Posted on: 26/05/2017

Salary: 55.00 -> 65.00 Per hour

Job type: Temporary/Contract

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Approx. $55-$65 per hour plus Super dependent on experience
Full-time, 3-6 month contract, Immediate start
North West region

About the role:

Our client, a government agency, is currently seeking an experienced Senior Communications and Stakeholder Engagement Advisor to join them on a 3-6 month contract based in the North West region of Victoria.

As the Senior Communication and Stakeholder Engagement Advisor, you will responsible for the delivery of communications and engagement activities with a community engagement focus for high profile and sensitive project in planning and construction.


Reporting directly into the Communications and Stakeholder Relations Manager, your key tasks and responsibilities will include:

    • supporting the project delivery teams to provide advice on project specific matters for example active planning for road closures and road opening strategies

    • challenging and advising on operational impact for closures, detours, road openings and general construction methodology, staging and sequencing

    • active participation in meetings to provide community and stakeholder perspective

    • generating proactive Community and stakeholder engagement collateral including: Events, posters, mail outs, venue bookings, advertisements, brochures, flyers, newsletters, community displays, engagement opportunities

    • preparing communications material, FAQs, website content, media releases

    • support the project team in responding to community enquiries

    Skills and Experience:

    The skills and experience you will need to demonstrate include:

    • Experience in communications, stakeholder relations, and issues management with a primary focus on community engagement (essential)

    • Proven ability to prepare and implement strategies within infrastructure projects

    • Sound issues management skills and ability to identify and escalate issues

    • Ability to work autonomously and efficiently manage competing priorities and demands in a fast-paced infrastructure or project-based environment

    • Strong interpersonal and negation skills with the ability to develop effective working relations

    • Strong written and verbal communication skills

    • Excellent planning, time management and administrative skills

    • Tertiary Qualifications in a relevant field e.g. Communications, Public Relations, Marketing or equivalent

You will be part of a supportive, diverse and inclusive work environment with excellent opportunities for professional and personal development.

How to apply?

If the above sounds like you, please apply online using the appropriate link below forwarding a copy of your resume and cover letter highlighting your communications and community engagement experience and suitability for the role. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion, please contact Edgardo Robinson on 03 9535 8240 quoting Ref No. 3A/24116.

Your interest will be treated in the strictest of confidence.

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