Engagement Adviser

Suburban Rail Loop (SRL) is a city and state-shaping project that will transform Victoria’s public transport system, connecting our suburbs and creating opportunities in great places. The 90-kilometre Loop will link every major rail line from the Frankston line to the Werribee line, via Melbourne Airport, better connecting Victorians to jobs, retail, education, health services and each other. Beyond the rail infrastructure and cross-suburb travel connections, over time SRL will reshape Melbourne from a city centred around a single CBD to a ‘city of centres’ – attracting more businesses and people to the broader station areas and creating more jobs in Melbourne’s middle suburbs closer to where people live. Local initiatives will include new and improved open and public space, tree planting, more walking and cycling paths, retail and hospitality areas and plazas.
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Department: Suburban Rail Loop Authority
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Communications, Marketing and Media
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/1664919
Closing Date: 16-Oct-2022
Salary Range: $90,067 - $102,192
Job Duration: Ongoing
Attachments: SRLA PD Engagement Adviser VPS4.docx (Word, 68KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Nicola Quah
nicola.quah@srla.vic.gov.au

Position Details

About the opportunity
The Engagement Adviser will support the development and delivery of communications and stakeholder engagement strategies for Suburban Rail Loop and related works. The position will work closely with SRLA's technical and planning teams, and appointed contractors. This role requires an ability to work with diverse stakeholders in a complex and demanding multi-disciplinary environment within tight timeframes. 

You will support the development and delivery of stakeholder engagement and communications strategies, and community relations activities for this transformational city-shaping project. The role is multi-disciplinary and will adapt and grow as the project progresses through its various stages, from planning to the delivery of Suburban Rail Loop – representing a unique opportunity to develop and advance your career in these early stages of Suburban Rail Loop Authority.

This will be an exciting opportunity to gain experience across the broad range of strategic communications and engagement activities. Applicants will need to be organised and able to work autonomously while also being an effective team player.

Why join us?

  • 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

Please include a Cover Letter and Resume. We want to know why you want to work for Suburban Rail Loop Authority, why you are interested in the role, and, taking into account the Key Selection Criteria as a whole, how your skills, knowledge, experience and qualifications are applicable to the role.

Applications close 11:59 pm - Sunday 16 October 2022

Please note, appointment of successful applicants will be made subject to a satisfactory pre-employment conditions check.

Employees at SRLA are required to comply with all directions and/or policies introduced by SRLA in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic (as determined by SRLA, taking into account applicable Commonwealth or State government legislation, directions or policy as in force from time to time) including but not limited to directions or requirements regarding being vaccinated. 


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