Deputy Managing Lawyer, Criminal Law (VLA4)

Job posted: 13/11/2020
Applications close: 29/11/2020 (Midnight)
4 days remaining

4 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Gippsland

Job type: Other

Organisation: Victoria Legal Aid

Salary: $91,334 - $114,165

Occupation: Legal

Reference: VG/03012020

Reference: VG/03012020

Occupation: Legal

Salary Range: $91,334 - $114,165

Work location: Gippsland

We are currently seeking an experienced lawyer with an interest in people management and leadership to join our Gippsland region team.

  • Ongoing full time (part time considered) position
  • Salary commensurate with experience, range: $91,334 - $114, 165 (pro rata) plus superannuation
  • Attractive employee benefits including salary packaging
About the role:
We are currently seeking an experienced lawyer with an interest in people management and leadership to join our Gippsland region team. In this role you will act as a senior lawyer and advocate while working alongside the Managing Lawyer to oversee the day to day operations of the team.
You will assist with the implementation and review of strategies and policies to improve client service and provide mentorship and supervision to junior team members. While this is a practising role, a substantial focus of the position is team and people management, with responsibility for up to 9 direct reports.
About you:
You are an experienced criminal lawyer with demonstrated leadership capabilities and a desire to expand your career in a management role, while maintaining senior lawyer responsibilities, including high level casework and appearing in complex legal matters.
You have outstanding interpersonal and communication skills and employ these effectively when working with clients and colleagues alike. Further, you possess a strong understanding of regional legal and policy issues and the ability to utilise this understanding to contribute to the improvement of legal services in the Gippsland region.    
About Victoria Legal Aid:
Our vision is for a fair and just society where rights and responsibilities are upheld. With over 800 staff employed in 14 offices across Victoria, we help people with their legal problems by providing information, advice and education with a focus on the prevention and early resolution of legal problems. We also provide legal representation to those who need it most.
Employee benefits:
We offer attractive employment benefits including salary packaging (making part of your salary tax-free), flexible working arrangements, family friendly policies and opportunities for professional development. Whilst the work is challenging, you will be rewarded with a culture that is focused on achieving quality outcomes for disadvantaged Victorians.
How to apply:
Submit a current resume and completed candidate application form. You must complete the candidate application form to be considered for this role, separate responses to the KSC outlined in the position description are not required. Please also include the contact details of two referees.
To protect your safety and the health and safety of our staff, interviews for this role will take place online. If shortlisted for an interview you will be provided with further information about the process.
For further information review the attached position description or contact Rebecca Burgmann on (03) 5126 6410.
No agency applications will be accepted.
Applications close at 11.59pm on Sunday 29 November 2020.
Deputy Managing Lawyer, Criminal Law (VLA4)

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Rebecca Burgmann, Managing Lawyer | (03) 5126 6410

Deputy Managing Lawyer, Criminal Law (VLA4)