Senior Advisor, Communications and Engagement
NZ Transport Agency
Northland, New Zealand
6d ago
  • Join a high performing team to deliver great transport outcomes in our communities
  • Contribute to regional economic development in Northland
  • 12 month fixed term
  • At the NZ Transport Agency, 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 New Zealand.

    The Transport Agency 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.

    The Governance, Stakeholders and Communications group leads effective Transport Agency governance, stakeholder engagement and communications so that the Transport Agency is well supported to achieve its goals -

    ensuring good organisational storytelling, engagement, governance and reputation management.

    The purpose of the Senior Advisor role is to help connect people with the Transport Agency and champion our reputation through best practice engagement and communications.

    You'll offer advice and provide communications planning and delivery for a range of projects and programmes across our organisation so that the Transport Agency is well supported to achieve its goals.

    You will be working on a programme to deliver great transport outcomes as part of a significant package of investment in regional economic development in Northland.

    This role will be based from our Whangarei office and will travel and spend time in various locations around Northland.

    You will bring your community engagement experience to work with a variety of stakeholders, iwi and communities across the development phase of a number of Northland projects.

    You will have a collaborative approach to your work and be able to put our customers at the heart of what you do. You will be passionate about Northland and helping in the development of great transport infrastructure to unlock the region's economic potential and connect its people to essential services, jobs, education and whanau.

    To be successful in this role, you will bring :

  • Previous experience in strategic communications and engagement planning and delivery at senior advisor level
  • Experience in or exposure to an account / relationship management environment
  • Excellent writing and editing skills and experience presenting complex information clearly and simply
  • Sound knowledge of communications and engagement tools, techniques and channels
  • Other specialist communications and engagement skills i.e. event management, marketing communications, stakeholder engagement, change communications
  • Proven ability to build relationships with people at all levels
  • Previous exposure to successfully working in a collaborative / matrix environment
  • Demonstrated commitment to continuous learning in the field of engagement and communications
  • For a copy of the position description and to apply : www.nzta.govt.nz / careers

    For further information, email : careers nzta.govt.nz

    To be considered for this position you must have a legal right to live and work in New Zealand.

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