Legal Counsel, ITS and Procurement

Location Victoria


Our Organisation RMIT is a global university of technology, design and enterprise. Our mission is to help shape the world through research, innovation, teaching and engagement, and to create transformative experiences for our students, getting them ready for life and work. 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 and responsive to the commercial needs of RMIT. The Role & Your Responsibilities As Legal Counsel you will support the Senior Legal Counsel as a point of contact for users of legal services within RMIT's portfolios of Procurement and Information Technology Services delivering high quality legal advice in a timely and customer focussed manner. This includes legal and strategic advice and support to the Supported Portfolios in the negotiation, drafting and development of high-value, complex agreements, policies, tender documents and all related legal documents required.

You will develop and maintain productive and positive working relationships with key stakeholders and their teams. Skills & Experience Required You will have experience as a senior commercial lawyer in IT contracting, privacy and/or data protection working on complex and significant transactions with enterprise-wide application and influence. You will have experience negotiating, drafting and advising on a range of high- value procurement agreements.

You will have demonstrable experience working collaboratively with multiple stakeholders and a proven ability to operate with a high level of confidentiality in a diplomatic manner, with the ability to influence others. A positive, can-do attitude with the ability to work autonomously in a fast moving environment will see you succeed in this role. A current practising certificate as an Australian lawyer under the Legal Profession Uniform Law is mandatory.

To Apply To view a position description visit

au and search using job reference number 566494 Applications close on Wednesday 11 July 2018. RMIT is committed to being a Child Safe organisation and is an equal opportunity employer. Applications are encouraged from all sectors of the community.

We are dedicated to attracting, retaining and developing our people regardless of gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability and age. Applications are encouraged from all sectors of the community and we strongly encourage applications from the Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander community..

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AUD 110,000 - 130,000 per year Competitive salary


20 Jul 2018


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