Government Relations Advisor


Reference: VG/029549

Rail Projects Victoria (RPV) is the Victorian Government body responsible for the delivery of the Metro Tunnel Project, Regional Rail Revival, Melbourne Airport Rail and the Western Rail Plan including fast rail between key regional cities and Melbourne. RPV is responsible for all aspects of the projects including planning and development of the project reference design, site investigations, stakeholder engagement, planning approvals and procurement, through to construction delivery and project commissioning. Major Transport Infrastructure Authority (MTIA) comprises of Level Crossing Removal Project (LXRP), Rail Projects Victoria (RPV, MTIA), North East Link Project (NELP), West Gate Tunnel Project (WGTP) and Major Road Projects Victoria (MRPV).

About this Opportunity

RPV, MTIA is seeking to engage a Government Relations Advisor, who will be responsible for providing high level support to the Government Relations Group within the RPV Strategic Communications team. Reporting to the Director, Communications and Stakeholder Engagement, this role is responsible for maintaining positive relationships with key government stakeholders, delivering targeted communications, and supporting the Strategic Communications team and project teams in delivering positive outcomes across RPV's projects.

This role will require an ability to work in a complex and demanding environment within tight timeframes, providing specialist advice to senior internal and external stakeholders to guide engagement and build positive relationships.

About you

You will be a highly focused and driven person who is passionate about contributing to the delivery of public infrastructure, working within a high-performing project team to drive exceptional outcomes. You will be a qualified communications, government relations or corporate affairs professional, or similar discipline, with experience working within large projects. You will enjoy a fast paced, performance focused workplace where you will have the opportunity to work autonomously and develop your career.

If you are looking to step up in your career, this might be just the right opportunity for you!

What can we offer you?

  • An emphasis on work / life balance
  • High-performing team environment
  • Equal opportunity employer
  • Personal & Professional development opportunities
  • Committed to safety & wellbeing
  • Training & development opportunities

How to apply

In your application for this role please include a Cover Letter, CV and response to Key Selection Criteria outlined in the position description. We want to know why you want to work at RPV, why you are interested in the role, and, considering your responses to the Key Selection Criteria as a whole, how your skills, knowledge, experience and qualifications are applicable to the role.

For a confidential discussion, please contact Becky Fry – Senior HR Advisor on (03) 9655 6086.

Applications close 11:59pm – Sunday 29th November 2020.