Community and Stakeholder Engagement Advisor

Victoria has embarked on a transformation of Victoria’s roads to sustain growth in our population and economy to meet the aspirations of Victorians for an integrated transport system. As an integral part of Transport for Victoria (TfV), VicRoads is focused on connecting our communities to support a sustainable Victoria. Roads touch everyone's lives, every day. With our population forecast to reach 10 million by 2051, the work of VicRoads will help meet the demands of this growth and successfully connect communities. This is critical in creating an inclusive, prosperous and environmentally responsible State. Freight movements will also triple, putting more pressure on our transport networks.
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Department: VicRoads
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Communications, Marketing and Media
Classification: As per award
Work Location: Melbourne - Western Metro
Reference: VG/007J8
Closing Date: 27-May-2018
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: No File Attached
Contact: Arpad Maksay
0439 501 798.

Position Details

As we are still building our team of engagement superstars, we have multiple 12 month fixed term Advisor roles available.

This is an exciting and challenging opportunity to join our newly formed Engagement team which focuses on the fast-moving and high-profile Safe System Road Infrastructure Program. You will work across the VicRoads Public Engagement division, the wider Program Team and the TAC to proactively build productive working relationships and ensure best practice community and stakeholder engagement across the business.

We are on the search for energetic, experienced, strategic and enthusiastic engagement professionals that can help to transform VicRoads engagement activities.

The roles will report to and be supported by the Head of Engagement (SSRIP) and the Community and Stakeholder Engagement Managers.

The role will:

  •        Build strong relationships with key internal and external stakeholders
  •        Actively engage in understanding local issues and managing community expectations to achieve the Program goals
  •        Develop and deliver community engagement activities
  •        Identify and manage critical issues that impact on the Program delivery and community expectations

Skills and experience required:

  •        Demonstrated experience in implementing significant community and stakeholder engagement programs
  •        Influencing skills to maintain partnerships with key stakeholders
  •        Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  •        Demonstrated ability to identify and manage complex issues 

Benefits and Culture

To attract and retain talented people, we provide genuine flexibility, a culture that supports people to be their best and on top of that - great opportunities for career development. We embrace diversity and inclusion and we are proud our workforce reflects the community we serve.

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