Knowledge Counsel - Victorian Government Solicitor's Office

  • Newly created position to lead the design and implementation of the VGSO's Knowledge Management Strategy
  • Great opportunity to make your mark by increasing efficiencies to enable the provision of high quality and contemporary legal services
  • Fixed-term | Full-time or Part-time (minimum 4 days)
  • VPS 6 ($120,692 - $161,511 + super p.a.)

About the VGSO
The Victorian Government Solicitor's Office (VGSO) vision is to be the Victorian Government's trusted legal partner.

The VGSO provides responsive legal services exclusively for the Victorian Government and public sector. Our place within government ensures we are at the centre of legal change, reform and problem-solving. We operate as a service-driven legal professional practice and strive for excellence in this competitive environment. In all aspects of our operations, we aim to role model and live by our values: Responsiveness, Integrity, Insight, Collaboration and Excellence.

About the role
We are seeking a legally qualified Knowledge Counsel to design and implement the VGSO's Knowledge Management (KM) Strategy and further embed a knowledge sharing culture.

This newly created role will oversee the VGSO's KM systems, explore and enable new KM technologies, innovations and opportunities, to support the VGSO's strategic objectives and add value to client service delivery. The key responsibilities of this role are to:

  • Provide KM leadership and direction to ensure effective coordination and centralisation of KM systems and processes;
  • Develop and implement a KM Business Plan;
  • Provide advice, recommendations and reports to the Executive Leadership Team and key stakeholders on KM issues, risks and key deliverables of KM projects and initiatives;
  • Ensure stakeholders can easily access VGSO knowledge, including precedents, procedural documentation, advices and hubs for knowledge transfer; and
  • Educate and promote knowledge-sharing capability and practices across the VGSO.

The ideal candidate will have prior experience developing strategic KM approaches. You will also possess well-developed communication and relationship management skills, with the ability to influence and proactively collaborate with a wide range of stakeholders. An understanding of change and project management principles, including process mapping and content management would be highly regarded.

In exchange for your hard work you will receive: competitive remuneration, training and development opportunities and 17.5% annual leave loading. The VGSO embraces flexibility and welcomes a conversation to help you achieve work-life balance.

How to apply
If this sounds like the opportunity for you, click here to apply now! Applications must include a cover letter and resume that outlines your experience relevant to this role. Please note you are not required to respond to the Key Selection Criteria separately.

To find out more about this role, please feel free to contact Pieta Spencer, Recruitment Consultant, on (03) 9032 3052.

Applications close at 11:59pm on Sunday, 25 August 2019.