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Before you apply for the ANZ New Zealand Graduate Program, you'll need to work out what part of our business best suits your skills and interests. Use this page to explore our current programs and see how you can start contributing right from the start.

 

Commercial & Agri

Where: Wellington

How long: 18 months

Our Commercial and Agri divisions provide full-range services to businesses and customers across the country. By building strong relationships, while understanding local markets and economies, we work with clients to deliver personalised solutions that help them reach their goals.

Commercial customers are predominantly privately-owned businesses with an annual turnover of between $2M to $250M. Our Agri customers have business limits greater than $500,000 and total farm income will typically exceed $250,000.

We also have teams dedicated to Property Finance, Trade Finance and Transactional Banking. They’re supported by central Relationship Services & Business Management and Business Strategy divisions to make sure we’re providing a top-tier service, no matter where you are.

 

What makes a great Commercial and Agri Graduate?

We’re on the lookout for motivated all-rounders to take on every challenge that comes their way; people who have good technical skills, are great with people and can articulate their business solutions in a connected, insightful and simple way.

Graduates who thrive in a team environment, but are equally motivated when working alone, make great candidates. While previous customer-facing experience or a degree in Commerce, Agri or Business would be plus, we’re simply looking for motivated, talented applicants. So, no matter what you’re studying, don’t be afraid to apply.

Rotations

Our program is designed to give you the broadest range of experience possible. Over three six-month rotations, you’ll gain the skills and know-how to become a relationship staff member. By learning new policies and practices from your peers and stakeholders, you’ll have a wealth of knowledge to draw from to kick start your professional career.

If this sounds like the program for you, learn more about the application process.  

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Digital & Transformation

Where: Auckland and Wellington

How long: 18 months

Our goal is to be New Zealand’s best bank. In the digital world, we want to deeply understand our customers, then design and deliver technology that gives us a competitive edge. We’re constantly evolving our practices and understanding the needs of our customers to help them bank anywhere, anytime.

It’s an exciting time to be working in this field and our Digital & Transformation team is leading the way to change the face of banking. We look across customer and staff touch-points to provide intuitive, efficient and integrated experiences.

As the digital landscape is constantly changing, our team make sure that our digital capabilities are up to scratch to achieve our goals. Through simpler self-service, omni-channel solutions and modernised payments, we develop our physical and digital channels to give our customers a connected and convenient experience.

Our program is focused on developing future digital leaders with the design, tech and business skills to deliver outstanding business results.

What makes a great Digital & Transformation Graduate?

We’re on the lookout for innovative, customer focused, strategic thinkers who are passionate about understanding customers and then developing fast, easy, relevant digital solutions. A healthy dose of curiosity would be a big advantage. People who have a big-picture, future-focused view of digital and a passion for using technology to solve problems.

We think our Head of Digital & Transformation, Liz Maguire, said it best when she spoke about Digital Inclusion. Read more about who shapes the future of digital.

Rotations

The best way to learn is to do. So our program will give you a comprehensive overview of how and exposure to placements across the division. This broad range of experiences will give you a working knowledge in each area and opportunities to learn from stakeholders. You’ll also get exposure to the full breadth of our customer base from consumers to large institutional customers.

For example, you’ll work with our Digital Banking team to deliver new features for our leading banking app, goMoney. You’ll also have the chance to learn from digital experience and reengineering experts, which will help you develop transferable skills in lean, agile, experimentation, analytics and human centred design thinking.

To make sure you get the most from your program, each placement will be selected based on your interests, skills and strengths. By the end of the program, you’ll have everything you need to kick off your career with us.

If this sounds like the program for you, learn more about the application process

 

Finance

Where: Auckland and Wellington

How long: 24 months

Our Finance Graduate Program will give you a comprehensive understanding of how we operate on a global level, touch on broader divisions of the ANZ business and explore how global influences impact our day-to-day operations.

To deliver the best possible finance solutions to customers, our teams shape strategies, allocate resources and ensure all decisions are based on facts. They focus on two main functions:

Enabling

Business Partners and Financial Planning and Analysis teams work with customers to provide insight and strategies that drive performance for everyone.

