Senior Policy Lawyer | Melbourne
|Position Type:||Ongoing - Permanent|
|Attachments:|| Position Description - FA - EL2 Senior Policy Lawyer 201706.pdf (PDF, 71KB)
Senior Policy Lawyer
- Policy underpins everything we do
- At ASIC we attribute success to our diversity of people and thought
- Sydney and Melbourne based locations
At ASIC there is a reason for everything we do, every law we regulate, every action we take, every interaction we have with industry and consumers. We're proud of the difference we make to Australia's economic reputation and wellbeing.
The work of the Financial Advisers team is responsible for influencing Australian Financial Services (AFS) licensee and adviser behaviour to comply with the Corporations Act. It is also responsible for policy work and law reform submissions relating to the provision of financial advice.
In this role, you will contribute to the work of the Financial Advisers team by:
- providing advice to ASIC's Commission and Government on policy issues relevant to the financial advice sector
- writing policy advice and guidance and detailed reports. This may include submissions to ASIC's Commission, responses to Government and correspondence with peak industry bodies
- drafting regulatory instruments such as consultation papers, regulatory guides and information sheets
- identifying strategic technical and policy issues and developing possible approaches or solutions as applicable
You will have the ability to think laterally on a broad range of emerging issues relevant to the financial advice sector. You will have a background in providing legal advice, developing policies and guidance in a regulatory context. You'll have extensive working experience working with complex material and enjoy engaging with stakeholders
A legal qualification is required for this role.
The salary for these roles range from $116,189 to $135,126 (depending on experience) plus up to 15.4% superannuation.
ASIC can offer you a variety of interesting and challenging work. We provide the support for our employees to develop professionally and succeed. ASIC offers a range of programs such as flexible work practices and development programs which include a focus on gender equity and women in leadership.
ASIC is committed to providing a diverse an inclusive workplace where the very best talent in Australia chooses to work. We encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply, including Indigenous Australians and people with a disability.
To work with us, you'll be required to satisfy our pre-engagement assessment and obtain a national security clearance. Australian citizenship is also required.
Please view the attached position descriptions for more information on the specific responsibilities of the roles available and click ‘apply' to submit your application.