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Head of Legal and Professional Services

Location Melbourne, Victoria
Job Type Permanent
Reference JO-2002-99536_1581982700
Posted 26 days ago

Do you consider yourself a contemporary legal professional? Are you passionate about making a positive difference to the Victorian community? Do you have a Legal Degree and a current Victorian Practicing Certificate? If this sounds like you, please read on.

With their head office located in Footscray and other major offices located in Dandenong and Bendigo, our client provides a vital service to a large proportion of vulnerable Victorians. Following a recent restructure, the new role of Head of Legal and Professional Services now exists and would suit a legal professional who is used to operating in a regulated environment and who cares about making a difference to the Victorian community.

As the Head of Legal and Professional Services, this role will provide empowering leadership to the teams that enhance and protect their client's financial wellbeing including: client assets; taxation; financial planning; litigation; estate confirmation/ total permanent disability. Furthermore, as a senior leader within the organisation, this role will provide strategic foresight, operational agility and will focus on collaborating across the whole organisation to positively impact how clients are positioned financially now and into the future.

To ensure success in this role, our client is seeking a contemporary legal professional who has an engaging style and exceptional stakeholder engagement skills. You are known for your collaborative style and your deep commitment to customer and community. You demonstrate experience leading large complex teams and are highly regarded for your staff leadership capabilities, particularly your ability to empower and motivate and to instill innovation and continuous improvement into your teams.

Requiring a Degree in Law and a current Victorian Practicing Certificate coupled with experience working in a highly regulated environment, this is a fantastic opportunity for an executive wanting to make a real difference to the Victorian community.

Our client are an Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to fairness, diversity and respect.

To apply for this position, please click the "Apply Now" button and upload your resume. For a confidential conversation, please contact Melanie Pecanek on 03 9929 9587 or for a copy of the PD, please email bridget.lofgren@davidsonwp.com.