Programme Director, Auckland, Auckland Transport

Published 2022-09-24
Expires 2022-10-24
ID #1182849535
150 NZ$
Programme Director, Auckland, Auckland Transport
New Zealand, Auckland, Auckland,
Published September 24, 2022

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Programme director
Min. Salary: 125.000

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Do you want to play a vital part in creating safe environments for all Aucklanders?
Are you driven to truly make a difference to communities across our region?
This role will provide leadership and direction to safety focused projects, working on a complex and high-profile regional programme of work to save lives on our roads.

You will lead from the front - positively and proactively shaping the programme within AT, and 'on the ground' externally with mana whenua, partners, stakeholders, media and the wider Auckland community. You will drive key decisions, seek strong collaborative outcomes and ensure excellence in communication.

Key responsibilities including leading project governance and reporting under ATs delegation framework, and relationship management throughout the investigation, planning, approvals, and construction phases of this exciting and diverse programme.

This is a career defining leadership opportunity to positively benefit all Aucklanders.

The role:
You will be joining the AT Strategic Programmes team working alongside other experienced Programme Directors helping to transform programme delivery at AT.
The Programme Director provides a critical leadership role that oversees matrix project teams responsible for the cost effective and timely planning, procurement, delivery, and commissioning of AT's largest capital programmes.
You will work as an integrated part of an established programme team, setting strategic direction, monitoring delivery performance, mitigating risks, and resolving issues.
Lead and guide the programme team, including project management, controls, technical safety and design experts, communication, engagement and procurement specialists.
Be the 'face' of the programme internally within AT and externally, engaging with elected members and media to discuss programme delivery progress and new developments.
Represent the programme at an AT Executive and Board level.
Working proactively and collaboratively to solve problems, mitigate risks and maintain project delivery momentum.
Oversee and lead programme reporting and assurance including financial performance and forecasts, programme, risks, and reputation.
Being a strong champion for achieving transformational programme outcomes.
What are we looking for?
10+ years' post graduate experience in infrastructure delivery or related area and specific experience with large, transformational projects.
Minimum 5 years' experience in a leadership role.
Experience reporting to Board level and interfacing with executive management, stakeholders, politicians and funding partners at a strategic level.
Tertiary qualification or equivalent in Engineering, Planning or similar discipline
Engineering or business administration degree, or project management qualification
Association for Public Participation Certificate in Public Participation (desirable).
What's in it for you?
At Auckland Transport, we are committed to our staff and making AT an inclusive place to work - we offer:
Professional development and training
Diverse projects and ability to work with multi-disciplinary co-workers
A supportive, high performing team environment
Opportunity for greater leadership and accountability, the authority and autonomy to make lasting decisions
Flexible working including flexible start and finish times and working from home opportunities
Competitive remuneration
Paid parental and partner leave
Study assistance
Health and Wellbeing benefits
Professional membership
If you have the skills that we are looking for and want to be part of our supportive and dynamic team, then we would love to hear from you.

Reference # 61571

Posted: 20 Sep 2022

Closes: 11 Oct 2022 12:00

Location(s) Western Auckland, Central Auckland, South Auckland, North Auckland, East Auckland, Waiheke and Great Barrier Islands

Expertise Management, Project Management Engineering, Project Management Support

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