Compliance Officer at New Zealand Transport Agency, Canterbury
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
- On-going training and development opportunities
- Flexible working options
- 5 weeks annual leave, and 10 days sick leave per year
- Develop your regulatory career at Waka Kotahi.
Te Whiwhinga mahi | The opportunity
This position has become available due to an internal promotion. This is a developmental role, and we are looking for someone who has an understanding of what it means to be a regulator and wants to establish themselves in this field. This is a fantastic opportunity to learn and further develop your skills within an existing team of experienced practitioners.
Working collaboratively across Waka Kotahi, you will help reduce risk and ensure compliance through monitoring, and reviewing commercial transport operators. This is an important and varied role and you will be kept busy meeting transport operators, gathering information, writing reports and analysing data to inform decisions.
Although you will be based in Christchurch, travel is a key part of this role, and you will be regularly engaging with operators across the upper South Island. You must have a full driver license, with no convictions.
Your positive outlook and savvy interpersonal skills will be your greatest asset as you meet with and influence business owners, safety managers, truck drivers and others to improve safety outcomes.
Ko koe tēnei | About you
To be successful in this role, you will bring:
This is an excellent opportunity for someone with some regulatory, compliance or enforcement exposure looking to take the next step in their career.
- An understanding of what it means to be a real-world regulator.
- Enthusiasm and a positive attitude
- An agile and enquiring mind
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Sound analytical and problem solving skills
- The ability to adapt your approach to different situations to get the best outcome
- Resilience and the ability to be firm and fair
- The ability to build relationships and appreciate different points of view
- Confidence working and communicating in a practical commercial transport environment.
The New Zealand Certificate in Regulatory Compliance (Level 3 Core Knowledge) would be an advantage.
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.
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As part of your application, please include a cover letter outlining why you are the right candidate for the role.
Ko wai mātou | About us
At Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency, it all starts with our people. The organisation's performance and success depends on the people who choose to make this a great place to work and make a difference for Aotearoa. Waka Kotahi has a strong future focus, understanding that new technologies and changing customer expectations mean the transport system we know today will not be the one we deliver in ten years time.
As the lead regulator for land transport our purpose is to ensure that the system is safe, efficient, effective and operates in the public interest. Safety is a top priority for Waka Kotahi and we, as Te Rōpu Waeture (the Regulatory Services group), aim to improve safety and reduce the risk of harm by being a firm and fair real-world regulator applying principles of good practice grounded in Te Ao Maori - Whakapono (Integrity), Manaakitanga (Caring for people), Whanaungatanga (Relationships) and Kotahitanga (Unity). Being a real-world regulator means we take a systems view that is focused on improving safety outcomes and reducing harm, we work to understand why people behave the way they do and are pragmatic in how we respond, we encourage and educate to support people to comply and enforce compliance when necessary.
We encourage you to explore our regulatory strategy Tu Ake, Tu Maia - Stand Up, Stand Firm to learn more about our path to becoming a responsive regulator for the real world.
Along with our other benefits we also have new Waka Kotahi Life, Income Protection and Critical Illness Insurance scheme available for permanent employees.
For further information, email: email@example.com
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.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||New Zealand Transport Agency|
|Position type:||Ongoing - Full Time|
|Category:||Transport & Logistics|
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