Manager, Government Relations

Suburban Rail Loop Authority is responsible for all aspects of the project including planning and development of the reference design, investment case, site investigations, stakeholder engagement, planning approvals and procurement, through to precinct planning, construction delivery and project commissioning. This is a unique career opportunity to join a transformational city-shaping infrastructure project in its early stages and to help drive the best connectivity, liveability and productivity outcomes for Melbourne. You will work in a high performing environment alongside skilled and experienced experts who are bringing to life some of the most forward-thinking ideas in the rail infrastructure and precincts space.
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Department: Suburban Rail Loop Authority
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Communications, Marketing and Media
Classification: VPSG6
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/FS/028608
Closing Date: 28-Oct-2020
Salary Range: $120,692 - $161,511
Job Duration: 3 years
Attachments: PD - Manager Government Relations (VPS6).docx (Word, 114KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Fiona Sutherland

Position Details

About the opportunity

Reporting to the Director, Communications and Stakeholder Engagement, the Manager, Government Relations will be responsible for building and maintaining effective working relationships with government stakeholders, and particularly local MPs representing communities affected by the Suburban Rail Loop project. You will give specialist 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, you will play a key role in briefings and the coordination of consultation forums. 

The role will actively contribute to people development issues and help enrich a positive team culture.  The successful candidate will have a reputation for effective collaboration and teamwork. 

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 – Wednesday 28 October 2020. Please note, appointment of successful applicants will be made subject to a satisfactory pre-employment conditions check.

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