Wednesday, 16 March 2016

Woolworth Liquor Group,Group Counsel Jobs in Australia

Woolworths Liquor Group:

As a business we’re excited about our future, and we want you to be an influential part of it. Our business is rapidly transforming retail as we know it and we need our best people to drive us forward with passion, precision and ingenuity. Our family of leading brands is well respected and highly visible throughout Australia with each of them commanding a leadership position in their respective category.
Dan Murphy's: A destination “big-box” drinks merchant. BWS: A small "convenience" drinks merchant, with a range of f
ormats, ranging from high street liquor stores and supermarket attached liquor stores through to, drive-through liquor stores. Wine Quarter: A collective of specialist digital and direct-to-customer businesses. Pinnacle Drinks: Manages own and exclusive brands on behalf of the group.

The opportunity:
The role supports the MD of the Woolworths Liquor Group as well as being a key member of the executive leadership team  and will have the opportunity to shape and lead the strategy and growth of the business. Working at both our Norwest and Surry Hills offices, this role will also work closely and be a key member of the Woolworths Legal Management Team. You will partner and support the business to deliver legal advice specially for the Woolworths Liquor Group . This role will have greatest appeal to senior lawyers  in a major law firm or senior experienced in-house counsel who operate in a fast paced, nimble environment where the team works collaboratively to achieve outcomes.

Key responsibilities:

  • Build effective relationships and liaise with Senior Executives across the business.
  • Demonstrate 'best in class' corporate counsel thinking and constant innovation.
  • Manage, lead and guide your team to provide legal advice and services.

The value add:

Bringing your expertise and refined knowledge to this portfolio you’ll exercise your ability to influence decisions, set strategic direction, and deliver world class legal support to an innovative and transformative operation.

Key to your value add will be your analytic mindset, motivational leadership, and genuine passion for commercial legal strategies and business success.

Key attributes:

  • An ability to prioritise competing demands and business expectations.
  • Superior negotiation, communication and influencing skills.
  • Strong analytical thinking.
  • Proven experience as a commercial legal partner
  • Demonstrated experience in stakeholder management.
  • Grounded experience in comparable fields and roles.
  • Strong commercial acumen and experience
  • 10+ years experience, in-house commercial experience is preferred

What we’re like:

WOW people are great people. Whether we’re learning new things, seizing the initiative, or winning together our customers are at the heart of everything we do. If you’re the sort of individual who takes accountability and strives to always do the right thing for each other, our communities, our customers, and our business then we ought to connect.

Your confidential enquiry is welcomed by David Tonkin - 07 3270 6867

To apply please go to and enter job requisition number 127780 Applications close 30/03/2016.

If you have the energy, edge and ideas that will shape the future of our business for years to come then we want to hear from you!

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