Grants Coordinator

The West Gate Tunnel Project, Major Transport Infrastructure Authority (WGTP MTIA) is responsible for the management of the WGTP on behalf of the Victorian Government. The WGTP will directly link the West Gate Freeway to the Port, CityLink and the city via twin tunnels under Yarraville, a new crossing of the Maribyrnong River and an elevated road above Footscray Road. It will provide a much-needed alternative to the West Gate Bridge and reduce travel time, improve freight access to the Port of Melbourne and remove thousands of trucks from residential roads. 6,000 jobs will be created, and the project will deliver an approximate $11 billion boost to Victoria's economy. Public Private Partnership contracts to build and operate the project were signed in December 2017.
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Department: West Gate Tunnel Project, MTIA
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Communications, Marketing and Media
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/033622L
Closing Date: 29-Jan-2023
Salary Range: $90,067 - $102,192
Job Duration: Up to 3 years
Attachments: WGTP - PD - Grants Coordinator.pdf (PDF, 362KB)


Contact: Emily Alvis
0476 368 571

Position Details

About the role

  • Exciting opportunity to join the West Gate Tunnel Project
  • Be part of a high performing team
  • City Shaping Major Transport project

 The West Gate Tunnel Project, Major Transport Infrastructure Authority (WGTP MTIA) has an opportunity for an experienced Grants Coordinator to join the Communications and Engagement team on the West Gate Tunnel Project (WGTP).

The Grants Coordinator, reporting into the Program Manager, Neighbourhood Funds will play a key role in supporting the successful delivery of the West Gate Neighbourhood Fund, ensuring the processes are efficient, and aligned to the WGTP MTIA, priorities as described in current strategies, plans or policies.

The successful candidate will be required to undergo pre-employment checks which include national police checks and misconduct screening.

What we offer you:

  • A unique working opportunity – A unique opportunity to work on the only current Public Private Partnership (PPP) toll road infrastructure project in Victoria. It will provide you the opportunity to grow and learn within a highly talented group of staff and will offer an exclusive opportunity to build PPP delivery experience.
  • Support of flexible working – including a mix of office and working from home and part time positions depending on your role.
  • Diversity and Equal Employment Opportunity- Opportunity to work with people from a diverse range of backgrounds and experiences, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds, LGBTIQ+ and people with disability.

The successful candidate will be required to undergo pre-employment checks which include national police checks and misconduct screening.

Please be advised that it is a requirement for all MTIA staff to be compliant with the MTIA COVID-19 Vaccination Policy (the Policy). The Policy stipulates that, unless an employee is an Excepted Person within the meaning of the Policy, in order to attend an MTIA workplace the employee must hold ‘up-to-date' vaccination status in accordance with ATAGI guidance, which for most includes their primary vaccination course and booster. Should you require further information about the Policy, please have a conversation with our Human Resources team.

How to apply

Applications including a cover letter and resume are to be submitted online by visiting www.careers.vic.gov.au. Individual responses to the Key Selection Criteria are not required. Your cover letter should include a summary taking into account the KSC as a whole and why you are interested in the role. All documents should be attached as a Microsoft Office Word document.

WGTP MTIA 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 WGTP MTIA offers reasonable adjustments for applicants with disabilities on request.

For a confidential discussion, please contact Emily Alvis, Senior Manager, Neighbourhood Fund on 0476 368 571.

Applications close 11.59pm – 29 January 2023.


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