Why Work With Us?
We are one of the largest geographically spread road agencies in the world, responsible for more than 18,500 kilometres of road spread over 2.5 million square kilometres.
Our role is to plan, build and maintain Western Australia’s State Road Network valued at just over $46 billion. We work closely with our portfolio partners, Department of Transport and Public Transport Authority as well as local government to support the needs of all road users across the state by providing an integrated world-class road transport network.
Our services are delivered through the dedicated efforts of our employees who are located in ten regional and several metropolitan offices throughout the State.
Our success relies upon recruiting and retaining a diverse range of talented, passionate and dynamic individuals to help us build our State’s future. Whatever stage of your career, we are committed to helping you reach your potential, both professionally and personally, so that in turn we can achieve ours.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to attracting and retaining a culturally diverse workforce and in line with our commitment to improve diversity, we strongly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, women, people from culturally diverse backgrounds and people with disabilities to apply.
About the Role
The Strategy and Communications Directorate at Main Roads is focused on creating a consistent, valuable and centralised approach to communication across the organisation. The Directorate is integral in engaging stakeholders, communicating Main Road’s projects to the community, informing, and educating the community about new transport initiatives for the State.
The Directorate is also responsible for the development, evolution and governance of our Main Roads strategy ‘Keeping WA Moving’.
To ensure we deliver the outcomes our customers expect, we are seeking two highly skilled communication and stakeholder engagement professionals with experience working on large and complex transport infrastructure projects.
We are seeking candidates who can demonstrate considerable skills in the development and delivery of communications materials and strategies within an organisation for internal and external stakeholders.
As Main Roads is committed to providing the community with excellent customer service and an efficient road network, you will need to demonstrate your ability to communicate and foster strong working relationships and interfaces with a range of stakeholders. Your ability to utilise with your well-developed analysis and problem solving skills will be critical in these roles.
Your proven written communication skills are essential to be successful in this role, ideally with experience developing communication and stakeholder engagement strategies, writing media statements, ministerial correspondence, online content, presentations and the ability to build strong working relationships.
If you are an enthusiastic and committed individual why not join our supportive and friendly environment in the Strategic Communications Branch where we offer the opportunity to be part of a diverse workforce and enjoy excellent employee conditions.
About the Role
For job specific information/for a confidential discussion about these opportunities please contact Sonia Beros, Project Communications and Engagement Manager, on (08) 9323 6453 - not to be contacted for assistance with application.
For assistance with your application or for general enquiries please contact John McKelvie Recruitment Manager on (08) 9323 6173 or email email@example.com
Submitting Your Application
Applicants are requested to submit a comprehensive CV demonstrating their relevant skills and abilities within the context of the Job Role Statement.
Please also submit a statement outlining your considerable skill, knowledge and experience in the following three (3) criteria in no more than pages (2) pages
- Developing and delivering communications materials and strategies within an organisation for internal and external stakeholders.
- Written communication skills with experience writing media statements and ministerial correspondence
- Building and enhancing internal and external stakeholder relationships.
All selection criteria listed in the Job Role Statement will be tested throughout the selection process.
Please submit evidence of your current motor vehicle driver’s licence and, if applicable to you, your Degree or Diploma in Public Relations or Marketing or Management.
Applicants selected for appointment will need to provide originals prior to appointment. (If qualification is essential, Australian equivalency must be supplied).
You will be asked to complete several questions as part of your online application – please factor this time in when submitting an application. Late and/or incomplete applications will not be considered.
Please be advised that an Executive Search may also be undertaken as part of this recruitment action.
The successful applicant will be required to complete a pre-employment medical questionnaire prior to appointment.
Applicants deemed as suitable for but not appointed to this role may also be considered for appointment to “similar vacancies” within Main Roads subject to business requirements.