Monash is a university of transformation, progress and optimism. Ranked in the top one percent of world universities, Monash prides itself on its innovative approach to continuously make a positive impact on our world. With over 80,000 students and 17,000 staff, the University operates as a large and complex business, with local and global interests, a significant student body, and leading academics and facilities. Led by the General Counsel, the legal team provides specialist legal advice and services to senior management and staff to support the University’s governance and its diverse educational, research and commercial endeavours.
These four exciting Director level roles, represent pivotal positions within the newly defined operating model of the Office of the General Counsel. Each role offers a unique opportunity for a highly experienced senior lawyer to contribute to the University, by leading a small team and supporting the General Counsel in executing the Office’s strategic vision and objectives.
To view further details on each role, please click on the title.
Responsible for a broad range of matters including; major construction projects, a large leasing portfolio, planning matters, significant commercial transactions, procurement activities and IT projects.
Responsible for a large and complex intellectual property related portfolio including; major research projects, clinical trials, commercialisation, trademarks, patents and copyright.
Responsible for oversight of the University’s significant corporate and governance matters including; significant ventures with international and/or domestic partners, entity structuring and corporate arrangements, Corporations Act advices, matters related to not-for-profit organisations and the University’s regulatory framework.
Responsible for a large and varied portfolio, including; commercial litigation and disputes, IP disputes, administrative law, investigations, misconduct, FOI support and a variety of student related matters.
To be considered for these dynamic roles, you will demonstrate an extensive history of outstanding achievement in one of the above areas of law, gained within a large and complex environment. You will operate with a significant degree of accountability and autonomy and draw on your commercial nous and strategic thinking to achieve outcomes that will have a significant university impact. Your interpersonal skills will stimulate respect within the legal team and broader university, whilst your focus on customer service will ensure the continued delivery of exceptional legal advice to your internal clients.
For a copy of one of the position descriptions or to apply, email [email protected]. To discuss these exclusively retained roles call Paul Burgess 03 8676 0372. All CV’s will be forwarded to BPLR.