We are seeking an experienced Lawyer who will have the conduct of less complex prosecution and disciplinary matters under the supervision of Legal Counsel, represent the VBA in legal proceedings, actively monitor and evaluate the prosecution and disciplinary function and delivering outcomes in line with Corporate objectives.
This role partners closely across VBA divisions and units to provide high quality, timely, advice on a range of legal issues, delivers general services, researches and examines legislation, prepares reports, briefs and submissions for review, participates in divisional projects and contributes to minimising corporate governance risks faced by the VBA.
To be successful in this position, you will need to demonstrate:
- Proven experience advising on, and conducting less complex prosecutions and disciplinary inquiries
- Demonstrated understanding of administrative law and statutory interpretation principles, with proven ability to apply those principles in the context of decision making in a regulatory framework.
- Demonstrated understanding of legislative reform processes and practical application in the workplace.
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to build relationships, convey ideas, clarify requirements and achieve organisational outcomes.
Benefits of working for the VBA include:
• Flexible working arrangements
• Employee health and wellbeing initiatives
• Amazing workplace in our award winning, heritage listed, 5-Star Green Star Docklands office
• Employee learning and development opportunities
To find out more about why it's great to work for the VBA, visit 'Careers' at www.vba.vic.gov.au
Salary package (Grade 4) in the range of $78,773 - $89,375 per annum plus 9.5% super will be negotiated with the successful candidate, depending on skills and experience.
For full job details and to apply, click 'Apply Now' below.
The VBA job application process requires you to:
• Upload and attach your current resume
• Answer the questions regarding the selection criteria and mandatory questions in the questionnaire provided after you click ‘Next’
• To review the application process and questions, click on “Preview application form” when you can see the job details.
• Candidates are not required to address all selection criteria, only those listed in the questionnaire.
• Only electronic applications submitted via careers.vic.gov.au will be accepted
• Standard recruitment practice applies, which may include interviewing, skills/competency testing, reference checking and/or other selection processes.
Applications due by 5pm on Monday 27 March 2016.
No agencies please.