Regional Principal Forum Stakeholder and Engagement Manager

The Stakeholder and Engagement Manager will lead the development of strategic relationships and partnerships with the key Department of Education and Training’s (DET) stakeholders as follows: 1.Implement strategies to manage the stakeholder engagement aspects for all stages of project delivery 2.Provide support and engagement to key stakeholders, relevant professional organisations and peak associations 3.Identify and respond to issues associated with projects and develop mitigation strategies in consultation with management 4.Provide expert stakeholder engagement advice and support to the Principal in Residence and Senior Executives community engagement and stakeholder management strategies.
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Department: Department of Education and Training
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Communications, Marketing and Media
Classification: VPSG6
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/DET/RSG/1307727
Closing Date: 26-Nov-2017
Salary Range: $113,156 - $151,426
Job Duration: 14 months
Attachments: 8367_Regional _Principal_Forum_Stakeholder_and_Engagement_Manager.doc (Word, 241KB)

Contact: Karen Patten
T:(03) 9651 4605 / Mbl: 0408 429 369

Position Details

Regional Principal Forum Stakeholder and Engagement Manager

Fixed Term - Full Time (14 Months)

The Stakeholder Engagement Manager will develop and implement engagement strategies for key stakeholders/stakeholder groups. The successful candidate will be a skilled communicator, be adaptive to change, engender a positive culture and implement a dynamic approach to communications and stakeholders relations.

To succeed in this role, you will have demonstrated a high capacity to:

  • Ensure stakeholders are recognised as partners in the development and delivery of the department's strategic goals, specifically through large conferecnes and adult learning professional development
  • Track and report on priority work projects communication and stakeholder engagement milestones
  • Have excellent negotiation, interpersonal and communications skills and preferably be tertiary qualified in a relevant discipline with a sound knowledge of stakeholder engagement principles
  • Develop and implement stakeholder engagement strategies including informing, consulting and involving stakeholders where relevant and evaluating the effectiveness of these strategies
  • Finds innovative solutions to resolve stakeholder issues
  • Identify and respond to stakeholder's underlying needs
  • Identify issues in common for one or more stakeholders and build mutually beneficial partnerships
  • Use understanding of the stakeholder's organisational context to ensure outcomes are achieved.

This is an excellent opportunity to develop your career and to have an impact on the Victorian education system.

For more details regarding this position please see attached position description.

Department of Education and Training is committed to diversity. The Department places considerable effort and resources into responding to the needs of staff with a disability.  People from disadvantaged groups are encouraged to apply for this position. Information about the Department of Education and Training's operations and employment conditions can be obtained from the following and

Applications close 26 November 2017

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