Senior Analyst, Infrastructure Regulation at NZ Commerce Commission, Wellington or Auckland
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Our Infrastructure Regulation branch is looking for two experienced Senior Analysts. These are permanent positions - one in our Transpower and Gas team and the other in our Electricity Distribution team, based in either our Te Whanganui-a-Tara (Wellington) or Tāmaki Makaurau (Auckland) office.
From ensuring our critical infrastructure is resilient to natural disasters to achieving the transition to Net Zero - these roles will see you leading projects that tackle some of the biggest challenges facing Aotearoa New Zealand today. Join us in the Commerce Commission's Infrastructure Regulation Branch to be a part of a friendly, collaborative, and high-performing team that is focussed on your development and will empower you to have a real impact on businesses and consumers across the country.
Mō te tūranga | About the role
Our Infrastructure Regulation Branch is focussed on delivering long term benefits for consumers in the infrastructure markets that they regulate.
These two roles will see you working in the teams in the Branch that are responsible for regulating New Zealand's gas distribution, electricity distribution and electricity transmission businesses. The teams oversee important functions, such as preventing the regulated businesses from making excessive profits and ensuring that they have the right incentives to innovate and invest in the services that their consumers demand.
These busy and varied roles will see you work on multiple projects within multi-disciplinary teams made up of lawyers, economists and technical specialists. You'll gather and critically analyse information, identify key issues, draw logical conclusions and help present these back to our decision makers, the Commerce Commission's Commissioners.
He kōrero mōu | About you
A true team player, you'll be experienced working in a fast-paced environment and bring a proactive and solutions-focused approach. You'll be able to think, write and communicate clearly, offer sound critical thinking skills and be comfortable presenting to stakeholders at all levels.
You will also bring the following:
- the ability to prioritise, focus on high value outputs and resolve challenging problems
- relationship management skills with both internal and external stakeholders
- policy or regulatory experience
- the ability to understand accounting and economic principles and interpret legislation.
We know that a diverse team with a range of life and work experiences enables high performance and innovation. Your work experience might include:
- technical accounting analysis
- finance and capital budgeting
- financial audit
- economic or legal policy analysis
A university degree in a relevant field (e.g. accounting, engineering, economics, commerce, law, science, or statistics) and is required. If you are unsure as to whether you meet this requirement, please contact Liz.
Read more about the skills, experience and knowledge required for this position in the position description.
Ko mātou tēnei | Who we are
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 markets.
The Commission is going through an exciting period of growth, driven by increases in its functions, duties and powers, and supported by additional Government funding.
Te wāhi mahi | Working here
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 remuneration.
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 lifestyle.
Ka pēhea te tono mai | How to apply
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 bring.
For any queries contact Liz Martin on 04 924 3625. Applications close Wednesday 29 March 2023.
Our recruitment process is fair, inclusive and free from bias and we encourage our applicants to let us know if we can make it more user friendly for them. We are an equal opportunity employer. We value diverse perspectives and the contribution every one of our people makes to our culture. Put simply – you can be yourself here.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||NZ Commerce Commission|
|Location:||Wellington or Auckland|
|Category:||Policy & analysis|
|Attachment:||PD - Senior Analyst Infrastructure or Market Regulation.pdf (PDF, 264KB)
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