General Counsel

Brisbane Permanent

Natasha has over 25 years’ executive recruitment experience to CEO level and extensive search experience. She has largely completed a Master of Leadership through the University of Southern Queensland.Natasha commenced her career with PricewaterhouseCoopers before being appointed a Director with Deloitte where she led their recruitment practice. Since then she has led local boutique firms in search and selection and has been the Australian General Manager, Executive and Commercial recruitment, for a leading global recruitment firm. During this time, she has maintained a loyal client base and continued to deliver executive level recruitment assignments. Natasha’s specialist areas are in C-Suite and Senior Management appointments, transformational roles and unique positions holding a strategic remit.Natasha spent 12 months as the Queensland & ACT General Manager for a major Australian recruitment firm where she led 18 branches across 2 states prior to launching OnTalent.Natasha is a Director on the OnTalent Board, on the National Board and elected past Chair - Recruitment and Consultants Services Association (RCSA) in Queensland, Non-Executive Director and Chair of the People, Performance and Culture Committee of Food Bank Queensland and Ambassador of the Brisbane Club.

  • Lead a busy, high performing team
  • Broad and critical leadership role
  • Dynamic and complex operating environment
There has never been a more exciting time to work in Australia’s energy sector!
CS Energy are looking to the future – diversifying products, services, and technologies to meet the changing needs of their customers and the market, and they are delivering their strategy within a culture that puts safety first.  
Striving to deliver a sustainable and commercially viable future for the organisation, CS Energy are seeking an experience General Counsel to lead the legal and company secretariat functions and to act as a high level trusted advisor to the Board and Executive on complex commercial negotiations.
OnTalent is privileged to partner with CS Energy to recruit their General Counsel.
Reporting to the Executive General Manager Transformation, the General Counsel works collaboratively with the Executive Leadership Team and is a key advisor to the Chief Executive Officer and Board.
Leading a team of 4 Senior Legal Counsels and the Company Secretary, the General Counsel develops and oversees legal strategy and all operational legal issues across commercial (including JVs), litigation, workplace health and safety, environment, employment and statutory interpretation. 
As CS Energy continues to evolve in new energy markets and plays a key role in the Queensland Energy and Jobs Plan, the General Counsel and their team will play a pivotal role in ensuring the organisation is well advised and positioned to delivery on their key strategic objectives of Mastering the Fundamentals, Enabling Our Future and Navigate the Transformation.
This unique role has a broad and diverse remit – to be successful, you will have extensive General Counsel experience in a complex, asset intensive setting and proven success leading, managing or participating in large scale commercial negotiation and litigation. You will have led high performing legal teams and interacted extensively at Board and Executive levels with a reputation for exceptional communication and collaborations skills with interna and external stakeholders alike.

You will hold a current practicing certificate. Governance qualifications will be highly regarded.  Experience in a government setting is not a prerequisite but knowledge of commercial and legal requirements of a Government Owned Corporation will be well regarded.  
If you’re ready to be a part of CS Energy’s vision for the future, have an appetite for innovation and growth, and share their curiosity and vision for a clean energy future, visit for further information and a copy of the full position description.
Confidential enquiries regarding this opportunity can be made to Natasha Olsson-Seeto or Jevon Seah via [email protected] or 07 3305 5800.

Referral reward:

Executive & Board > Executive & Board General/Business Unit Manager

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