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Current Opportunities:

Manager, Risk - Law Mutual (WA) (Part-time role, 3 days/22.8hrs per week)

Wanting to make your mark with a high-profile prestigious professional organisation?  The Law Society of Western Australia, the peak body for the legal profession in Western Australia, is seeking a motivated professional to be part of the Law Mutual (WA) team.  Law Mutual (WA) is operated by the Law Society of Western Australia to administer the compulsory professional indemnity scheme for legal practitioners in Western Australia.

 The Role

As the Manager, Risk, you will be required to provide the overall management of the provision of risk management services based on analysis of relevant professional services risks, claims causality in the Law Mutual portfolio.

To succeed in this role you will need to have sound knowledge of the Australian insurance industry and:

  • Possess 5+ years of risk management experience with demonstrated knowledge of professional standards of practice;
  • An ability to communicate clearly and concisely with both technical and non-technical audiences;
  • Be a high energy, results-oriented self-starter with the ability to achieve under tight deadlines;
  • Possess strong customer relationship skills with the ability to be an innovative thinker and understand both the ‘big picture’ and delivery of services at a customer level;
  • Have strong numeracy and statistical analysis skills; and
  • Must be a team player and willing to perform other tasks as required.

This is an exciting opportunity for the right person who is genuinely interested in making a difference and contributing to the growth and success of the Law Society and Law Mutual (WA).

 

What We Offer

You will enjoy being part of a professional team within an organisation where expertise and experience is openly shared and continuous improvement and best practice is encouraged and supported.

To be successful in this position it is envisaged you will be a motivated self-starter with demonstrated initiative and enjoy working within a professional team environment.  A competitive remuneration is offered dependent upon qualifications and experience.

To apply or have a confidential discussion regarding the role and remuneration, please contact the General Manager Law Mutual, John Rogers on (08) 9324 8625 or via email: jrogers@lawmutualwa.com.au

The Position Description is available on the Law Society website – here

The Law Society of Western Australia is an equal opportunity employer

Manager Finance and Administration

Are you ready to take the next step into a broader financial position and make your mark with a high-profile prestigious professional organisation?  The Law Society of Western Australia, the peak body for the legal profession in Western Australia, is seeking a motivated professional to be an integral part of the Corporate Services team.

Reporting directly to the General Manager Corporate Services, you will be responsible for managing the finance and administration team in the delivery of the related services.

This diverse role requires you to be a highly organised, a technically strong accountant with excellent communication skills. As this role includes the responsibility of staff management it will also require an individual with strong interpersonal skills and management experience

 

As the Manager Finance and Administration, you will work closely with the General Manager Corporate Services and have a number of key responsibilities including:

  • The Financial Reporting and Accounting Functions of the Society and related entities;
  • Management of the Year-End Financial Reporting and Audit requirements, ensuring that Financial Statements are prepared in accordance with all applicable accounting standards and relevant legislation;
  • The Administration and Accounts function of the Society and related entities;
  • Management of strategic reporting including monthly management reports, budgets, forecasts, as well as providing ad-hoc analysis;
  • Management and oversight of the Payroll and HR functions;

The successful applicant should have the following attributes/experience:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Business/Commerce with a major in Accounting or Finance;
  • Strong technical accounting skills;
  • Advance Microsoft Excel modelling experience;
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
  • High level of attention to detail and exceptional organisational skills;
  • Demonstrated leadership and management skills.

 

What We Offer

You will enjoy being part of a professional Corporate Services team within an organisation where expertise and experience is openly shared and continuous improvement toward best practice is encouraged and supported.

A 3 to 5 year contract including an attractive remuneration package (Circa $100k plus super) is offered which will be aligned to the role, your qualifications and your experience.

To apply please send a resume and covering letter addressing the selection criteria to lround@lawsocietywa.asn.au or to have a confidential discussion regarding the role, please contact the General Manager Corporate Services, Mrs Leanne Round on (08) 9324 8645.

A Position Description is available on the Law Society website here.

 The Law Society of Western Australia is an equal opportunity employer

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Administrator - Membership, Marketing and Business Development Team

The Law Society of Western Australia is seeking to appoint a creative and energetic professional for a 1-year contract starting Tuesday, 17 January, 2023.  

The Administrator in the Law Society’s Membership, Marketing and Business Development Team is part of a fast-paced and collaborative team which looks after over 4,500 members, all Law Society events, marketing and communication services, and sponsorship. If you are self-motivated, love to continually learn, committed to your professionalism and are proactive in realising ideas and initiatives, this position and team is for you.  

Your exceptional administration, communication skills and a proactive energy will be critical in driving the effective outcomes for this dynamic and creative team. Your administration work will extend across a variety of interesting areas including events, member engagement initiatives, sponsorship and business development, marketing and communications. In addition, the role requires high levels of efficiency, quality delivery and collaborative teamwork. 

 The position has the following responsibilities:

Take a customer-centric approach focusing on the customer journey and experience for all transactions with the Law Society;
Provide administrative support to the MMBD Team;
Active role in membership renewals, campaigns and ongoing membership retention activities and administration;
Management and ownership of the Membership Inbox;
Coordination of Member Privileges Program;
Act as Committee secretary the Young Lawyers Committee;
High level event management support pre-delivery, during delivery and postdelivery;
Administration support for sponsorship and business development activities including preparation of proposals, contracts and file management;
Customer engagement via online and in person channels;
Research, prepare and compile information as requested by General Manager;
Reception relief and other general administration duties as required; and
Other duties and tasks as required.

The successful applicant should have the following attributes/experience:

Strong administrative skills including data entry, Microsoft office and CRM systems;
Excellence in use of technology and learning new systems;
Skilled at providing proactive support to team Managers, keeping ahead of deadlines and important dates;
Project research, coordination and documentation skills;
Excellent customer service skills across all touch points of the customer journey;
Strong attention to detail whilst working in a fast-paced environment; and
Excellent written and oral communication.

What We Offer

You will enjoy being part of a professional team within an organisation where expertise and experience is openly shared and continuous improvement toward best practice is encouraged and supported.

Salary – $60,000- $65,000 plus Superannuation depending on experience. 

Expressions of interest with CV and cover letter can be emailed to awhelan@lawsocietywa.asn.au by 5.00pm Monday, 5 December 2022. Or to have a confidential discussion regarding the role, please contact the General Manager Membership, Marketing and Business Development, Áine Whelan on (08) 9324 8629.

A full Position Description is available here.

 The Law Society of Western Australia is an equal opportunity employer

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted