Communications Advisor

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Date: 13 Nov 2023

Location: Wulkuraka, QLD, AU

Company: Alstom

At Alstom, we understand transport networks and what moves people. From high-speed trains, metros, monorails, and trams, to turnkey systems, services, infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility, we offer our diverse customers the broadest portfolio in the industry. Every day, 80,000 colleagues lead the way to greener and smarter mobility worldwide, connecting cities as we reduce carbon and replace cars.


Could you be the Communications Advisor we’re looking for?


Your future role

This is an outstanding opportunity for an experienced Communications Advisor to join our ANZ Communications function. This role is flexible with a mixture of site and work from home days. Your main location will be shared between Wulkuraka and Milton and include other site locations such as Bowen Hills and the Gold Coast. Initially, you will be engaged on a 2 year fixed-term contract, however there is genuine potential for extension or to be become permanent.


This vital role is responsible for driving the reputation of Alstom’s ANZ business in Queensland through the delivery of highly impactful internal and external communication activities. Working directly with the Communications Manager overseeing ANZ Projects and across the broader communications function we are seeking a dynamic, skilled operator able to engage, influence and build effective networks across our business in Queensland. We’ll look to you for;


  • Under the direction of the Communications Manager, managing internal and external communications specifically for our sites and projects in Queensland 
  • Collaborating with the Project Director for QNGR and leaders in Queensland to provide strategic counsel and advise to enable effective communications outcomes 
  • Developing and executing Communications plans including relationships with customer communications teams to promote Alstom’s reputation and building trust for Alstom with our key customer groups in Queensland 
  • Supporting local management in engaging employees around site priorities reinforcing the sense of belonging to Alstom, understanding our of strategy and building confidence in our delivery


All about you

We are seeking a proactive and creative individual with a strong strategic comprehension of how to build trust and reputation with a passion for developing and delivering engaging content. You will also have:


  • Excellent communication skills, with the demonstrated ability to build relationship and influence across all levels.
  • Strong background in internal communications including the planning and execution of activities and the ability to deliver impactful communications solutions to a diverse workforce
  • Experience in external communications including the development of content on our owned social media channels across web, LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram
  • The ability to counsel and advise senior leaders on how to reach audiences
  • A willingness and ability to travel across sites with an a minimum of 2+ days based at our maintenance facility on Wulkuraka
  • Tertiary qualifications in Communications, Marketing or Business preferred but not essential



Things you’ll enjoy

Join us on a life-long transformative journey – the rail industry is here to stay, so you can grow and develop new skills and experiences throughout your career. You’ll also:


  • Have the opportunity to develop your career in global industry leader.
  • Receive 18 weeks paid parental leave.
  • Have access to a free corporate gym membership.
  • Receive free salary continuity insurance.
  • Be eligible for Bridging Leave (extra leave days each year).
  • Have free access to Alstom University (1000’s of courses and learning material).


You don’t need to be a train enthusiast to thrive with us. We guarantee that when you step onto one of our trains with your friends or family, you’ll be proud. If you’re up for the challenge, we’d love to hear from you!


Important to note

As a global business, we’re an equal-opportunity employer that celebrates diversity across the 70+ countries we operate in. We’re committed to creating an inclusive workplace for everyone.

An agile, inclusive and responsible culture is the foundation of our company where diverse people are offered excellent opportunities to grow, learn and advance in their careers. We are committed to encouraging our employees to reach their full potential, while valuing and respecting them as individuals. We are an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourage women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, people with disability and other minority groups to apply.

We recognise that embracing flexibility & inclusivity is the smarter way of working. Please speak with us about your individual needs or if any workplace adjustments are required. If you require any adjustments to the recruitment process please email:

For internal applicants, please ensure you confirm your eligibility to apply with your Supervisor and relevant Human Resources representative prior to submitting an application.

As part of the application process, you will be required to undergo pre-employment reference and medical checks, including drug and alcohol testing.

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