Operations Manager



Location: Brisbane 


Contract Type: Permanent 


MinterEllison is one of Australia’s largest law firms, with nearly 200 years of business history.  We're known for our legal and consulting expertise - and for our inclusive and authentic character.


Our purpose is to create sustainable value with our clients, people and communities.  That means we have a proud history of providing excellence to clients, nurturing our people and giving back to the communities in which we live and work.


We value excellence, curiosity and collaboration.  Clients rely on us for our responsive, commercial approach.  Our clients include government departments and agencies, private and publicly listed companies, and small and large businesses in Australia and overseas.  


As a highly valued employee we will also provide you with a wide range of benefits. To view our benefits, please copy this link into your browser https://www.minterellison.com/-/media/Minter-Ellison/Files/Careers/Employee-Benefits-Brochure-2023.ashx


The Role

Inspire and lead our Corporate Services operations teams in Brisbane, strategically supporting our Office Managing Partner to create a high end employee and client experience.  

In this role you will have the opportunity to:


  • Lead and drive consistent strategic outcomes for corporate service operations in line with the Firm's Corporate Services Strategy
  • Contribute to the records management strategy nationally, delivering projects and process improvements with national alignment 
  • Manage one of our corporate offices and deliver services of the highest standard across the areas of business services (document production & archiving, mail & courier, stationery), corporate hospitality, premises & facilities management, and search & lodgement
  • Play a key role in the fitout and relocation of the Brisbane office in 2027
  • Identify and implement opportunities to improve practices, policies, procedures and service offerings nationally to create efficiency and operational excellence
  • Lead, coach and develop team leaders, building a high performance culture where team members are engaged and inspired to work to their full potential
  • Build enduring and trusted relationships, partnering with senior leaders 

More About You 


We welcome professionals who possess:


  • 8+ years of leadership and operational management experience working at a senior level within a large corporate environment 
  • Project management skills including documentation and cross collaboration with other Business Operations functions
  • Change management, negotiation and strong communication skills 
  • Management of workplace operations including agile working environments
  • Experience managing operations through a major refit/office relocation
  • Records management knowledge and experience
  • Corporate hospitality and Business services delivery including search & lodgement, printing, mail and records management is desirable


Why MinterEllison


We offer flexible working options to encourage balance, wellbeing and support for sustainable ways of working and a range of social, financial and health benefits, including free gym membership - all with no minimum tenure.


We encourage applications from people of all ages, abilities, cultural backgrounds, genders (including trans or gender diverse), LGBTQ+ people and those with carer responsibilities. We particularly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply.


How to apply


We prefer to connect with people directly, so please submit your CV by clicking on the 'Apply' button. We encourage all applications, including if you do not meet the criteria listed for the role. Your application will also enable us to consider you for other opportunities that may be available at MinterEllison.


If you would like further information, require any adjustments throughout the recruitment process or for a confidential discussion, please contact [email protected].


Brisbane, AU

Contract Type:  Permanent