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Do you want to drive the future of ticketing and payments on Public Transport in Aotearoa New Zealand?

Metlink/ Greater Wellington’s NTS Team – Multiple Exciting Positions

We are looking for exceptional people for these roles who want to make a real difference. We are currently recruiting the Manager Fares and Ticketing who will lead this mahi and are excited to help that person to build their team. In each of these roles, you will work closely with key decision-makers in our communities and will have considerable influence on the future direction of shaping how we respond to climate change.

Business Integration AdvisorIn this role you will lead the project management and support the implementation of one of Greater Wellington’s most significant public transport offerings in recent years. At a national level, the Business Integration Advisor will be the lynchpin in Greater Wellington’s ongoing participation in the National Ticketing Solution (NTS) project. In partnership with Waka Kotahi and the NTS service providers, you will set clear project and engagement stakeholder plans and drive the evaluation associated with NTS approaches and strategies.

Ticketing Operations Lead - Help align and prioritise Metlink activities outside of your existing team (finance, data management, operations, procurement, etc.), while also being ultimately responsible for the performance of the ticketing provider.

Product Development Lead – The lead position will be responsible for representing the customer base of nearly 300,000 to the council and project team. You will engage closely to determine down-to-the-minute details of what needs to be present in any product or service the customer will use. You will also provide a strong voice and act to influence ELT and decision-makers as to the final product. Strong stakeholder management and efficient communication are essential to this position.

Opportunities and progression –With exposure to all local government entities and iwi across the Wellington region, as well as Central Government agencies, these roles provide a unique opportunity to shape and determine Wellington’s future path – how we move, what opportunities to develop, and how we can address climate issues! You’ll be challenged to develop and apply new solutions to hard problems while benefitting from opportunities to learn, develop key skills and understand what can be achieved through a truly collaborative approach.

Duration – These are permanent positions.

Location – You’ll mostly work from Greater Wellington Regional Council’s beautiful Cuba Street offices in the heart of the city. Greater Wellington encourages autonomy and enables flexible working.

Timelines – Applications for these roles will close at midnight Sunday 28th May.


For more information on these roles or to apply, click on the links below.

You are encouraged to get in touch with Kirsty Clarke, Jeremy Hill, or Jake Harold for a confidential discussion about these roles and Greater Wellington Regional Council.

Kirsty Clarke, Senior Client Manager, Government & Policy –, 027 222 8488

Jake Harold, Senior Client Manager, Procurement, Property & Professional Services –, 021 896 162

Jeremy Hill, Client Manager, Customer Experience, Sales, Marketing & Communications –, 021 978 180

We welcome applications from across sectors and see diversity in background and experience as a positive. We are committed to working in an inclusive way.

Business Integration Advisor

Job Type: Permanent

Location: Wellington

Salary: $104,013 - 156,020 per annum (full remuneration)


Ticketing Operations Lead

Job Type: Permanent

Location: Wellington

Salary: $122,414 - $183,621 per annum (full remuneration)


Product Development Lead

Job Type: Permanent

Location: Wellington

Salary: $122,414 - 183,621 per annum (full remuneration)


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