Project and Legal Services Officer
Why Work With Us?
Main Roads Western Australia is the WA State Government agency responsible for the State's highways and Main roads. With an expansive asset portfolio and a long term strategic vision for the state, we are committed to providing world-class outcomes for our customers through a safe, reliable and sustainable road-based transport system. We work in partnership with The Department of Transport and the Public Transport Authority to deliver integrated and intelligent transport systems and services.
Why we need you
If you like working in an exciting, challenging and fast-paced environment and have a passion to contribute to the development and management of Main Roads Corporate Risk Framework, participate in the management and mitigation of fraud and corruption and provide guidance and assistance to internal stakeholders on a range of legal issues, then this is the opportunity for you.
We are seeking a motivated individual to join our small dynamic team in Main Roads. You will be a key member of the team assisting with implementing the Corporate Risk Framework, Integrity Framework and the provision of legal and commercial services, with a focus on:
- Undertake research and project management on legal and commercial policy matters including legal advice, commercial agreements, risk management, corporate governance, fraud and corruption, and business continuity.
- Participate and contribute to the development and management of governance frameworks and assist in the preparation and delivery of risk management awareness sessions for managers and employees.
- Participate in responses to 3rd party claims, insurance claims and Freedom of Information requests.
About the role
In this role, you will need to have sound skill, knowledge and experience in the implementation of governance frameworks. A proven ability to prepare and deliver programs and presentations will be essential to your success in this role.
Your ability to undertake legal research, investigations and briefings with the capacity to effectively build and maintain relationships with key stakeholders is essential. Being a team player, being able to adapt to changing circumstances and being highly organised with the ability to manage your time effectively will be critical in this role.
This is an excellent opportunity for a results driven person to develop their career, by joining an innovative team within an organisation. Our environment encourages people to improve business practices and actively contribute to the strategic direction of Main Roads.
What We Offer
At Main Roads, you can have a challenging, flexible and rewarding career that takes you exactly where you want to go with an organisation who supports a healthy work-life balance to help with what is important to you.
In addition to our competitive salary and 9.5% superannuation, some of the benefits to working with Main Roads include:
- Flexible working arrangements
- Attractive leave provisions
- Training and development opportunities
- Health and wellbeing focus
The road ahead starts with a single step
Please submit the following as part of your application:
- A comprehensive CV demonstrating your relevant skills and abilities
- A covering letter of no more than three (3) pages outlining your experience and how it relates to the role as detailed in the attached Job Role Statement
Please note that your CV and covering letter will be assessed against the requirements of the JRS, you do not have to specifically respond to the selection criteria as part of your written application.
For questions about the role, please contact Andrew Phillips – Integrity and Governance Manager on (08) 9323 4977.
For any general enquires, contact John McKelvie on (08) 9323 6173 or email email@example.com.
Once you are ready, click the ‘apply’ button. Allow plenty of time to submit your application as late and/or incomplete applications will not be considered.
Our commitment to a diverse and inclusive workplace
As an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to attracting and retaining a culturally diverse workforce and in line with our commitment to improve diversity, we strongly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, women, people from culturally diverse backgrounds and people with disabilities to apply.
If you have any support or access needs that may require adjustments to allow you to fully participate in this selection process, please contact John Mckelvie on (08) 9323 6173 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
All selection criteria listed in the Job Role Statement will be tested throughout the selection process.
You will need to complete a pre-employment medical questionnaire and a National Police Clearance prior to being appointed to this position.
Subject to business requirements and your suitability for this role, we may consider you for appointment to similar vacancies.
To help us find the best candidate we may undertake an executive search.