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Legal Assistant (Practice Assistant)

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At the RBA it’s essential that our people are stimulated by varied and important work. As the Practice Assistant (Legal Assistant, Legal Team Assistant), you will report to the RBA’s General Counsel, supporting a small team of Legal Counsel and working flexibly, part time 2 or 3 days per week (total of 14.4 hours per week).

You will thrive in a professional environment demonstrating your high level of interpersonal skills, attention to detail and your outstanding verbal and written communication skills. Your technical strengths in advanced Microsoft Office packages (Word, PowerPoint), TRIM or other Document Management Systems and your expertise in document production and formatting skills will contribute to your day to day success and add value to the work of the team and its clients.

Your background

  • Proven experience in a similar role as Legal Assistant or Practice Assistant, providing document production, administrative and other support in a legal practice or other professional services environment.   
  • Advanced document production, document formatting and word processing skills. 
  • Advanced Microsoft Office tools; Outlook, Word, PowerPoint (Excel is desirable, not essential)
  • Well-developed verbal and written communication skills and interpersonal skills
  • Effective coordination, organisational and prioritisation skills to meet deadlines across a wide variety of tasks
  • High level of confidentiality dealing with sensitive information.    

Your team

We operate in a culture of collaboration and open communication and as a collegiate and inclusive environment. We’re a diverse team with a values-driven culture. Feel the personal and professional satisfaction in knowing your talents are respected and your work is appreciated. This opportunity may also provide you further development providing paralegal support.

Why RBA?

The RBA makes an important contribution to the Australian economy through the pursuit of national economic policy objectives and associated activities in financial markets and banking. We also issue Australia's banknotes and operate infrastructure critical to the payments system, all of which contribute to the welfare of the Australian people.

Made up of specialists across a wide range of fields, our people have a critical role to play in achieving these objectives. Our people conduct themselves with a high degree of integrity, while striving for excellence in the work they perform and the outcomes they achieve. We encourage intelligent inquiry and we treat one another with respect while promoting the public interest through our efforts.

We know it is the growth and success of our people that drives the Bank forward. Come and make a bigger contribution while you build and develop your own skills too, because being more means you can do more, for yourself and for Australia.

The Reserve Bank of Australia is an equal opportunity employer.  We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace and encourage applications from experienced candidates seeking workplace flexibility.

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