Lead Advisor Board

We're transforming our organisation because the world is changing.  Technology is making rapid changes to the way people connect and the transport choices we have, and customers and businesses want faster, easier and more personalised transport services.

As a Crown entity, the NZ Transport Agency is governed by a Board. .  It has the authority, in the name of the NZ Transport Agency to exercise the powers and perform the functions of the NZ Transport Agency.

As the Lead Advisor to the Board you will play a key role and oversight of the Board operations, including the Board Secretariat and Board administration functions.  In this role you work with the business to ensure that the  Board has the right information and resources to guide their conversations and frame them at governance level.   You will take responsibility and provide guidance to ensure the Board is legally compliant and acts responsibly and legally.

This role would suit you if you have worked with an executive team or Board and relish the opportunity to work with a future focused Board changing the way we deliver transportation to New Zealand and New Zealanders

Skills and Experience we value in this role include:

  • Experience working with an executive team or Board
  • Proven experience working within  government and governance areas of an organisation
  • The ability to work with General Managers and Directors and coach for best practice board reporting
  • The ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships at all levels
  • A tertiary qualification at preferably post graduate level is desirable


Apply now for this unique role where what we do impacts the lives of New Zealanders

For enquiries please contact careers@nzta.govt.nz

Vacancy closes 23 July 2017


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