Legal Assistant

  • The Adecco Group
  • Hybrid
  • 06 Feb, 2024
Full time In-house Practice

Job Description

  • Full-Time position
  • Gain value insights, supporting our Head of Legal and Compliance
  • Challenge yourself in a fast-paced environment with matrix stakeholders
  • Newly created role supporting growth within the business

Attention aspiring Legal Assistant! Are you looking to kickstart your career in a fast-paced environment? Are you highly motivated, extraordinarily organised with high attention in detail? This incredible opportunity, based out of our office in Melbourne Southbank, provides exceptional support to our Head of Legal and Compliance and the Australia and New Zealand Legal & Compliance.

About Us

Where should we start? We are the world's leading recruitment expert with more than 32,000 passionate full-time employees in over 5,200 branches across 60 countries. We are committed to connecting organisations with the talent needed to make them succeed.

We help connect thousands of people from all different backgrounds and cultures with employment opportunities across the world. How? By developing innovative workforce solutions that are focused on the future. By providing an inspiring environment for our colleagues to thrive in. The Adecco Group combines the best brands in end-to-end HR services with a mission of making the future work for everyone.

About The Role

The Legal and Compliance Function covers Legal, Employment Relations and Governance, Risk and Compliance (including WHS). Day-to-day scope includes client contracts, supplier contracts, Non-Disclosure Agreements, employment matters, audit and so much more!

  • Provide administrative support to the Legal and Compliance Function including filing, organising signatures, preparing reports and formatting documents
  • Monitor and facilitate the meeting of deadlines of internal and external reporting
  • Manage enquiries and allocate or escalate to the relevant team member
  • Liaise with internal and external stakeholders (Executive level professionals and those in Executive support roles) to ensure co-ordination and scheduling of activities
  • EA support to the Head of Legal and Compliance, Australia and New Zealand
  • Ad hoc tasks as requested on special projects

About You

  • Experience in a legal working environment
  • Experience with contracts is highly desirable
  • Strong administrative/high attention to detail, communication and time management skills
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Adobe Pro, Outlook and e-signature platforms
  • Experience with contract management systems
  • Ability to work autonomously and draft basic correspondence and documents
  • Ability to multi-task and manage competing priorities
  • High level of professionalism

On Offer

We empower our people to carve their own career paths their way. After all, it's only natural that a people-focused organisation should be focused on its own people too. We will offer all the training, tools, motivation, and inspiration you need to achieve exactly what you want from your career. If you can make an impact, we'll provide the career development opportunities you need to achieve your potential and thrive.

The Adecco Group is an equal opportunity employer. As part of our commitment to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

Firm or Organisation Name

The Adecco Group

Contact Name

Candice Gin

Email Address

Job Level

Graduate - Pre-admission, Post-admission


Legal services