Chief Executive Officer, Magistrates' Court of Victoria (MCV)

Job posted: 07/06/2024
Applications close: 26/06/2024 (Midnight)
4 days remaining

4 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / 5 years

Organisation: Magistrates Court

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Executive Management

Reference: VG/JEP032B

Reference: VG/JEP032B

Occupation: Executive Management

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

  • Chief Executive Officer, Magistrates’ Court of Victoria
  • Negotiable
  • Full time 5 year contract
  • Executive Management

The Magistrates' Court of Victoria - Chief Executive Officer

The Magistrates' Court of Victoria is a key part of the justice system with 51 courts situated across the State. It is Victoria's busiest court, determining 90 per cent of all cases that come before Victorian courts each year. Magistrates hear and determine cases in the criminal division, civil division, in the specialist courts and in the family violence division.  

The Chief Magistrate is the head of the jurisdiction and provides leadership to over 150 Judicial Officers. Supporting the Chief Magistrate is the Chief Executive Officer and almost 1200 employees engaged to provide a range of functions to ensure the delivery of justice services to the Victorian community.  

The capacity to work effectively with the Chief Executive Officer of Court Services Victoria is critical as is the capacity to work collaboratively across a range of government and justice sector stakeholders.

With a vision to be an innovative, accessible court delivering fair, transparent and efficient justice, the Magistrates' Court seeks a Chief Executive Officer to support the Court's vision as it continues its journey of transformation to a future ready court of excellence that reinforces public trust and confidence in the justice system.  

Critical to the role is strong financial acumen, the capacity to oversee a digital transformation, and build organisational capability while shaping a high-performance culture to achieve excellent outcomes. The person will need to bring outstanding leadership credentials, strong relationship management skills, and the ability to make well informed decisions.

Exemplary judgement and integrity, confidence with a results orientation, and a commitment to the values of the organisation will be of the highest importance.

For a confidential discussion, please contact the consultants advising the Magistrates' Court of Victoria, Odgers Berndtson: Caroline Dever at caroline.dever@odgersberndtson.com m: +61 429 939 399 or Kylie Taylor at kylie.taylor@odgersberndtson.com m: 61 406 340 920

Applications are expected by Friday 26 June 2024 and interviews will be held in mid-July.  Please submit all applications via the Odgers Berndtson website.

Court Services Victoria has a firm commitment through its Koori Employment Plan to increase participation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people across our workforce. We value the unique backgrounds, experiences, and contributions that each person brings to our community and encourage and celebrate diversity. Those from the LGBTQIA+ community, women, people of all ages, with disabilities, culturally and linguistically diverse people, and those who are neurodiverse, are encouraged to apply.

If you require adjustments to the recruitment and selection process or require an alternative format to any of the application material, please don't hesitate to get in touch with the Position Contact.

For further information about the role please visit the Odgers Berndtson website.


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Caroline Dever | +61 429 939 399

Chief Executive Officer, Magistrates' Court of Victoria (MCV)