General Manager, Legal Services (VPSG6.2)

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

2 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / 2 Years

Organisation: Office of the Victorian Inspectorate

Salary: $143,220 - $163,934

Occupation: Legal

Reference: VG/1496179

Reference: VG/1496179

Occupation: Legal

Salary Range: $143,220 - $163,934

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

An exciting opportunity exists to undertake varied and fascinating legal work as General Manager, Legal Services (VPSG6) at the Victorian Inspectorate (VI). As Victoria’s leading integrity agency, the VI’s vision is for an integrity system that is robust and trusted. The VI is committed to building public confidence and trust in Victoria’s integrity system by ensuring the right checks and balances are in place; positively influencing the conduct of integrity bodies; and ensuring the public sector is held to account.

If you have demonstrated experience in strategic leadership within government in a regulatory, integrity or law enforcement context, a track record in delivering authoritative and expert legal advice in a complex and sensitive environment and have excellent people and stakeholder management skills, the VI is interested in hearing from you.

Job Overview

Reporting to the Executive Director, Legal and Integrity (General Counsel), the General Manager, Legal Services leads the Legal Services team to provide expert legal advice to the Inspector, enabling the delivery of all of the VI's oversight functions through the framework of the VI's Operations Model and in line with the VI's Integrity Response Guidelines.  The position also plays a lead role in supporting the VI to operate as a budgetary independent agency, advising on a broad range of corporate and governance obligations.  This is a new fixed term position which has been created in response to the VI's continuing expanding statutory remit and increasing corporate requirements. The VI requires a dedicated, highly skilled and well-rounded legal practitioner to manage the legal services team, support the General Manager, Integrity Operations and Policy and the Director, Budget Independence and Strategy.

For more information regarding this position, please see the attached position description.

How to apply

Please click the “Apply now” button on this advertisement. Applications should include a resume and a covering letter outlining your interest in the position and a succinct response to the Key Selection Criteria of no more than two pages in total.

Closing date for applications is midnight, Sunday, 29 November 2020.

Other relevant information:

For further information regarding the VI please visit our website at www.vicinspectorate.vic.gov.au

For enquiries regarding the position please phone the contact on the position description. If you experience difficulties in applying online, please contact HR Shared Services on 1800 039 411.

The VI values the contribution of all employees and fair and equitable treatment of all people is integral to all activities. As such, the VI offers reasonable adjustments for applicants with disabilities on request.

Employment of successful candidates will be subject to:

  • Completion of a pre-employment misconduct screening declaration and consent form.
  • Undertaking an oath or affirmation as prescribed in Section 30 of the Victorian Inspectorate Act 2011.
  • Reference and criminal record checks. A Negative Vetting 1 security clearance is mandatory and will be required to be maintained. Preferred applicants must have, or be eligible to have, an NV 1 clearance.

The VI is committed to maintaining the privacy of personal information. The recruitment process and all matters relating to it are treated in the strictest confidence. Personal information received during the recruitment process will be managed in accordance with the Privacy and Data Protection Act 2014. The VI recruitment processes include considering and responding to your job application. In some circumstances, in order to assess your suitability for the role, the VI may seek to contact one or more referees who are not specified in your application. Any proposal to contact an unspecified referee will be discussed with you first and your consent will be sought before doing so. A failure by you to provide consent to contact unspecified referees may, in some circumstances, result in your application not being considered further.  You may request access to your personal information by contacting the VI.

General Manager, Legal Services (VPSG6.2)

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Full time / 2 Years

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Contact the VI and refer to the job advertisement | corporate@vicinspectorate.vic.gov.au / 0407 992767

General Manager, Legal Services (VPSG6.2)