Rail Design Director
Mott MacDonald
3d ago

Job Description

As part of our commitment to developing and servicing our key clients across New Zealand, we are looking to appoint a Design Director to manage and deliver the various stages of our key major transport and infrastructure projects within our Auckland office, as well as advising across government programmes, infrastructure partnerships and major developments for the rest of the New Zealand business.

You will be joining a wider team in Australia and New Zealand that is delivering landmark transport projects such as Melbourne metro and the Suburban Rail Loop, Sydney Metro EDS, and Auckland's City Rail Link.

This role will also see you :

  • Coordinate design teams consisting of engineers, planners, environmental and other specialty discipline experts.
  • Implementing and maintaining project controls
  • Manage design and construction of mutli-disciplinary civil infrastructure projects.
  • Maintain and strengthen client relationships through successful projects and stakeholder coordination.
  • Candidate Specification

    About you :

    You will be a Design Director , and a background in complex and challenging transport infrastructure projects, and design management on complex programmes across a range of disciplines.

    We are especially interested in candidates with railways, light rail, station and urban transport corridors experience, who are accustomed to working with a range of high-level stakeholders.

    You will be a problem solver who is able to manage complex interdisciplinary teams across a large programme, and influence decision makers to produce exceptional project outcomes.

    In return, we offer opportunities for strong career progression by contributing to boutique and large scale local and international projects.

    We offer you all of the benefits that come from working in a global consultancy, including a competitive salary, ongoing professional support, career development and a great opportunity to work on key projects.

    We are committed to fostering a culture that empowers our people, promotes teamwork and embraces sustainability.

    There’s no time like present to make a change.

    Job Profile

    Mott MacDonald NZ is a dynamic and innovative engineering, management and development consultancy working with high profile clients across New Zealand.

    We are wholly independent, employee owned company with strong local leadership and autonomy.

    We established our Auckland business just over 8 years ago with 2 staff, which has now grown to over 180 staff across Water, Built Environment, Transport and Advisory, and it is continuing to grow strongly and profitably.

    Our successes over the past years has seen us take significant roles on a range of NZ landmark and country shaping projects including :

  • Auckland Airport Terminal Development Plan
  • Auckland City Rail Link
  • Rosedale WWTP expansion
  • Seascape Residential Tower, Auckland (tallest occupied tower under construction)
  • Auckland Council Safeswim and Storm I / Moata Digital Platform development and delivery
  • Milldale and Drury South development projects
  • NZ Expo 2020 venue in Dubai
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