Senior Communications & Stakeholder Advisor - Hallam

Last updated 20 hours ago
Job Type:Full Time

About Laing O’Rourke

Laing O’Rourke is a $6 billion international operation with over 50 years of involvement in Australian construction and infrastructure including more than a decade under the Laing O’Rourke banner. We are currently delivering some of Australia’s most exciting projects across the transport, building construction, defence, airports, mining, civil and social infrastructure sectors. Laing O’Rourke is committed to becoming the recognised leader for innovation and excellence in the construction industry.

About the role

Laing O'Rourke are recruiting for a Senior Communications and Stakeholder Advisor to join the South Eastern Program Alliance team based on site in Hallam, VIC.

Laing O’Rourke, as part of the South East Program Alliance (SEPA) are working with LXRP, Metro Trains Melbourne (MTM) and Jacobs to develop and deliver value-for-money engineering solutions for multiple level crossing removals.

The Level Crossing Removal Project (LXRP) is a delivery entity created by the Victorian Government to remove 75 dangerous and congested level crossings across Victoria by 2025. It is one of the largest rail infrastructure projects in Victoria’s history.

Our current pipeline of works includes major station upgrades, track duplications and a range of other critical rail infrastructure works.

Key responsibilities

  • Engage with and be responsive to community members and stakeholders around the delivery of the Level Crossing Removal Project.
  • During delivery of assigned project, build trusted relationships with community members and stakeholders, understand their needs and expectations, identify and work to minimise project impacts on them as much as possible, and ensure they receive useful, accurate, timely and engaging project communications materials.
  • Work closely with the delivery team to understand the construction program, identify potential stakeholder and community impacts and work to mitigate these as much as possible

About y ou

You will possess relevant and appropriate communications and community engagement qualifications combined with at least 5 years of hands on relevant experience in a project delivery environment (ideally large-scale civil/rail infrastructure). You will be a confident, effective and engaging individual who can work both independently and collaboratively within the typically fast-paced project environment.


We work hard to create an environment that brings out the best in our people. We believe in building careers through providing a safe, connected and innovative culture that supports ongoing growth and development. We offer industry-leading benefits such as specialised learning and development programs, a mental health and wellbeing program, industry leading paid parental leave policy, family friendly work practices, additional purchased leave option and coaching programs for staff on parental leave.

Diversity & Inclusion

We are committed to building a workforce that reflects the diverse society in which we live and work. We recognise the increasing importance of flexible work arrangements and family friendly work practices to enable and maintain a diverse, adaptive and high performing workforce.

Laing O'Rourke is committed to achieving a diverse workforce and strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and people from culturally diverse backgrounds. Applications from recruitment agencies will not be considered.