Auckland Transport

Intermediate Solicitor - Property & Construction

Auckland Transport

Government Services

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Applications Close - End of Day: 16-05-2018


New Zealand

Work type:

  • Auckland Central
  • Support the future of infrastructure development and property acquisitions across Auckland
  • Flexible working, competitive salary, opportunities to grow your skill set

Auckland Transport is looking for a Solicitor with Public Works Act experience to support our growing city's transport infrastructure. Help us shape Auckland with your sound legal advice while being able to work flexibly.

About us

Auckland Transport is shaping Auckland with new infrastructure developments in design, construction and delivery across Auckland including Matakana Link Road, Northern Corridor improvements and the Auckland Manuka Eastern Transport Initiative (AMETI) projects in the south. Our Legal Team play a critical role supporting these projects with sound legal advice regarding property acquisitions as well as commercial and construction matters.

The role

Working closely with the Legal Counsel - Property and Construction, you will provide work closely with our property and construction teams across Auckland Transport and provide legal advice across a broad range of property, construction and contract matters including:

  • Property acquisitions for infrastructure projects under the Public Works Act
  • Methods of contracting
  • Preparing and reviewing tender documents
  • Interpreting and applying the Resource Management Act

About you

As a qualified Solicitor with over three years post qualification experience, you will have exceptional relationship building skills as you earn the trust of your stakeholders through sound advice. You will also have exceptional influencing skills. You will also have experience in property and construction law with a comprehensive understanding of the Public Works Act 1981.

Working for Auckland Transport

In this role you will play a key role advising on projects that are changing the face of Auckland. You will work closely with senior leaders in Auckland Transport enabling our organisational goals. With a growing list of projects, you will have the opportunity to develop your property and construction law skill set. You can also work flexibly along with a number of other benefits including:

  • Modern waterfront based office
  • Competitive remuneration
  • Paid parental and partner leave
  • Professional development and training
  • A supportive, high performing team environment
  • Health and Wellbeing benefits

How to apply

If you are interested, have your CV and Cover Letter ready and apply on our website or click the apply button.

At Auckland Transport we are committed to building a diverse and inclusive environment where people come first and feel safe, respected, valued and supported, regardless of our differences.

We also support flexible working that meets the needs of our people and the business, so please talk to us about how we could make this role flexible for you.


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