Manager Stakeholder Strategy & Coordination

Sustainability Victoria is expanding to meet our ambitious goals for climate action by 2020.

Imagine a sustainable and thriving Victoria, one where our innovative lifestyle supports healthier living spaces and environments, where our economy is globally competitive and where our communities work together to adapt and flourish in a changing climate. We have multiple new opportunities for passionate and innovative leaders who will make a difference for the environment by building and leading collaborative and high performing teams.

Our role at SV is to promote and facilitate environmental sustainability. Victoria has Australia's first state-wide waste infrastructure plan. We also have the world’s first government led pledge program, TAKE2, that inspires and supports collective action toward a net zero carbon emission target by 2050.

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Department: Sustainability Victoria
Work Type: Ongoing - Flexible
Job Function: Communications, Marketing and Media
Classification: VPSG6
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/0102339
Closing Date: 20-Aug-2017
Salary Range: $113,156 - $151,426
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Position Description Manager Stakeholder Strategy and Coordination.docx (Word, 126KB)

Applicant's Recruitment Information Guide.pdf (PDF, 1.26MB)

Contact: Amanda Daniel
03 8656 6725

Position Details

The purpose of the Communications & Engagement Group is to raise SV's profile and reputation amongst Victorians as the ‘first place to go' for support and advice on sustainability, and build a social movement of Victorians who act to address climate change and environmental sustainability. This is delivered through three teams – Social Change & Engagement; Corporate Communications; Stakeholder Strategy & Coordination.

The Manager Stakeholder Strategy & Coordination leads the team responsible for SV's stakeholders, as well the strategic management and coordination of our relationships with the SV Board, Minister's office and broader portfolio.  The team also provides executive support to the CEO and Executive Leadership Team. 

Working closely with your colleagues in the Communications & Engagement Group, you will help shape the landscape that positions SV to be more influential, and lead the delivery of SV's value proposition to our stakeholders.  This is a hands on, dynamic role that you will have the opportunity to make your own. 

An experienced leader driven by the accomplishments of your team, you will be accomplished in your field with the ability to mobilise, inspire and lead a team of experts and build an inclusive and high performing culture. 


How to Apply

Applicants should view the full position description attached to this advertisement and Applicant Information Guide before applying. To be considered for this role applicants must: 

ü  submit a detailed resume and

ü  a cover letter ensuring they address the following key selection criteria (identified in the Position Description)

  • Significant leadership experience and drive, with proven experience building, mobilising and leading a high performing team of experts toward delivery of strategic outcomes
  • Significant experience demonstrating thought leadership in stakeholder engagement with proven experience increasing organisational influence  
  • Demonstrated experience managing government relationships, particularly with Ministers and their advisors
  • Good understanding of social movement campaigns and the current environmental political landscape
  • Proven ability to design and deliver strategic, organisation wide plans and strategies

Applications close Sunday 20 August 2017.


We are building an inclusive workplace to better reflect the community in which we live, to embrace our differences, and apply our diverse thinking to innovation and delivering services to Victorian communities. All jobs can be worked flexibly and we encourage job applications from Aboriginal people, people with disabilities, young people and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.

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