Principal Transportation Design Manager

Job title : Principal Transportation Design Manager
Location : Auckland
Job type : Permanent
Contact name : Kerry
Job reference : KR70141

As a leading multinational consultancy who pride themselves on innovation and staying at the forefront of major infrastructure developments this role presents an exceptional career opportunity to make your mark. You will be working for a recognised industry leader on transport legacy projects of regional and national significance! This is a recently created role due to continued success and expansion within the Transportation Infrastructure space. 

As part of a wider integrated Transport Group including Transport / Traffic Engineers, Modellers, Planners, Operations and ITS, you will form a key part of a high performing Transportation team. Reporting into a Director level colleague with a successful track record on major local and regional projects of national significance, you will be well supported and valued to provide exceptional design management services. 

The successful applicant will have:

  • Chartered Professional Engineer CPEng with Engineers NZ

  • Well versed with civil design principles and standards relating to designs for transport infrastructure in NZ

  • Proficient with delivering multidisciplinary transportation projects and familiar with varied procurements methods and design stage

  • Commercially astute and aware of critical drivers for large scale complex transport

    infrastructure programmes

  • 10 - 15 years of both technical and operational management of challenging transport

    projects and teams

  • Strong communication and organisation skills with an ability to get the best out of those

    around you through technical and operational leadership

  • Familiar with NZS3910 and construction monitoring of complex highways and roading projects

  • Well networked with key industry organisations such as AT, NZTA, Kiwirail, local, regional and

    national bodies 

The Role: 

  • Provide strategic advice across the wider team on client strategy and development

  • Develop key relationships with AT, NZTA, Kiwirail and related industry client-side organisations

  • Provide technical leadership and design management to a high performing team of design professionals

  • Reinforce the leadership profile of the business through direct client engagement, keynote addresses at industry events, and participation in relevant transport industry activities

  • Lead discussions with project partners and develop an action strategy for successful project tenders

  • Provide leadership through developed interpersonal skills to mentor, support and develop the wider design team

This is a significant opportunity to get involved with a strong forward work load of varied transportation projects that will shape the urban fabric of Auckland and further afield. For more information phone Kerry Rowlands on 09 951 5006, apply online or email your CV Ref: KR70141