Adviser, Place Coordinator

Suburban Rail Loop (SRL) is a city and state-shaping project that will transform Victoria’s public transport system, connecting our suburbs and creating opportunities in great places. The 90-kilometre Loop will link every major rail line from the Frankston line to the Werribee line, via Melbourne Airport, better connecting Victorians to jobs, retail, education, health services and each other. Beyond the rail infrastructure and cross-suburb travel connections, over time SRL will reshape Melbourne from a city centred around a single CBD to a ‘city of centres’ – attracting more businesses and people to the broader station areas and creating more jobs in Melbourne’s middle suburbs closer to where people live. Local initiatives will include new and improved open and public space, tree planting, more walking and cycling paths, retail and hospitality areas and plazas.
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Department: Suburban Rail Loop Authority
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Planning
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: 41530
Closing Date: 16-Oct-2022
Salary Range: $90,067 - $102,192
Job Duration: 3 years
Attachments: SRLA Position Description Adviser Place Coordinator July 2022 - Final_MV180822.docx (Word, 71KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Maria Varthalis
maria.x.varthalis@srla.vic.gov.au

Position Details

About the opportunity

As the Adviser, Place Coordinator you will have a hands-on role assisting with the coordination of the precincts development program to deliver productivity, liveability and connectivity outcomes.  The role will be focused to one or more SRL precincts, or line wide precinct priorities and analysis. You will provide support to the Precinct Delivery Manager and wider precinct team to ensure we deliver on an exciting range of commitments, acting as a key interface between stakeholders both internally and externally. You will be the source of "on the ground" information on the precincts and/or priority areas, bringing together analysis, research and investigations on best practice program design, placemaking and precinct development - to inform recommendations on achieving better outcomes for government, institutions, industry and the broader community.

Working collaboratively across the organisation, and using your excellent organisational skills and inquiring mind, you will:

  • Support the development and implementation of precinct activation strategies and precinct initiatives – in collaboration with internal and external stakeholders/partners.
  • Coordinate the communication of information between stakeholders, consultants, and team members to support program development, monitoring, and reporting.
  • Analyse and monitor progress of programs and initiatives, and manage work packages and activities within larger projects/workstreams.

You will foster and develop strong working relationships across the precinct portfolio and wider organisation, including Policy and Strategy, Planning, Design and Development, Surface Transport, Communications and Engagement, and Rail and Infrastructure, to support the planning, development, and delivery of vibrant and thriving precincts.

Why join us?

  • An emphasis on work / life balance
  • High-performing team environment
  • Equal opportunity employer
  • Personal & Professional development opportunities
  • Committed to safety & wellbeing
  • Training & development opportunities

How to apply

Please include a Cover Letter and Resume. We want to know why you want to work for Suburban Rail Loop Authority, why you are interested in the role, and, taking into account the Key Selection Criteria as a whole, how your skills, knowledge, experience and qualifications are applicable to the role.

Applications close 11:59 pm – Sunday 16 October 2022

Please note, appointment of successful applicants will be made subject to a satisfactory pre-employment conditions check.

Employees at SRLA are required to comply with all directions and/or policies introduced by SRLA in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic (as determined by SRLA, taking into account applicable Commonwealth or State government legislation, directions or policy as in force from time to time) including but not limited to directions or requirements regarding being vaccinated. 


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