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Policy Adviser

NZX is an integrated information, markets and infrastructure company. We work hard every day to achieve new levels of success, and through our dedication and commitment we create a positive and supportive work environment. Being part of the small collaborative Policy and Legal team at NZX is a great opportunity to be involved in corporate legal work at the heart of New Zealand's markets.

In this role you will influence public policy developments that may impact NZX's businesses and support the maintenance and development of NZX's existing rules and guidance. In addition, the Policy Adviser provides support for NZX's regulatory affairs, including by assisting in obtaining international accreditations to support NZX's growth, in line with our strategy.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Monitoring legislative and regulatory developments, including drafting submissions in respect of legislative and regulatory changes.
  • Drafting amendments to NZX's market rules and procedures, and discussion and consultation documents in relation to proposed rule amendments. Managing the consultation process.
  • Researching international regulatory regimes, and assisting with preparing applications for international accreditations to enable NZX to deliver on its strategy.

To be successful in the role you'll have:

  • A relevant tertiary qualification (such as a law, economics or finance degree, or an arts degree).
  • At least three years' experience in legal, policy or capital markets.
  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to think conceptually.
  • Intellectual curiosity, a desire to understand novel concepts.
  • A clear and professional communication style.
  • An ability to produce clear, logically structured analysis and submissions.
  • Strong research skills.

Apply now with your covering letter and resume, as we'll be reviewing applications as soon as they're received. Applications close 18 Oct 2019.

IMPORTANT: All applications must complete and submit NZX's application form which can be found here: https://forms.gle/5jk9HQfxgCL6ENsU9.

Please email recruitment@nzx.com if you have any issues or require a copy of the job description.

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