Principal Advisor Assurance
at New Zealand Transport Agency, Wellington
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
An opportunity for someone who has strong experience with the development and management of continuous improvement processes and assurance reviews.
Support the establishment of the assurance function in the Transport Services group
Custom-tailored development plan, LinkedIn Learning licence, flexible hours, hybrid office/WFH
Location: Wellington, Auckland or Christchurch
Te Whiwhinga mahi| The opportunity
The Principal Advisor role sits within the Assurance team in the Programme & Standards Group. The Assurance team's purpose is to make sure that Transport Services is a learning business group that is continuously improving, and consistently achieving high-quality outcomes in line with our requirements.
The purpose of this position is to provide leadership in the establishment of our continuous improvement function and assurance review programme (stage gates, lessons learnt, contract management and others) to make sure that Transport Services is a learning organisation.
Ko koe tēnei| About you
To be successful in this role, you will bring:
Significant experience in one or more of the following areas: assurance and quality, continuous improvement, business and technical process design, business and technical strategy development, training and education, and implementation and change management and delivery.
Proven track record that demonstrates project management capability and the ability to enable the delivery of complex strategic outcomes through others.
Excellent communication skills able to translate complex concepts into easily understandable messaging and extensive experience working with stakeholders and other parties.
Demonstrated ability in analysing data and trends, and drawing conclusions on the findings, and ensuring that information is accurately interpreted and disseminated
Display a high level of customer service, providing timely, accurate and high-quality provision of all services.
Sound knowledge of infrastructure delivery coupled with a good understanding of the transport system, transport construction and maintenance and roading procurement in New Zealand.
You will demonstrate knowledge of, or a willingness to gain an understanding of Te Ao Māori and promote tikanga and Te Reo Māori. You will also have knowledge of, or a willingness to gain an appreciation of te Tiriti o Waitangi (the Treaty of Waitangi) as it applies in the public sector.
Ko wai mātou| About us
Programme and Standards - We make sense of the work ahead and help ensure we're working on the right things, the right way.
Along with our other benefits we also have new Waka Kotahi Life, Income Protection and Critical Illness Insurance scheme available for permanent employees.
To be considered for this position you must have a legal right to live and work in New Zealand.
Waka Kotahi is an equal opportunity employer (EOE). At the Agency we recognise the importance of diversity and inclusion and are committed to providing a working environment that embraces these values. Please let us know if you need any support or have any access requirements that will help you through the recruitment process.
Please note that we may begin shortlisting as we receive applications. We encourage early applications as we may withdraw the advertising at any time.