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Manager Legal Services

Use your employment law and management experience in a key senior in-house role | Advise, nationally and across functions | Growing national regulator

Reference No: 3803495
Location: Brisbane
Work type: Permanent / Full Time
  • Friendly, highly experienced and large in-house function
  • Fantastic benefits - up to 8 weeks leave, RDOs, health/wellbeing
  • Salary up to ~$200k package + flexibility, up to 2 days WFH

The company:
This regulatory body plays an important regulatory, compliance and advisory role operating across a broad range of activities with a national remit.

About the role:
As part of an already large, existing legal team you will report to the Director of Legal Services and will have your own team of 3 lawyers. Your role will include:

  • managing the more complex matters while also leading your team of lawyers on employment law issues including employment contracts, ER/IR related disputes, disciplinary matters, WH&S matters and investigations and some workers’ compensation work; 
  • playing a key senior leadership role in the legal function ;
  • working with senior leadership and HR on strategic employment law matters;
  • assisting with the development of procedure, policy and governance relating to HR/IR/ER requirements; and
  • leading complex/critical HR/IR/ER negotiations, mediations, arbitrations and hearings.

To be considered for this role you will have:

  • 10+ years PAE demonstrated employment law experience ideally with solid private practice training;
  • experience in managing a team of lawyers;
  • strong communication skills as well as attention to detail;
  • excellent stakeholder and client experience with a highly commercial, pragmatic approach.

Awaiting you is:

  • a great salary up to ~$200k package;
  • a fantastic team;
  • potential for a 4 day per week arrangement for the right candidate;
  • excellent benefits including flexibility, 2 days WFH, up to 8 weeks annual leave and RDOs; and
  • the ability to influence and make a real difference to this growing entity.

Apply now:
Click APPLY or contact Peter Liaw at Peppercorn Recruitment on 0422 805 803 or email, quoting reference number 3803495. Please submit your resume in Word format only.
Peppercorn Recruitment has been exclusively retained to recruit this role. All third party applications will be forwarded to Peppercorn Recruitment for consideration in the process.

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