Senior Network Manager (Roading) at New Zealand Transport Agency, Northland
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
- Lead the stewardship of the Northland structural infrastructure
- Be part of building a future focused transport system
- Focus on structural asset management and stakeholder relationships
- Located in Whangarei
The recent weather events in the upper North Island have left the transport network in need of significant repair. The impacts of Cyclone Gabrielle, has meant that Waka Kotahi has important work to do in bringing communities back together, reshaping the future, and recovering with resilience.
This is much more than just another transport project; we will be looking for opportunities to improve outcomes through the rebuild. As well as this, the work environment will often be complex, with a collaborative solution-focused approach critical to ensuring success for all parties.
The opportunity | Te Whiwhinga mahi
As Senior Network Manager (Structures) you will help lead the stewardship of structural infrastructure in Northland managing delivery of structure designs and construction methodologies, ensuring structure maintenance is managed effectively, and provided maintenance comment into capital projects and create resilient connections and become a trusted advisor for that team.
As a member of the Network Management team, you will work closely with Maintenance Contract Managers and Journey Managers and be responsible for the delivery of our regional structure's maintenance and operations programme for the Northland area. Drawing on your broad set of skills and experience, you'll respond to customers' needs, whilst also taking a practical and pragmatic approach to managing suppliers. Your ability to make sound decisions and confidence working with a wide range of stakeholders will be key to your success in this influential role.
About you | Ko koe tēnei
This is a hands-on challenging role; and to succeed you will bring:
- Technical and practical experience in Structural Asset Management or similar
- Experience at dealing with complex and sensitive issues in a political environment
- Solid knowledge and understanding of delivering best value solutions within a constrained budget
- Experience in emergency response, Lifelines, or resilience activities
- Strong stakeholder management, negotiation, and collaboration skills
- A Bachelor of Structural Engineering or a relevant tertiary/trade qualification
- NZ Driver's Licence (or equivalent) is required
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.
If you are looking for an exciting opportunity to be part of a highly motivated team delivering great outcomes for our Northland highway customers, we would love to hear from you. In return we can offer a professional and committed team, and an excellent working environment that provides flexible employment practices. We offer a range of incredible benefits for our employees such as: 5 weeks annual leave, insurance benefits, e- bike subsidies, access to the Marram Trust holiday homes.
About us | Ko wai mātou
At Waka Kotahi, the 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.
We pride ourselves on fostering a dynamic environment that encourages collaboration and innovation. We believe in the power of teamwork and value the diverse perspectives and experiences brought by our multi-disciplinary office. Together, we tackle complex challenges and work towards achieving our agency's goals.
The Transport Agency 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.
Waka Kotahi is the largest infrastructure delivery agent in New Zealand, our work touches the lives of all New Zealanders by planning, designing, delivering, managing, and operating an integrated transport system along with our partners. We have some of the most capable and motivated people in the industry working to provide a transport system that enables New Zealanders to live, travel, work and connect.
Me pēhea te tuku tono - How to apply:
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Rā Katinga | Applications close: 11:59pm, Sunday 03 December 2023
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). 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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