Senior Advisor, Communications & Stakeholder Engagement (RRR)

Rail Projects Victoria (RPV) is the Victorian Government body responsible for the delivery of the Metro Tunnel Project, Regional Rail Revival, Melbourne Airport Rail and the Western Rail Plan including fast rail between key regional cities and Melbourne. RPV is responsible for all aspects of the projects including planning and development of the project reference design, site investigations, stakeholder engagement, planning approvals and procurement, through to construction delivery and project commissioning. Major Transport Infrastructure Authority (MTIA) comprises of Level Crossing Removal Project (LXRP), Rail Projects Victoria (RPV, MTIA), North East Link Project (NELP), West Gate Tunnel Project (WGTP) and Major Road Projects Victoria (MRPV).
Job Details
Department: Rail Projects Victoria
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Communications, Marketing and Media
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/0000024644
Closing Date: 21-Oct-2021
Salary Range: $102,637 - $124,183
Job Duration: Fixed Term - Up to two (2) years
Attachments: RPV - VPS5 Senior Advisor, Communications and Stakeholder Engagement (RRR) - PD.PDF (PDF, 569KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Ashleigh Whatford - HR Advisor
0429 672 423

Position Details

About the opportunity

RPV, MTIA is seeking to engage a Senior Advisor, Communications and Stakeholder Engagement. The role is responsible for providing strategic advice and overseeing the development and delivery of communications and stakeholder engagement strategies to support the projects delivered by RPV including the Regional Rail Revival program. This position will work closely with RPV's technical and planning teams and appointed construction contractor communication and project teams.

The successful candidate will have the capability and requisite experience to proactively manage issues and risks, manage a high-performing team, facilitate high quality communications and stakeholder engagement activities, influence and negotiate to drive positive project outcomes, and be experienced in managing sensitive stakeholder interfaces in an issues-rich and complex environment.

About you

You will be a highly focused and driven person who is passionate about contributing to the delivery of public infrastructure, working within a high-performing project team to drive exceptional outcomes. You will be a qualified communications specialist with experience working within large projects. You will enjoy a fast paced, performance focused workplace where you will have the opportunity to work autonomously and develop your career.

If you are looking to step up in your career, this might be just the right opportunity for you! 

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, CV and response to Key Selection Criteria. We want to know why you want to work for Rail Projects Victoria, 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.

For a confidential discussion, please contact Ashleigh Whatford - HR Advisor on 0429 672 423.

Applications close 11:59 pm - Thursday 21 October 2021. 


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