Communications & Stakeholder Engagement Advisor

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: VPSG4
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/027565A
Closing Date: 25-Apr-2021
Salary Range: $87,640 - $99,438
Job Duration: Up to two (2) years
Attachments: RPV - VPS4 Communications and Stakeholder Engagement Advisor (Metro Tunnel Project) - Position Description.PDF (PDF, 251KB)


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

Position Details

About this Opportunity

RPV, MTIA is seeking to engage a Communications and Stakeholder Engagement Advisor. This role will support the development and delivery of communications and stakeholder engagement strategies to support Metro Tunnel rail signalling works, and construction at the western tunnel entrance at Kensington and the eastern tunnel entrance at South Yarra. This position works closely with RPV's technical and planning teams, and appointed construction contractors. Reporting to the Senior Advisor, Communications and Stakeholder Engagement (Inner West and Inner East), this role requires an ability to work in a complex and demanding environment within tight timeframes. Applicants will need to be well organised and able to work autonomously while also being an effective team player.

About you

You will be a highly focused and driven person who is passionate about contributing to the delivery of public infrastructure, working within a high-performing project team to drive exceptional outcomes. You will be qualified in communications, public relations or a related discipline and/or have experience in a project- based communications and/or stakeholder relations roles, preferably with experience working on large projects and with construction contractors. You will enjoy a fast paced, performance focused workplace where you will have the opportunity to work autonomously and develop your career.

If you are looking to step up in your career, this might be just the right opportunity for you!

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 the 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 25 April 2021.


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