Team Leader, Biodiversity 2037 Engagement and Communications (VPSG5)

Job posted: 11/06/2021
Applications close: 27/06/2021 (Midnight)
7 days remaining

7 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning

Salary: $101,120 - $122,348

Occupation: Environment

Reference: VG/50003337X

Reference: VG/50003337X

Occupation: Environment

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

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

An excellent opportunity for a highly motivated individual to provide leadership and support to the team implementing Biodiversity 2037.

This position plays a key role in the implementation of Biodiversity 2037. It supports the strategic engagement required to build understanding and ownership of Biodiversity 2037 implementation amongst stakeholders and contributes to the strategic communications needed to support Biodiversity 2037 implementation.

The position will suit a person with engagement and communications experience, and excellent interpersonal skills, keen to apply their leadership qualities and conceptual abilities to tackle complex problems in a diverse stakeholder landscape. Key tasks will include planning and delivery of stakeholder engagement and supporting communications and leading a small team of engagement and communications staff to create impact and implement change.  

Specialist/Technical Expertise/Qualifications

  • Demonstrated ability to plan and deliver effective public engagement processes across multiple stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan and deliver communications or campaign material that demonstrates impact relevant to different audiences.
  • Working knowledge of science communication, biodiversity management and relevant stakeholders in the Australian context highly desirable.

This is a fixed term position available until 30 June 2022

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 Friday, 25 June 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.


Team Leader, Biodiversity 2037 Engagement and  Communications (VPSG5)

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Adam Muir | 0409705569

Team Leader, Biodiversity 2037 Engagement and  Communications (VPSG5)