Head of Legal and Compliance

We are seeking

We are now seeking an experienced and motivated individual to lead the Legal and Risk functions of Altogether to support business goals and manage risks, being accountable for ensuring that accurate legal and compliance is provided to the business to support commercial initiatives.

About the role

  • Report to the executive team and board as required regarding legal, compliance, HSEQ and risk matters.
  • Provide senior liaison with Altogether's regulators, including IPART, AER, AEMO and NSW Health (and, to the extent necessary, ASIC, ACCC, EPA, Worksafe NSW, Worksafe QLD and OAIC).
  • Lead, optimise and provide oversight to the Legal and Risk function, comprising of:
  • Legal advice, contractual drafting, and legal dispute resolution;
  • Health, Safety, Environment and Quality management systems, ESG reporting (through GRESB), internal audits and certification;
  • Regulatory compliance with water, energy and other applicable regulatory requirements;
  • Risk reporting and management, including Altogether's insurance program;
  • Incident management and reporting in line with regulatory obligations.
  • Lead continuous improvement in the legal and risk function in line with Altogether's values.

About you

  • Australian Lawyer with current Practising Certificate essential;
  • Formal qualifications in risk management or auditing looked on favourably;
  • At least 8 years in-house legal experience;
  • Strong commercial acumen;
  • Experience in risk, audit and / or compliance functions will be well regarded;
  • Previous experience leading professional teams will be welcome;
  • Superior communication skills with the ability to engage with multiple stakeholders;
  • Experience in Water/Energy/Data retail utilities would be desirable but not essential;
  • Ability to work within a fast-paced environment with high levels of agility and resilience;
  • Highly developed organisational, prioritisation and conflict management skills.

Why join us at Altogether?

You will be working within an energetic organisation that encourages your growth and development and provides the best of facilities for its employees.

You will enjoy a collaborative work culture where you will be supported and empowered to contribute your ideas and identify opportunities for your team, the business and yourself. We are dedicated to the values of diversity and inclusion and have a firm commitment to ethical practices and corporate responsibilities.

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