Strategy and Investment Coordinator

Posted on 17-Nov-2021  
Application Close Date: 01-Dec-2021
Job Details
Public Transport
Position Type:
Permanent - Full Time
Job Reference:

We're looking for a Coordinator to join our high performing Metlink Commercial, Strategy and Investment Team. This role is permanent, full-time based in our central Wellington office.

About the role:

This is an opportunity to kick start your career in a dynamic environment, working on exciting projects in Wellington regional public transport. 

The Strategy & Investments Coordinator will work in the Policy Unit in the Metlink Commercial, Strategy and Investment Team, and with the wider Metlink Group.

What you'll do:

  • Work on projects to help deliver our annual business plan activities and support key strategic initiatives.
  • Provide project coordination and support for the Group helping to plan and deliver Metlink policy work programme including coordinating key policy and project activities with internal and external stakeholders
  • Help deliver on key activities in the Regional Public Transport Plan and the Metlink Strategic Roadmap
  • Coordinate and deliver on the Group's Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act, Privacy Act and Metlink Complaints Policy requirements and responsibilities.
  • Provide project delivery support

Skills and experience required:

  • An appropriate tertiary qualification, or equivalent knowledge, skills and experience in an equivalent role
  • Demonstrated experience in customer facing roles
  • Experience in report writing and administration
  • Ability to analyse and interpret data
  • Great written and verbal skills with a wide range of people
  • Problem solving and analytical skills


  • Generous leave allowances
  • Flexible working to suit your lifestyle
  • Medical and trauma insurance
  • Subsidised social clubs
  • Modern, new offices
  • Professional development and experience across everything the council does.

Located in our new Cuba Mall offices, there's also lots of opportunity to sample the great coffee and food in the area.

About Greater Wellington:

We're people who are genuinely passionate about the work we do, because we believe what we do counts. We're working on the big things that will impact everyone in our region. Ensuring we have uninterrupted access to drinking water, staying safe from the threat of flooding, protecting and enhancing the environment, improving the quality of our fresh water, ensuring we are all connected through our public transport network and planning ahead for the potential impact of climate change across our region.

Every day we have thousands of people travelling with Metlink (across rail, bus, harbour ferry and Total Mobility) and every one of those journeys matters to us. Our role is to plan, develop, promote and deliver public transport services and supporting infrastructure in the Wellington region. Our goal is to be more than just a public transport service, we want to be a symbol of pride for the Wellington region, an integral part of what makes living in our region great.

How to apply:

Click on the Apply link to view the job description and to apply for the role with a cover letter and CV. 

For further information, please contact Emmet McElhatton, Manager Policy, 021 352 934 

Applications close: Wednesday, 1 December 2021 

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