Senior Engagement Partner - South
Auckland Transport
South Auckland, New Zealand
5d ago
  • Want to make a difference in South Auckland?
  • Live and work in your own community?
  • Flexible working, development opportunities, great team environment
  • If you are passionate about wanting to make a real difference within the South Auckland community, then join Auckland Transport as we create a more highly engaged team that is genuinely passionate about delivering better outcomes for all Aucklanders.

    At Auckland Transport, we are excited about putting our customers at the heart of everything we do in our vision to deliver "easy journeys" with safe, innovative and sustainable transport options for a more vibrant and growing city.

    About the role :

    This role develops and implements stakeholder management plans and the execution of community consultations.

    A typical day might include :

  • Provide specialist consultation and community engagement advice and services including stakeholder management
  • Support the delivery of regional programmes and strategic initiatives with local communities
  • Identify common area of interest among stakeholders and proactively identify opportunity to address any issues
  • Identify and understand local community needs, interests, priorities and concerns
  • Manage the implementation of communications and consultation projects from start to finish through the stages in the best practice process
  • Establish and strengthen relationships with local community stakeholder groups and elected members
  • Be proactive and innovative, identifying the most appropriate means by which to communicate and engage with stakeholders
  • About you :

    As a superior communicator, you will have a growth mindset and stakeholders and peers alike respect you - and listen to you.

    A collaborator through and through, you are dedicated to continually improve processes and add value to achieve high quality outcomes efficiently.

    You will be bold, ambitious and looking for innovative ways to deliver. You will often correspond on behalf of Auckland Transport, so you must be able to assess situations appropriately and communicate using a balance of facts and intuition.

    Your ability to use stakeholder feedback, trends and data to develop insights and driving future communications strategies is key!

    Role specific experience :

  • Minimum of three years relevant experience in communications, consultation or engagement
  • Proven experience working in a role with a range of diverse stakeholders
  • Experience leading projects involving multiple stakeholders
  • Facilitation in a public forum
  • A comprehensive and genuine understanding of issues that affect people living in South Auckland
  • Be culturally aware and responsive
  • Eligibility to work in New Zealand is mandatory
  • Our values are woven into all we do at Auckland Transport. We recently refreshed our values as a team to ensure they were meaningful and truly reflect how we behave with one another.

    Welcoming talent with aligned values is important to us, our values that guide every encounter are :

  • Manaakitanga - We care ..full stop
  • Tiakitanga - Safe with us
  • Whanaungatanga - We connect
  • Auahatanga - Better, bolder, together
  • Excited? We are! It is our people that make the difference.

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