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Bank of New Zealand

  • #1 in Banking and financial services
  • 1,000 - 50,000 employees

2022 Partnership Banking Graduates

New Zealand Wide
Learn about Partnership Banking through a mixture of workshops and on the job training to set you up to move into a Senior Associate position.

Opportunity details

Opportunity Type
Graduate Job
Number of Vacancies
12-15

Application dates

Applications Open
7 Apr 2021
Applications Close
25 Apr 2021

Minimum requirements

Minimum Prior Qualification
Bachelor
Accepting International Applications
No
Qualifications Accepted
B
Business & Management
C
Creative Arts
E
Engineering & Mathematics
H
Humanities, Arts & Social Sciences
L
Law, Legal Studies & Justice
P
Property & Built Environment

He Waka Eke Noa | Creating Great Together

Finished your degree or in your final year? Navigating the daunting task of securing your first job can be tricky so we've done our best to keep this as simple as possible.

Te Kaiurungi | About the Role

If you love business and understanding what drives success, business growth and the numbers behind the scenes, then this is the opportunity for you. From day one you'll be immersed in the business lending side of BNZ, learning how we support small NZ businesses through to larger commercial clients.

You'll learn about Partnership Banking through a mixture of workshops and on the job training to set you up to move into a Senior Associate position. You'll work closely with a buddy and learn the ropes through shadowing a portfolio of clients, developing the skills and capabilities to fast track your career at BNZ.

Opportunities are available throughout NZ

Ō Pūkenga | About You

Our Partnership Banking Graduates come from a wide range of disciplines including science, arts, law, engineering, accounting, commerce and finance. We're looking for diverse talent that is representative of our customers and will help us transform banking to enable a high achieving New Zealand.

We don't mind what you've studied but successful candidates will demonstrate:

  • A genuine passion for business and numbers
  • Excellent relationship building skills and the ability to relate well to others
  • A customer focused, winning attitude
  • Resilience and willingness to roll up your sleeves and get stuck in
  • Cultural and language capability is also highly beneficial, in particular, Te Reo Māori & Mandarin as we continue to grow our Māori & Asian banking portfolio

You must also be:

  • An NZ/ AUS resident or citizen
  • Available for our assessment centre or interview (date to be confirmed)
  • Available to start a full-time role in February 2022

Nau mai ki te Pēke o Aotearoa | Working at BNZ

At BNZ, we're passionate about building and sustaining a high-performance culture that motivates our people to deliver exceptional results. We know that every BNZer is unique, with a wide range of goals, ambitions, and lifestyles, so we offer a wide range of benefits and working styles to suit you.

  • Wellbeing: Your wellbeing is important to us. When we're at our best, physically and mentally, in and out of work, we can truly create great things together. We're here to support you to be your best with a number of wellbeing initiatives.
  • Leave: We all need a bit of time off every now and then. At BNZ we're proud to offer the generous leave options you need and deserve - whether it's for a special occasion, an unexpected event, or an extended vacation.
  • Flexibility: We're big on helping you balance life and work. We offer a range of flexible working options that help you be your best, wherever you're based. Talk to us about how we can make this work for you.

Important Dates*

  • Applications close: Midnight Sunday 25 April 2021
  • Online Interviews: From Monday 26 April 2021
  • Interviews: From Monday 10 May 2021


Want to be part of enabling a high achieving New Zealand? Apply now!

*subject to change, and COVID permitting

Graduate Success Stories


  • Graduate stories
Make time for yourself. Your own happiness and wellbeing should come first and foremost. Always make time to relax and do something you enjoy no matter how busy you are.

Shaam Prakash

  • Graduate stories
Make time for yourself. Your own happiness and wellbeing should come first and foremost. Always make time to relax and do something you enjoy no matter how busy you are.

Shaam Prakash

  • Graduate stories
Some of the most important skills are being able to get on with people, a hunger to learn and being open to new experiences.

Daranee Bolger

  • Graduate stories
Some of the most important skills are being able to get on with people, a hunger to learn and being open to new experiences.

Daranee Bolger

  • Graduate stories
Make time for yourself. Your own happiness and wellbeing should come first and foremost. Always make time to relax and do something you enjoy no matter how busy you are.

Shaam Prakash

  • Graduate stories
Make time for yourself. Your own happiness and wellbeing should come first and foremost. Always make time to relax and do something you enjoy no matter how busy you are.

Shaam Prakash

  • Graduate stories
Some of the most important skills are being able to get on with people, a hunger to learn and being open to new experiences.

Daranee Bolger

  • Graduate stories
Some of the most important skills are being able to get on with people, a hunger to learn and being open to new experiences.

Daranee Bolger