Legal and Risk Operations Paralegal
Job no: 505167
Work type: Fixed Term
Categories: Other Legal, Paralegal
This is a unique opportunity for an experienced paralegal, administrative assistance or office coordinator to join the Virgin Australia Legal Team as a Legal Operations Coordinator providing services primarily for the Legal and Risk division. The Legal and Risk division reports to the Chief Legal and Risk Officer and provides legal, compliance and risk advisory services and operates the internal audit internal audit function for the Virgin Australia Group.
The objective of the Legal and Risk Operations Paralegal is to effectively coordinate the key functions of the Legal and Risk division of the Virgin Australia group, including by providing high quality and efficient administration and operations support, assisting with legal tasks and key reporting deliverables, and driving process improvement initiatives for the division, including through the use of technology. The successful candidate will have excellent attention to detail, exceptional time management and organisation skills and advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office programs.
Virgin Australia Group is a major Australian airline headquartered in Brisbane, Australia. The company operates scheduled domestic and short-haul international flights, charter and cargo services, and the award-winning loyalty program Velocity Frequent Flyer. The Group has been in the Australian aviation landscape for more than 20 years. The company is now embarking on an exciting new chapter in the next stage of our journey. In September 2020, US private equity firm Bain Capital acquired Virgin Australia in a $3.5 billion deal. The airline has now re-launched as a mid-market carrier with a renewed focus on small and medium sized businesses, price-sensitive corporates, premium leisure travellers and holiday makers.
Since November, Virgin Australia has been working on a plan to set itself up for future success. The Group has worked to ramp up flying, simplified its organisational structure, confirmed plans for 25 new 737 aircraft to renew and grow the fleet, and signalled deeper investment in technology and customer experience.
What we're looking for:
Previous legal secretarial, paralegal, administration or office co-ordination experience
Experience working in Legal Operations
Working within a high pressure and frequently changing environment
Multi-tasking and working to deadlines
Exceptional time management and organisation skills
Exceptional attention to detail
Strong interpersonal skills
Ability to provide outcomes focused and strategic advice
Ability to work independently and use initiative
Proven ability to interact with multiple stakeholders as well as stakeholders at all levels of the organisation
- Intermediate full MS Office Suite Skills, including uses of database management systems as well the use of Visio
Virgin Australia Group prides itself on recruiting the right people to meet the challenges ahead. No matter their role – our employees share an enormous amount of passion for our guests and ambition to be the most loved airline in Australia.
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