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Head of Legal Services - Deputy Monitoring Officer

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Job ID:

22483

Practice Area(s):

Governance, Management

Location:

Wiltshire, South-West 

Role:

Head of Department, Qualified Lawyer
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Employment Type:

Permanent Full-Time

Posted:

03.08.2022

Employer type:

Local Authority

Employer Ref:

LAG00512
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Job Description:

£77,739 - £82,875 per annum

Location:  Trowbridge

“Outstanding Area of Career Opportunity”

We are looking for a new Head of Legal Services & Deputy Monitoring Officer who will lead and align a high performing and customer focused legal services team to our council priorities and vision to deliver tangible improvements for the residents of Wiltshire, much of which is an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Deputising as required for the Director of Legal and Governance, as Deputy Monitoring Officer, you will provide expert advice and support to the Chief Executive, Corporate Leadership Team, other senior officers and political leaders.

You will be a qualified Solicitor/Barrister ready to take the next step in your career into senior management. We are looking for someone who is values driven and commercially minded and an inclusive leader who will nurture and develop a legal team striving to provide the very best for the communities, businesses, and people of Wiltshire.

Interviews will be held at County Hall, Trowbridge on: Thursday 15 September 2022

Find out more and apply
For specific information about this job, please contact Perry Holmes, Director of Legal and Governance. Email. Perry.Holmes@wiltshire.gov.uk or Sarah Fraser, Recruitment Consultant. Email. Sarah.Fraser@wiltshire.gov.uk Telephone: 01225 713164

We are firmly committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and to the principles of inclusion and diversity in both employment and the delivery of services. Read our statement of commitment to equality and inclusion.

The council is a Disability Confident Employer which means we are committed to employing people with disabilities and supporting them throughout their employment with us.

This role is subject to certain successful security checks; please see role description for more information.

This role is politically restricted; please see role description for more information.

Our Identity
All candidates are assessed against Our Identity (available by clicking on the 'Enquire/Apply' button below) which sets out the type of organisation we are and how we continue to develop to achieve the councils vision. Half of all questions during the interview will be based around these.

For further information or to apply for the position please select the 'Enquire/Apply' button below.

Closing Date:
Aug 31, 2022
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Wiltshire Council
Wiltshire, South-West, United Kingdom

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Head of Legal Services - Deputy Monitoring Officer

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Job ID:

22483

Practice Area(s):

Governance, Management

Location:

Wiltshire, South-West 

Role:

Head of Department, Qualified Lawyer
col-narrow-right   

Employment Type:

Permanent Full-Time

Posted:

03.08.2022

Employer type:

Local Authority

Employer Ref:

LAG00512
col-wide   

Job Description:

£77,739 - £82,875 per annum

Location:  Trowbridge

“Outstanding Area of Career Opportunity”

We are looking for a new Head of Legal Services & Deputy Monitoring Officer who will lead and align a high performing and customer focused legal services team to our council priorities and vision to deliver tangible improvements for the residents of Wiltshire, much of which is an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Deputising as required for the Director of Legal and Governance, as Deputy Monitoring Officer, you will provide expert advice and support to the Chief Executive, Corporate Leadership Team, other senior officers and political leaders.

You will be a qualified Solicitor/Barrister ready to take the next step in your career into senior management. We are looking for someone who is values driven and commercially minded and an inclusive leader who will nurture and develop a legal team striving to provide the very best for the communities, businesses, and people of Wiltshire.

Interviews will be held at County Hall, Trowbridge on: Thursday 15 September 2022

Find out more and apply
For specific information about this job, please contact Perry Holmes, Director of Legal and Governance. Email. Perry.Holmes@wiltshire.gov.uk or Sarah Fraser, Recruitment Consultant. Email. Sarah.Fraser@wiltshire.gov.uk Telephone: 01225 713164

We are firmly committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and to the principles of inclusion and diversity in both employment and the delivery of services. Read our statement of commitment to equality and inclusion.

The council is a Disability Confident Employer which means we are committed to employing people with disabilities and supporting them throughout their employment with us.

This role is subject to certain successful security checks; please see role description for more information.

This role is politically restricted; please see role description for more information.

Our Identity
All candidates are assessed against Our Identity (available by clicking on the 'Enquire/Apply' button below) which sets out the type of organisation we are and how we continue to develop to achieve the councils vision. Half of all questions during the interview will be based around these.

For further information or to apply for the position please select the 'Enquire/Apply' button below.

Closing Date:
Aug 31, 2022