Current Opportunities

Sydney

IT Helpdesk Support Technician

We are seeking a full-time IT Helpdesk Support Technician to join our IT team and provide first and second level technical support in all aspects of the corporate IT environment. Reporting to the Chief Technology Officer, your duties will include:

  • Monitoring all service desk issues to ensure prompt resolution
  • Providing telephone and customer-facing support for initial fault diagnosis
  • The creation and deletion of new users across all internal systems
  • Setup of all new mobile/tablet devices
  • Managing the day-to-day operations of the CBP website and intranet
  • Patching of ports for all new starters to ensure network connectivity
  • Hardware relocations and re-configurations (eg. PCs and telephones)
  • Monitoring and reporting on hardware, software and network resources to ensure a high level of performance, security and integrity
  • Assisting with the administration and support of the local area network, servers and printing facilities
  • Providing analytics on website usage, bulk emailing and marketing systems

The successful candidate:

You will be supported in this close knit team, given training, mentoring and guidance from your peers and leader. You will need to be self-motivated, energetic and adaptable in this dynamic environment. Ideal background and skills include:

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications
  • At least 2-3 years' experience in a level one/two helpdesk role
  • Experience in a professional services background with a national focus
  • Microsoft and network certifications (preferred)
  • Experience supporting LANs, PC operating systems, desktop software and video conferences
  • Experience using a variety of PC software including the Microsoft Office Suite, Microsoft Exchange, Windows servers and desktops, Citrix, anti-virus software; and surface device experience
  • Excellent communication skills - both face to face and over the phone
  • Strong customer service orientation
  • A professional, flexible, mature, positive, friendly and team orientated approach to work
  • Ability to travel on odd occasions
Sydney

Construction & Engineering Senior Associate

We are seeking a full-time Senior Associate to join our market leading Construction and Engineering practice, working on predominately front end work. Key responsibilities include:

  • Assist in providing clients with legal advice on all aspects of major projects
  • Preparing, negotiating and administering contracts
  • Conduct due diligence, writing briefs and taking witness statements as required
  • Regularly reviewing applicable case law and legislative changes
  • Drafting a broad range of legal documents that capture the context of the matter with a commercial approach
  • Conducting effective legal research and analysis to produce timely, commercial and legally accurate advice
  • Managing a robust workload, including prioritising work and delivering services effectively
  • Developing an understanding of client operations and strategy
  • Managing prospective client relationships
  • Mentoring and developing junior staff
  • Continual professional development and managing CLE requirements

The successful candidate:

You will be supported in this close knit team, given training, mentoring and guidance from your peers and leader. You will need to be self-motivated and adaptable in this dynamic environment. Ideal background and skills include:

  • 4-7 years PQE with a background in front end construction work
  • Previous exposure to Business Development and a natural ability to build strong client relationships
  • Ability to manage client expectations and run matters autonomously
  • Previous legal drafting and review experience is required
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Client relationship focused and are interested in establishing a long-term successful career with CBP
  • Ability to relate to people at all levels and effectively work in a team
  • Ability to work effectively to tight deadlines and manage time
  • Practical problem solving skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Sydney

Resourcing Coordinator

Reporting to our Talent Acquisition Specialist (TAS), we are looking for a Resourcing Coordinator to join our HR team. Based in Sydney and working 2-3 days/week, you will have responsibility for assisting the TAS with recruitment activities and general administrative overflow from the HR team. Key responsibilities include:

  • Assisting with administrative recruitment tasks including:
    • Reference checks
    • Short listing candidates
    • Scheduling interviews
    • Partaking in, and potentially running, some shared services and junior fee earner interviews
    • Posting and closing job advertisements through cvMail and Seek
    • Coordinating the internal National Recruitment Update
  • Corporate credit card reconciliation for the TAS
  • Assisting with generalist HR duties from the HR team as required
  • This is a newly created casual position with the opportunity to become permanent

The successful candidate:

You will be supported in this close knit team, given training, mentoring and guidance from your peers and leader. You will need to be self-motivated and adaptable in this dynamic environment. Ideal background and skills include:

