About this role
Ko wai mātou About us
As the lead regulator for land transport our purpose is to ensure that the system is safe, efficient, effective and operates in the public interest.
Safety is a top priority for Waka Kotahi and we, as Te Rōpu Waeture (the Regulatory Services group), aim to improve safety and reduce the risk of harm by being a firm and fair real-world regulator applying principles of good practice grounded in Te Ao Maori - Whakapono (Integrity), Manaakitanga (Caring for people), Whanaungatanga (Relationships) and Kotahitanga (Unity).
Being a real-world regulator means we take a systems view that is focused on improving safety outcomes and reducing harm, we work to understand why people behave the way they do and are pragmatic in how we respond, we encourage and educate to support people to comply and enforce compliance when necessary.
We encourage you to explore our regulatory strategy to learn more about our path to becoming a responsive regulator for the real world.
Te Whiwhinga mahi The opportunity
Waka Kotahi is looking for an experienced and knowledgeable regulatory compliance auditor to develop behavioural best practice principles and implement this consistently across the national Safer Commercial Transport team.
The successful candidate will achieve this through the collaborative development of documented auditing practices, training programs and modelling excellent verification behaviours.
Your role will be crucial in the delivery of a robust regulatory compliance service which will motivate and influence the New Zealand commercial transport sector to deliver the highest levels of safety and compliance outcomes that protect New Zealanders from transport related harm.
You will do this through a high level of internal engagement with stakeholders and ensuring the Compliance team are performing to a nationally consistent standard.
You will also be responsible for delivering great commercial transport safety outcomes through :
Ko koe tēnei About you
To be successful in this role, you will bring :
Travel is a key part of this role and you will be regularly engaging with operators in your region. You must have a full driver licence, with no convictions.
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.