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Programme Director - PPP - Highways - New Zealand

Location: New Zealand, Industry: Transportation & Infrastructure
Salary: €120000 - €180000 per annum Contact: John Tittley
Posted: 5 months ago Contact Email: jtittley@meridianbs.co.uk

Programme Director - Public Private Partnership (PPP) - New Zealand

Highways and Network Operations

Our client's focus is on the effective, efficient and safe movement of people and goods on a resilient network that is integrated with local roads and other modes of transport. This provides smart, efficient and predictable travel choices and contributes to Transport Agency's purpose of creating transport solutions for a thriving New Zealand.

Safety, efficiency and delivering roads that meet both present and future needs are the key principles underlying NZTA's operation of the state highway network.

The Programme Director (PPP) is a key role that is tasked with leading the programme of works for the successful construction and operation of the Transmission Gully Motorway.

'Transmission Gully' is a 27km four lane motorway that will be a key component of the Government's and Wellington Region's Northern Corridor. When completed, it will provide a safe, reliable and more efficient highway connection from Wellington to the growing economic centres of Kapiti and the Manawatu and subsequently the wider North Island.

This is a large scale multi-party project that requires the successful candidate to have strong commercial experience in project leadership, contract and commercial law arrangements and executive level stakeholder relationship management.

Experience and knowledge in the following areas are also essential:

  • Design, construction and commissioning of major projects and whole of life outcomes;
  • Risk allocation and mitigation within large scale multi-party projects;
  • Management of large scale contractors and high risk, high profile projects;
  • In depth understanding of Government legislative and regulatory environment;
  • Extensive experience in the management of different contracting models including PPP's.

Experience or understanding of project finance and NZ Treasury PPP model is desirable as is experience in the NZ Transport sector or in delivering major transport infrastructure programmes.

Contact Fred Ewing at Meridian for a confidential discussion.

Meridian Business Support is acting on behalf of our Client as a Recruitment Agency.

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