Community Stakeholder Engagement Lead

Transurban - Melbourne, VIC

Source: uWorkin


  • Gain hands on experience working on one of Victoria's largest infrastructure projects
  • Flexible Working Culture | ASX15 Listed Business
  • Operate with autonomy in a highly supportive & high performing team environment

Bring your stakeholder and community engagement, relationship management, communications and issues management skills together, for a career defining 12-month opportunity.

We have a brilliant opportunity for an experienced stakeholder and community engagement professional to join the Transurban Corporate Affairs team, working on $6.7 billion West Gate Tunnel Project. You'll oversee the West Zone of the project - one of three distinct zones comprising the broader West Gate Project - working closely with our design and construction subcontractor and State Government to deliver a range of stakeholder engagement and community relations activities. You'll be interfacing with local communities, government bodies and in-house teams to facilitate the smooth delivery of project milestones.

Capitalise on your experience and Victoria's infrastructure boom by applying for this exciting role.

Please note, this is a 12 month fixed term contract

The talents you'll bring:

  • A track record in stakeholder and community engagement positions, having successfully led and influenced initiatives to drive key aspects of a project/s (major infrastructure project experience highly advantageous).
  • Naturally confident, you'll be adept at developing effective working relationships with a variety of stakeholder groups, often in challenging, time pressured situations.
  • The ability to influence and negotiate with a variety of people.
  • Utilising your intuition and nous, you'll be media savvy with a natural ability to identify positive opportunities and potential reputational issues, and to provide subsequent mitigation strategies.
  • You'll possess exceptional verbal & written communication, public presentation and interpersonal skills aiding your ability to develop credibility and trust with stakeholders.
  • You'll thrive in a high-pressure environment and deliver within tight deadlines.
  • If you have tertiary qualifications in Journalism, Communications, Public Relations or the like and have experience working on large infrastructure projects in a highly regulated industry, this would be highly advantageous.

About us
At Transurban we are driven by bringing people and places closer. Together, we're building a future that marries traditional infrastructure with emerging technology. We're making roads ready for driverless cars and predicting accidents before they happen. We're getting people where they're going. And we're doing it faster, smarter and safer.

We believe in equality. We treat everyone with fairness, consideration and respect, regardless of gender, cultural background, religious beliefs, sexuality or personal circumstances - whether they work for us or not. We want to ensure everyone feels comfortable to express themselves and their opinions.

We strongly encourage applications from candidates of diverse backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

If you meet a number of the requirements, but not all, we encourage you to submit your application.

Start changing the world around you. Apply now!

Desired Skills and Experience

Community Engagement
Stakeholder Management
Corporate Affairs
Public Affairs

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