Contracts and Compliance Adviser

If you enjoy the idea of becoming an expert across a range of legal areas, a trusted adviser to individuals and businesses of all sizes and the ‘go to’ person in the office, then this role is for you.What will you be doing?HIA currently have an opportunity for a highly motivated Adviser to join our Newcastle based team, to provide advice to members in the Hunter region.If you have always wanted to use your legal skills to have a direct and positive impact then this is the job for you.In your role you will directly advise HIA members, over the phone, across a range of legal and compliance disciplines including employment law, human resources, contract management and administration, construction law, dispute resolution, safety and builder’s licensing.You may also be asked to meet members face to face through the delivery of training and presentations to small and large groups on key business compliance issues.Supporting and representing the interests of our members is a core value of HIA. In this role you may be given opportunities to assist HIA lobby governments and regulators and formulate policy submissions.Who are you?Are you looking to further your legal career? Do you want to be exposed to a range of challenging legal areas? Are you looking for a hands on role outside of a traditional law firm?You are passionate about helping people, enjoy practical problem solving and using your initiative. Being a good communicator is a definite advantage. You will need to have tertiary qualification in legal, industrial relations, construction or related discipline. A good working knowledge of workplace relations law and/ or construction law is desirable.Who are we?The Housing Industry Association is Australia’s peak residential building industry body. HIA members include builders, contractors, developers, manufacturers and suppliers.  HIA delivers services to its members in a number of areas, including policy and advocacy, business compliance and advice and training.A full job description can be found in the Careers section of the HIA website, Careers at HIA.If you are interested in this position, please submit your application by clicking on the link to apply before 17 June 2022.Position Description 75000 AUD Newcastle 2300