Community & Stakeholder Engagement Coordinator

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Community & Stakeholder Engagement Coordinator

BayWa r.e. is the home for change makers. We r.e.think energy – how it is produced, stored and can be best used to enable the global renewable energy transition that is essential to the future of our planet.  At BayWa r.e. we effect change globally. With locations in 30 countries, we have over 4,500 people already working across the world, collaborating with local businesses to proactively shape the future of the energy sector.

BayWa r.e. Projects Australia provides an extensive range of services from project development and implementation, to finance and the operation of large-scale solar and wind farms in Australia. Our experienced team, comprised of local and international staff, is there to take care of your project every step of the way.

About the role
This role will help support BayWa r.e.’s social licence to develop and operate renewable energy projects in Australia. It will work with the Community Engagement Manager and Project Development staff to plan and undertake community engagement and other support activities. You will also be travelling up to once per month to regional Australia. This role has the flexibility to be part time as well, so do not hesitate.

What You Will Do

  • Support the implementation of community engagement strategies for wind, solar and battery projects in Victoria, NSW and Queensland.
  • Organise and lead community engagement activities such as open days, meetings, and workshops.
  • Provide support to project development teams to ensure effective communication and integrate community feedback into project plans.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with key stakeholders, including government agencies, landowners, First Nations community groups and environmental groups.
  • Prepare written collateral to support the project, including newsletters, website content, reports and other correspondence. 
  • Identify and implement opportunities for community benefit sharing programs.
  • Prepare clear and concise communication materials to inform stakeholders about project details and benefits.
Represent the company at industry events and forums related to community engagement.

What You Bring

  • Bachelor's degree in related field or equivalent relevant experience.
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in community engagement and stakeholder relations.
  • Proven experience in implementing and evaluating community engagement strategies.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and relationship-building skills.
  • Strong understanding of renewable energy transition in Australia.
  • Experience working in regional Australia (preferred).
Valid Australian driver's license and willingness to travel regionally (essential).


What We Are Ready To Offer You

  • A flexible working environment so that you can maintain a positive work-life balance.
  • A diverse and inclusive team with a strong culture focusing on employee health and wellbeing.
  • The opportunity to make a positive contribution to our planet and use your knowledge to set new standards in Renewable Energy


Is This Role The Right Fit For You?

Are our values your values?

  • You are ambitious: To make a positive impact in business and beyond. We create meaningful solutions.

  • You are reliable: For our colleagues, partners, and customers we create trust by being responsible.
  • You believe in succeeding as a team: We collaborate in an honest, friendly, and respectful way. We have fun and celebrate our successes.

You matter to us
At BayWa r.e. we are fully committed to fostering equity and inclusion and embrace the diversity, of all our people, both present and those yet to join us!

We welcome applications from everyone, irrespective of gender, gender identity, national origin, religion, social-, cultural-, or ethnic-background, sex, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, pregnancy, veteran status, or any other status protected by appropriate law. All hiring decisions are based on business needs, job requirements and qualifications. We are dedicated to being an equal opportunity employer for all by providing an inclusive environment free of discrimination or harassment.

If you as an applicant require additional assistance or accommodation throughout the recruitment process, please reach out to us.

Contact - Ramya Dakshnamoorthy - People and Culture Coordinator
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We look forward to your application! 

If you have any questions about the job offer, please get in contact with us.

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