Proximity

We are passionate about doing exceptional work for our clients. More than change agents, we work with them to unveil what’s possible.

Our roles are challenging, fulfilling and supportive. It’s an exciting, fast paced environment where we lean into uncertainty to deliver innovative solutions. It’s about taking chances, being open minded and sharing lessons. Often, we are out of our comfort zone – it’s rewarding and together, we make it fun!

We have the autonomy to thrive at work and at home. We’re given the confidence to be ourselves, the strength to speak out for what is right, and freedom to give back to our community.

We are exceptionally proud of the people we work with and what they do for our clients. We are industry leaders and we’ve done some truly amazing things, solving complex and nation-changing problems. Together, the possibilities are endless.


“We feel comfortable to be ourselves and to share our struggles, challenges and achievements.”

Ingrid

“I love to contribute through strategic, client and operational forums. I support our community and culture of giving.”

Declan

“We have relentless dedication to our goals, a commitment to excellence and determination to see our clients succeed.”

Irene

“We respect diverse views, allow the unorthodox to flourish, and encourage an enthusiastic contest of ideas.”

Bronwyn

“We have passion for who we are and what we do. Proudly ambitious, we are true to our promises.”

James

Our culture

Everything we do is embedded in our values. This is who we are and what we stand for:

We are the people you want to work with.

What being genuine means to our team:

“Approachable”

We think differently, we’re innovative and wide open to new ideas.

What being bold means means to our team:

“Doing whatever is needed to get the job done”

We provide helpful outcomes and generously share our experience and knowledge.

What being helpful means to our team:

“Doing whatever is needed to get the job done”

Perks and benefits

We believe work should be a positive part of your life. It should challenge, engage and support you in equal measures. We focus on cultivating a genuinely caring and collaborative workplace, knowing this adds value to our team, our clients and our community.

We are all about balance:

  • A genuinely caring and collaborative workplace 
  • Annual Health and Wellbeing allowance  
  • Professional development allowance 
  • Paid Maternity/paternity leave for all new parents regardless of gender
  • A flexible working environment
  • Monthly office social events.

We support your professional and personal growth:

  • Career & Wellbeing Manager – all staff are assigned a Career & Wellbeing Manager, who provides consistent support throughout your time with Proximity
  • Exposure to a true multi-disciplinary professional services firm 
  • Legal Practicing Certificate reimbursement 
  • Promotion opportunities 
  • Secondment opportunities 
  • Pro bono opportunities 
  • Opportunities to partner with our chosen charities 
  • Learn from your peers and their experience through our client, service and early career forums.

We celebrate everyone that is driving our business forward.

Our recognition program includes:

  • Regular promotions
  • Recognising success and championing our values with spot rewards
  • Recruitment referral bonuses
  • Monthly shout-outs that are shared company-wide
  • Client feedback spotlights
  • External promotion of staff successes via social media and our Pulse magazine

The work we do

Your previous experience doesn’t dictate what you do moving forward.

We encourage people to gain exposure to the different areas of our business and we see huge value in them transferring these skills and experience to new areas.

Our employees thrive on the diversity and different areas of work where they can gain experience.

With that being said, if you prefer to stick to what you know and become a specialist in this space there’s a place for you too!

Our areas of specialisation include:

  • Organisational Planning & Transformation 
  • Governance 
  • Digital Data & Cybersecurity 
  • Reviews Investigations & Inquiries 
  • Risk Management & Compliance 
  • Policy, Programs, Grants & Regulation  

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  • Corporate & Commercial Law 
  • Public Law 
  • Legal Support Services 
  • Workplace Compensation Law 
  • Property & Environment Law 
  • Litigation & Dispute Resolution 

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  • Procurement & Tendering 
  • Contract & Vendor Management 
  • Probity 
  • Business & Cases & Costs Models 
  • Project & Programs Management 
  • Negotiation 

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Equal opportunity employer

Our highly capable workforce includes those who actively juggle roles as parents, carers or students.

We offer flexible working arrangements to allow individuals to opt for meaningful part-time work or, where needed, work outside of the traditional ‘9 to 5’.

At Proximity we have developed a reputation as an employer that genuinely promotes and supports gender equality.

We have an open and non-discriminatory approach to recruitment and are committed to assisting any Indigenous personnel or personnel with disabilities.

Diversity is embraced in our workforce and we support constructive differences in voice and opinion. We use this to generate fresh ideas and see things from multiple perspectives.

We use a diverse range of suppliers including Indigenous owned, minority owned, women owned, disability inclusive as well as small and micro businesses for printing, design, merchandise, cleaning and other services.