Communications and Engagement Lead, Central

Department of Transport brings together all transport modes to design, plan, build and operate Victoria’s transport system. Our job is to integrate the transport network for simpler, quicker and safer journeys that connect people and places and support Victoria's prosperity and liveability.

People are at the centre of everything we do, whether they travel by train, drive, cycle, walk or move freight. For our people this means a fair selection process and salary, structured progression and professional development opportunities, flexible working arrangements, opportunities to move around the transport portfolio and public sector.
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Department: Department of Transport
Work Type: Ongoing - flexible
Job Function: Communications, Marketing and Media
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/SCECELC05
Closing Date: 25-Aug-2019
Salary Range: $98,396 - $119,052
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: PD - Communications and Engagement Lead, Central.docx (Word, 69KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Andrea MacLeod
03 9027 4734

Position Details


  • Salary: $ 98,396 - $ 119,052 p.a. plus superannuation
  • Tenure: Full Time (flexibility may be available) / Ongoing
  • Location: Flexible – Melbourne CBD


The Strategic Communications and Engagement division supports DoT by providing clear communications, genuine engagement and marketing campaigns that resonate with people because they are focused on delivering better outcomes for people, wherever they live.

The Communications and Engagement Lead is accountable for developing and delivering Community and Stakeholder Communications and Engagement plans for projects and initiatives across metropolitan Melbourne.

Using your highly developed interpersonal and communication skills, you will engage the community, council and industry stakeholders in support of these plans.  You will also lead research and analysis activities to understand and respond to critical issues across strategic areas including transport safety, behavioural change, and suburban growth to achieve positive project and program objectives and to enhance DoT's external reputation.

To be successful in one of these roles, you will use your considerable skills and experience to develop and implement community and industry consultation and stakeholder engagement programs.

Successful candidates will be required to undergo a National Police Records Check prior to commencing employment with the Department.

For a confidential discussion, please call Andrea MacLeod on 03 9027 4734.

For further information on the position, please see the attached position description.  To apply, please click the ‘Apply Now' button below.

Applications close at midnight on Sunday 25 August 2019.

Please note:  The generic online form on may ask you to provide the responses to the KSC however, on this occasion, this is not required. Please upload your resume and cover letter only.

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