Control

Financial Control and Specialist Services like tax, governance and project accounting comply to strict reporting requirements and maintain the integrity of the numbers. This helps us to provide the best possible service and remain independent.

The Business Partners, Financial Planning and Analysis, Financial Control and Specialist Services play an integral role in Finance’s operating model and are supported by systems and hub services, governed by leadership and management.

What makes a great Finance Graduate?

Simply put, we’re looking for finance enthusiasts. People who are passionate about finding solutions, have great quantitative analytical skills and understand how a business operates.

But it’s not all about the numbers. We’re on the lookout for people who have a big-picture view of the world. People who are friendly, flexible and adaptable in a fast-paced, rapidly transforming industry. Interesting people with a great balance of financial know-how and life skills will make excellent candidates.

If you've studied any of the following, it's likely you have the skills we're looking for:

  • Accounting
  • Mathematics
  • Statistics
  • Finance
  • Engineering
  • Economics
  • Econometrics
  • Business
  • Commerce
  • or Business Law (including Risk Management)

Our program is highly sought after by accounting students, which means high achievers will be favoured. But achievement isn’t just high GPAs and classroom results. If you share our passion for finance, don’t be afraid to apply.

Rotations

We believe the best way to learn, is by doing. So we give you the broadest range of experiences possible. Over four six-month placements, you’ll have exposure to different parts of the business and the opportunity to understand how our Finance area operates on a global scale.

You’ll also have the option to receive study support towards your CA or CPA qualification from the start of your program. We strongly believe in continuous learning, which is why we’re the second highest employer of CAANZ members in New Zealand.

If this sounds like the program for you, learn more about the application process

 

Institutional

Where: Auckland

How long: 18 months

Institutional Banking is one of the most dynamic and diverse areas of ANZ. Its main focus is delivering world-class integrated solutions to our government, corporate and institutional clients across the globe. Many of our clients are household names, including large New Zealand-listed companies and subsidiaries of multi-nationals.

This division holds the number one market position across New Zealand's major banks in all relationship, product and services categories. The division is also number one in the Trusted Advisor, Relationship Manager Capability and Overall Satisfaction categories.

As an Institutional graduate you’ll work with some of our best teams, focusing on developing an understanding of clients’ businesses or industries and providing solutions for their complex financial needs.

Our Business Units

We put the client first. No matter where they are, or what they do, our relationship and product teams work closely to make sure they’re getting the seamless business solutions they need. As an Institutional graduate, you’ll be building your global networks from the get-go.

The program may see you working in:

  • Relationship Banking
  • Transaction Banking
  • Global Markets
  • Global Loans
  • Client Insights and Solutions
  • Operations

What makes a great Institutional Graduate?

We’re keeping an eye out for bright, enthusiastic, hands-on people who want to take on the challenges and rewards that our program offers. We want people who are intellectually curious with an interest in what’s happening around the globe. Our graduates are people that can thrive in a team or work well alone and want to be a part of building a multi-national business.

Our program is highly sought after by students across the country, so strong academic results and good technical skills will be favoured.

If you’ve studied the following, it’s likely you have the skills we’re looking for:

  • Commerce
  • Finance
  • Economics
  • Accounting
  • Engineering
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • and/or Law

But great candidates are more than just their technical know-how. We want to know what makes you, you. Your interests, hobbies and experiences are all a big part of making you a competitive applicant. After all, our graduates are a diverse group of individuals who all bring something different to the table.

Rotations

We give you the chance to learn from some of the most experienced bankers and inspiring professionals in the region. Over six three-month placements, you’ll have the chance network, develop skills and gain a working knowledge in different areas of the broader ANZ business.

As an Institutional graduate you’ll have the opportunity to work with, or even lead, a diverse team. If you’ve recently graduated, or you’re about to, our graduate program offers you the opportunity to build an exciting career with us.

If this sounds like the program for you, learn more about the application process

Intern Program

Where: Auckland

How long: 8 weeks (December 2018/January 2019)

Institutional Banking is one of the most dynamic and diverse areas of ANZ. Its main focus is delivering world-class integrated solutions to our government, corporate and institutional clients across the globe. Many of our clients are household names, including large New Zealand-listed companies and subsidiaries of multi-nationals.

