A05 Stakeholder Engagement Advisor - QLD Government - TEMP

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Job Type: Contract
Industry: Temporary/Contract Recruitment
Reference: AJ13072022
Job Published: 27 days ago

FIP Group is currently working with Queensland government to recruit a Stakeholder Engagement Advisor (A05) for a 6 month contract (until 31 January,2023) with possible extension.

As a Stakeholder Engagement Advisor, you will provide strategic community and stakeholder management services to technical and professional staff for community engagement, media relations, issues management, public affairs and stakeholder relationship management.

You will be accountable for the following:
  • Provide advice to Project Directors, managers and other staff in the areas of communications strategies for difficult stakeholders and critical conversations in relation to the project.
  • Prepare communications materials, including all project collateral, researching and writing media releases, ministerial briefings, newsletters, flyers, display materials, speech notes and others for the project.
  • Develop strategies for stakeholder management and consult with a wide range of interest groups.
  • Coordinate community and stakeholder engagement activities for road infrastructure projects in the region, including providing project managers with ongoing strategic communications advice, and developing and implementing communication strategies.
  • Provide communication advice and support to the Project Directors, Communications Lead, managers and other staff in the areas of media and issues management, crisis communications, risk assessment and reporting, community engagement and communication strategies using appropriate communication tools.
  • Develop, plan and manage key communication activities such as road commissioning, launches, media opportunities and other events as required.
  • Provide training, advice and support to project staff and consultants to enhance communication skills and improve relationships with key stakeholders and the community in the delivery of projects and initiatives.
  • Develop and implement communication strategies, activities, procedures and policies which assist the project to achieve its strategic objectives
  • Ensure operational practices and standards of service and performance comply with departmental and regional policies, legislation (incl. WH&S), and governance obligations.
  
Mandatory Requirements:
  • Should hold a valid Class C driver’s licence with own vehicle to attend various sites, offices and face to face meetings.
  • Willing to undergo employment screening (for example a criminal history check) as part of our selection process.
  • Must hold a Construction Industry Induction Card (White Card) or have ability to obtain within six months of starting
  • PPE – Due to the site requirements of this position, the successful candidate must possess the following as a minimum:
- Safety boots
- 100% cotton long sleeved shirt
- 100% cotton long trouser
- Hard Hat with wide brim attachment
  
Other requirements (Desirable but not mandatory):
  • A degree in communications, public relations or marketing or equivalent years work experience would be highly desirable.
  • Previous experience in dealing with difficult stakeholders and critical conversations.
  • Experience in major infrastructure project environments and social media competency, will also be highly regarded.
  • IAP2 or equivalent training in community engagement and public participation.
  • Knowledge of the infrastructure planning lifecycle.

Benefits

  • Temp assignment with lucrative remuneration!
  • Opportunity for extension
  • Queensland government
  
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, and all applications are treated with complete confidentiality. Only applications with a right to work in Australia will be considered.
If you feel you are suitable and match the above criteria, please click the 'Apply Now!' icon below to submit an updated resume and a brief cover letter explaining your suitability to this role.