Community Engagement Officer, Melbourne

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Linum Consult’s client is a major international energy company, and are seeking a Community Engagement Officer to join their team in a hybrid role working from home, but spending significant time with the local community in Melbourne.


  • Developing tailored stakeholder and community engagement strategies, including communications and public events
  • Assisting in the development and implementation of the Community Engagement and benefit sharing strategy
  • Building, maintaining and strengthening community relationships that support the Project programme, with a focus on landholder and stakeholder engagement
  • Developing and fostering positive working relationships with key community and external project stakeholders, such as Local Authorities, industry bodies, and MPs
  • Managing the database of contacts for local projects, ensuring all engagement and communications with stakeholders are adequately recorded and contact details are accurate
  • Working with and engaging Environmental groups
  • Working with wind farm operations contractors to support landholder engagement with operations activities
  • Ensuring compliance with Occupational Health & Safety and Risk Management policies and procedures


  • Demonstrable experience within a similar role, ideally with experience in renewable energy developments or large infrastructure developments
  • Strong history of building strategic, effective, and high-quality engagement programmes
  • Excellent understanding of the stakeholder and community engagement requirements in an asset intensive organisation
  • Demonstrable history of using your initiative, particularly in relation to forming relationships and in undertaking engagement activities
  • Strong influencing and relationship-building abilities
  • Ability to manage sensitive and complex issues and to constructively engage in difficult conversations
  • Current Australian driver’s licence and the ability to travel to remote project sites in the Melbourne area


If you feel that you have the right background of experience to take up this challenging position, then please formally submit your CV along with your current financial package details for the attention of Francis Ryan to

If your application has been successful, then we will contact you within 72hrs.

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+44 (0) 161 518 3266