Position: Associate

Job type: Full-time

Salary: Negotiate

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Senior Transport Planner, Delivery Lead (Wellington)

  • Shape the transport network across Wellington and the surrounding regions, providing strategic consultancy services
  • Deliver transformational transport planning projects, with career development opportunities
  • Work with colleagues in a leading multi discipline consulting firm

The opportunity | Te kāinga rua

Make a genuine impact across Wellington and the surrounding regions, through delivering strategic transport planning projects across all aspects of the transport network. You will play a broad delivery role across the transport planning function, being a trusted adviser to our diverse range of clients. You will be joining a nation-wide team with an enviable track record, known by our clients for delivering key strategic transport projects. We lead projects of all sizes for a diverse group of clients and work as an integrated team of over 70 Transport Planners, engineers, traffic modellers and technical experts operating from Beca locations throughout New Zealand.

You will be working with a range of clients from local authorities to District Health Boards and Defence. As a Transport Planner you will be challenged to problem solve, looking for ways to assist our clients in finding a solution to their problems whether through the traditional business case approach or through a bespoke process.

We are looking for a high performing person with a real passion for Transport Planning who is passionate about listening to our clients’ needs and deliver for them, with a collaborative, team based, and people focused mindset. In this role, you will have plenty of scope for success with wide exposure to projects and clients, providing you with extensive career and professional development opportunities. You will have the opportunity to make this role your own as well as learning from leading Transport Planners and technical directors in our nationwide business. Being based in the Beca Wellington office provides access to your colleagues across disciplines supporting both the delivery of complex projects, as well as enabling your career to develop.

About you | Te rongoā

Our Transport Planners come from a broad range of backgrounds and professions. You could have a background in geography, anthropology, economics, as well as the more traditional engineering backgrounds however being able to write a story and interpret data is a must and you need to be ready to make a difference. It is a ‘craft’ to be able to provide quality advice while balancing a broad range of stakeholder viewpoints to deliver a transport outcome. We are often working with central transport agencies, different community and iwi groups, contractors and the general public. You will be a people person creating the environment to express, understand and work with very different viewpoints. You will enjoy the challenge of working collaboratively with stakeholders, with the ability to guide discussions to enable project delivery.

You will be calm, comfortable with ambiguity and differences, yet excited by the role you will play in working with people to shape communities through Transport Planning projects. We are looking for a savvy, innovative and commercially minded professional with a collaborative approach who is motivated to be part of, and strengthen, our Transport Planning business.

You will be an excellent communicator, both in person and via written reports with a broad understanding of the district plan and how local government operates. You will be comfortable with ambiguity and ‘owning’ deliverables for a project, with the ability to build professional working relationships with a range of colleagues and technical experts, based remotely.

We have flexibility to shape the role around you, depending on your level and type of experience, and so welcome applications from a broad range of career levels.

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About us | Ko wai mātou

Beca is one of Asia Pacific’s largest independent advisory, design and engineering consultancies. 2020 is a landmark year for Beca, representing both the dawn of a new decade and the beginning of our 2nd century. Throughout this year, we will celebrate our innovators, our thinkers, our explorers and our entrepreneurs; past, present and future.

We are a team of 3,300-plus who brings a wide range of perspectives and expertise to every client and challenge, creating resourceful, smart solutions from our collective experience and insights.

While our experience has been 100 years in the making, it’s the fresh talent we’re nurturing, the innovative thinking we’re developing and the connections that we’re forging that gets us most excited for the future. Refer to www.beca.com.

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