Legal Administration Team Leader

Job posted: 08/07/2024
Applications close: 22/07/2024 (Midnight)
7 days remaining

7 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / Up to 12 Months

Organisation: Office of Public Prosecutions

Salary: $92,332 - $104,762

Occupation: Legal



Occupation: Legal

Salary Range: $92,332 - $104,762

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

The Office of Public Prosecutions (OPP) is an independent statutory authority responsible for preparing and conducting criminal prosecutions in Victoria on behalf of the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP). Matters prosecuted by the DPP and the OPP involve serious crimes or matters that are of significance to the fair and effective operation of the Victorian criminal justice system. The OPP consists of the Solicitor for Public Prosecutions and a staff of approximately 475 providing legal and corporate support to the DPP, the Chief Crown Prosecutor and Crown Prosecutors in the exercise of their independent roles in the criminal justice system.

Legal Administration Team Leader, Policy and Specialised Legal Division

Full Time, Fixed Term – Up to 12 Months

The OPP has an exciting new opportunity to join our Policy and Specialised Legal Division (PASL) as a Legal Administration Team Leader!

The successful applicant will be responsible for coordinating and supervising legal administrative work in PASL. The Legal Administration Team Leader will create systems and workflows to manage varied tasks, look for innovative solutions to challenges that arise, provide day-to-day supervision to the legal administrative team and provide support to the PASL leadership team.

About the Role:

As a Legal Administration Team Leader, you will:

  • Liaise with the PASL leadership team regarding the appropriate tasking of administrative staff to meet operational requirements.
  • Provide leadership and guidance to the legal administrative staff of PASL to support their learning and development.
  • Identify opportunities and implement continuous improvement, including participating in projects, committees and working groups where appropriate.

As an ideal candidate you will have:

  • High level written and verbal communication and negotiation skills.
  • A demonstrated ability to lead and mentor staff to foster continuous learning and development.
  • The ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines in a changing environment, often with competing priorities.

For further information, please refer to the attached Position Description.

To apply, you will need to submit a resume, cover letter and complete the online questionnaire which is located on the last page of the application process. This questionnaire will ask you to address some of the Key Selection Criteria which you must complete. Separate responses to the KSC outlined in the position description are not required.

In accordance with the VPS recruitment process all candidates are subject to complete a pre-employment misconduct screening declaration. Further information is available on the VPSC website: https://vpsc.vic.gov.au/resources/pre-employment-screening-misconduct-victorian-public-service/

Applications close 11:59pm Monday, 22 July 2024.

The OPP is committed to building a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture.  People from all cultural backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply, particularly applicants of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage, or those who may experience disability related barriers in securing employment. If you require assistance with the recruitment process, or have accessibility requirements please contact recruit.info@opp.vic.gov.au

Persons considering applying for these positions should note that the recruitment process may be used to fill a commensurate position/s within 3 months of the completion of the recruitment without any further advertisement or interview. Please note this recruitment process, including interviews, will be conducted remotely.


Legal Administration Team Leader

Job type:

Full time / Up to 12 Months

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Legal Administration Team Leader