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Manager Transport Technology

NZ Transport Agency
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Job Description

  • Opportunity to lead and manage the forward planning and integration of transport technology
  • Bring your expertise in the deployment and delivery of digital and mobility strategies
  • Role can be based in either Wellington or Auckland


At the NZ Transport Agency, we're transforming our organisation because the world is changing and we are working to better meet the needs of New Zealand. Technology is making rapid changes to the way people connect and the transport choices we have, and customers and business want faster, easier and more personalised transport services. We're transforming so we can make the most of the future opportunities for New Zealand – join us.

In our Connected Journey Solutions group, our aim is to deliver step-change for transport system customers through digital technologies and to grow a digital savvy and an innovative culture within the Agency and wider sector.

The purpose of the Manager Transport Technology is to lead and manage the forward planning and integration of Transport Technology (Intelligent Transport Systems) into Agency Practice. This role is key to ensuring that digital transport services and solutions are effectively enabled and become a part of how the Transport Agency operates land transport in New Zealand.

This role is an opportunity to establish and manage the Transport Technology forward work programme as one integrated programme through the development of a strategic business case for operations, optimisation, channels and insights.  In partnership with the CIO and Integration team, you will be tasked with building a DevOps unit to enable the identification and mitigation of legacy systems, infrastructure or behaviours.  You will build and deliver new agile ways of working while testing and refining inflight projects.

To be successful in this role you will bring:

  • Demonstrated senior leadership experience within a large complex organisation with significant expertise in the deployment and delivery of digital and mobility strategies
  • An in-depth understanding of digital transport systems and proven expertise in setting and maintaining appropriate standards and guidelines
  • Proven experience in leading, influencing and building credibility across a range of stakeholders
  • Relevant IT or Project Management qualification or equivalent industry experience


This role can be based in either Wellington or Auckland.

Applications close: 17 December 2017. Please note that interviews for the role will take place in the new year.

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To be considered for this position you must have a legal right to live and work in New Zealand.

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