Engagement Manager - Forest Reform Project

• Lead the engagement process for the Forest Reform Project

• Engage with partners, stakeholders and local communities in facilitating an inclusive approach

• Location: Traralgon or Knoxfield

The Forest Fire and Regions Group provides end-to-end management of forests, fire and other emergencies.
Job Details
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Department: Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning
Work Type: Fixed Term - Flexible
Job Function: Other
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Gippsland - Latrobe Valley
Reference: VG/932024
Closing Date: 24-Oct-2018
Salary Range: $95,275 - $115,276
Job Duration: 18 months
Attachments: Engagement Manager (VPS 5) - Position Description.docx (Word, 111KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Julianne Sargant
0448 806 830

Position Details

We are building an inclusive workplace to help realise the potential of our employees, embrace our differences, and apply our diverse thinking to innovation and delivering services to Victorian communities. All jobs can be worked flexibly and we encourage job applications from Aboriginal people, people with disabilities, young people and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.

The Engagement Manager, Forest Reform Project be responsible for leading the planning and delivery of comprehensive ‘at place' engagement with Victorian communities to support the modernisation of Victoria's Regional Forest Agreements (RFAs) and forest management system. In addition to renewal of Victoria's five RFAs, this also includes: development of a vision for the future management of Victoria's forests; reform of environmental regulation of timber harvesting operations; and refreshing forest management planning, including greater integration with fire planning.

The role will support a partnership approach to delivery of the Forest Reform Project with the community including Traditional Owners. It will lead engagement with partners, stakeholders and local communities, facilitating an inclusive approach that enables anyone interested in the future of our forests to have an opportunity to share their views. It will also work with other engagement specialists across Forest Fire and Regions to co-design an approach to regional engagement that respond to the needs of a broad range of communities and stakeholders.

The successful applicant will have relevant experience within community engagement and/or development; Traditional Owner engagement; or strategic stakeholder relationship management. They will also have demonstrated experience in managing and designing complex projects.

This is a fixed term position available for a period of 18 months.

 To be considered for this position, your application should include a supporting statement demonstrating that you meet the key selection criteria and any job requirements specified in the position description. 

Applications close at midnight Wednesday, 24 October 2018.

To apply online and for further information on position description and selection criteria visit www.careers.vic.gov.au

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