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Current Opportunities:

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Law Mutual (WA) - Insurance & Risk Administrator (Part time)

Part Time – 25 hours per week
Fixed term to 11 February 2022

 

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) administers the compulsory professional indemnity insurance arrangements that are provided to legal practitioners.

The Role

The Insurance & Risk Administrator role is a part-time 25 hours/week role that reports directly to the Manager Risk.  As the Insurance & Risk Administrator you will be required to provide a high standard of administrative support to the Law Mutual General Manager, Insurance, Claims and Risk Management Teams.

To succeed in this role you will need to have at least five years’ experience in a similar role and possess:

  • Ability to work in a team;
  • Attention to detail;
  • Highly developed communication, written, verbal and facilitation skills;
  • Effective negotiation and conflict resolution skills;
  • Flexible and adaptable approach to problem solving;
  • Excellent telephone manner;
  • Good organisational skills and time management skills, with an ability to prioritise tasks and work well under pressure;
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality;
  • Understanding of the legal profession and its structures and procedures;
  • Understanding of the risk management process; and
  • Good secretarial, agenda preparation and minute taking skills;

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.  A competitive salary of $49,000 pa pro rata plus super, dependent upon experience, is offered.

For a confidential discussion regarding the role, please contact the Manager Risk, Vicki Coles on (08) 9324 8653 or email vcoles@lawmutualwa.com.au.

To apply for the position, please contact the Manager Risk (08) 9324 8653 or email vcoles@lawmutualwa.com.au The Position Description is available here.

The Law Society of Western Australia is an equal opportunity employer.

Administration and Policy Officer - Part time (30 hours per week)

Salary $55k-$60k pro rata ($43.4-$47.4) plus super depending on experience

Are you ready to take the next step into a broader Administration/Policy 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 Advocacy and Professional Development team.

The role is part-time and reports to the General Manager Advocacy and Professional Development.

The position undertakes a range of administrative support functions across the Advocacy and Professional Development team with particular emphasis on:

  • Provision of efficient and effective administration support to the Advocacy and Professional Development team and activities under the direction of the General Manager;
  • Stakeholder engagement through committees, working groups, mentoring programmes and strategic campaigns;
  • Effective adherence to, and utilization of, the Society’s records management, policies, systems and processes; and
  • Policy work as requested by the General Manager Advocacy.

The successful applicant should have the following attributes/experience:

Skills, Knowledge and Experience

  • Well-developed organisational and time management skills;
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and stakeholder engagement skills;
  • Ability to work as part of a team and liaise across teams including managing papers for committees and working groups including preparing minutes, agendas and supporting documentation;
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications;
  • Administration support for marketing and sales activities relating to events, advocacy, professional development and associated products;
  • Ability to maintain appropriate follow-up controls to ensure accountability is achieved;
  • Observe safe work practices within the work environment

Qualifications and/or Training

Essential

  • Strong administration and people skills including support for committees or working groups;
  • Positive stakeholder engagement skills;
  • Track record in supporting marketing and sales activities;
  • Experience using marketing platforms including eLearning and webinars;
  • Team player;
  • Member-focused approach;
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet timelines;
  • Relevant knowledge and proficiency in using Microsoft Office suite;
  • Well-developed time and personal management skills;
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills (written and oral);
  • Maintaining databases for Advocacy and Professional Development where required.

Desirable

  • Relevant administration experience;
  • Experience working within a professional environment;

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.

An initial 3-year contract (plus Employee Benefits) 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 advocacy@lawsocietywa.asn.au or to have a confidential discussion regarding the role, please contact the General Manager Advocacy and Professional Development, Ms Mary Woodford (08) 9324 864.

A Position Description detailing the full requirements of the role is available on the Law Society website here.

Please submit your resume and covering letter to the General Manager Advocacy and Professional Development.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

The Law Society of Western Australia is an equal opportunity employer.