Manager, Stakeholder Relations and Communications

The Level Crossing Removal Authority (LXRA) is responsible for the removal of 50 of the most dangerous and congested level crossings on the Melbourne metropolitan rail network which will enable more train services to operate and reduce traffic congestion. The LXRA is also responsible for the delivery of the Mernda Rail Extension. LXRA is an Administrative Office established in relation to the Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources. The Head of the Administrative Office is the Coordinator-General.
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Department: Level Crossing Removal Authority
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Communications, Marketing and Media
Classification: VPSG6
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/001170
Closing Date: 30-Mar-2017
Salary Range: $111,484 - $149,188
Job Duration: Up to 3 years
Attachments: LX - PD - VPS6 - Manager, Stakeholder Relations and Communications.pdf (PDF, 373KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Mary Circosta
(03) 9027 4355

Position Details


  • High profile rail infrastructure project
  • $111,484 - $149,188 plus superannuation
  • Full Time/Fixed Term (for up to 3 years)


Reporting to the Director, Stakeholder Relations and Communications, you will be responsible for communication and community relations activities within a major transport infrastructure project, including overseeing a team of communications professionals.  The role is responsible for developing and providing advice on communications and engagement with internal and external stakeholders in an issue–rich and complex environment. 


You will play a pivotal role in developing and implementing communications, stakeholder and community engagement strategies, identifying risks and negotiating sensitive issues to build understanding and support of the project.   


Key to your application will be your ability and proven experience in communications and issue management, with a strong focus on developing and implementing stakeholder relations and/or community engagement strategies in the context of a major transport infrastructure project.


For further information about the role please contact Mary Circosta, Senior Human Resources Business Partner on (03) 9027 4355.


Applications close: Thursday 30 March 2017

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