This division holds the number one market position across New Zealand's major banks in all relationship, product and services categories. The division is also number one in the Trusted Advisor, Relationship Manager Capability and Overall Satisfaction categories.

As an Institutional Intern you’ll work with some of our best teams, focusing on developing an understanding of clients’ businesses or industries and providing solutions for their complex financial needs.

Our Business Units

We put the client first. No matter where they are, or what they do, our relationship and product teams work closely to make sure customers are getting the seamless business solutions they need. As an Institutional Intern, you’ll be building your global networks from the get-go.

The program may see you working in:

  • Relationship Banking
  • Transaction Banking
  • Global Markets
  • Global Loans
  • Client Insights and Solutions

What makes a great Institutional Intern?

We’re keeping an eye out for bright, enthusiastic, hands-on people who want to take on the challenges and rewards that our program offers. We want people who are intellectually curious with an interest in what’s happening around the globe. Our interns are people that can thrive in a team or work well alone and want to be a part of building a multi-national business.

Our program is highly sought after by students across the country, so strong academic results and good technical skills will be favoured.

If you’re studying the following, it’s likely you have the skills we’re looking for:

  • Commerce
  • Finance
  • Economics
  • Accounting
  • Engineering
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Technology
  • and/or Law

But great candidates are more than just their technical know-how. We want to know what makes you, you. Your interests, hobbies and experiences are all a big part of making you a competitive applicant. After all, our interns are a diverse group of individuals who all bring something different to the table.

The Program

We give you the chance to learn from some of the most experienced bankers and inspiring professionals in the region. Over eight weeks, you’ll have the chance network, develop skills and gain an understanding of the different areas of the broader ANZ Institutional business.

As an Institutional intern you’ll be doing real work with a diverse team on large well-known customers. By the end, you’ll be well placed to confirm whether a career in banking is for you.

If you’re in your penultimate year of study and you’d like the opportunity to build an exciting career with us, then this may be the program for you. Learn more about the application process.

 

Retail & Business Banking

Where: Auckland

How long: 18 months

Our goal is to be New Zealand’s best bank by helping locals achieve more. Retail and Business Banking is our largest division and where most customers come into contact with us. We are referred to as the face of the bank. Through our branches, business and contact centres and specialist distribution teams, we offer customers access to the most banking specialists in New Zealand.

Retail and Business Banking’s frontline team understand the needs and aspirations of our customers to give them the best possible solutions. From deposits and credit cards, to personal loans and a whole lot more, our team drive the business forward and make sure all customers’ needs are met.

Our graduate program is designed to develop the future people-leaders of our organisation and give you exposure to the wider Retail and Business Banking operations.

What makes a great Retail and Business Banking Graduate?

Successful graduates are passionate about customers and their needs. They have a strong customer focus and can build effective working relationships with their peers and stakeholders alike. We’re looking for people who are comfortable working behind the scenes working with technical data, research and analysis-based tasks, and have the skills to communicate solutions clearly and effectively.

We’re looking for flexible, adaptable people who want to be a part of the biggest area of our operations. People who want to grab opportunities with both hands and experience all the challenges and rewards this program has to offer.

The people with the skills and capabilities we’re looking for will be coming out of all faculties, including Business, Commerce, Arts, and Sciences. We know you’ve got more to offer than official grades. We strongly value curiosity and diversity of thinking, and we want to know what makes you tick, and what you can bring to the table. Things like interests, hobbies, travel, community work, achievements and experiences all make you a more competitive applicant.

Rotations

The best way to learn is to do. That’s why we want to give you the opportunity to get hands-on experience in a range of different areas. We’ve designed our program so that, over 18-months, you’ll have plenty of opportunities to learn from your peers and stakeholders while gaining a comprehensive knowledge of how the division operates.

Each rotation will introduce you to new products, people and policies. So by the end of your 18 months, you’ll have all the skills, knowledge and experience you need to kick off your career with us.

If this sounds like the program for you, learn more about the application process.