Director - Royal Commission Team | Full-time Temporary

Classification: Legal 2
Salary: $135,195 - $140,752
Position No: 39862
Directorate: Justice and Community Safety
Advertised: 13 February 2018
Closes: 27 February 2018
Contact:Melanie Moss on melanie.moss@act.gov.au or (02) 6207 5214


Details: Legislation, Policy and Programs is seeking applications for a highly motivated Director or Senior Legal Policy Officer to lead its engagement with the development of the Commonwealth led Redress Scheme for survivors of institutional child sexual abuse and response to the Royal Commission’s law reform recommendations. The Director provides high level advice and direction to Government and the ACT Public Service on questions of criminal/civil law, practice and policy; develops and delivers complex legislation relating to criminal/civil law matters; manages justice related projects; engages in consultation with the community and government; liaises and manages stakeholders, both internal and external; prepares budget bids and represents the Directorate at a high level. The successful candidate will also be expected to drive the strategic direction of the team.
Eligibility/Other Requirments: Applicants should be able to demonstrate a high level of experience in policy and legislation development, and a solid background in criminal/general/public law and policy.
Admission as a legal practitioner in an Australian jurisdiction is essential.
Note: This is a temporary position available until 28 June 2019.

Job categories:

Justice, Corrections and Emergency Services
Legal