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Title:  Place Manager

Job Number:  10755

Fortitude Valley, QLD, AU, 4006

About Gold Coast Light Rail Stage 3


Gold Coast Light Rail has transformed public transport on the Gold Coast, helping create an integrated network that connects more people to more places in one of Australia's most dynamic and fastest growing cities.


John Holland is GoldlinQ's recommended design and construction contractor for GCLR3, to extend the existing light rail network by 6.7 kms from Broadbeach to Burleigh Heads, including eight new light rail stations, two new light rail-bus connections, and intersection upgrades along the alignment.


Jointly funded by the Australian and Queensland governments, and the City of Gold Coast, this city-shaping project will link communities to business centres, shopping, dining, education, and medical facilities and cater to the Gold Coast’s expected population growth in the coming decades. 

About the role


We are currently recruiting for Place Manager to join the GCLR3 Project Communications Team.  


Key responsibilities will include:


  • Delivery of the Communications and Stakeholder Engagement Management Plan
  • Developing and maintaining positive relationships with key stakeholders and the community
  • Developing communication material for upcoming work
  • Planning and delivery of best‐practice community and stakeholder initiatives
  • Writing for a variety of communication channels and audiences
  • Responding to stakeholder and community enquiries and concerns
  • Updating and maintaining the community database system
  • Identification of potential stakeholder and community issues, and development of effective management strategies including managing and minimising disruption to pedestrians, cyclists, public transport users, road users, adjoining businesses, and residents.

About you


Your experience should include:


  • An appropriate tertiary qualification (in communications, public relations, media or public policy discipline or related fields), industry or other relevant experience,
  • A minimum of five years’ experience preferably working on infrastructure projects in a heavily urbanised area; and
  • A reputation for successfully managing high profile strategic stakeholder relations issues within complex and sensitive major project environments.


Consideration for this role will be given to applicants that are able to demonstrate the relevant background and experience outlined.


We work hard to attract and retain the best employees, and we provide opportunities for rich career experiences, and a strong framework for on-going career development.


As part of the team, you help us deliver on our promise to transform lives


Your success is reflected in ours, so we’re committed to being an employer of choice. We pride ourselves on having a diverse and inclusive workplace, as different perspectives and ideas will deliver our long-term success.

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