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Principal Legal Officer (Workplace Law)

Make the move into a government team working closely with stakeholders across the organisation | Great mentoring and development

Reference No: 3803496
Location: Brisbane
Work type: Permanent / Full Time
  • Work with a close knit, multidisciplinary legal function
  • Use your employment law experience in a highly commercial way
  • Salary ~$160-170,000 package + WFH flex + RDOs + extra leave bens

The company:
This government organisation acts as a regulatory, compliance and advisory body with a national remit.

About the role:
As part of an already large, existing legal team you will report to the Manager of Legal Services with a work mix that will include:

  • employment contracts, ER/IR related disputes, disciplinary matters, anti discrimination, WH&S matters and investigations and some workers’ compensation work; 
  • working with management and HR on strategic employment law matters;
  • assisting with the development of procedure, policy and governance relating to HR/IR/ER requirements; and
  • assist in the development of organisational training and staff development.

To be considered for this role you will have:

  • 7+ years PAE demonstrated employment law experience ideally with strong private practice training;
  • 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 and benefits;
  • a legal team that is well thought of through the organisation and provide a friendly and collegiate workplace;
  • potential for a 4 day per week arrangement for the right candidate;
  • excellent benefits including flexibility, 2 days WFH and RDOs.

Apply now:
Click APPLY or contact Peter Liaw at Peppercorn Recruitment on 0422 805 803 or email, quoting reference number 3803496. 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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