Agency Department of the Chief Minister Work Unit Hydraulic Fracturing Taskforce Senior Communications and Administrative Officer 7Job Title DesignationEngagement ConsultantJob Type Full Time Duration Fixed to 16/02/2018 Salary $99,215 – $106,735 Location DarwinPosition Number 11170024 RTF 118896 Closing 29/06/2017 Contact James Pratt, Executive Director on 08 8999 6138 or email@example.com Agency Information www.nt.gov.au/dcmInformation for Applications must be limited to a one-page summary sheet and an attached detailed Applicants resume/cv. For further information for applicants and example applications: click hereIf you accept this position, a detailed summary of your merit (including work history, experience, Information about qualifications, skills, information from referees, etc.) will be provided to other applicants, to Selected ensure transparency and better understanding of the reasons for the decision. For further Applicant’s Meritinformation: click hereThe NTPS values diversity and aims for a workforce which is representative of the community we serve. Therefore under an approved Special Measures recruitment plan, Special Measures ATSI applicants will be given priority consideration and preference in selection for this vacancy if they meet all essential selection criteria and are suitable at the position level. For further information: click hereApply Online Link https://jobs.nt.gov.au/Home/Application?rtfId=118896 Primary Objective: Provide high level support and assistance in the provision of strategic communications services to the Scientific Inquiry into Hydraulic Fracturing and Hydraulic Fracturing Taskforce.Key Duties and Responsibilities: 1. Lead the development and implementation of communication and community engagement strategies for the Inquiry, through the Taskforce. 2. Provide strategic communications advice and develop, implement and evaluate communications strategies in consultation with the Executive Director.3. Liaise with the media and facilitate timely, accurate and appropriate responses to media inquiries ensuring all relevant stakeholders are consulted and consistent responses are provided. 4. Provide writing and editing expertise to assist in production of publications and other materials.5. Employ research and analytical skills to identify and verify source material for articles and other communications.6. Develop communications collateral and strategies and oversee contractors to underpin the activities of the Inquiry and the Taskforce. 7. Support community engagement activities of the Inquiry including local and regional consultation events as required. Selection CriteriaEssential: 1. High level writing, research and analytical skills.2. Proven success in providing strategic advice to a broad range of stakeholders on media and strategic communication issues.3. High level communication skills and the capacity to work effectively in a sensitive, complex confidential, cross-cultural and political environment.4. Proven successful experience in managing and delivering complex and multi-faceted communications projects, such as marketing campaigns, media launches, websites, publications and consultation activities.5. Practical knowledge of processes and operational requirements of all forms of media and a sound knowledge of and experience in utilising a broad range of public affairs and media management strategies.6. High level personal performance, including the ability to work as part of a team, manage pressure and change in an environment of continuous improvement, and adaptability to changing requirements.7. Relevant tertiary qualifications or demonstrated relevant, sound experience in a similar positionFurther information:Applicants are requested to provide a brief Expression of Interest addressing the selection criteria above.Approved: 05/06/17 James Pratt, Executive Director Hydraulic Fracturing Taskforce.