Legal Assistant (VPSG4)

Job posted: 14/09/2021
Applications close: 28/09/2021 (Midnight)
8 days remaining

8 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / 3 years

Organisation: Level Crossing Removal Project

Salary: $88,955 - $100,930

Occupation: Administration/Secretarial

Reference: VG/000742E

Reference: VG/000742E

Occupation: Administration/Secretarial

Salary Range: $88,955 - $100,930

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

About the role:

We're not just about removing – we're building, we're connecting, we're revitalising. Our Commercial and Legal team are passionate about providing quality legal support to all aspects of the LXRP functions. The Legal Assistant role will be responsible for providing a range of legal, executive and administrative support to the Director, Legal, as well as the wider team.

You will have the opportunity to collaborate with a range of internal and external stakeholders, as you provide high level administrative assistance in a fast paced, complex environment. On a day-to-day basis you will be supporting the Director Legal with diary management, monitoring incoming emails and scheduling meetings, as well as:

  • Liaising with external stakeholders to arrange meetings, coordinate papers, create agendas, check on process status and more.
  • Provide ad hoc administration and guidance to the wider team regarding systems and processes.
  • Maintaining the conflict of interest register and management plans.
  • Assisting team members with electronic record management – including managing the local records, precedents and document management databases.

The Legal Assistant, is a 3-year fixed term contract, paying between $87,640 and $99,438 + super. Whilst based in the Melbourne CBD, LXRP supports flexible and remote working options.


About you

We are looking for individuals who have a strong sense of purpose in helping the LXRP deliver on transforming the way Victorians live, work and travel. We'd love to hear from experienced administration professionals, ideally with 3-5 years experience in a legal environment.

You will have strong verbal and written communication skills that allow you to collaborate with a range of team members and stakeholders, across varying levels. Being customer focussed and proactive in nature on everything you do is essential in this position.

We are looking for confidence, initiative and drive in our successful candidate, as well as:

  • Outstanding organisational skills – you will be working in a fast-paced environment, being organised is the key to success.
  • Proven experience working on high volume administration autonomously.
  • Strong planning and prioritisation skills – juggling multiple tasks will be a part of your daily routine.


About us

At LXRP, we're not just removing level crossings, we are removing barriers and creating legacies for our communities for years to come. Inclusion is a priority for us, and we are committed to creating an employee community that reflects those in which we work.

  • We value our role as leaders to actively increase female representation in the transport sector through practical support, professional development, and exposure to career opportunities.
  • We are proud leaders and participants of internship programs that provide opportunities to people who identify as LGBTIQ, people living with a disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, refugees or asylum seekers or people from low socioeconomic backgrounds.
  • We offer and encourage flexible work practices and purchased leave arrangements for all our employees to support wellbeing, family or carer commitments or other personal circumstances.
  • We place great importance on growth, empowering our people to enhance their knowledge, capability and experience through continual learning, formal training and lessons learned.
  • Health, safety and wellbeing are at the heart of what we do. We focus on the physical, mental and emotional wellbeing of our people to create a safe and healthy workplace for everyone, every day, everywhere.


What next?

If we've sparked your interest, introduce yourself by submitting a cover letter and CV via the ‘apply now' link. That's enough, we do not need you to provide key selection criteria.

Please note that candidates may undergo pre-employment screening as part of the recruitment process. You can read more on that here.


Need more information?

Click ‘apply' to view and download the full job description details.

Visit us: levelcrossings.vic.gov.au

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For any queries, please contact Anne Perera – Senior Talent Acquisition Adviser – 0404 011 225.

If you are interested and need assistance with accessibility you can contact us at lxrp-recruitment@levelcrossings.vic.gov.au or call 0404 011 225.

Legal Assistant (VPSG4)

Job type:

Full time / 3 years

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Anne Perera - Talent Acquisition Adviser | anne.perera@levelcrossings.vic.gov.au

Legal Assistant (VPSG4)