Deputy Director Engagement

The Western Distributor Authority (WDA) is responsible for managing the delivery of the West Gate Tunnel Project, and overseeing the delivery by VicRoads of the Monash Freeway Upgrade and Webb Dock access improvements (now complete). The Victorian Government and Transurban are partnering on these projects to provide a much-needed alternative to the West Gate Bridge with a second major river crossing. It will reduce travel time, improve freight access to the Port of Melbourne and remove thousands of trucks from local streets. In addition, it will create around 6000 jobs and deliver an approximate $11 billion boost to Victoria's economy. The WDA is an Administrative Office established in relation to the Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources.
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Department: Western Distributor Authority
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Communications, Marketing and Media
Classification: VPS STS
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/001956
Closing Date: 25-Feb-2018
Salary Range: $156,384 - $212,685
Job Duration: Up to three years
Attachments: WGTP - PD - Deputy Director Engagement .pdf (PDF, 1.94MB)

Contact: Greg Meyer
03 9938 0501

Position Details

  • Exciting opportunity to work on a City Shaping Major Transport project
  • Be part of a high performing team

The Western Distributor Authority (WDA) has an opportunity for an experienced Deputy Director Engagement to join the Communications and Engagement team on the West Gate Tunnel Project.

Working within the Engagement team, the Deputy Director will lead and manage the stakeholder team and its various engagement activities for WDA including community consultation and information sessions, publicity materials, local events, liaison with the Minister's Office and effectively manage the expectations of a broad range of project stakeholders.

The successful candidate will possess excellent time management skills and a strong ability to work independently in a complex project environment.

How to apply

Applications including a cover letter, resume and KSC Statement are to be submitted online by visiting All documents are to be attached as a Microsoft Office Word document. Applications not addressing the Key Selection Criteria may not be considered.

The WDA is committed to building a culture where we say 'yes' to flexible work arrangements, and support ways of working that help employees balance work and home life. The WDA is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applicants from a diverse range of backgrounds and strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

The WDA offers reasonable adjustments for applicants with disabilities on request.

Additional information about the project can be obtained at

For a confidential discussion, please contact Greg Meyer, Director Communications and Engagement on 03 9938 0501

Applications close 11.59pm – 25 February 2018

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