JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)
February 1, 2022 - July 31, 2022
Reserve Bank of New Zealand
Position Title/Short Description
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Locations: Wellington, Wellington, NEW ZEALAND
Auckland, Auckland, NEW ZEALAND
JEL Classification: G2 -- Financial Institutions and Services
Research and Development
Full Text of JOE Listing:
Te tūranga – The role
We currently have a number of opportunities available within our Economics Department here at Te Pūtea Matua. The work that our Economics department contributes to is critical to the achievement of our economic objectives and strategic priorities, supporting and advancing Te Putea Matua’s most important work streams.
As a Senior Analyst, your responsibilities will include:
Working on diverse areas of economic policy, such as unconventional monetary policy design; the future of the payments system; and what the latest data mean for the outlook for monetary policy in New Zealand.
Applying your strong technical skills to an ever-changing range of policy questions.
Analysing and forecasting various sectors of the New Zealand economy.
Presenting analysis to the Monetary Policy Committee.
Leading projects and acting as a mentor to others.
Ō pūkenga – About you
To be successful in one of these roles you’ll have:
A post-graduate degree in economics or similar analytical subject.
An effective collaborative approach that draws on the knowledge and skills of colleagues and other stakeholders, and constructively contributes to the work of others.
A solid understanding of macroeconomics and the key issues facing the New Zealand and global economy.
Well-developed analytical and research skills.
Ngā painga – What we offer
We have a broad range of responsibilities and great opportunities to match people across all stages of careers. We encourage an inclusive and positive workplace culture. We support flexible working and work-life balance. Our benefits include additional leave options, a wellness package, working from home equipment subsidy, generous parental leave provisions, learning and development opportunities, and access to numerous social, networking and sporting activities.
Ko wai matou - Who we are
We’re kaitiaki (guardians) of New Zealand’s financial ecosystem – enabling economic wellbeing and prosperity for all New Zealanders. We do all we can to support, a sustainable, productive and efficient economy built on integrity, innovation and inclusion. We’re building diversity and inclusion into everything we do. Our differences seed our innovation and help us deliver our best work – reflective of the needs of society. We welcome and value knowledge of Te Ao Māori, Te Tiriti and Tikanga.
To find out more please review the position descriptions for the Central Banking Analytics, Policy Analysis, Forecasting, and Policy Research & Development teams, and for recruitment queries please contact Sara Butterfield (
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