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Senior Solicitor or Principal Solicitor, Workplace Relations - Victorian Government Solicitor's Office

Location: Melbourne
Salary: $98,396 - $141,102 p.a. + superannuation
Company: Victorian Government Solicitor's Office
Apps close: Sunday 27th September 2020

- Provide specialist legal services to Government on workplace relations matters
- Join a supportive and collaborative team environment
- Full-time | Ongoing
- VPS 5 or VPS 6.1 $98,396 - $141,102 p.a. + superannuation (depending on experience)

- About the VGSO
The Victorian Government Solicitor's Office (VGSO) vision is to be the Victorian Government's trusted legal partner.

The VGSO provides responsive legal services exclusively for the Victorian Government and public sector. Our place within government ensures we are at the centre of legal change, reform and problem-solving. We operate as a service-driven legal professional practice and strive for excellence in this competitive environment. In all aspects of our operations, we aim to role model and live by our values: Responsiveness, Integrity, Insight, Collaboration and Excellence.

- About the branch and role
We are seeking an experienced and motivated lawyer to join the VGSO as a Senior Solicitor or Principal Solicitor in our WROS Branch.

The Workplace Relations and Occupational Safety (WROS) Branch enjoys an extraordinary diversity of exciting and challenging matters. The work can range from providing advice and conducting litigation in relation to all aspects of Victorian Public Sector occupational health and safety matters, employment, industrial relations, and discrimination law.

- About the successful applicant
The ideal applicant should demonstrate experience providing sound judgement on complex workplace relations legal matters. You should be able to work in a team, collaborating with colleagues, but also have the ability to work autonomously. You will also have the aptitude to develop positive existing client relationships, establish new business opportunities and be willing to contribute to marketing initiatives.

Although not essential, an understanding of the structure and culture of government would be beneficial.

- Benefits
In exchange for your hard work, you will receive; competitive remuneration, training and development opportunities and up to 17.5% annual leave loading. The VGSO embraces flexibility and welcomes a conversation to help you achieve work-life balance.

- How to apply
If this sounds like the opportunity for you, apply now! Applications must include a cover letter and resume. Please note it is not required to respond to the Key Selection Criteria separately but applicants should outline their relevant workplace relations experience in their cover letter.

To find out more about this role, please view the attached link. Alternatively, you can contact Pieta Spencer, Talent Acquisition Business Partner, on (03) 9032 3052.

Applications close at 11:59pm on Sunday, 27 September 2020.

Preferred candidates will be subject to pre-employment checks including but not limited to, reference checks, pre-employment misconduct screening and criminal record checks.