Job no: 504886
Work type: Part time permanent
Location: Australia - Victoria - Melbourne
About the role
This role will see you working with leading in-house lawyers and external legal counsel to provide specialist legal support to commercial, operational and corporate stakeholders. Typical duties include:
Reviewing tender opportunities as part of the provision of legal advice on contract risk profiles, strategic approaches to contract negotiation and risk mitigation;
Creating and presenting contract summaries and legal updates; and
Conducting legal research and preparing legal advice on matters relating to (among other things) contract, construction, employment and corporate law.
As the successful candidate you will receive ongoing training from Ventia’s in-house lawyers and commercial personnel, all of whom are passionate about seeing you develop and succeed in this role and beyond.
The role is based in Burwood, Melbourne and is being offered as a 3 day per week opportunity, with flexibility to accommodate university timetabling and assessment.
To be successful in this role, you will:
Have completed contract law;
Expect to graduate no sooner than end of year 2020;
Have a GPA of at least 5.5/7 or equivalent;
Have a willingness to learn, high attention to detail and excellent time management and communication skills; and
Be available to work in this position for approximately 2 years
Previous legal and / or work experience is preferred
This is a rare opportunity for a motivated and career-focused individual with a genuine desire to succeed. If you have the energy and passion to be a key contributor to the future growth and success of Ventia.
Ventia is one of Australasia’s largest dedicated infrastructure service providers. We help our clients to keep critical infrastructure working for our communities.
How to apply
Please include your current year of university and expected date of graduation, resume, and academic transcript in your application to be considered for the role.
For further information regarding this position please contact a member of our recruitment team via
Advertised: AUS Eastern Standard Time 27 May 2019
Applications close: AUS Eastern Standard Time
21 Jun 2019
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