Principal Planning Advisor
Principal Planning Advisor
- Bring your strategic, system thinking approach
- Opportunity to develop the Long-Term View, one of the Transport Agency's key priorities
- Work with a wide range of partners, stakeholders and communities
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.
In our Strategy, Policy and Planning group, our aim is to set the long-term direction of the land transport system and enable its achievement through collaborative planning and drive organisation-wide success through effective monitoring of delivery performance.
The purpose of the Principal Planning Advisor role is to support the Manager System Long Term View by helping to develop the Transport Agency's Long-Term View and ensure the planning processes and decisions contribute to achieving the Transport Agency's long-term goals.
You will get the opportunity to lead strategic thinking about how the transport system can enable communities to respond to challenges and opportunities over the next 10 years. You will have worked in a similar role in local or central government or the private sector and have a good understanding of the machinery of government, as well as a strong strategic skill set. You will enjoy working closely with stakeholders and be passionate about synthesising and analysing evidence and conversations from a wide range of sources.
What you will bring
To be successful in this role you will bring
- Proven expertise and experience working with spatial planning and systems thinking and an in depth understanding of central and local government planning processes.
- Proven experience in a senior role with a high level of strategic, analytical and conceptual thinking in a complex environment.
- Proven experience in leading, influencing and building credibility across a range of internal and external stakeholders
- Experience working with partners and stakeholders to align evidence, outcomes and prioritise system responses
- Tertiary qualifications at preferably post graduate level in a related discipline or relevant experience.
The role could be based in our Wellington, Auckland, Hamilton or Christchurch office
Applications close: 26 February 2019
For a copy of the position description and to apply: www.nzta.govt.nz/careers
For further information, email firstname.lastname@example.org
To be considered for this position you must have a legal right to live and work in New Zealand.
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