APS5 Legal Practice & Capability

Posted 05 June 2024
Salary$55.24 per hour
Job type Casual
DisciplineGovernment Federal

Job description

On behalf of a large Federal Government Agency, we are looking for an APS5 Legal Practice and Capability. This role will work as part of the Legal Practice and Capability Branch Team and is a 12-month assignment based in Brisbane.

The APS5 Legal Practice and Capability role will have a considerable level of contact with internal and external stakeholders and will be required to communicate with and provide advice on a range of matters to resolve enquiries.

Responsibilities will include:
  • Assisting by providing expertise and advice in specialist areas, contributing towards the Agency’s programs, activities, outcomes, and initiatives.
  • Assisting with internal and external stakeholder relationships, achieving work area and agency goals by providing administrative and other support.
  • Managing and completing administrative functions for operational support roles.
  • Providing support with preparation of written documentation, internal and external communication, briefs, policy and strategy documents and training materials.
  • Providing administrative support and maintenance of internal systems and reporting functions.
Successful candidates will demonstrate:
  • Ability to work in a high paced team, managing multiple tasks at hand.
  • Attention to detail and good administrative skills.
  • Effective planning, scheduling, prioritisation, and time management skills
  • Recruitment Coordination experience will be preferred.
  • Inbox management and maintaining spreadsheets and work using SharePoint.
  • Onboarding and Offboarding tasks
  • Understanding of procurement and contracts will be advantageous.
  • Previous experince as a Paralegal or similar (law student / legal admin) is highly desirable.
As this role is with a Federal Government Agency, applicants are required to hold Australian Citizenship.

If you are interested in this role, please APPLY NOW or call 07 3239 2500 for further information.

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