Communications and Engagement Manager - Grampians (VPSG6)

Job posted: 24/06/2022
Applications close: 08/07/2022 (Midnight)
9 days remaining

9 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Western Region | Ballarat

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Department of Transport

Salary: $127,467 - $170,579

Occupation: Communications, Marketing and Media

Reference: VG/DOT/OS/1640689

Reference: VG/DOT/OS/1640689

Occupation: Communications, Marketing and Media

Salary Range: $127,467 - $170,579

Work location: Western Region | Ballarat

The Department of Transport brings together all transport modes to design, plan, build and operate Victoria's transport system. Our job is to further integrate the transport network and improve the delivery of services to Victorians for simpler, quicker and safer journeys that connect people and places and support Victoria's prosperity and liveability. We are excited to offer this opportunity for you to become part of the Department that delivers more choice, connections and confidence in our travel, ensuring the whole transport network works as one to deliver better services and outcomes.

  • Annual Salary Range: VPS 6 - $127,467 - $170,579
  • Tenure: Ongoing
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Usual Work Location: Ballarat - Central Highlands

About the Team

Our division supports the Department of Transport to deliver on the Government's transport agenda, to get people home sooner and safer and to efficiently move more goods in Victoria's thriving economy.
We do this through clear communications, genuine engagement and marketing campaigns that resonate with people because they are focused on delivering better outcomes for people, wherever they live.

About the Opportunity

The Communications and Engagement Manager is responsible for managing the Community and Stakeholder Communications and Engagement activities of the region the position is based.
This role is the main conduit from the regions Directors and projects teams to obtain the program, identify risks and opportunities and lead teams to develop plans that will enhance the reputation of DoT.

About You

  • Expert skills in developing and implementing significant community consultation and stakeholder engagement programs across a diverse portfolio.
  • Negotiation and influencing skills to develop and maintain partnerships with a wide range of stakeholders.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with a demonstrated ability to coach other and write clearly and simply for a wide range of audiences in a variety of styles.
  • Demonstrated ability to identify and manage issues that could impact on organisational reputation or achievement of strategic objectives.
  • Ability to oversee programs of work with excellent project management skills and experience working on complex communication and engagement projects.

Culture and Benefits

The Department of Transport is committed to building a culture of developing our people to achieve great outcomes for the Victorian transport network. We are proud of our commitment to flexible work arrangements that support different ways of working, helping employees balance work and life. We are focused on providing a workplace environment that is rewarding, enjoyable, healthy and productive for all employees, where contributions are valued and recognised, expectations are clear, and treatment is fair and equitable. More information on the PD attached.

How to Apply

Candidates are to submit a CV and a cover letter outlining their suitability to the position in line with the Key Selection Criteria (max 2 pages). Applications close 11.59pm on 8 July 2022.

Please note: This position requires the successful employee to provide evidence of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19, or medical evidence which confirms the individual is unable to receive a dose, or a further dose, of a COVID-19 vaccine due to a medical contraindication or an acute medical illness. Failure to comply with this condition of employment will impact your eligibility for employment in this position with DoT.

For a confidential discussion regarding this opportunity, please call Sarah Henderson, Senior Manager, Regional Communications and Engagement on 0427 830 134. Preferred applicants may be subject to pre-employment checks. Information provided to the Department of Transport will be treated in the strictest confidence.

Communications and Engagement Manager - Grampians (VPSG6)

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Sarah Henderson | 0427 830 134

Communications and Engagement Manager - Grampians (VPSG6)