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.
The Corporate Support Group underpins everything the Agency does They are an enabler, an advisor and the people who keep the Agency safe. Corporate Support includes Finance, Legal, Risk and Assurance, Research and Analytics, Procurement, and Enterprise Change. For the Agency to be successful, Corporate Support needs to deliver quality services efficiently.
The opportunity | Te Whiwhinga mahi
Sitting within Enterprise Change and reporting to the Consulting Manager, Delivery, our Programme Managers will be accountable for ensuring we are establishing the right projects, in the right way, so we can deliver on our business and customer change objectives. They will be assigned to a Portfolio and will work closely with the Portfolio Directors and Business to translate the high-level business roadmaps into actionable projects and programmes that will coherently support the achievement of business outcomes and benefits.
The Programme Managers will work with the business to get clarity around outcomes and the scope of work, and ensure we have the right team composition to successfully deliver the initiatives. You will work to sequence projects optimally, so dependencies are managed and consideration is given to the impact of change on the business, and will support the successful delivery of programmes of projects by monitoring progress, actively managing interdependencies, and resource profiles.
You will be accountable for applying best-practice Programme Management disciplines to business and customer change within their Portfolio and working with the EPMO and the wider ‘community of practice’ within the Agency to rapidly improve our maturity in both Programme and Project Management.
About you | Ko koe tēnei
To be successful in this role, you will bring:
It is essential you have excellent interpersonal, influencing, negotiation and communication skills, are pragmatic with exceptional problem-solving skills, and can have robust conversation with a variety of people when needed.
Applications close | Rā Katinga
As we are actively seeking three candidates, we will be interviewing as applications come in. The final date for applications to be received is Wednesday 11 March 2020, but we reserve the right to close advertising early as we find suitable candidates.
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.
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.