Our breadth and diversity is reflected in our people. We employ around 8,000 people right around New Zealand. They come from a wide range of backgrounds, skills and specialisations and we value the richness that diversity brings to our business.

Valuing our people

As one of New Zealand's largest employers, we understand that our people drive our success. That's why we work hard to make our organisation a place where every one of our people is valued for the contribution they make and are supported in achieving their individual goals.

Celebrating difference

You might be one of 8,000 staff, but to us you're unique. Recognising and celebrating the diversity of our people helps us to deliver even better service to our customers.

We are committed to building a creative and inclusive culture where the ideas, beliefs, attitudes and skills of all our people are valued. We recognise that work is just one part of people's lives, and we encourage our people to bring their whole selves to work. Right now we are focusing on:

  • Respecting and connecting with the community
    Celebrating differences, enabling us to better connect with our customers, colleagues and communities. For example, we support the establishing of networking groups to enable people of similar backgrounds, interests and ideas to get together.
  • Diversity in leadership
    Creating innovative leadership teams who succeed through diversity of thought and reflect the diversity of our people.
  • Leading and inspiring
    Great leaders and great leadership are part of the way we do things around here. We want our staff to be inspired and managed effectively. As one of New Zealand's financial leaders we focus on leadership excellence at every level of the organisation, and support our leaders in building high performance teams.

    Our leaders know what is expected of them. A comprehensive leadership learning curriculum and our leadership talent programmes make sure we are growing and supporting future leaders. We partner with international institutions on our leadership programmes and work closely with the ANZ brands to implement our global leadership capability strategy.
  • Different personalities, shared values
    Just as we have diversity in our brands and businesses, you will notice a different feel across our organisation. Each area has its own unique personality, while working within a framework of shared business goals and values. Although we are a family of different brands, our shared values unite us. Our values are critical to our decision making and interactions with each other.
  • Doing the right things well:
    • Integrity - 'Do what is right'
    • Collaboration - 'Work as one'
    • Accountability - 'Own your actions'
    • Respect - 'Value every voice'
    • Excellence - 'Be your best'

Recent recognition of our achievements in Diversity and Inclusion

WEP logo

ANZ NZ are proud recipients of the 2016 White Camellia Supreme Award, which celebrates organisational commitment to the Women’s Empowerment Principles (WEPs). A UN Women and UN Global Compact initiative, the White Camellia Award recognises our overall commitment to improving gender equality in our workplace and the pragmatic approach we are taking to empower women.

Read more about the Women’s Empowerment Principles and details of our ANZ 2016 Supreme Award.

ANZ Partners

Rainbow tick

In August 2014 ANZ first received accreditation into the Rainbow Tick programme, and we have continued with this annual accreditation. This demonstrates that ANZ welcomes diversity and inclusiveness and values the contribution of its talented LGBTI staff to the success of our organisation.  

For more information, visit the Rainbow Tick website.

Be accessible

ANZ is committed to ensuring our workplace welcomes, supports and celebrates the unique contributions of all our people, and ensuring our products and services are inclusive and accessible to everyone.

ANZ partners with Be. Accessible, a social change initiative and a holistic framework for accessibility with a mission to create a truly accessible country for us all.  

For more information, visit the Be Accessible website.

Global Women

Global Women are transforming the leadership landscape of women in New Zealand by championing diversity and its positive impact on business performance. As a Major Partner since 2014, ANZ is proud to support this organisation 

David Hisco, our ANZ New Zealand CEO, is a valued member of the Champions of Change initiative, as a CEO who is committed to raise the value of diversity and inclusion within their organisation and implement strategies to actively promote the concept amongst peers. 

For more information, visit the Global Women website.

UN Women

Since 2015, ANZ has been an Empowerment Partner of the UN Women National Committee Aotearoa New Zealand. They exist to mobilise support for UN Women’s work and build strategic relationships with companies who are committed to this agenda.

An excellent environment

Wherever you work within the organisation you will see a focus on unequivocal excellence, high performance, meeting our customers' needs and making a difference in our communities. Collaboration, innovation and the ability to adapt to changing needs are important to our future success. We believe the difference is in our people – ensuring they are confident, capable, empowered and engaged.

Working for one of our brands you'll discover an energetic and positive work environment where you'll be challenged, inspired, and supported as part of a friendly and talented team.

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