in brief Newly formed government body the New Zealand Transport
Agency has advertised for a chief information officer to lead a
substantial internal change program, with a projected salary of
more than $200k.
The agency was established on 1 August 2008, bringing together,
according to its website, the functions of Land Transport New
Zealand and Transit New Zealand, to provide "an integrated
approach to transport planning, funding and delivery".
Advertisements placed this morning said the new agency had a
large and exciting information technology environment with "many
challenges". The new CIO will lead a change program to "embed a
service ethos" in the team, the ad stated, and consolidate
multiple systems and disparate IT environments onto one
Computerworld New Zealand has reported that the agency's IT
function is currently led by acting CIO Tony West.