Manager, Communications and Stakeholder Relations

Job Details
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Department: North East Link Authority
Work Type: Fixed Term - Flexible
Job Function: Communications, Marketing and Media
Classification: VPSG6
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/001615
Closing Date: 21-Jul-2019
Salary Range: $120,692 - $161,511
Job Duration: Up to 3 years
Attachments: NELP - VPS 6 - Manager, Communications and Stakeholder Relations - PD.pdf (PDF, 612KB)

Contact: Gemma Cox, Senior Talent Acquisition Partner
03 9655 6056

Position Details

  • Are you an experienced communications and stakeholder professional and passionate team leader?
  • A great opportunity to build a team who thrives in an issues rich, complex environment
  • Be part of a legacy, infrastructure project and drive North East Link's commitment to genuine stakeholder engagement

About North East Link

The North East Link Project will fix the missing link in Melbourne's freeway network, while increasing the capacity of the Eastern Freeway. It will slash travel times, get trucks off local roads and link key growth areas in the north and south-east.

Our Offering

An exciting opportunity exists to lead a team of passionate stakeholder engagement professionals for Victoria's largest ever road project. You'll play a key role in ensuring that meaningful relationships are built and strengthened with the projects many and varied stakeholders - working to understand and identify project impacts and opportunities and respond to stakeholder feedback. Working for Victoria largest ever road project, you will work directly with senior management and a multitude of stakeholders to provide high quality, strategic advice.

  • You will thrive in an issues-rich, high demand environment and enjoy developing and coaching staff to reach their full potential while managing the day to day requirements of the team.
  • You will work alongside, and learn from, other key disciplines such as media, communications, government relations and NELP technical experts to deliver integrated stakeholder engagement strategies.

If you are an experienced and effective people manager with a genuine passion for leading, supporting and building people up in complex, high pressure environments, then we want to hear more from you!


Our commitment to creating a workplace that inspires you, engages you and grows you is strong – we want you to be a key contributor to our diverse and dynamic organisation. Our employee benefits continue to grow but here is what we already have in store for you:

  • Wellbeing program
  • 17.5% leave loading
  • Flexible work arrangements available (including ability to purchase additional leave)
  • Team benefits discount card at a variety of restaurants and cafes
  • Melbourne CBD location
  • Access to discounted public transport

How to apply

To apply please submit a cover letter and CV via:

For a confidential discussion contact Gemma Cox, Senior Talent Acquisition Partner on 03 9655 6056. Applications close at 11:59pm on Sunday 21st July 2019.

Our advertisement is only intended for individuals interested in employment with NELP. Recruitment agencies need not contact.
We believe in inclusiveness, diversity and equality and are committed to ensuring that our workplaces are a reflection of the Victorian community. We recognise the benefits that a diverse and inclusive culture brings for our employees and in turn, encourage talented people from all backgrounds, abilities and identities to apply to our vacancies. We strongly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, people with a disability and others from under-represented backgrounds to apply.

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