About this job
Drive the development and implementation of legal policy and law reform in the ACT.
· Career-defining leadership opportunity
· Key member of the Senior Executive team
· Substantial remuneration package
The ACT Justice and Community Safety Directorate (JaCS) advises and supports the Attorney-General; the Minister for Police and Emergency Services; the Minister for Justice and Consumer Affairs and Road Safety; and the Minister for Corrections and Justice Health. The Directorate delivers a wide range of justice and community safety services within the ACT and seeks to maintain a fair, safe and peaceful environment in which people’s rights and interests are respected and protected.
In this important senior leadership role, you will provide high level policy advice to Government on key law reform issues and oversee the administration of ACT Courts and Tribunals and the delivery of legal services to Government. You will also manage the Government’s relationships with a number of independent statutory office holders including the Solicitor-General, Director of Public Prosecutions, Human Rights Commissioner and Public Trustee and Guardian. As a key member of the executive leadership team, you will also contribute to the overall strategic direction and management of the Directorate.
To be a strong contender, you will need to have an outstanding record of achievement as a senior executive in a large, complex, politically sensitive and operationally diverse organisation. You will also have a proven record of achievement in contributing to and influencing key policy decisions and providing timely and robust advice on a range of portfolio / service-wide issues. Your well-honed representational and stakeholder management skills, sound judgement and collegiate approach will be complemented by an interpersonal style that engenders trust and respect. Formal legal qualifications will be expected.
Before applying, please obtain selection documentation by emailing [email protected] If additional information is required, please contact Ian Hansen on 0408 306 769.
Applications close on 20 January 2020.