Programme Director Strategic Programmes
Auckland Transport
South Auckland, New Zealand
5d ago

Here at Auckland Transport (AT) we are taking Auckland's transport system into the future, connecting our city to give Kiwis easy journeys.

We are seeking a Programme Director to lead and coordinate delivery of some key end to end capital programme portfolios.

The role is accountable for the timely, cost effective and coordinated delivery and operationalisation of Auckland's Transport key capital programme portfolios ensuring delivery is coordinated with one team leadership, key stakeholder partnerships, community engagement and advocacy.

Key Tasks and responsibilities include :

  • Provide programme implementation and operationalisation leadership across AT for the delivery of the ATs key capital strategic
  • Oversee and establish as required cross-AT programme teams using an agile approach, creating virtual teams utilising programme and project management resource and specialist resource from across AT functions and external
  • Cross programme coordination of key resourcing and procurement activities.
  • Lead initiatives to develop organisational knowledge and maturity in programme leadership and management
  • In conjunction with the Project Management Office (PMO), provide full reporting metrics on programmes of work and ensure compliance with AT's enterprise Portfolio, Programme and Project Management Framework (ePMF), including the gateway sign-off
  • What are we looking for?

  • Expertise and experience in portfolio delivery and enterprise programme
  • Leadership experience in cross business programme implementation of capital works.
  • A strong focus on safety and well-being working across internal teams and suppliers.
  • Proven track record in managing, leading and motivating cross-functional teams under a common vision and purpose.
  • Demonstrated capability in fostering strong relationships and the ability to partner well both internally and externally.
  • A strong focus on safety and well-being work alongside internal teams and suppliers.
  • A good understanding and appreciation of the workings and functions of local government, including current and future business drivers and statutory
  • Association for Public Participation Certificate in Public Participation (desirable).

    What's in it for You?

    At AT we embrace inclusion and fully support building a diverse workplace, to support this, our Flexible Working initiative empowers our people to work flexibly in ways that work for them, our customers and our business.

    All flex options will be with individual and teams needs in mind, we invite all candidates to talk to us early in the hiring process about how flex might work for you.

    AT is also committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace where people come first, we feel safe, respected, valued and supported, regardless of our differences.

  • Our values are also woven into all we do at AT, we recently co designed our refreshed values, we wanted them to be meaningful and real;
  • Manaakitanga - We care

    Tiakitanga - Safe with us

    Whanaungatanga - We connect

    Auahatanga - Better, bolder, together

    In addition, we also offer :

  • A chance to work on diverse projects unique to NZ
  • Investment in your professional development and training
  • Opportunity for greater leadership and accountability
  • Modern waterfront-based office
  • Paid parental and partner leave
  • Study assistance
  • Health and Wellbeing benefits
  • Professional memberships
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