Senior Adviser, Stakeholder Relations

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: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/41757
Closing Date: 05-Feb-2023
Salary Range: $103,920 - $125,735
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: 41757 -VPS5 - Senior Adviser - Stakeholder Engagement - Position Description .pdf (PDF, 119KB)


Contact: Nadia Piscioneri
nadia.piscioneri@srla.vic.gov.au

Position Details

Reporting to the Manager, Government Relations, the Senior Adviser, Stakeholder Engagement will be responsible for supporting and maintaining effective working relationships with government stakeholders, including local Members of Parliament (MPs) representing communities affected by the Suburban Rail Loop project.

The Senior Adviser, Stakeholder Engagement will support the development and delivery of advice to senior internal and external stakeholders to guide engagement and sustain positive and productive relationships with key stakeholders across local, state and federal governments. In addition, they will play a key role in developing material for briefings and the coordination and administrative support of Precinct Reference Groups and other consultation forums and events. 

Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to building great relationships with stakeholders
  • Contribute to the development of advice on government stakeholder issues
  • Identifying and responding promptly to specific project-related stakeholder issues
  • Provide support to the SRLA Manager Government Relations on stakeholder liaison groups

Qualifications Required:

  • Bachelor (or higher) qualification in Communications, Public Relations, Media, Public Policy or a related discipline; or commensurate relevant working experience

Desirable: 

  • Experience working in government and/or on significant and complex infrastructure projects.

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, considering 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 5th February 2023

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

Employees at SRLA are required 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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