Analyst/Senior Analyst, Compliance and Investigations

The Commerce Commission is New Zealand’s competition, consumer and 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.

This is a 12 month fixed term contract or secondment position based in our Wellington office providing parental leave cover for one of our team members. Flexible working arrangements are also available.

The role

Working in our Regulation Branch you’ll join the new Compliance & Investigations team that formed in September. This team brings together the compliance and enforcement work on telecommunications, energy, airports and dairy.

As part of our supportive, tight knit team you will be responsible for:

  • developing compliance and investigation policies and processes to contribute to the success of the team and the compliance and enforcement work by the branch
  • monitoring and analysing emerging issues across the Regulation branch that impact on compliance and enforcement
  • using a combination of tools such as education, outreach and enforcement to encourage compliance and good conduct by regulated industries.

Candidates that meet the experience and leadership requirements for senior analyst would also be expected to lead investigations into breaches of regulatory standards.

What you will have

We are looking for someone who has:

  • sound judgement and proven ability to interpret, research and analyse complex information
  • strong communication skills both written and verbal
  • experience working in an investigative or compliance role in a regulatory environment.

For senior analyst level we will also look for someone who has:

  • experience leading and managing projects
  • the ability to successfully prioritise multiple pieces of work.

What we offer

We value our friendly and collaborative environment where people enjoy interesting work and share a vision of making New Zealanders better off.

We proactively support development through on-the-job learning, conferences and seminars, workshops and training courses.

We value work/life balance and are committed to everyone's well-being. Centrally located in Wellington we have contemporary offices that are close to transport options. We are proud members of Diversity Works New Zealand and welcome people with the right skills from all backgrounds.

Read more about this role in the position descriptions – Analyst / Senior Analyst.

Apply now

To apply, email your cover letter and CV to work@comcom.govt.nz. For any queries, contact Liz Martin on 04 924 3625.Diversity Works logo

Applications close Monday, 25 November 2019.

Business Partner, People and Capability

Support our capable people leaders and team members to ensure we collectively deliver on our goals and continue to foster a great workplace where our people can thrive.

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Learning and Development Adviser

This is a newly created opportunity for an L&D Adviser to advise, design and implement learning initiatives across the organisation.

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Senior Legal Counsel, Credit

The Commerce Commission is New Zealand’s competition, consumer and 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 Competition and Consumer Branch aims to ensure markets are more competitive and consumers’ interests are protected. The Branch helps businesses to understand their obligations and consumers to know their rights.

Our Credit Legal team is looking for a Senior Legal Counsel to join their busy and productive team. Full time, 12 month fixed term positions are available based either within our Wellington or Auckland offices.

The role

The Credit Legal team advises on investigations involving consumer lenders including finance companies, banks, payday lenders and mobile traders. We also initiate, manage and advise on litigation under the legislation enforced by the Commission, particularly under the Credit Contracts and Consumer Finance Act 2003 and Fair Trading Act 1986. We defend appeals and judicial review challenges arising out of the Commission’s work in these areas, and we contribute to internal communications, law reform and other projects by providing legal advice and strategic input.

You will be involved in a wide variety of projects that are of real importance to New Zealanders and to consumer borrowers. Appointees will have a docket of work that is stimulating and challenging and will be part of a team of respected specialists.

What you will have

We are looking for someone authorised to practice in New Zealand who has both commercial litigation experience as well as a background in finance or accounting.

You will also have demonstrable expertise in:

  • advising on contract and commercial law issues
  • legal drafting and litigation management
  • working in mixed discipline teams with external and internal specialists, counsel and witnesses
  • confidently representing clients and communicating legal issues.

What we offer

We value our friendly and collaborative environment where people enjoy interesting work and share a vision of making New Zealanders better off.

We proactively support development through on-the-job learning, conferences and seminars, workshops and training courses, secondments – both national and international, and study opportunities.

We value work/life balance and are committed to everyone's well-being. Centrally located in Wellington and Auckland we have contemporary offices that are close to transport options. We are proud members of Diversity Works New Zealand and welcome people with the right skills from all backgrounds.

We also have an active social club, sports teams, diversity network and all staff and their family members have access to employment assistance services.

Read more about this role in the position description.

Apply now

To apply, email your cover letter and CV to work@comcom.govt.nz. For any queries contact Liz Martin on 04 924 3625.

Applications close Sunday 24 November 2019.

Project Manager, Regulation

The Commerce Commission is New Zealand’s competition, consumer and 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.

Our Telecommunications team is looking for a Project Manager to own the project management function for a number of projects.  This is a full time, fixed-term position for 12 months, based in our Wellington office. Applications to undertake the role as an Inter-agency secondment would be welcomed. Flexible working arrangements are also available.

The role

You will primarily be working on a programme of work that will put in place consumer protections and processes for New Zealand transitioning from copper to fibre services.  This is the perfect opportunity to develop project management skills, try something new, and gain additional experience within a supportive team and environment. We want to hear from anyone who is looking for wider experience across the organisation and in the Telecommunications sector.

Read more about this role in the schedule of duties.

What you will have

We want to hear from you if you have experience managing projects, to scope and to agreed expectations and enjoy the dynamics of working with a motivated team, within a project management framework.

You will also:

  • provide effective project communication, coordination, administrative and financial project support
  • be smart and have the ability to pick up new processes quickly
  • be pragmatic and adaptable
  • have the ability to gather and analyse information.

What we offer

We value our friendly and collaborative environment where people enjoy interesting work and share a vision of making New Zealanders better off.

We proactively support development through on-the-job learning, conferences and seminars, workshops and training courses, secondments – both national and international, and study opportunities.

We value work/life balance and are committed to everyone's well-being. Centrally located in Wellington we have contemporary offices that are close to transport options. We are proud members of Diversity Works New Zealand and welcome people with the right skills from all backgrounds.

Apply now

To apply, email your cover letter and CV to work@comcom.govt.nz. For any queries, contact Liz Martin on 04 924 3606.Diversity Works logo

Applications close Wednesday 13 November 2019.