Saturday, December 21, 2019

by Ganesh Sahathevan

Executive Officer – Legal Profession Admission Board

Company NameDepartment of Justice NSW Company Location Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

This job is no longer accepting applications

About the role

The Executive Officer supports the LPAB to perform its functions under the Legal Profession Uniform Framework, which includes the Legal Profession Uniform Law (NSW), Legal Profession Uniform Law Application Act 2014, Legal Profession Uniform Admission Rules 2015 and NSW Admission Board Rules 2015. In doing so, the Executive Officer is responsible for the oversight of and the delivery of sound management of the LPAB to meet both the strategic and operational objectives. In addition to this, the Executive Officer has been delegated power by the LPAB to determine the suitability of a person to be admitted to the Roll of Lawyers.

The role also reports to the Executive Director, Superior Courts.
Who you are

You will be a strong leader who can drive significant workplace reform and have proven skills in organisational and strategy development. You will have a sound knowledge of business administration, the legal industry, and statutory and policy environments.   You will be self-motivated, have an eye for detail and a passion for legal education. You will be an energetic person with a can-do attitude.

Essential Requirements

Extensive experience in business management and service delivery in an environment that involves statutory, Committee and Sub-Committee responsibilities is highly desirable.

You should also be able to demonstrate the following skills and experience:

•        Ability to lead a business unit with a high degree of autonomy
•        Advanced people management skills with the ability to manage a team and ensure team members are well supported and valued
•        Strong business acumen
•        Sound judgment and analytical and problem solving skills
•        Experience in managing projects
•        Excellent written, verbal communication and influencing skills to deal effectively with a variety of stakeholders
•        While not essential, legal qualifications or similar related experience will be beneficial to successfully performing this role
Applying for the role

To apply for this role you need to submit an application online via

When applying you will need to:
Attach a resume (maximum 5 pages) and a cover letter (maximum 2 pages) outlining how you meet the requirements and capabilities of this role as specified in the role description.

Contact Chris D’Aeth (Executive Director) on

Closing date:  29 July 2019, AEST 11:59pm.  

The Department of Communities and Justice is committed to building a workplace that values and supports diversity and inclusion. We actively promote the employment of women, people with a disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, LGBTI and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

The Department encourages applications from people with disability and will provide reasonable adjustments in our recruitment process and in the workplace. If you need an adjustment in the recruitment process, please call or email the contact person listed below, and also advise us of your preferred method of communication.

A talent pool may be created for future ongoing and temporary roles and is valid for a period of up to 12 months.

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