Senior Legal Counsel

Updated: 3 months ago
Location: Perth, WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Deadline: 18 Mar 2020

  • $116,906 to $122,258 pa (HEW 9)
  • Fixed-Term, Full-time, Joondalup Campus
  • Open to Australian or New Zealand citizens or Australian permanent residents

LEGAL AND INTEGRITY
STRATEGIC AND GOVERNANCE SERVICES
$116,906 to $122,258 pa (HEW 9)
FIXED TERM, FULL TIME, JOONDALUP CAMPUS 
to October 2020 (with possibility of extension to 12 April 2021 – Parental Leave Cover)

Overview
We are seeking an experienced lawyer to optimise ECU’s contractual and commercial arrangements and assist the University to comply with its obligations under Federal, State and subsidiary legislation. The provision of legal advice, drafting legal documents, representing the University at hearings as required, liaising with external specialist lawyers when necessary, and raising staff awareness of legal issues are all part of the role, as is working cooperatively to achieve positive outcomes for the University.

To be considered for this role you must have a current practising certificate for Western Australia and substantial post-admission experience in a broad range of legal practice.  To be successful in the role you will also be an accomplished communicator, self-motivated and enjoy working in a fast-paced, supportive environment on a wide range of legal matters.

You will also demonstrate personal attributes that are congruent with the University’s values of Integrity, Respect, Rational Inquiry and Personal Excellence.

Benefits & Remuneration
This full time, fixed term position is based in Joondalup and attracts remuneration at a base rate of $116,906 to $122,258 pa plus 9.5% statutory superannuation contribution. 

ECU supports a work/life balance for staff.  Benefits such as flexible working arrangements may also be negotiated to meet your personal circumstances.

For information on the benefits of working at ECU, please visit our Employment Opportunities website .

ECU has an Award-winning Health and Wellness Program and an extensive range of staff benefits across entertainment, financial, health, travel and consumer goods and services.

Interested applicants are encouraged to contact Clarke Drury, Manager, Legal and Integrity and Associate General Counsel on 6304 2158 for further information.

How to apply
Please forward a concise cover letter (maximum 2 pages) describing your suitability and relevant experience for this position and attach a copy of your current CV to your online application.

Closing Date
Applications close Wednesday 18 March 2020 at 11:30pm AWST.

PLEASE NOTE: APPLICATIONS WILL ONLY BE ACCEPTED FROM CANDIDATES WHO HAVE THE RELEVANT WORKING RIGHTS TO FILL THIS POSITION.

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ECU is a diverse and inclusive workplace reflecting the differences in society. Specific strategies and initiatives are in place to address underrepresentation of specific groups. Applications are encouraged from suitably qualified people from all backgrounds. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.

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