Transport Safety Technical Lead


Great opportunity to make a real difference in transport safety.

Mix of strategy, policy & enforcement both internally & externally.

Cross-functional leadership position.

Job Description:

The Company

Our client is responsible for regional transport services for the wider Auckland area. This includes all transport projects and services including roads, footpaths, cycling, parking and public transport.

A critical part of their remit is to provide a safe environment for everyone using these services, whether it’s operators or the general public. The vision is to dramatically decrease incidents related to transport that cause injuries, hence wanting to build out a team to put this vision in to practice.

The Role

This position reports to the Head of Safety Development. The day to day responsibilities will include collaborating with the Safety Business Partners, customers and other key stakeholders to design, build, and lead the delivery of the wider transport safety programmes, projects and initiatives.

The role will require cross-functional leadership both internally and externally to deliver transformative strategy. The intent is for the Safety team to work in an adaptable way. This may involve short-term projects in virtual teams and/or the adoption of adaptable work practices.

What’s in it for you

A creative role where you will have to influence and lead across multiple departments. A chance to provide technical insight through data driven decision making to enhance transport safety across Auckland.

This offers someone an extremely rewarding job if done properly. A chance to be a positive advocate for transport safety and as a result, reduce serious injuries’ and deaths on Auckland roads.

This person will be expected to roll out the wider strategy and communicate the data back to the departments heads. An agile mindset who can sit at board level with police, council and local boards is a must.

If this opportunity is of interest, please submit your CV by following the link below. If you would like to find out more please contact Tom Storey on 021 087 89027 or for a confidential discussion.

Posted on: 

6 April 2021

Office Address: 126 Vincent Street, Auckland.

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