Senior Network Manager | Canterbury
Senior Network Manager
- Lead the stewardship of the State Highway network
- Be part of building a future focused transport system
- Locations: Christchurch or Timaru
Te Whiwhinga mahi | The opportunity
As Senior Network Manager you will help lead the stewardship of the State Highway network for the South Canterbury Network Outcomes Contract (NOC) area and maintain relationships with key stakeholders on behalf of NZTA. You will ensure the maintenance of all the assets and facilities across the highway system are managed effectively and that the access and use of the highway network is maintained.
As a member of the Network Management team you will work closely with Maintenance Contract Managers and be responsible for the delivery of our regional maintenance and operations programme for Central South Island.
Ko koe tēnei | About you
You will draw on your broad set of skills and experience, be responsive to our customers' needs whilst also taking a practical and pragmatic approach to manage suppliers. Sound organisational, asset management and negotiation skills accompanied with good decision making will be integral to your success.
To be successful in this role, you will bring:
- Strong relationship management and collaboration skills
- Technical and practical experience in Road Asset Management
- Experience at dealing with complex and sensitive issues in a political environment
- Experience working across central and local government
- Solid knowledge and understanding of delivering best value solutions within a constrained budget
- Experience in emergency response, Lifelines, resilience activities
- Strong customer and stakeholder management skills
- A Bachelor of Engineering or a relevant tertiary/trade qualification
- NZ Driver's Licence (or equivalent) is required
In return we can offer a professional and committed team, and an excellent working environment that provides flexible employment practices.
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.
Waka Kotahi requires that new employees are fully vaccinated (except for those who we accept have a genuine medical reason preventing vaccination).
Ko wai mātou | About us
At Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency, it all starts with our people. The organisation's performance and success depend on the people who choose to make this a great place to work and make a difference for Aotearoa. Waka Kotahi 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 Transport Services Group plan, design, build, operate and maintain an integrated transport system which reflects our plans and priorities and to provide, improve and maintain the land transport system to effectively enable transport services.
Along with our other benefits we also have new Waka Kotahi Life, Income Protection and Critical Illness Insurance scheme available for permanent employees.
Rā Katinga | Applications close : Sunday, 6 February 2022
Please note that we may begin shortlisting as we receive applications. We encourage early applications as we may withdraw the advertising at any time
For a copy of the position description: www.nzta.govt.nz/careers
For further information, email: email@example.com
To be considered for this position you must have a legal right to live and work in New Zealand.
Waka Kotahi is an equal opportunity employer (EOE). At the Agency we recognise the importance of diversity and inclusion and are committed to providing a working environment that embraces these values. Please let us know if you need any support or have any access requirements that will help you through the recruitment process.
Senior Network Manager PD Oct 2021.pdf (PDF, 308KB)
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