Permanent
Sydney
Close Date: 07/06/2020
REF: UTSdle0420
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General Counsel

Permanent
Sydney
Close Date: 07/06/2020
REF: UTSdle0420
Apply now All Permanent Opportunities
  • Pivotal leadership position
  • Broad scope and complexity
  • Champion the role of legal services in a dynamic organisation

Bring your expert technical skills to lead strategic change and transformation in an inspiring university with an innovative and collaborative culture.  UTS seeks an outstanding candidate to lead the successful operation of its legal services and provide advice to executives and managers across the University.

Reporting to the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Corporate Services) and managing an experienced team, this influential and rewarding position will build relationships at senior levels of the organisation, creating genuine impact across a range of complex issues.  This diverse role will include the review of operational frameworks, the identification and mitigation of risks and the management of a multifaceted portfolio of legal strategies and cases.

With legal qualifications and leadership experience at a senior level, you will bring high level analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to influence and build strong relationships.  A strategic thinker, you will be solutions-focussed and commercially minded, with a passion for innovation and a commitment to delivering excellence.  The ideal candidate will bring a track record of leading high performing teams in a collaborative and collegiate environment and will demonstrate outstanding communication skills.

The University

UTS’s 2027 strategy outlines its vision to be a leading public university of technology recognised for its global impact. The University’s purpose is to advance knowledge and learning through research-inspired teaching, research with impact and partnerships with industry, the professions and community.

With a total enrolment of over 46,000 students and in excess of 4,000 staff, UTS is one of the largest universities in Australia.  Celebrating cultural diversity and inclusivity, UTS is defined by its support for the economic, social and cultural prosperity of its communities.

For more information about UTS, please visit: www.uts.edu.au.

To apply, please click on ‘Apply now’ using reference UTSdle0420 and addressing your cover letter and resume to Sharyn Gowans or Pauline Gates, or call +61 1300 347 437 for further information.

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