Principal Lawyer (RRR)

Rail Projects Victoria (RPV) is the Victorian Government body responsible for the delivery of the Metro Tunnel Project, Regional Rail Revival, Melbourne Airport Rail and the Western Rail Plan including fast rail between key regional cities and Melbourne. RPV is responsible for all aspects of the projects including planning and development of the project reference design, site investigations, stakeholder engagement, planning approvals and procurement, through to construction delivery and project commissioning. Major Transport Infrastructure Authority (MTIA) comprises of Level Crossing Removal Project (LXRP), Rail Projects Victoria (RPV, MTIA), North East Link Project (NELP), West Gate Tunnel Project (WGTP) and Major Road Projects Victoria (MRPV).
Job Details
Department: Rail Projects Victoria
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Legal
Classification: VPSG6
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/023906
Closing Date: 30-Sep-2020
Salary Range: $120,692 - $161,511
Job Duration: Up to three (3) years
Attachments: RPV - VPS6 Principal Lawyer (RRR) - Position Description.PDF (PDF, 197KB)


Contact: Nicole Kloprogge - Senior HR Advisor
(03) 9655 6206

Position Details

About this Opportunity

RPV, MTIA is seeking to engage a Principal Lawyer. The position is responsible for providing legal advice and support for the development and delivery of effective legal and commercial strategies and advice to Rail Projects Victoria for the procurement of works for the Regional Rail Revival (RRR) program.

The role will include liaising and negotiating with stakeholders and the management of specific legal aspects of RRR projects in close association with project teams. The role will involve considerable interaction with other Government departments and agencies, including in relation to the implementation of project specific legal processes.

About you

You will be a highly focused and driven person who is passionate about contributing to the delivery of public infrastructure, working within a high-performing project team to drive exceptional outcomes. You will be a qualified lawyer with experience working within large projects. You will enjoy a fast paced, performance focused workplace where you will have the opportunity to work autonomously and develop your career.

If you are looking to step up in your career, this might be just the right opportunity for you!

What can we offer you?

  • An emphasis on work / life balance
  • High-performing team environment
  • Equal opportunity employer
  • Personal & Professional development opportunities
  • Committed to safety & wellbeing 
  • Training & development opportunities

How to apply

In your application for this role please include a Cover Letter, CV and response to Key Selection Criteria outlined in the position description. We want to know why you want to work at RPV, why you are interested in the role, and, considering your responses to the Key Selection Criteria as a whole, how your skills, knowledge, experience and qualifications are applicable to the role. 

For a confidential discussion, please contact Nicole Kloprogge – Senior HR Advisor on (03) 9655 6206.

Applications close 11:59pm – Wednesday 30 September 2020.


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