Law and Governance
A crucial part of this role is to ensure that governance arrangements for the Council and our trading companies are legally compliant, resolving complex organisational problems and as part of the senior leadership team, supporting the Chief Executive with the setting of the overall strategic direction of the organisation, fulfilling the Council’s ambitious aims and leading modern, forward thinking Legal and Governance Services. In addition you’ll work with Members and a diverse range of stakeholders to ensure that all functions operate to a high degree of efficiency.
A qualified Solicitor or Barrister, you will evidence a proven record of achievement in leading and managing a range of legal services within an organisation of comparable scope and complexity. You will have expertise in wider corporate and commercial projects, working with a diverse range of stakeholders, as well as being able to articulate a clear vision and strategy for modern Legal and Governance Services, translating a strategic vision into effective outcomes. Your expertise will provide you with the capability to offer trusted advice on the Council’s key transformation projects; you will have the commercial acumen, enthusiasm and drive to grow the business and a track record of previous successful implementation and development in aspects of governance. An expert in your field, with the ability to see the big picture and be aware of future trends in order to develop class leading services.