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Senior Transportation Engineer

Whangarei

Reference: 4893734

The Northland Transportation Alliance (NTA) is a collaboration between the Whangarei, Kaipara and Far North District Councils, Northland Regional Council and the New Zealand Transport Agency to deliver combined transportation services for Northland.

The Alliance has staff based across offices in the North, and you will be the key contact point in Whangarei. This will see you working closely on-site with senior leadership to provide leadership on roading asset management and strategy development and implementation. Your main focus will be to lead the Asset Strategy and Management team to ensure projects are delivered to agreed standards, including to:

  • Lead and develop the Asset team to ensure delivery of capital projects
  • Provide a strategic overview of the roading assets and operations
  • Assist with the development of the long and short term strategic plan
  • Ensure the Roading Asset and Information Management System is maintained

Successful applicants will possess:

  • B Eng or equivalent
  • Relevant leadership experience
  • Ten years post degree experience
  • Contract and Project management

Along with this, your commitment to make a positive difference, pragmatism and political astuteness will see you succeed in this role. This is a period of growth for the NTA, so your ability to take both customers and your team on a journey with you is critical. There will be times when hard decisions and difficult conversations need to take place, and we're looking for someone who can approach these with tact and diplomacy. Your background is likely to include transportation engineering and project management and you'll be known for creating a positive team environment. Ideally you'll be working in the roading/construction industry and have some experience/knowledge of NZ's roading regulations.

The Alliance is in a time of new leadership and developing a new vision and customer first culture. You will be rewarded with plenty of opportunities to not only show case your expertise and leadership but equally make a significant contribution. A competitive salary, support for learning and development and tools of the trade will be provided. This role presents an exciting lifestyle opportunity, including regular liaison with Far North and Kaipara District Councils.

If you are ready for a new challenge please apply today.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the People and Capability team on: (09) 430 4200 or 0800 932 463.


Applications Close: 21 Oct 2019




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