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Job Information

AECOM Principal Transportation Planner in Auckland, New Zealand

New Zealand - Auckland, Auckland

Job Summary

The Role

AECOM is expanding its dynamic and innovative transport planning team in Auckland and are looking for an enthusiastic and experienced Transport Planner at the Principal level. In joining our market leading team, you will significantly contribute to the development of the largest projects in New Zealand and provide our range of clients with innovative and market leading solutions.

As a Transport Planner with AECOM your day to day work will involve:

  • Leading a team of experienced and emerging professionals with responsibilities for People Management, Project Management and Business Development

  • You will partner with and provide high quality technical advice to clients on transportation matters and identify innovative solutions to solve real world challenges.

  • You will be responsible for project delivery to program, budget and quality expectations.

  • You will maintain strong working relationships across industry and be identified as a specialist in your technical discipline(s)

  • You will establish and maintain internal relationships as a specialist in your field.

Minimum Requirements

Ideally you will have:

  • Demonstrable experience of running and building successful teams

  • Good all-round technical knowledge of strategic transportation planning

  • Understanding of and experience of working in Transport Strategy and Planning frameworks, and knowledge of planning and transport policy

  • A proven record of delivering projects within the transport sector in New Zealand

  • A demonstrated ability to secure work and develop business with clients in New Zealand.

  • A highly motivated individual with excellent communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications

  • A degree in Transport Planning, Geography, Planning or Civil Engineering

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Engineering - Civil

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country New Zealand

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 231397BR

Clearance Required No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.