Paralegal - Olympus Australia

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Closing On: Monday, 22nd April 2019
Category: Legal
Location: NSW
Job Type:
Full Time

Job Description:

We are seeking to appoint a part time Paralegal for a 12 month maximum term contract, located at our state of the art head office in Notting Hill, Melbourne.

As a Paralegal you will be providing contractual guidance to both local and international business stakeholders, whilst also providing general administrative assistance to the Head of Legal for Olympus Corporation Asia Pacific (OCAP). Aside from providing timely and accurate legal advice, ideally the role adds value through building relationships and providing critical support to both the legal team and various business stakeholders.

Due to the requirement of providing support for the regionally-based legal team, this role will require some international travel (expected to be approximately 4 times a year).

Reporting to the OCAP Head of Legal you will have responsibility for:

  • Reviewing terms and conditions of low-risk contracts, such as leasing, supply of goods or service, in accordance with legal practices, company guidelines and direction of OCAP Head of Legal.
  • Following contract reviews, provide oral and/or written legal advice to the relevant business stakeholder/s and provide contractual guidance
  • Educate and take stakeholders step-by-step through contracts
  • Any other relevant tasks as directed by the OCAP Head of Legal
  • Responding to email enquiries
  • Maintaining diary for the OCAP Head of Legal
  • Hosting of any international visitors and guests by working closely with the Executive Support team. Tasks may include organising catering, booking rooms, arranging transport and/or accommodation
  • Any other relevant tasks as directed by the OCAP Head of Legal

Looking after you:

We are committed to ensuring our people are well looked after. In addition to a rewarding and challenging career, we promise to provide you:

  • Competitive package inclusive of superannuation;
  • Participation in our Reward and Recognition Program ‘Shining Stars’;
  • Health and Well-being programs;
  • Discounts off a large range of Olympus cameras;
  • Access to our employee assistance program.

All about you:

This is an outstanding opportunity for someone with a minimum of 3 years experience as a Paralegal or Legal Secretary, with a qualification in law or paralegal studies. You will have previous experience in litigation support and well versed in contract law, transaction process terminology.

You will possess strong organisational, communication and interpersonal skills. You will have a critical eye for detail and remain calm when under pressure. You will contribute to the legal team’s success by offering a supportive and adaptable approach and in turn build trusted partnerships with business stakeholders.

Finally, your high level of initiative and self-motivation, coupled with an ability to prioritise workload will enable you to shine in this role.

Your environment:

At Olympus, we are focused on creating a great organisational culture and a collaborative environment that enables everyone to Shine as a team and as an individual.

Our common values of Integrity, Empathy, Long-Term View, Agility and Unity form the foundation of our culture and guide our behaviour – empowering us. This is how we make people’s lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling.

For a confidential discussion about this opportunity, please contact Emma on 03 9265 5404 or apply now.

No Agency assistance required at this time.

Olympus Australia is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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