General Counsel

Waverley Council Full Time Permanent 11/01/2019

About Waverley

Waverley is a diverse and vibrant community located in the heart of Sydney’s Eastern Suburbs. Its Council is regarded as a leading local government with a reputation for service excellence to its community of 73,000.  With one of the highest densities of any local government area in Australia, Waverley takes in some of Sydney’s most beautiful beaches, including the world-famous and iconic Bondi Beach, and encompasses part of Sydney’s economic corridor at Bondi Junction. This is an amazing place to broaden your career in this significant role.

 The Role

The new General Counsel will be the principal and primary legal adviser, ensuring Local Government Act compliance along with other legislation and regulations. You will provide leadership and support to the internal ombudsman and complaints management functions to strengthen probity arrangements, risk management and the management control environment, and manage external legal advisors.

The Candidate

You will have inspirational people leadership, a passion for service excellence and high level relationship skills. You will be regarded as a legal expert but with the ability to engage with and manage diverse stakeholders.  

 This position is offered on a five-year, performance based contract with an attractive remuneration package.

 Please visit our website to submit your CV and obtain an Information Package then contact Stephen Blackadder on 0412 255 149 to discuss the position in confidence.

Only those with the right to work in Australia need apply.

 Applications close 9am Monday, 11 February 2019.

Blackadder and Associates