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Project Manager


  • Project variety in a committed, friendly and professional team
  • Take the lead on best practice project management
  • Working for an organisation that is willing to be innovative

About us:

At the NZ Transport Agency, it all starts with our people. The organization's performance and success will depend on the people who choose to make this a great place to work and make a difference for New Zealand. We're thinking and acting differently and have re-defined how we deliver value to New Zealand. There's no doubt things are changing; and it will be a constant factor as we continue to grow, evolve and adapt to our ever-changing environment.

System Design & Delivery Group (excl. EPMO) - Provides, improves and maintains an integrated land transport system to effectively enable people-centred, technology-enabled, system focused transport services, in partnership with other system providers. A strategic emphasis: partner with others to develop solutions for customers that address system performance gaps rather than simply network link

The role:

This is a unique opportunity to use your first-rate engineering and management skills to contribute to the planning and development of transport networks in New Zealand. The role is multi-facetted, requiring strong leadership qualities to manage our suppliers project teams. This will involve close collaboration and engagement with other teams in the Transport Agency, local authorities, and a variety of stakeholders and partners. This is where your strong relationship skills will be key. 

What you will bring

  • Significant experience in project management, including programme, financial and risk management
  • The ability to develop projects applying strong understanding of legislation and the business case approach
  • Experience in managing contracts within the civil engineering industry and a sound understanding of NZS3910
  • A collaborative and team focussed approach to project development
  • Exceptional stakeholder management skills

An engineering qualification and project management experience within the transport/engineering sector is desirable, as is a Chartered Professional Engineering qualification (CPEng or equivalent) and a professional membership of Engineering New Zealand.

Applications close: 26 June 2019

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For further information please email:

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




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