Senior Advisor, Communications and Stakeholder Relations (Metro Tunnel Project)

Rail Projects Victoria (RPV) is the Victorian Government body responsible for the delivery of the Metro Tunnel Project, Regional Rail Revival, Melbourne Airport Rail and the Western Rail Plan including fast rail between key regional cities and Melbourne. RPV is responsible for all aspects of the projects including planning and development of the project reference design, site investigations, stakeholder engagement, planning approvals and procurement, through to construction delivery and project commissioning. Major Transport Infrastructure Authority (MTIA) comprises of Level Crossing Removal Project (LXRP), Rail Projects Victoria (RPV, MTIA), North East Link Project (NELP), West Gate Tunnel Project (WGTP) and Major Road Projects Victoria (MRPV).
Job Details
Department: Rail Projects Victoria
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Communications, Marketing and Media
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/026653
Closing Date: 01-Mar-2020
Salary Range: $98,396 - $119,052
Job Duration: Up to three (3) years
Attachments: RPV - VPS5 Senior Advisor Communications and Stakeholder Relations (Inner West and Inner East) - Position Description.pdf (PDF, 238KB)

Contact: Becky Fry - Senior HR Advisor
(03) 9655 6086

Position Details

About this Opportunity

RPV, MTIA is seeking to engage a Senior Advisor, Communications and Stakeholder Relations. The role is responsible for providing strategic advice and overseeing the development and delivery of communications and stakeholder engagement strategies to support planning and delivery of Metro Tunnel Project works at the western tunnel entrance at Kensington and the eastern tunnel entrance at South Yarra. The role will also provide strategic advice and oversight to the contractor delivering High Capacity Signalling on the Cranbourne, Pakenham and Sunbury lines as part of the Metro Tunnel Project. This position will work closely with RPV's technical and planning teams and appointed construction contractor communication and project teams.

The successful candidate will have the capability and requisite experience to proactively manage issues and risks, manage a high-performing team, facilitate high quality communications and stakeholder engagement activities, influence and negotiate to drive positive project outcomes, and be experienced in managing sensitive stakeholder interfaces in an issues-rich and complex environment. 

About you

To be successful in this role you will:

  • Be experienced in working within large projects
  • Be qualified in communications, public relations or a related field
  • Work well in fast-paced environments

What can we offer you?

  • An emphasis on work / life balance
  • High-performing team environment
  • Equal opportunity employer
  • Personal & Professional development opportunities
  • Committed to safety & wellbeing 
  • Training & development opportunities

How to apply

In your application for this role please include a Cover Letter, CV and response to Key Selection Criteria outlined in the position description. We want to know why you want to work at RPV, why you are interested in the role, and, considering your responses to the Key Selection Criteria as a whole, how your skills, knowledge, experience and qualifications are applicable to the role. 

For a confidential discussion, please contact Becky Fry, Senior HR Advisor on (03) 9655 6086.

Applications close 11:59pm - Sunday 1st March 2020.

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