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Senior Lawyer

Advertiser: Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman3.1 out of 53.1 overall rating (16 employee reviews) More jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
30 Apr 2019
Location
Melbourne, CBD & Inner Suburbs
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Legal, Corporate & Commercial Law

Senior Lawyer

At the Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman our vision is to deliver an exceptional dispute resolution service for consumers, service providers and the Australian community. We live the values of Integrity, Collaboration and Excellence.

The Role:

Reporting to the Head of Legal, the Senior Lawyer will provide legal advice and solutions to a broad range of internal stakeholders, including the Ombudsman and the Senior Leadership Team.  The Senior Lawyer will cover a wide range of practice areas including contracts, disputes and debt management, privacy, governance, consumer law, telecommunications and employment law.

 

Key responsibilities of this role include:

  • Work under the direction of the Head of Legal to ensure the prompt provision of high quality legal advice.
  • Contribute to effective legal risk management.
  • Assist in the conduct of litigation involving the Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman, including briefing and instructing external counsel where appropriate.
  • Prepare and deliver internal legal compliance training.
  • Draft, review and negotiate proposed contracts with suppliers and consultants.
  • Assist with company secretarial and governance matters, including drafting reports to the Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman Board.

Your skills and experience:

  • Legal qualification, with admission or entitlement to practise in Victoria.
  • At least 3 years post-admission experience in private practice or in-house.
  • Substantial experience in at least one of the following areas of law: commercial, dispute resolution, privacy, employment, telecommunications and consumer law.
  • Strong critical thinking and analytical skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

The benefits of working with us

You will enjoy a variety of benefits working at the Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman including: 28 days of annual leave, genuine work-life balance, flexible working arrangements, competitive remuneration, a friendly work environment within a modern open plan office with excellent amenities, meeting rooms and ample breakout spaces.

We support professional development, have an active Social Club and Wellbeing program.  As a Rebatable Employer, you will also have access to additional salary packaging benefits. 

How to apply:

For a detailed position description please paste this https://bit.ly/2WgX4kG into your browser.

Applications must include a current resume and a one page cover letter outlining your skills and experience relevant for this role.  If you have any questions regarding the role or the recruitment process, please email hr@tio.com.au

The Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing an inclusive, accessible and safe work environment.

We encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, people with different cultural backgrounds, and people with disabilities to apply.

 

Applications close 5:00 PM (AEST) Tuesday, 14 May 2019

At the Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman our vision is to deliver an exceptional dispute resolution service for consumers, service providers and the Australian community. We live the values of Integrity, Collaboration and Excellence.

The Role:

Reporting to the Head of Legal, the Senior Lawyer will provide legal advice and solutions to a broad range of internal stakeholders, including the Ombudsman and the Senior Leadership Team.  The Senior Lawyer will cover a wide range of practice areas including contracts, disputes and debt management, privacy, governance, consumer law, telecommunications and employment law.

 

Key responsibilities of this role include:

  • Work under the direction of the Head of Legal to ensure the prompt provision of high quality legal advice.
  • Contribute to effective legal risk management.
  • Assist in the conduct of litigation involving the Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman, including briefing and instructing external counsel where appropriate.
  • Prepare and deliver internal legal compliance training.
  • Draft, review and negotiate proposed contracts with suppliers and consultants.
  • Assist with company secretarial and governance matters, including drafting reports to the Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman Board.

Your skills and experience:

  • Legal qualification, with admission or entitlement to practise in Victoria.
  • At least 3 years post-admission experience in private practice or in-house.
  • Substantial experience in at least one of the following areas of law: commercial, dispute resolution, privacy, employment, telecommunications and consumer law.
  • Strong critical thinking and analytical skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

The benefits of working with us

You will enjoy a variety of benefits working at the Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman including: 28 days of annual leave, genuine work-life balance, flexible working arrangements, competitive remuneration, a friendly work environment within a modern open plan office with excellent amenities, meeting rooms and ample breakout spaces.

We support professional development, have an active Social Club and Wellbeing program.  As a Rebatable Employer, you will also have access to additional salary packaging benefits. 

How to apply:

For a detailed position description please paste this https://bit.ly/2WgX4kG into your browser.

Applications must include a current resume and a one page cover letter outlining your skills and experience relevant for this role.  If you have any questions regarding the role or the recruitment process, please email hr@tio.com.au

The Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing an inclusive, accessible and safe work environment.

We encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, people with different cultural backgrounds, and people with disabilities to apply.

 

Applications close 5:00 PM (AEST) Tuesday, 14 May 2019

The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • How many years' experience do you have as a lawyer?
  • What's your expected annual base salary?

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