Manager Civil Registry, County Court

The County Court is Victoria’s major trial court. It has jurisdiction to hear a variety of civil, criminal and appellate matters. More information about the court is available at Court Services Victoria (CSV) is the employer of staff at all Victorian courts and tribunals, the Judicial College of Victoria, and the Judicial Commission of Victoria. CSV offers a wide range of legal and non-legal career options as well as attractive employee benefits. CSV strongly encourages applications from people of any gender, age, religion, ethnicity, language, sexual orientation, gender identity, with a disability, and varied cultural backgrounds, including people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage.
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Department: Court Services Victoria
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Legal
Classification: VPSG6
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/CC0025
Closing Date: 28-May-2018
Salary Range: $115,136 - $154,076
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: CC0025- Position Description.docx (Word, 90KB)

Contact: Kate Wheeler
+61 1300 347 437

Position Details

The County Court of Victoria looks to be a leader in court excellence, delivering the highest standard of justice to the community and inspiring public confidence in the rule of law. The Manager, Civil Registry will oversee end-to-end systems of services and processes in both the Commercial and Common Law Divisions of the County Court. By understanding the barriers internally within the Court and externally for service users, the role will develop solutions to remove those barriers and support the efficient flow of cases. Considering the current and future demands of the County Court, the Manager, Civil Registry will work in consultation with the Judiciary and Law Reform, Common Law Operations, Commercial Operations, Client Engagement and Service Delivery and initiate and manage relationships with practitioners and other service users to future-orient the business and test proposed solutions.

This newly-created position oversees the implementation of an integrated approach to managing cases in the Common Law and Commercial Divisions working closely with the Judiciary and their support teams. The Manager will initiate and manage relationships with practitioners and other service users to understand the barriers that are experienced in undertaking work. The Manager, Civil Registry will be influential through change and have a demonstrable history of leading in ambiguity. S/he will be highly credible, demonstrate influential leadership and be compelling in style.  Applicants who have an understanding of civil litigation systems will be highly regarded, as will applicants who hold a Bachelor of Laws, particularly if the applicant has practised.

To apply - please go to and click on ‘APPLY ONLINE' using reference CCOmcr0418, addressing your cover letter and resume to Kate Wheeler, of Fisher Leadership, or call +61 1300 347 437 for further information.

Applications close Monday 28 May 2018 



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