Director Legal

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Department: Independent Broad-based Anti-corruption Commission
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Legal
Classification: EO2
Work Location: VIC - various
Reference: 1686_1541130097
Closing Date: 16-Nov-2018
Salary Range: $210,670 - $337,194
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: No File Attached
Contact: Anna Adams

Position Details

  • Lead the provision of expert legal advice to the Commissioner, Deputy Commissioners, CEO and Executive Team
  • Leadership of IBAC's legal team
  • EO2 Band $210,670 - $337,194 TRP

IBAC, Victoria's anti-corruption agency is responsible for preventing and exposing public sector corruption and police misconduct. We do this by:

  • Investigating corruption and police misconduct
  • Informing the public sector, police and the community about the risks and impacts of corruption and police misconduct, and ways in which it can be prevented.

After a successful first five years, IBAC is focused on further maturing the organisation as a leading public sector anti-corruption and police oversight body. IBAC requires a passionate and dedicated professional for the key leadership role of Director Legal. Reporting to the CEO you will lead and coordinate a team of staff to provide timely appropriate legal advice and other services to the Commissioner, Executive Team and the organisation. Considerable knowledge of effective and contemporary investigation approaches, the laws of evidence, and the practice and procedure in the Magistrates, County and Supreme courts and VCAT is required. Provision of expert legal advice and litigation services provided at a senior level in a public sector context will well regarded.

To be successful in your application, you will embrace IBAC's values and be committed to helping the organisation achieve its objectives. You will have a strong track record in providing leadership, supporting the development of effective and high performing teams, successful management of stakeholders and will have made significant contributions at a senior level in an organisation. You are an excellent communicator, accountable, responsive and collaborative and demonstrate integrity in all you do.

To be eligible for this position you must be an Australian citizen, hold a Current Legal Practising Certificate, and be admitted, or are eligible to be admitted, as a legal practitioner to the Supreme Court of Victoria.

Please note: Your application is a two-step online process. You cannot save partial applications to return to at a later time.
Please ensure you have prepared your Cover Letter, your Resume and your responses to the Key Selection Criteria before submitting your application (further details are available after pressing the 'apply now' button.

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