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Leading the Bus and Ferry Infrastructure team, you will provide senior level advice and support for the planning and management of existing and new facilities across Metlink’s bus and ferry network

·       Managing key, high profile infrastructural assets

·       Project and Programme leadership

·       Leading people and innovation

Metlink have a transformational change programme underway, which includes growing the capability and capacity to support Metlink services, through making significant changes and improvements to a network that continues to evidence strong growth across all public transport modes.

The role is a key one as part of the ongoing change programme to increase skills in the Group, improve ways of working both internally and externally, and implementing improved processes and systems.

 About the role

As leader of the Bus and Ferry Infrastructure team, you will provide senior level advice and support for the planning and management of existing and new facilities across Metlink’s bus and ferry network, including the provision of attractive and safe environments for customers when waiting, boarding and alighting buses and ferries.

As a people leader you will take an organisational perspective and approach, collaborating internally to achieve the desired culture, making sound business decisions, and taking ownership of leading and managing people.

You will develop, plan and implement infrastructure work programmes, which includes working with Road Controlling Authorities to improve safety, access and priority for buses on the road network.

You will provide input into GW’s Infrastructure Strategy, Long Term Plan and Annual Plans.

To be successful in the role you will need:

•      Extensive experience gained working in asset management, strategic property management or transport, or traffic engineering

•      Experience leading complex or large scale projects/programmes to successful completion within appropriate timeframes, within budget, while delivering superior results.

•      Demonstrated experience in strategic relationship building and stakeholder management, working co-operatively with a wide variety of people at all levels (and ability to respond to and mitigate sensitive/difficult situations)

•      An ability to influence others and build consensus with multiple parties on the best way forward, especially when dealing with differing opinions and motives, particularly where an asset is not owned

•      A background in successfully leading and managing people, finances and resources.

•      A history of innovative thinking and proactive sharing of knowledge, ideas, time and expertise to your teams, creating a track record of practical solutions to complex and ambiguous problems and improved ways of working

To apply for this opportunity to make a substantial contribution to the lives of those in the greater Wellington region, on a daily basis, please send your details to tony@swr.nz or sean@swr.nz, quoting reference number 3108160

If you wish to discuss further, please contact Tony on (029 2711101), or Suzannah on (021706176)

 Applications close: 10th April 2020.

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