APS5 Legal Practice & Capability Officer

Posted 04 June 2024
Salary$55 per hour
Job type Contract
DisciplineGovernment FederalLegal

Job description

  • Multiple Federal Government opportunities in Parramatta
  • 12-month contract with possible extension
  • $55.24 per hour + super
  • Hybrid work arrangement
The APS5 Legal Practice and Capability 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 moderately complex to complex enquiries.
Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:
  • 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 within the work area.
  • 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, helping the Agency meet requirements.
  • Providing assistance and advice on policy and procedural documents with the specialised work area
The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the following:
  • Attention to detail.
  • Computer literacy
  • The ability to produce work in a deadline driven environment.
  • High organisational / administrative abilities
  • Methodical and process driven.
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving approach.
  • Paralegal or similar (law student / legal admin) background is highly desirable.
To Apply:
To be considered for this role, applicants must hold Australian Citizenship.
If this sounds like the role for you, please submit an updated copy of your resume in MS Word format by hitting APPLY NOW or call Ankita on 02 9200 3683 for more information.

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