  • Currently studying a degree in Human Resources
  • Approximately 6 months experience in a recruitment or HR generalist position (desirable but not essential)
  • Strong attention to detail, time management, organisational and general administrative skills
  • The passion and attitude to work in a fast paced professional services environment
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Thrives in a collaborative team environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to build strong relationships with staff members
  • Ability to service internal clients and produce high quality outcomes
Sydney

Property & Development Secretary

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Legal Secretary who enjoys a challenging and rewarding role to join our Property team in our Sydney office. Key responsibilities include:

  •  Providing high level administrative and legal secretarial support
  • Maintaining a high level of service excellence at all times
  • Diary and email management
  • Liaising with clients in a professional manner
  • Digital dictation
  • Preparing correspondence
  • Ensuring filing is undertaken
  • Preparing, editing and finalisation of monthly bills
  • Working in a timely and effective manner to ensure all tasks are completed
  • Developing excellent working relationships with external/internal clients
  • Opportunity to get involved in property paralegal work

The successful candidate:

You will be supported in this close knit team, given training, mentoring and guidance from your peers and leader. You will need to be self-motivated and adaptable in this dynamic environment. Ideal background and skills include:

  • Experience working in Property and an understanding of legal terminology in this space
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Confidentiality, sensitivity and integrity across all aspects of the role
  • Ability to work to deadlines and work under pressure
  • Excellent customer service ethic with a focus on providing a high level of service
  • Possess strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong analytic and problem solving skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Strong administration and organisation skills
  • Sound knowledge and experience of Microsoft products
  • Elite 3E knowledge would be desirable but not essential
Brisbane

Word Processing Operator

We are seeking a full-time Word Processing Operator to join our Planning & Environment team in our Brisbane office. This position provides a three month contract working on a specific project, with potential possibility for extension. Key responsibilities include:

  • Produce documents of a high standard
  • Transcribe digital dictation files
  • Copy typing of documents
  • Editing and formatting documents applying CBP styles
  • Assist the team with document troubleshooting
  • Work as part of the Planning & Environment WP team
  • Other secretarial tasks as required from time to time

The successful candidate:

You will be supported in this close knit team, given training, mentoring and guidance from your peers and leader. You will need to be self-motivated and adaptable in this dynamic environment. Ideal background and skills include:

  • Microsoft Office 2013 with good working knowledge of track changes, tables of contents, mail merging and other advanced features in MS Word
  • Minimum typing speed of 80wpm
  • Excellent grammar and spelling
  • Demonstrated attention to detail
  • Ability to work autonomously and under pressure
  • Strong time management skills
  • Ability to work flexibly within the team
  • Excellent document management and organisational skills
  • Ability to prioritise a demanding workload
  • Confidentiality
Brisbane

Planning & Environment Solicitor

We are seeking a full-time solicitor to join our Planning & Environment team in our Brisbane office. The team designs innovative solutions for listed and private development corporations, state and local governments and government owned entities facing challenging problems in the areas of planning, government, infrastructure and environment. Key responsibilities of the position include:

  • Providing clients with legal advice
  • Regularly reviewing applicable case law and legislative changes
  • Conducting effective legal research and analysis to produce timely, commercial and legally accurate advice
  • Managing a robust workload, including prioritising work and delivering services effectively
  • Developing an understanding of client operations and strategy
  • Continual professional development and managing MCLE requirements

The successful candidate:

You will be supported in this close knit team, given training, mentoring and guidance from your peers and leader. You will need to be self-motivated, energetic and adaptable in this dynamic environment. Ideal background and skills include:

  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to follow instructions well
  • Ability to relate to people at all levels and effectively work in a team
  • A strong focus on turnaround time and ability to work under pressure
  • Practical and client focused problem solving and research skills
  • A strong, plain language communication style
Brisbane

Planning & Environment Graduate

Colin Biggers & Paisley

Colin Biggers & Paisley was founded over a century ago and today is one of the oldest legal practices in Australia. We are proud of our long-standing client relationships with many of Australia's most respected and successful corporations and governments. Today our practice has over 460 staff with offices in Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne.

