Senior Investment Advisorat NZ Transport Agency
NZ Transport Agency
Auckland, NZ
2d ago
source : New Zealand Government Jobs

About this role

Te Whiwhinga mahi The opportunity

Take advantage of a great opportunity to support the transport investment assurance process, and to lead and drive value for money investments for a critical part of our transport system.

This is a truly rewarding and diverse role where you will build strong relationships with the upper North Island local government partners, supporting and providing investment advice on local government activities.

Particular emphasis will be on understanding network needs and priorities, continuous improvement, emergency works assessments, funding and case management of both Low Cost Low Risk (LCLR) improvement programmes and the Maintenance, Operations & Renewals programmes that will positively impact how our communities live and move around.

This role will work closely with others to influence transport investment to ensure the achievement of desired transport outcomes for New Zealand.

Ko koe tēnei About you

We are looking for a confident self-starter, who thrives on working collaboratively with varied stakeholders to achieve positive transport outcomes coupled with an innate curiosity and learning mindset.

You are able to clearly articulate how investments provide value for money for local communities as well as aligning to Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency's (Waka Kotahi) strategic objectives.

You'll also bring :

  • Outstanding analytical and critical thinking abilities, particularly with numerical and financial data including insights and analyst experience
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to translate technical performance data into insights and findings to be consumed by non-technical audiences
  • Exceptional relationship development and time-management skills
  • Flexibility, adaptability with the ability to deal with ambiguity
  • Experience in the evaluation of activities to achieve value for money and national outcomes
  • Experience and understanding of road network asset management and maintenance
  • The ability to work strategically within a national context
  • This is a fantastic opportunity where you will contribute to the broader transport sector, identify and monitor key investment risks and work with stakeholders to explore investment planning opportunities and innovation for improved outcomes and return on investment.

    With a new National Land Transport Programme (NLTP), recently approved, it's a fantastic time to join Waka Kotahi to support and lead key transportation projects across the upper North Island!

    Ko wai mātou About us

    At Waka Kotahi, 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.

    Transport Services - Maintenance and Operations, is in the business of working with internal and external partners and stakeholders to manage and maintain the road network in line with required levels of service to provide our customers with a seamless experience on the transport system.

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