Policy Lawyer | Melbourne
|Position Type:||Ongoing - Permanent|
|Attachments:|| Position Description - FA- EL1 - Policy Lawyer - 201707.pdf (PDF, 72KB)
- Are you an expert in policy issues relevant to the financial sector?
- Apply your legal acumen to improve industry practice
- Sydney or 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 apply your policy expertise and legal acumen to:
- provide advice to ASIC's Commission and Government on policy issues relevant to the financial advice sector.
- write policy advice and guidance and detailed reports. This may include submissions to ASIC's Commission, responses to Government and correspondence with peak industry bodies
- draft regulatory instruments such as consultation papers, regulatory guides and information sheets
The successful candidate will have a comprehensive understanding of policies and legislation impacting the financial services industry. You are able to operate within a regulatory context and apply your legal policy expertise to provide advice on complex matters. You'll enjoy extracting, analysing and presenting complex information in a legal context.
Legal qualification is required to undertake this role.
Salary will range from $102,566 – $113,078 (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 and 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 position description for more information or click ‘apply' to start your application.