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Senior Performance Advisor - Policy and Funding

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Our client, based in Auckland, is seeking a Senior Performance Advisor – Policy and Funding, to provide support and leadership across significant transport programmes. This role will be responsible for performance monitoring, business case development, and reporting to government stakeholders. The successful candidate will work closely with key partners and stakeholders, such as local and regional councils, other delivery agencies, in respect of programme reporting and assurance. This includes the ongoing development of reporting performance metrics and frameworks such as sustainability, benefit realisation, and risk management. * Leadership role across significant transport programmes * Responsibility for performance monitoring, business case development, and reporting * Opportunity to work closely with key partners and stakeholders

What you'll do:

As a Senior Performance Advisor – Policy and Funding, you will play a pivotal role in providing leadership across important transport programmes. Your responsibilities will include performance monitoring, business case development, reporting to government stakeholders, working closely with key partners, developing reporting performance metrics, among others. You will have the opportunity to make a significant impact by continuously identifying opportunities for improvement.

• Provide assistance and support to relevant project groups to build their understanding and confidence in funding requirements and underlying processes and procedures
• Ensure significant variances and trends in project performance are monitored and reported
• Continuously identify and implement opportunities for improving, integrating, streamlining, and sharing processes
• Support appropriate reporting frameworks and proactive measurement and reporting of key outcomes such as sustainability, benefits realisation, and risk management
• Take a programme approach – ensuring consistent application of best practice across the NZ Upgrade programme
• Develop and communicate appropriate and effective funding and financial policies/strategies for the organisation
• Establish excellent working relationships with Programme managers and staff, other relevant teams keeping them fully informed on when and how processes may impact on their projects
• Provide support and education to the respective project teams. Lead development of knowledge/skills in respect of funding management and compliance
• Responsible for complying with all safety system standards, procedures, and statutory requirements within your area of responsibility

What you bring:

• Bachelor Business/Commerce in Accounting or comparable is essential
• Previous experience (minimum 5 years) in financial or programme/project roles is required
• Solid report writing skills are necessary
• Continuous improvement focus – ability to identify and implement required change is crucial
• Demonstrated experience and ability to work closely with senior management and Executive teams
• Experience in Transport and Rail industries is useful but not essential

What sets this company apart:

Our client is committed to delivering high-quality services that meet the needs of New Zealanders. They are dedicated to providing a supportive and inclusive work environment where all employees can thrive. They value diversity and are committed to treating everyone with respect, no matter their role, background or gender.

What's next:

If you're ready to make a significant impact in the transport sector, apply now! Apply today by clicking on the link!

Robert Walters endeavours to review all applications in a maximum of five working days. If you have not received correspondence in this timeframe please do not hesitate to contact Willy McBride on 64 9 374 7300.

Contract Type: FULL_TIME

Specialism: Policy

Focus: Policy

Industry: Transport and Rail

Salary: $120,000 - $150,000 per annum

Workplace Type: Hybrid

Experience Level: Mid Management

Location: Auckland

Job Reference: 1970140/001

Date posted: 7 May 2024

Consultant: Willy McBride

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