We are committed to the health and safety of our clients, employees and our wider community. All interviews will take place remotely via video link. Shape the transport network across the lower North island, providing strategic consultancy services Support the delivery of transformational transport planning projects, while learning from some of the best in the industry Develop your career and work across a multi discipline consulting firm, while having the benefits of living in New Plymouth The opportunity | Te kāinga rua Develop your Transport Planning and consulting career, while supporting the delivery of transport planning projects across all aspects of the transport network.
You will be working across a broad range of tasks with leading Transport Planners, to deliver a range of projects across the transport planning function. 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.
As well as supporting Palmerston North, and surrounding local authorities, understanding the impact of transport on their network we also work with other clients such as New Plymouth Hospital, Sports Taranaki, Taranaki Regional Council and Waka Kotahi – NZ Transport Agency. As a Transport Planner you will enjoy problem solving, looking for ways to assist our clients in finding a solution to their problems whether through the traditional business case approach or a bespoke process. We are looking for a high performing person with a real passion for Transport Planning who is motivated to learn, to develop, to listen to our clients’ needs and work in a collaborative and team-based environment to deliver for our clients.
In this role, you will have plenty of scope for success with wide exposure across projects and working with our technical experts, 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. Located in our New Plymouth office, you have all the benefits of living in an amazing coastal location with excellent outdoor living that the Taranaki region brings, and working within the close knit Beca family that this office enjoys.
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, or the more traditional engineering backgrounds however you need to be ready to make a difference and understands the ‘craft’ of providing quality advice while balancing a broad range of stakeholder viewpoints to deliver a transport outcome. You will be 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 an energetic, innovative and motivated professional with a thirst for learning and developing your career to work along-side our existing Senior Transport Planner and to also support the wider New Plymouth team of Planners and Roading Engineers. You will have a client first mindset, be excited by working collaboratively who is motivated to be part of, and strengthen, our Transport Planning business. You will be an excellent communicator both in person and with your writing skills, with a broad understanding of the district plan and how local government operates.
Being based in our regional offices means this role will have broad responsibilities across all aspects of a project. You will be comfortable with ambiguity and with working in a team to deliver a project, and with the ability to build professional working relationships with a range of colleagues and technical experts, based remotely. You will also need to have a natural flare for people and the ability to engage effectively with clients, stakeholders and the general public.
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. Apply now To apply for this role, please follow the online instructions. Beca is one of Asia Pacific’s largest independent advisory, design and engineering consultancies.
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