Principal Lawyer (VPSG6)

Job posted: 22/04/2020
Applications close: 09/08/2020 (Midnight)
2 days remaining

2 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / Up to Three (3) years

Organisation: Rail Projects Victoria

Salary: $120,692 - $161,511

Occupation: Legal

Reference: VG/33503

Reference: VG/33503

Occupation: Legal

Salary Range: $120,692 - $161,511

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

Rail Projects Victoria (RPV) is the Victorian Government body responsible for the delivery of the Metro Tunnel Project, Regional Rail Revival, Melbourne Airport Rail and the Western Rail Plan including fast rail between key regional cities and Melbourne. RPV is responsible for all aspects of the projects including planning and development of the project reference design, site investigations, stakeholder engagement, planning approvals and procurement, through to construction delivery and project commissioning. Major Transport Infrastructure Authority (MTIA) comprises of Level Crossing Removal Project (LXRP), Rail Projects Victoria (RPV, MTIA), North East Link Project (NELP), West Gate Tunnel Project (WGTP) and Major Road Projects Victoria (MRPV).

About the opportunity

RPV, MTIA is seeking to engage a Principal Lawyer (multiple poitions may be appointed). The Principal Lawyer will be responsible for providing legal advice and support for the development and delivery of RPV's program of work. The role will include working within collaborative project teams, liaising and negotiating with stakeholders, interfacing with RPV's external legal and commercial advisors and providing legal support during project development, procurement and delivery. 

About you

You will be a highly focused and driven person who is passionate about contributing to the delivery of public infrastructure, working within a high-performing project team to drive exceptional outcomes. You will be a qualified Lawyer with experience working within large projects. You will enjoy a fast paced, performance focused workplace where you will have the opportunity to work autonomously and develop your career.

If you are looking to step up in your career, this might be just the right opportunity for you! 

Why join us?

  • An emphasis on work / life balance
  • High-performing team environment
  • Equal opportunity employer
  • Personal & Professional development opportunities
  • Committed to safety & wellbeing
  • Training & development opportunities

How to apply

Please include a Cover Letter, CV and response to Key Selection Criteria. We want to know why you want to work for Rail Projects Victoria, why you are interested in the role, and, taking into account the Key Selection Criteria as a whole, how your skills, knowledge, experience and qualifications are applicable to the role.

For a confidential discussion, please contact Nicole Kloprogge, HR Advisor on 0428 918 427.

Applications close 11:59pm - Sunday 9 August 2020.

Principal Lawyer (VPSG6)

Job type:

Full time / Up to Three (3) years

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Nicole Kloprogge | 0428 918 427

Principal Lawyer (VPSG6)