Head of Legal– Locum
An exclusive opportunity has arisen for a locum position as an Interim Head of Legal within a Council in the South West. This is a great opportunity to work with an exciting team within a Local Authority
They are looking for a candidate to commit full-time to this role ideally, but would consider part-time, and the council are offering a fully remote working set up.
Duties and responsibilities will include:
To lead and manage the Legal Team which delivers services which include: Property, Contracts & Procurement, Planning, Employment, general company and commercial law, local government law, Housing, Anti-Social Behaviour, Criminal and Civil Enforcement, Licensing, Adult Social Care, Child Protection and Children’s Services, general litigation, and Information Governance
Lead and manage the legal team to develop and maintain an empowered and high quality staffing group with shared values and objectives
To engender an environment of Continuous Improvement and ensure that the skills and capabilities of the team is sufficient for the Council’s needs
Provide and/or oversee training and develop awareness of legal requirements and changes for officers and members on specialist areas of law
Act as the Deputy Monitoring Officer
This contract will be an initial 4 months, with possibility of extension
If you believe you are the right candidate for this role or are interested in finding out more, then please do not hesitate to give Joanna Hutchings a call on 0117 930 8760, or send your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org
Venn Group is an equal opportunities employment agency and welcomes applications from all candidates.