Deputy Director, Stakeholder Relations and Communications

The Level Crossing Removal Authority exists for the purpose of expertly delivering infrastructure projects for the Victorian Government. Melbourne is growing, our population is projected to grow from 4.5 million to almost 8 million by 2051. Victoria's population is expected to be more than 10 million by 2051. This means Melbourne's transport network will need to cater for around 10 million more trips a day.

The Victorian Government's vision for Melbourne is to ensure that it continues to be a global city of opportunity and choice. We need to create a sustainable and resilient city that will serve us well into the future. Our Vision at LXRA is 'Delivering Great Change, Transforming the way Victorians live, work and travel'. Change for the positive is at the heart of our work, be it local commuters, road users, rail commuters and within our organisation and industry.

Job Details
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Department: Level Crossing Removal Authority
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Communications, Marketing and Media
Classification: VPS STS
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/32020X
Closing Date: 25-Oct-2017
Salary Range: $153,694 - $209,027
Job Duration: 3 years
Attachments: LX - PD - STS - Deputy Director, Stakeholder Relations and Communications.pdf (PDF, 59KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Trent Woodberry
0409 251 427

Position Details

Our purpose is to remove level crossings, but we are doing so much more:

We are forging new ground

We are building success in our people

We are transforming local communities

We are creating a legacy for Victoria


Who are we looking for?

We are looking for senior leaders to take on the challenge of our Deputy Director, Stakeholder Relations and Communications positions.  These are high level strategic communication positions, managing  multidiscipline teams  that are geographically dispersed and embedded within unique project delivery environments.  Our work is issues rich, opportunities rich, fast paced and in a complex environment so we need you to have extensive experience in multifaceted communications strategies, within high profile major projects.  You will need  to be a savvy superior leader, with a detailed understanding of state and local government. You will lead to ensure our communications teams continue to be high performing and delivering our purpose; to our communities, our stakeholders and our employees with accuracy and impact.

Why work for us?

We're currently the biggest infrastructure project in Victoria and we're smashing our milestones, creating new ways of working as we go.  We offer a unique environment with locations all over Melbourne, working with our construction partners to create great change for Victorians.  You'll be surrounded by a culture that thrives on innovation and hard work and above all wants to make a difference.  Working for us you can play a vital role in leading that change.

How do you apply?

If you like what you've read so far, take a look at the job description above and visit our website.  Then simply click ‘Apply'.  There's a short application form to complete along with your CV,  but a cover letter or separate response to the KSC in the job description is NOT required.

We believe in inclusiveness, diversity and equality and are committed to ensuring that our workplaces are a reflection of the Victorian community. We recognise the benefits that a diverse and inclusive culture brings for our employees and in turn, encourage talented people from all backgrounds, abilities and identities to apply to our vacancies. We strongly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, people with a disability and others from under-represented backgrounds to apply.

If you need assistance or have any questions you can contact Trent Woodberry, A/Director, Strategic Communications 0409 251 427.

Applications close midnight, Thursday 25 October 2017.

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