Senior Manager Communications and Engagement (VPSG6.2)

Job posted: 06/05/2022
Applications close: 22/05/2022 (Midnight)
3 days remaining

3 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Department of Transport

Salary: $147,185 - $168,473

Occupation: Communications, Marketing and Media

Reference: VG/80007887

Reference: VG/80007887

Occupation: Communications, Marketing and Media

Salary Range: $147,185 - $168,473

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

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: VPS6 $125,893 - $168,473 per annum plus superannuation
  • Employment Type:  Ongoing, Full Time (flexibility available)
  • Usual Work Location: Melbourne CBD (flexibility may be available)


About the Opportunity

Working in the Transport Communications and experience division, the Senior Manager Communications and Engagement oversees the development of stakeholder and community engagement strategies. Working within the high-performance Operations - Metropolitan team, your work will centre on supporting an integrated view of transport network operations and disruptions. 

Driving standards and continuous improvement and advocating for community and customer outcomes during major works, you will influence the industry wide approach to communications.

The Department of Transport is a complex and genuinely dynamic place to work where you will be given the opportunity to work on projects that benefit Victoria. 


About You

The successful candidate will demonstrate skills in critical thinking and problem solving; stakeholder management, particularly in complex environments; and the ability to influence and build buy-in. Experience leading in a values-based organisation is essential, as we are an organisation driven by the needs of the community. 

Your collaborative work style, resilience and exceptional communication skills will be the foundation of your career at DoT. 

Tertiary qualifications, or equivalent experience, in communications, engagement, public relations or education is mandatory.

More information is available in the attached Position Description.  


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.


How to Apply

Applications should include a resume and a covering letter.

Applications close 11.59pm on Sunday 22 May 2022.

For a confidential discussion regarding this opportunity, please contact Shanna Evans, Director Metropolitan, via email at Shanna.Evans@roads.vic.gov.au

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.

Preferred applicants may be subject to pre-employment checks. Information provided to the Department of Transport will be treated in the strictest confidence.

Senior Manager Communications and Engagement (VPSG6.2)

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Shanna Evans, Director Metropolitan | Shanna.Evans@roads.vic.gov.au

Senior Manager Communications and Engagement (VPSG6.2)