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Regulatory Affairs Manager

Southern Cross Health Trust
Auckland, NZ
Competitive Salary
Closing date
May 31, 2024

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Full Time
About us

We're a not-for-profit organisation on a mission to transform ourselves and empower New Zealanders to live their healthiest lives.

With almost a million members in our care, we are New Zealand's leading health insurer.

We have an unstoppable focus, delivering outstanding experiences to our members in their time of need. This is an exciting time to be part of our journey and in return for your extraordinary talent, we'll provide a high performing values-based team environment where people are at our heart.

About the role

As our Regulatory Affairs Manager, you will support the business in their preparation for and understanding of regulatory change and engagement within their business functions.

Working closely with other subject matter experts, you will support with the responses to consultations and have continued development and oversight over regulatory compliance, conduct and culture activities, including the maintenance of the engagement register, guidance documents, training and processes relevant to the regulatory affairs function.

Working with key stakeholders you will be responsible for preparing for upcoming legislative change through proactive horizon scanning and maintaining industry awareness, then partnering to support the business through the required operational changes to maintain appropriate compliance. This will include providing timely and relevant reporting to various internal governance forums.

About you
  • A legal background (LLB or equivalent)
  • Demonstrated experience in legal/regulatory matters gained within financial services, insurance or health
  • Practical experience in the provision of legal advice or supporting regulatory compliance in mid to large sized businesses
  • Ability to balance regulatory readiness and regulatory delivery with the agility of juggling multiple competing business priorities - standing strong on critical aspects, demonstrating 'smart risk taking' on the discretionary aspects
  • Translation of regulatory frameworks into practical adoption and culture for business context
  • Ability to digest and distil volumes of complex information, delivering relevant reporting of key trends, insights and priorities for action, for a variety of audiences
  • Change management in fast moving, flexible and agile environments
  • Strong relationship management focus across various stakeholder groups
  • Can pivot effectively across wide subject matter, perspectives and level of detail when required.

Ngākau nui. Āhurutanga. Tikanga.

Join a proud diverse team, that's always there, always real, always true. If you thrive in a caring, honest and open culture, we think you'll love working with us.

We know that it is our team's culture and wellbeing that will drive us forward. That's why we prioritise not only professional development opportunities but opportunities to thrive personally, too. We offer exceptional work/life balance and our employees are encouraged to - and rewarded for - living well.

Southern Cross employee benefits include:
  • Five days of wellbeing leave per year
  • Health insurance for you and your immediate whānau
  • Life insurance cover and discounts on pet and travel insurance
  • Extra parental leave benefits and financial wellbeing support
  • Earn up to $1000 extra per year with our workplace wellbeing programme.

That's not all. Need more time to study, volunteer or support your whānau? You'll have the opportunity to purchase flexi leave. Each year, you will also get to take part in a volunteer day, to contribute to a cause or community with your team.

Our commitment to LGBTQIA+ and minority communities is reflected in our culture, and we run a regular Diversity and Inclusion Forum to help ensure this continues to flourish.

If you share our commitment and passion, then apply now!

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