Team Leader, Engagement

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Department: Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Strategic Management
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Morwell
Reference: VG/000786F
Closing Date: 26-Sep-2022
Salary Range: $103,920 - $125,735
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: 000786 - Team Leader, Engagement PD.docx (Word, 125KB)

Contact: Linda Bibby
0417 161 104

Position Details

Team Leader, Engagement

  • Salary: $103,920 - $125,735 (Plus Superannuation)
  • Ongoing
  • Usual hours of work: Full Time (flexibility may be available)
  • Usual work location: Morwell (flexibility may be available)

The Team

The position of Team Leader, Engagement forms a part of the Resources branch within the Forestry, Resources and Climate Change group.

The Resources Branch develops policy, programs and regulation to enable investment and generate jobs through the sustainable development of the State's earth resources, including extractives, minerals and petroleum.

The Role

Reporting to the Executive Director and overseeing a small team, you will manage engagement and communication events and activities with the community and other key stakeholders.  In addition, you will develop and deliver communications and engagement plans for the project teams within ERPP to ensure the views and issues of key stakeholders are captured and understood.

About You

Holding tertiary qualifications, you have demonstrated experience in stakeholder, community engagement and communications and providing support to senior managers and decision makers on community and stakeholder issues within tight timeframes.  With a proven track record in developing and implementing stakeholder engagement strategies and plans, you will be well versed in developing and maintaining effective working relationships with a wide range of stakeholders, often with competing interests.

Further Information

For a confidential discussion, please contact Linda Bibby, A/Executive Director, Earth Resources Policy and Programs on 0417 161 104.

Applicants will be required to comply with the Department of Jobs, Precincts and Region's (department's) COVID-19 Vaccination requirements, in line with the Chief Health Officer (CHO) Directions and any other legislative requirements, directions, policies or procedures, including but not limited to any requirement to provide evidence of vaccination status.

Successful candidates will be required to undergo a National Police Records Check prior to commencing employment with the Department.

To be eligible for this position you must hold the mandatory qualification as outlined in the position description.

For further information on the position, please refer to the attached position description.

Please note: If you require an adjustment to participate in any stage of the recruitment process or have a particular requirement to be communicated with by either telephone or email only, please notify the DJPR Recruitment Team at with the position number in the subject line.

How to Apply

Please click the ‘Apply Now' button. As part of the application process, you will need to provide a copy of your resume and a cover letter addressing the key selection criteria outlined in the position description.

Applications close at midnight on 5 October 2022.

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