Principal Solicitor, Enforcement at Financial Markets Authority, Wellington
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | 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.
We currently have a newly created position available for a Principal Solicitor to provide technical, operational and stakeholder leadership in the Enforcement team. This role supports the Head of Enforcement, and the wider Enforcement and Evidence & Investigations teams.
As part of the General Counsel function, our Enforcement team is responsible for all legal work in response to misconduct and contraventions of the law within the financial markets.
We are looking for an experienced regulatory litigator with 10+ years PQE with a genuine interest in developing the practice and capability of the Enforcement team.
Key to your success in this role will be your relationship management, self-motivation and organisational skills. As part of the Enforcement leadership team, you'll provide expertise on behalf of the team to the wider organisation and represent the FMA Enforcement function in stakeholder engagement. You will bring enthusiasm and creativity to this newly created role, with the genuine opportunity to make it your own.
You'll be able to demonstrate:
- Senior level experience managing complex, large-scale cases in high pressure environments, particularly in the field of regulatory litigation.
- Commercial acumen and prior exposure to the financial markets.
- Agility to operate in a dynamic environment.
- Previous experience in leading projects relating to the enhancement of business processes(desirable)
- Previous experience in a public sector environment (desirable).
FMA is experiencing an exciting period of growth. With new legislation and an expanding remit, our Enforcement team is working on ground-breaking cases that will make a genuine difference for investors, consumers and the New Zealand economy.
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.
If you have been looking for a role to make your own, apply today and help to make a difference for New Zealand's financial markets! View the position description by clicking the link in "more details" below or for further information or confidential enquiries call Margaret Goldfinch on 09 3000491. Applications close `Sunday 31st October 2021.
At the FMA, you'll be proud knowing that the work you do is creating a legacy for New Zealand.
The Financial Markets Authority is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity and is committed to maintaining an inclusive culture where all employees have the opportunity to reach their potential. We recognise that our continued success is dependent on the performance and ability of our employees.
We value interest from offshore talent for our future pipelines, however due to current border restrictions in New Zealand, we are only able to support local applications or applicants who already possess citizenship or existing working rights for New Zealand.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Financial Markets Authority|
|Position type:||Ongoing - Full Time|
|Category:||Legal & courts|
|Attachment:||No File Attached|
|File links:||Position Description - GC - Enforcement - Principal Solicitor September 2021.doc.pdf|
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