposit takers, financial market infrastructures and insurers, research and thematic reviews, macroprudential policy, and the Reserve Bank's Financial Stability Report. You'll utilise all of your capabilities in this role given the breadth of focus, including leading the development and production of the Financial Stability Report as well as leading analytical projects, providing advice on macro-prudential policy, undertaking stress tests of banks and actively coaching your colleagues.

About You

As a seasoned senior-level analyst/adviser with demonstrated intellectual leadership capabilities, you will also offer:

  • strong interpersonal skills where you naturally get the best out of others – both internal and external stakeholders
  • the ability to effectively influence others and shape the direction of analytical work through a policy lens
  • effective communication skills to convey complex information to a range of audiences

Why us?

We are a fast moving organisation which is growing and innovating to make a bigger impact on the country that we serve. We're offering a supportive and flexible work environment where you'll be encouraged to collaborate, use your initiative and forge strong relationships with a number of stakeholders that will see you make a tangible impact on the financial services sector.

Our work has a big impact on the lives of all New Zealanders, and we carry that responsibility with pride. If you'd like to join a team of professionals who are passionate about the prosperity and wellbeing of New Zealanders, and contribute to a sustainable and productive economy, we would love to hear from you.

To find out more please review the position description through and for specific queries, contact Chris Bloor, Manager Financial Systems Analysis on 04 471 3654.

All applications are to be submitted through by Wednesday 18th September 2019.