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Careers at Perpetual Guardian

Innovation, fiduciary expertise and a rich history go hand in hand at Perpetual Guardian, New Zealand’s premier provider of the full suite of estate planning services.

Throughout our 135 years of being in business, we’ve stayed true to our mission: To ensure the people and things that matter to our clients are protected, grown and quite simply, taken care of.

Join our team to grow with us on our journey.

Our Stories

Our team love working together not only because we are passionate about what we do, but also because of our supportive environment with plenty of opportunities to grow and develop. No day is the same!

We live by our values in all that we do:


  • One Team, Our Team – We are all one team, we work together and with respect 
  • Complexity to Clarity – We work efficiently and quickly to keep it simple for our clients, focusing on exceptional execution in all that we do
  • Step up, Own it – We are accountable for our actions
  • Exceed, Excel, Excite – We take pride in what we do and strive to be the best we can be
  • Do the Mahi, Get the Benefits – We enjoy the benefits of flexibility while being productive and without taking it for granted

Our benefits

We offer a number of highly valued benefits that reflect our commitment to our team members’ health and wellbeing, personal growth and professional development.

  • Policies that are innovative in flexible working
  • Life and Total Permanent Disability insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Discounts on Perpetual Guardian products
  • External study assistance
  • Professional development
  • Gym membership discounts with a variety of providers
  • Free and confidential access to our Organisational Counselling Programme (OCP), a private and independent counselling service
  • A wellbeing programme that includes a FitBit upon joining and step challenges to keep us active

The Perpetual Guardian spirit

As an innovative and progressive company, we are always striving to improve how we service our customers, how we work together and how we can work smarter and more productively. This means we look for people who:

  • Thrive in a client-focused environment
  • Want to make a difference in people’s lives
  • Are independent, proactive and take responsibility
  • Are a great team player and leader
  • Enjoy what change brings

When you join the Perpetual Guardian team, you’ll be connected to a strong team of like-minded professionals and will be given opportunities to continually develop and grow with us.

HRD New Zealand Employer of Choice 2020

We are proud to be an HRD New Zealand Employer of Choice for 2020. This award identifies those employers that provide outstanding initiatives such as career paths, suitable learning and development opportunities, and appropriately acknowledging a job well done.