Legal Counsel / Senior Legal Counsel


Location: Melbourne

Job Type: Part time


  • FT/PT option w/ flexible, hybrid model
  • Leading company with great CBD offices
  • Grow in a supportive environment with a leading brand

Who we are

Programmed Property Services is a division of the internationally owned Programmed and PERSOLKELLY Group of companies.

Programmed is a leading provider of staffing, maintenance and facilities management services across a range of industries. We directly employ more than 30,000 people to provide services for more than 10,000 customers. Our purpose is to build outstanding people, strong customers, and great communities.

Programmed’s Property Services division specialises in property maintenance services including building projects, golf course construction / maintenance, corporate imaging, grounds maintenance, and electrical services. Programmed Property Services provides these services across a range of industries in Australia and New Zealand, working at some of our most recognisable landmarks.

The Role

We are seeking a Legal Counsel or Senior Legal Counsel (depending on the experience of the candidate) to join our Property Services division and provide legal support on a fixed term basis (12-18 months) while one of our valued team members is on maternity leave. We're open to candidates with preferences for both full time or part time hours (0.8 FTE or 4 days), allowing you to have a meaningful impact at work, with the flexibility to balance your passions and personal life.

The role is based in new offices in Melbourne’s CBD with the opportunity for hybrid/flexible working.

About You

We are open to considering a range of candidates and recognise that the right attitude and skills are more important than specific experience. Ideally you will have at least 3 years’ PQE and will need a current legal practicing certificate in Victoria.

Other skills / experience which will assist you in the role include:

  • experience negotiating and drafting contracts;
  • experience in general corporate law, construction law or procurement / leasing;
  • strong communication skills;
  • exceptional stakeholder management skills and a pragmatic and commercially focused mindset; and
  • a willingness to learn new skills.

We know some candidates may be reluctant to apply for roles if they feel they don’t ‘tick all the boxes’. If you are excited about working at Programmed, we’d really like to hear from you.

Programmed Benefits

  • Competitive salary package
  • Hybrid working model w/ flexible arrangements for a work-life balance
  • New Collins St office with excellent amenities & 360-degree views of Melbourne

If this sounds like your next career move, we encourage you to submit your application and look forward to hearing from you.

Our commitment

Programmed and PERSOLKELLY supports a workplace culture of zero harm and encourages this in all that we do.

Programmed and PERSOLKELLY strives for diversity, inclusion and equality of our people. We seek a workforce that is representative of the communities we work in. We encourage people of all cultures, gender, age, sexual orientation or abilities to apply.

So it’s over to you. If you would like to join our team, please APPLY now.

To learn more about working with Programmed and PERSOLKELLY, we encourage you to visit our website.

You’ve got this!