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Westpac Banking Corporation Sydney, Australia
Posted 7 days ago Permanent Competitive
Lawyer
Job Description

  • Sydney or Melbourne location
  • Permanent, full-time
  • Agile/flexible working arrangements available - 2/3 days in the office
  • Multiple positions available

How will I help?

As a Lawyer in the Technology, Enterprise & Digital (TED) Legal team, you will be directly involved in a broad range of technology matters across the Westpac Group, including significant technology and telecommunications procurement and outsourcing arrangements, cyber security, data, privacy, AI and emerging technologies.

Your key responsibilities will include:
  • Reviewing, drafting, and leading negotiations on technology contracts and transactions
  • Collaborating with internal and external stakeholders to support our legal and risk strategy, including Westpac Group's compliance with laws and internal policies in a proactive manner
  • Briefing stakeholders on legal issues, status of negotiations and identifying matters for escalation

What's in it for me?

You'll play a significant part of the future of a business that has been around for 200 years. Our purpose is to create better futures together. So, we'll back you in the development of your career, internal career prospects, and flexible working. You'll also keep learning to grow your career, backed by a fantastic team of people with a can-do, supportive structure. Whatever shape your family takes, we offer generous paid and unpaid parental leave for your nominated primary and support carers. This includes leave to organise adoptions, surrogacy, and foster care arrangements. And we continue to pay your super contributions while you take all the time you need to get your new family settled.

What do I need?
  • We are seeking Lawyers with 4+ years' PQE who have the following skills & experience:
  • Experience reviewing, drafting, and negotiating complex technology or large services contracts (particularly on the customer side)
  • Experience gained in a large corporate or private practice environment
  • Solutions-focused with strong stakeholder management and negotiation skills Experience with regulatory requirements for technology contracting and outsourcing (desirable)
  • Experience with Australian privacy law and data security regulation (desirable)

What is it like to work there?

We aim to provide one big, supportive team to help us achieve our purpose of creating better futures together. As well as competitive remuneration and a great culture, joining the Westpac family means you will get some of the best banking, wealth and insurance benefits in the market.

We back our employees by helping them work towards industry-recognised qualifications, using online learning, training modules and career planning tools for you to grow with us. We will even pay you to do volunteer or community work.

As an equal opportunity employer, we are proud to have created a culture and work environment that values diversity and flexibility - and champions inclusion.

How do I apply?

Start here. Just click on the APPLY or APPLY NOW button.

At Westpac, we're all about creating a supportive culture and ensuring our workplaces, branches, products, and services are accessible and inclusive for everyone-our customers, employees, and the wider community. If you're interested in discussing workplace flexibility, please feel free to mention it in your application.

We invite candidates of all ages, genders, sexual orientation, cultural backgrounds, people with disability, neurodiverse individuals, and Indigenous Australians to apply. If you have questions about the recruitment process, please email talentacquisition@westpac.com.au.

Do you need reasonable adjustments during the recruitment process?

We can provide reasonable adjustments for individuals with disability and/or neurodiversity. If you require an adjustment to be made during the recruitment process at any stage, please call 1800 655 592 Option 2.3 or email talentacquisition@westpac.com.au
Job ID  300001821533192
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