Solicitor/Senior, Governance at Financial Markets Authority, Multiple Locations
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Here at the FMA, we are passionate about providing our employees with the opportunity to make an impact in a place where the quality of our work and the measure of our influence is second to none. We are committed to providing a dynamic, well-balanced and inspiring work environment to see you develop and succeed.
The FMA's remit and regulatory approach are expanding and evolving to have a stronger focus on conduct. We're currently on an exciting journey, to enable the growth of our organisation.
The Role - Te Tūranga
Right now, we're searching for an exceptional Solicitor/Senior Solicitor to join our Governance Team, which sits within the wider General Counsel function at FMA. This is a permanent position with the option to be Auckland, Wellington or Christchurch based.
As a Solicitor/Senior in our Governance team, you'll play a valuable role in supporting the FMA Board and Committee processes, ensuring internal policies and systems encourage best practice, advising on procurement by the FMA, and dealing with information requests (particularly Official Information and Privacy Act requests, and requests from other agencies including under International Cooperation Agreements).
About you - Ō pūkenga
You will have a keen interest in effective regulation and ultimately in strengthening New Zealand's economy. We are open to considering solicitors with a range of experience who are tertiary qualified in law, with a current Practicing Certificate or ability to obtain one. Those with 5+ years' PQE and relevant work experience can be considered for a Senior position.
Ideally, you'll have several years' experience working in a comparable environment - such as, financial services, other regulatory agencies, the wider public sector or commercial in-house environment.
A background in contract review, public sector procurement, governance or board secretarial duties will also be highly favoured, as will experience within a public sector entity dealing with information requests.
What we offer - Ngā painga
The work we're involved in is as challenging as it is interesting. You'll be joining a team of experienced professionals who love what they do. The FMA has strong emphasis on work/life balance, offering flexible working arrangements and ongoing opportunities for learning and career progression.
At the FMA, you'll be proud knowing that the work you do is creating a legacy for New Zealand. To discover more and apply click the link in 'more details' below for further information or you can contact Rebecca.Cleaver@fma.govt.nz Applications close: Sunday 9th October (please note, applications may be reviewed prior).
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.
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 - PG - Solicitor Governance July 2022.pdf|
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