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General Counsel

Inner West Council
Date Published: 26 Mar 2019 Premium EXPIRED
Legal Full Time
Public A market competitive Total Remuneration Package (TRP)
Generalists - In House Leichhardt NSW 2040, Australia
General Counsel
  • Lead and create operational excellence
  • Work with industry experts
  • Senior Leadership posiiton

Located on the Sydney CBD fringe, Inner West is one of Australia’s most progressive and community-focused new Councils serving a resident base of approx. 190,000 in area of 36 square km from Balmain in the North, Newtown in the East, Tempe in the South and Croydon in the West.  With a vibrant, diverse and passionate community, Inner West Council are seeking an inspirational and influencing General Counsel to provide independent legal and strategic advice direct to the CEO on Council matters.

The successful candidate will also provide independent legal and strategic advice to other members of management and staff and will provide legal opinion on elected Council matters at the request of the CEO. Where appropriate, the General Counsel will instruct external legal advisers to ensure Council receives the best possible legal advice.

You will be a natural leader who will provide strong leadership and motivation to your team.

An attractive remuneration package is on offer for the successful candidate.

As we continue to deliver quality, innovative and inclusive programs and services, we would love it if you can join in our journey towards becoming the best council for our community.

We are committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity, WHS, sustainability, continuous improvement and business excellence. The community is at the heart of the organisation and Council puts its ‘Values First’ with flexibility, integrity, respect and the spirit of team as a set of values and associated behaviours for all levels in the organisation.  We expect commitment to these values from all employees in performing their respective roles. 

To apply online, simply click on the Apply button.

Alternatively, for a confidential discussion please contact:

Michael Deegan | CEO
(02) 9392 5200


9392 5200

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