Senior Internal Communications Advisor (vpsg5)

North East Link Authority

Melbourne, VIC

Posted 1/9/2019

The North East Link Project will deliver the missing link in Melbourne's road network that will finally complete the Metropolitan Ring Road by connecting the M80 to the Eastern Freeway to improve outer north-south links for road freight movement and improve travel time and reliability.The project will deliver the missing link in Melbourne's road network that will finally complete the Metropolitan Ring Road by connecting the M80 the Eastern Freeway to improve outer north-south links for road freight movement and improve travel time and reliability.

  • This is your opportunity to lead the internal communications strategy for North East Link, keeping a growing workforce engaged and informed as it delivers Victoria's largest road infrastructure project to date
  • VPS 5 - $96, 942 to $117, 293 plus superannuation
  • Three-year fixed term contract with flexible working arrangements available

About the role

Reporting to the Senior Manager, Communications and Engagement, this role will work within the Communications and Stakeholder Relations team. You will be responsible for developing and implementing North East Link Projects (NELP) internal communications strategy, including the provision of strategic advice on employee engagement and internal communication plans.

You will manage a range of communication channels and activities to engage with and inform staff, including the intranet and employee e-newsletters and writing CEO and leadership team messages as well as coordinating presentations and face to face activities.

Building collaborative and productive relationships across NELP will be critical to ensuring internal communications are consistent, engaging and aligned with organisational planning.

About you

You will be well experienced in delivering internal communication strategies and content that help build a connected and engaged internal community and support a positive workplace culture.

An experienced writer and editor, you can write for a range of channels and audiences and translate complex concepts and issues into accessible and simple language. You'll have proven experience in providing strategic communications advice at a senior level and working in a fast-paced, complex environment. As NELP's workforce grows, you'll provide invaluable communications support to its People and Culture team to support talent acquisition and a diverse and skilled workforce.

If this sounds like you, apply now!

Benefits

Our commitment to creating a workplace that inspires you, engages you and grows you is strong – we want you to be a powerful contributor to this wonderfully diverse and dynamic organisation. Our offering continues to grow but here is what we already have in store for you:

  • Flexible working arrangements to support work/life balance
  • Salary packaging of superannuation and motor vehicle novated leases
  • Generous leave entitlements, including the opportunity to purchase up to an additional eight weeks' leave per annum
  • An annual performance and development scheme, with performance-based salary increases
  • Savings on public transport via the Myki Commuter Club

How to apply

We want to know why you want to work at NELA, why you are interested in the position, and, taking into account the Key Selection Criteria as a whole, how your skills, knowledge, experience and qualifications are applicable to the role.

For further information about the position, please contact Rebecca Millard, Senior Manager, Communications and Engagement on (03) 9655 6441. 

To apply please submit your cover letter addressing your motivation and suitability for the role and CV via https://jobs.careers.vic.gov.au/jobs/VG-024088

Please note that a response to the key selection criteria is not required.

Applications close at 11:59pm on Wednesday 23rd January 2019.

North East Link Authority recognises the value of a diverse and capable workforce and is committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive workplace environment. We encourage those with a disability or accessibility requirements to apply for this role.

To view and apply for this job on the web visit:

http://jobs.bigbuild.vic.gov.au/job/11572325