About the role
Who we are
Social Ventures Australia (SVA) is a not-for-profit organisation that works with partners to alleviate disadvantage – towards an Australia where all people and communities thrive. We influence systems to deliver better social outcomes for people by learning about what works in communities, helping organisations be more effective, sharing our perspectives and advocating for change. SVA has talented and highly committed people from business, government and the social purpose sector with the skills, knowledge and experience to contribute to alleviating disadvantage.
The Legal team is part of Connect (Corporate Services) and provides legal, regulatory, risk, insurance, compliance and company secretarial guidance and support across all teams at SVA.
This exciting part-time, permanent position sits within the Legal team and reports directly to the Director, Legal. The primary purpose of the role is to provide efficient paralegal and administrative support to the Director, Legal in performing the functions of the legal team. In this important role you will assist with company secretarial requirements, undertake legal research and help with contracts management. You will assist in further developing and operationalising SVA’s compliance framework and contribute to maintaining SVA’s risk management framework. This role also requires you to assist with the administration of SVA’s insurance program.
Who you are
If you are highly organised, proactive and have a real passion for providing exceptional support, this is the role for you! The ideal candidate will bring solid communication and relationship skills, contracts management experience, and knowledge of key regulatory regimes applicable to SVA’s activities, including financial services, charities, fundraising, privacy and WHS.
To be successful in the position you will have prior experience working in a paralegal capacity and a proven track record in reviewing, drafting and implementing compliance policies and procedures. You will possess an established background researching and analysing legislation and regulatory requirements, together with a strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office.
If you have the knowledge and experience we are looking for and are excited to join our dynamic organisation, please submit your CV (max 3 pages) and a statement (max 1 page) addressing the position requirements by midnight AEST Sunday 19th May 2019. SVA values diversity in our workforce and encourages applications from candidates of all backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Please note that this role is for a career paralegal and is not suitable for those currently studying law or recent university graduates.
To find out more about SVA and view the position description please go to https://www.socialventures.com.au/careers.
Please note we may consider applications on an ongoing basis and therefore encourage you to apply at your earliest opportunity.
About the organisation
How to apply for this role
Please quote in application: Paralegal via Pro Bono Australia.