Employee and Stakeholder Engagement Officer

Our employees are what make Busways work. We are always trying to attract people with high quality traits to join our team. We currently have a full-time vacancy for a dynamic and motivated Employee & Stakeholder Engagement Officer to join our Support Office located in Pymble.

The Opportunity

This role is best suited for someone passionate about both internal workplace culture and public relations, and experienced in designing and executing engagement activities, events and initiatives.

We are looking for a positive and dynamic influencer with a passion for connecting people and community. This position is unique in being focused on both external and internal audiences, so a high level of EQ is required to develop authentic and positive stakeholder relationships.

The Job

Reporting to the Head of Marketing and Communications, you will work within an in-house marketing team of 7 people.

The primary purpose of your role is to drive engagement with community stakeholders such as schools and local organisations, and with our employees who are spread out over 17 worksites in NSW. 

In addition to the above, your responsibilities will include but are not limited to the following:

  • Planning and executing campaigns and events for internal and external audiences
  • Coordinating community sponsorships and event transport partnerships with charities, community organisations, and local councils
  • Conducting research, surveys and consultation activities to understand local and organisational issues in order to better manage community and employee expectations and programs
  • Building positive working relationships with key internal and external stakeholders in order to successfully collaborate and implement initiatives
  • Facilitating and running meetings and groups to engage employees and customers in business improvement initiatives
  • Working closely with marketing team members and other departments to collaborate on marketing projects and collateral

Essential Criteria

  • Minimum 6 years’ experience organising engagement programs and activities
  • Demonstrated experience in coordinating events and event-based programs including staff management, stakeholder liaison and production of program content and materials
  • A high standard of written and verbal communication
  • Intermediate to high level experience in using Microsoft suite products etc (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Ability to think creatively and laterally to effectively solve problems
  • Patience and high Emotional Intelligence (EQ) to work positively and constructively with different individuals and groups
  • Friendly interpersonal skills, with energy and confidence to drive positive cultural change within the organisation
  • Be prepared to work outside normal business hours for special campaigns and events (on an occasional basis)
  • NSW Driver's Licence
  • Permanent Resident or Australian Citizen

What is it like working at Busways?

We foster a fun, flexible and friendly working environment that encourages its employees to learn and develop. Some of our employee benefits include:

  1. Flexible Working Hours – we encourage flexibility in the workplace thus, our employees have the ability to start early and finish early or vice versa. However, this is dependent on the core working hours of the business and the operational requirements of the department 
  2. Yoga - A relaxing yoga class once a week with a qualified teacher.
  3. Lunch Club + More - A subsidised healthy eating lunch option that includes sandwiches, wraps, salads and fruit. We also have an espresso machine and a selection of tea to keep you going through the day.
  4. Shuttle Bus - We currently have a number of free shuttle buses that bring staff to and from work every day from both the Central Coast region and Western Suburbs. The ability to use this service is dependent upon the requirements of the position (working hours) and is dependent upon the needs and requirements of the department.

About Busways

Busways Group is one of the largest private bus operators in NSW, operating route, charter and school bus services in outer-metropolitan Sydney, the Central Coast and the NSW North Coast. We are a family run business with over 75 years' experience. Today we are a strong team of approximately 1600 staff delivering quality public transport with a fleet of over 700 buses across 16 depots.

Unfortunately due to the large number of applications that we usually receive, we are unable to contact all applicants and only short-listed applicants will be notified.

Busways is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

How To Apply: 

Please apply by sending through a copy of your Resume and Cover Letter to recruitment@busways.com.au or alternatively for more information, please don’t hesitate to contact the Recruitment Team on (02) 9497 1800.

Please note, applications will close on Friday, 25th May 2018