Principal Lawyer (Vpsg6)

Rail Projects Victoria - Melbourne, VIC

Construction, Architecture & Interior Design
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Rail Projects Victoria (RPV) is the Victorian Government body responsible for the delivery of the Metro Tunnel Project, Regional Rail Revival, Melbourne Airport Rail and the Western Rail Plan including fast rail between key regional cities and Melbourne. RPV is responsible for all aspects of the projects including planning and development of the project reference design, site investigations, stakeholder engagement, planning approvals and procurement, through to construction delivery and project commissioning. Major Transport Infrastructure Authority (MTIA) comprises of Level Crossing Removal Project (LXRP), Rail Projects Victoria (RPV, MTIA), North East Link Project (NELP), West Gate Tunnel Project (WGTP) and Major Road Projects Victoria (MRPV).

About the opportunity

RPV, MTIA is seeking to engage a Principal Lawyer. The position is responsible for providing legal advice and support for the development and delivery of effective legal and commercial strategies and advice to Rail Projects Victoria for the procurement of works for the Regional Rail Revival (RRR) program.

About you

 To be successful in this role you will:

  • Be experienced in providing legal and commercial advice on complex infrastructure projects, including procurement and administration using a variety of delivery models.
  • Admitted, or eligible to be admitted, as a legal practitioner to the Supreme Court of Victoria or a similar jurisdiction within Australia.
  • Currently hold or eligible to hold a valid Victorian Practising Certificate
  • Ability to proactively manage multiple tasks and meet tight deadlines. 

Why join us?

  • An emphasis on work / life balance
  • High-performing team environment
  • Equal opportunity employer
  • Personal & Professional development opportunities
  • Committed to safety & wellbeing
  • Training & development opportunities

How to apply

Please include a Cover Letter, CV and response to Key Selection Criteria. We want to know why you want to work for Rail Projects Victoria, why you are interested in the role, and, taking into account the Key Selection Criteria as a whole, how your skills, knowledge, experience and qualifications are applicable to the role.

For a confidential discussion, please contact Nicole Kloprogge, Senior HR Advisor on 9655 6206.

Applications close 11:59 pm - Tuesday 13 April 2021.

Melbourne, VIC

Construction, Architecture & Interior Design


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