Practice Manager

Job Title: Practice Manager
Contract Type: Permanent Recruitment
Location: Newcastle
Reference: 839247A
Contact Name: Monique Marten
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 22, 2024 15:00

Job Description

  • Be part of a dynamic, progressive culture

  • Exciting opportunity to be part of the Executive Leadership team (ELT)

  • Beautiful offices in the heart of Newcastle, parking provided

This is a rare opportunity for an experienced Practice Manager to join this dynamic team reporting to the Managing Director and working closely with the People Operations and Strategy Manager.  Your proactive, mature, professional approach will add value to this high-performance team, allowing you to take ownership of the day-to-day operations, delivering continuous improvement to the firm’s culture and overall business performance.

About the company
Roberts Legal Services Group Pty Limited are a leading specialist Business and Litigation and Family Law firm delivering accessible big firm expertise with personal client experience that is first class.  Established 16 years ago with headquarters in Newcastle and an office in Sydney, this progressive and successful firm has over 40 staff spread across 3 offices.  The firm is growing and the Practice Manager role is crucial to ensuring the smooth delivery of business operations and the continued evolution of the positive and engaging work culture.

About the opportunity
As part of the ELT, you will support Partners and the broader business on a day-to-day basis providing high level, proactive business support, ensuring support services are delivered in the most effective and efficient manner.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Drive and oversee the day-to-day operations, providing continuous improvement.

  • Review workflow and resource allocation of support staff.

  • Facilities management.

  • Review, source, and negotiate new procurement contracts for office supplies, equipment and services.

  • Team leadership – drive engagement and collaboration.

  • Technology – proficient in the various tech platforms, including Leap and Employment Hero.

  • Financial Management – collaborate with the Finance Manager to develop and manage budgets, monitoring financial performance.

  • Compliance – Ensuring Solicitors fulfilment of their annual Continuing Professional Development Education requirements.

  • HR – providing administrative support to the People Operations and Strategy Manager.

  • Ad hoc administration and projects as required.

About you:

  • Previous experience in a similar role.

  • Legal industry knowledge and experience.

  • Commercial acumen.

  • Mature, confident, professional and engaging.

  • A proactive, self-motivated, collaborative style.

  • Proven ability to prioritise, manage time and work effectively in a fast-paced dynamic environment.

Job Offering:

  • Attractive salary package.

  • 5 days in the office – 8.30am – 5pm with flexibility when needed within reason.

  • To be part of a supportive, friendly, kind and professional work culture.

  • Social culture, lovely modern offices.

  • Parking provided in Newcastle.

How to apply:
To learn more about key responsibilities, company culture and associated benefits of this opportunity, please download a copy of the Success Profile Pack by clicking here. Alternatively, please contact Monique Marten today on 02 4927 2032 or for a confidential discussion. Click "Apply" to submit your covering letter and CV.

Application Close Date: Monday 5th February 2024

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