Great opportunity for a Social Performance Advisor to join an iconic program in Brisbane or Northern New South Wales.

About Us
Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC) plays a critical role in the transport supply chain and in the overall economic development of Australia.  We manage and operate over 8500 kms of track in New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia, Western Australia and Queensland, making us one of Australia's largest rail network owners.

The Inland Rail Program is a 1700km rail infrastructure project stretching from Brisbane to Melbourne incorporating new and existing rail track. The program includes the upgrading of existing standard gauge track, the enhancement of existing standard gauge track to cater for double stacking and the construction of new standard gauge links comprising of; viaducts, tunnels, rail track, crossings and bridges. More information relating to the project can be found here:

About the Position
The ARTC Inland Rail Project is currently seeking a Social Performance Advisor based out of Brisbane, Northern NSW to join the Social Performance team on a two (2) year fixed term contract. 

The Social Performance Advisor is responsible for providing project specific social performance support including: ensuring relevant social performance elements are developed and in place to support environmental approval processes for the Inland Rail Program; and ensuring that the key elements of the Social Impact Management Plans and the Inland Rail Social Performance Program are considered and addressed at all phases of the project life cycle.

About You
To ensure success in this position, candidates will be able to demonstrate:

  • 5 years’ experience in the fields of socio-economic development and stakeholder participation programs as well as relevant project management experience.
  • Experience in the design and delivery of social performance elements for major industry/infrastructure projects in QLD in both brownfield and greenfield settings.
  • Demonstrated experience in coordinating and managing social impact assessments, including and ability to resolve complex problems and be proactive in addressing social concerns.
  • Experience in managing and supporting a team in complex environment issues with a high profile in the community, including negotiations with stakeholders on complex social and policy issues.
  • Proven knowledge of emerging trends, key benchmarks and statutory and regulatory requirements to inform best practice and value management outcomes. Knowledge of relevant State (NSW) and Federal environmental legislation including project approval process.  
  • A Class C Unrestricted Driver’s License.
Australian Rail Track Corporation recognises that a talented and diverse workforce is fundamental to building a commercially strong and customer focused organisation.  With your expertise and contribution, we can create a cooperative team that draws strength from our diversity and produces innovative solutions.

Apply Now
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  • Based in Brisbane, Queensland or Northern New South Wales
  • Mega Project Exposure - Iconic Inland Rail
  • 2-year fixed term contract

Date posted: April 8, 2021

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