Network Manager

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    5 months ago
  • Category:
    Govt Jobs
  • Job Type:
  • Category: Transport Planning
  • Location: Otago
  • Date Advertised: 31-OCT-19
  • Job Reference: NZTA/1426209
  • Job Title: Network Manager
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  • Summary:
  • Are you look to join a supportive and motivating Team?
  • Do you want to make a difference to the transport network in the Southland Region?
  • Dunedin Location


About us | Ko wai mātou

At Waka Kotahi, 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 Aotearoa. 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.

This position will mean you will be working within the Transport Services Group. The focus of the Transport Services group is to provide, improve and maintain an integrated land transport system to effectively enable people-centred, technology-enabled, system focused transport services, in partnership with other system providers.


The opportunity | Te Whiwhinga mahi

As a Network Manager, you will be within a team to effectively manage and operationally utilise Southland State Highway assets. You will be working alongside the Network Outcome Contract team and within the Systems Management Team .

This role needs an individual who can thrive within and enhance a supportive and knowledge sharing environment.Building relationships with external providers and stakeholders (Councils, Land Owners/Businesses, Customers) is a significant element for this role, therefore we are seeking a self-motivated individual who has exceptional communication skills and who is adept at dealing with complex and sensitive issues within a political environment.  

This is a great opportunity to be part of maintaining and improving the transport network within the Southland Region.


About you | Ko wai koe

To be successful in this role, you will bring:

  • Technical and practical experience in Asset Management, pavement design, maintenance and renewals practices knowledge and understanding of delivering best value solutions within a constrained budget
  • An understanding of forward works programmes and experience of balancing competing priorities within forward works programmes (desirable)
  • Asset data management and analysis
  • Experience at dealing with complex and sensitive issues in a political environment at both local and central Government
  • Knowledge of New Zealand Transport Agency’s systems, process and manuals, and of the relevant legislation and technical standards (desirable)
  • Risk Management experience
  • Excellent communication skills both written and oral
  • Able to collaborate with others and demonstrate an ability to build strong relationships to deliver agreed outcomes



Applications close | Rā Katinga Friday 15th November

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

NZ Transport Agency 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.