We are currently recruiting for graduates to join our Planning Government Infrastructure and Environment group in our Brisbane Office in 2019.

Planning Government Infrastructure and Environment Group

Our Planning Government Infrastructure and Environment group is the trusted partner of public and private sector entities, for whom we are the legal and policy designers of strategic and tactical solutions to exceptionally challenging problems in our chosen fields of planning, government, infrastructure and environment.

We have more than 50 years experience of planning, designing and executing legal and policy solutions for large development and infrastructure projects in Australia, including new cities, towns and communities, for listed and private development corporations and State and local government entities.

Our approach

Our Planning Government Infrastructure and Environment group has built long and trusted relationships through continuous and exceptional performance. Our group is known for its Strategic Thinkers, Legal and Policy Designers and Tacticians. Critical thinking principles are at the core of our approach to the planning, design and execution of projects for our trusted partners.

We understand that exceptional performance is a foundation of success, and we apply our guiding principles to ensure an unparalleled level of strategy, design and tactics to achieve that success. Our credo is to lead, simplify and win with integrity. We therefore lead by planning, simplify by design, win by manoeuvre and partner by integrity.

Our graduates

We are looking for candidates who are:

  • Strategic thinkers – who will lead by planning.
  • Legal and policy designers – who will simplify complex legal and policy issues through design.
  • Tacticians – who will win by manoeuvre.
  • Trusted partners – who will partner by integrity.

Our training

Our graduates work closely with partners and senior lawyers in our team in a highly mentored and supervised manner where the development of legal knowledge matters.

Our Graduate program runs for twelve months and incorporates time spent at the College of Law with the expectation that our successful graduates will progress as solicitors of our team. This program will start early January 2019.

If you are interested in joining this highly motivated team please apply through the application form below with your covering letter outlining your interest, a brief resume and a copy of your academic transcript.

If you have any questions please contact Julia Paino our Human Resources Consultant at julia.paino@cbp.com.au.

Brisbane

Planning & Environment Paralegal

Colin Biggers & Paisley

Colin Biggers & Paisley was founded over a century ago and today is one of the oldest legal practices in Australia. We are proud of our long-standing client relationships with many of Australia's most respected and successful corporations and governments. Today our practice has over 460 staff with offices in Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne.

We are currently recruiting for paralegals to join our Planning Government Infrastructure and Environment group in our Brisbane Office in both 2018 and 2019.

Planning Government Infrastructure and Environment Group

Our Planning Government Infrastructure and Environment group is the trusted partner of public and private sector entities, for whom we are the legal and policy designers of strategic and tactical solutions to exceptionally challenging problems in our chosen fields of planning, government, infrastructure and environment.

We have more than 50 years experience of planning, designing and executing legal and policy solutions for large development and infrastructure projects in Australia, including new cities, towns and communities, for listed and private development corporations and State and local government entities.

Our approach

Our Planning Government Infrastructure and Environment group has built long and trusted relationships through continuous and exceptional performance. Our group is known for its Strategic Thinkers, Legal and Policy Designers and Tacticians. Critical thinking principles are at the core of our approach to the planning, design and execution of projects for our trusted partners.

We understand that exceptional performance is a foundation of success, and we apply our guiding principles to ensure an unparalleled level of strategy, design and tactics to achieve that success. Our credo is to lead, simplify and win with integrity. We therefore lead by planning, simplify by design, win by manoeuvre and partner by integrity.

Our paralegals

We are looking for candidates who are:

  • Strategic thinkers – who will lead by planning.
  • Legal and policy designers – who will simplify complex legal and policy issues through design.
  • Tacticians – who will win by manoeuvre.
  • Trusted partners – who will partner by integrity.

Our training

Our paralegals work closely with their fellow paralegals and provide assistance to the partners and lawyers in our team in a highly mentored and supervised manner where the development of legal knowledge matters. These positions are casual part time and will commence in 2018 and 2019.

If you are interested in joining this highly motivated team please apply through the application form below with your covering letter outlining your interest, a brief resume and a copy of your academic transcript.

If you have any questions please contact Julia Paino our Human Resources Consultant at julia.paino@cbp.com.au.