Senior Legal Counsel

Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology
March 10, 2024
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  • Part time / Full-time, Continuing position
  • Salary Level HEW 10A + 17% Superannuation and Flexible Working Arrangements
  • Based at the Melbourne CBD campus, and hybrid ways of working
  • About You Exciting Opportunity! Join RMIT as Senior Legal Counsel. This role entails serving as the primary contact for legal services, supporting the Deputy General Counsel and Associate Director in delivering high-quality legal advice to RMIT clients, particularly across the Research and Innovation portfolio, as well as other portfolios as may be required. Candidates with a strong legal background and a commitment to customer-focused service are encouraged to apply.

    To be successful in this position, you'll have as a minimum:

  • Substantial experience working as a lawyer in the area of intellectual property in private practice or an in-house environment. In-house experience in the higher education sector is desirable.
  • Demonstrated experience working collaboratively with multiple stakeholders from a range of experience levels.
  • Demonstrated experience in delivering business-relevant and timely legal advice through quality engagement with stakeholders.
  • Proven ability to operate with a high level of confidentiality in a diplomatic manner with the ability to lead and influence others.
  • Excellent oral, written, interpersonal and time management skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work autonomously within a fast-moving team environment.
  • Positive, can-do attitude.
  • Please Note: Appointment to this position is subject to passing a Working with Children and National Police Check.

    About the Portfolio

    The Legal Services Group is responsible for the full range of legal services to all areas of the University. The Legal Services Group is committed to:

  • Providing high quality legal services that are aligned with, and responsive to, the commercial needs of RMIT;
  • A high level of customer service which means getting to know the different areas of businesses we service and tailoring advice to meet their needs;
  • Assisting RMIT to achieve its strategic objectives by working collaboratively with our University colleagues;
  • Developing and maintaining relationships with subject matter experts within and outside of RMIT to ensure appropriate additional expertise is available when required.
  • To Apply

    Please submit your CV and covering letter addressing your suitability for this position by clicking on the ‘ ' link at the top of this page.

    For further information about this position, please see the Position Description hyperlinked below or contact Larisa Ahadi via email [email protected].

    Position Description - Senior Legal Counsel

    Please note, if you are viewing this advert from an external site, please click ‘apply' and you will be redirected to RMIT's Jobs website to access the Position Description at the bottom of the page.


    Applications Close:

    10 Mar 2024 11.59 pm

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