Strategic Engagement Lead (Solar Victoria) (VPSG5)

Job posted: 16/02/2021
Applications close: 02/03/2021 (Midnight)
1 day remaining

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Job Description

Location: Various

Job type: Full time / 12 Months

Organisation: Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning

Salary: $101,120 - $122,348

Occupation: Other

Reference: VG/50938514A

Reference: VG/50938514A

Occupation: Other

Salary Range: $101,120 - $122,348

Work location: Various

  • Lead the development of Solar Victoria’s industry engagement activities
  • Opportunity to provide strategic guidance and advice to key stakeholders
  • Location: Melbourne or Morwell We are seeking an experienced professional to join and support Solar Victoria’s targeted rebate programs.

Reporting to the Manager, Industry Engagement, the Strategic Engagement Lead will lead the development and delivery of high-level, innovative and impactful engagement activities on behalf of Solar Victoria and its leadership team.

The successful candidate will demonstrate strong interpersonal and communications skills, provide sound advice and must be able to confidently negotiate, drive influence and build key relationships, across a wide range of audiences.

The successful candidate will draw on their significant experience managing a range of stakeholders in fast paced environments to steward the successful delivery of Solar Victoria's targeted rebates, and further supporting Victoria's transition to a clean energy future.

Specialist/Technical Expertise/Qualifications

  • A strong background in stakeholder engagement delivery and theory to support the development and implementation of Solar Victoria's engagement strategy and support the organisation.
  • High level experience in industry relations and stakeholder engagement with a demonstrated ability to prepare and implement strategies.
  • High level ability to proactively identify major communications and industry relations risks, opportunities and issues, and developing effective mitigation strategies as required.
  • Excellent relationship building and interpersonal skills and a demonstrated ability to negotiate, influence and work productively, respectfully and sensitively with a diverse range of internal and external stakeholders often with competing priorities and interests.

This is a fixed term position available for a period of 12 months.

To be considered for this position, your application should include a supporting statement demonstrating that you meet the Key Selection Criteria detailed in the position description, including the Specialist/Technical Expertise/Qualifications and capabilities sections. 

For further information please refer to the attached position description.

Applications close at midnight on Tuesday, 2 March 2021.

Other relevant information:

Preferred candidates will be required to undertake pre-employment screening, including a Declaration and Consent form and a National Police Check.

Applicants must possess corresponding work rights to be eligible for appointment for the advertised employment period. To be appointed to an ongoing position you must be an Australian Permanent Resident or an Australian/New Zealand citizen.

We are building an inclusive workplace to help realise the potential of our employees, embrace our differences, and apply our diverse thinking to innovation and delivering services to Victorian communities. All jobs can be worked flexibly and we encourage job applications from Aboriginal people, people with disabilities, young people and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.

Strategic Engagement Lead (Solar Victoria) (VPSG5)

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Pablo Salina | 0436 929 696

Strategic Engagement Lead (Solar Victoria) (VPSG5)