Senior Legal Counsel JTS20086 Salary: Specified Calling Level 4 $125,855 pa + superannuation , PSCA 2019 Location: Perth Closing Details: 2021-06-23 12:00 PM Tenure: 12 month with possible extensionThe Department of Jobs, Tourism, Science and Innovation is committed to increasing employment opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. As a measure to achieve equality, Section 51 of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 (WA) will apply to this position and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are strongly encouraged to apply.The Department of Jobs, Tourism, Science and Innovation is Western Australia’s lead agency for economic development, international trade and investment, and tourism. It also leads the promotion and development of the defence, international education, science, and innovation sectors in Western Australia. The department offers excellent career prospects in a supportive and stimulating environment.What is the role? We are seeking a talented and motivated individual who can provide advice on general legal issues including but not limited to contract interpretation, negotiation and drafting; intellectual property; litigation and disputes. The role provides leadership and direction in legal aspects of commercial matters, including undertaking commercial negotiations. You should have substantial knowledge and experience in in-house legal roles; private practice; commercial and contract law and statutory interpretation, with demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the parliamentary; legislative and court processes.In this role, you will provide high-level legal advice to executives and staff of the department.You will have a law degree and be admitted or eligible for admission as a lawyer of the Supreme Court of WA and substantial practical experience as a lawyer in private practice and in house practice.Please review the attached Job Description Form (JDF), for further information.Interested in more information?For specific information regarding the requirements of the position, please contact Pamela Hass, General Counsel on (08) 6277 3067. To learn more about the Department and what we have to offer visit or you can follow us on .Additional job informationApplicants assessed as suitable may be considered for appointment to similar vacancies that arise within six (6) months from the finalisation of this process.JTSI conducts employment screening for applicants, which may include a National Criminal History Check.Ready to apply? It is recommended that you read the attached Applicant Job Pack for detailed information on eligibility, other conditions, and how to apply for the job.To apply please provide: A brief covering letter (two-to-three pages) describing how your skills and experience meet the job requirements and capabilities described in the job description form; andA detailed CV including the names of two (2) referees, with a current line manager preferred. Applicants are strongly encouraged to apply online. To avoid last minute congestion of the system, please submit your application well before the closing time.When you are ready to apply click the ‘Apply for Job’ button at the top or bottom of this page. You will be asked a number of questions, and then be prompted to attach your application documents.If you experience technical difficulties applying online, please contact the RAMS Helpdesk on 1300 733 056, in the first instance. For information about the process you can contact Human Resources on (08) 6277 2854.Please ensure you submit your application by the closing time, as we are unable to accept late applications.Closing Date: Wednesday, 23 June 2021 at 12:00pm MIDDAY (AWST) Attachments: - -
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