Ongoing/non-ongoing, (non-ongoing position will be offered for up to 18 months with the possibility of extension).
Consideration may also be given to filling this position on a contractual basis.
Full/part-time (minimum of 30 hours per week)
The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) is an independent corporate Commonwealth entity established by the Australian Government to provide reliable, regular and relevant information and statistics on the health and welfare of Australians.
The AIHW has eight groups: Business and Governance; Communications and Primary Health Care; Community Services; Data Strategies and Information Technology; Health; Hospitals, Resourcing and Classifications; Housing and Specialised Services; Indigenous and Maternal Health.
The Business and Governance Group is looking for an enthusiastic and motivated individual for the position of senior legal officer in the Governance Unit. The Unit provides leadership in governance issues, including data access, Ethics Committee applications, privacy, and meeting the AIHW’s reporting obligations to Ministers and the Parliament.
The successful candidate will be responsible for providing legal advice on a range of matters, including contracting, privacy, freedom of information, Ethics Committee responsibilities and intellectual property, as well as performing other duties to support the work of the Unit. There will be significant opportunity to advise on the legal/contractual elements of AIHW’s relations with its stakeholders.
Immediate Manager: Unit Head (EL 2)
Supervisory Responsibilities: Nil
Under general direction:
Tertiary qualifications in law are essential. Eligibility to practice as a lawyer is desirable but not mandatory.
These selection criteria have been developed for EL2 staff at the AIHW. They are derived from the Australian Public Service Integrated Leadership System. More information about the ILS can be obtained at www.apsc.gov.au/ils/
Apply: [email protected]
Details about the positions and how to apply can be found on our website (www.aihw.gov.au/about-us/careers).
Your application should include:
Commonwealth Gazette (Tuesday 14 November 2017).
11pm, Sunday 26 November 2017
Andrew Kettle, 02 6244 1065
This position profile and subsequent selection are approved by:
Senior Executive, Business and Governance Group,
Canberra, 2 November 2017
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