Interim Head of Legal Services

Recruiter
Venn Group
Location
South West
Salary
£500 - £800 Per Day
Posted
11 Jan 2019
Closes
15 Jan 2019
Position/Level
Professional / Specialist
Responsibilities
Analyst
Sector
Other
Contract Type
Permanent
Language
English

Interim Head of Legal Services
Reference: 6785920

A position has arisen for an Interim Head of Legal Services within a leading public sector organisation. This is a key role providing expert legal advice for a 6 month interim basis to a large council and its group of companies. The role is paying between £500-800 per day depending on experience.

Your duties will include:

  • Provide expert, high quality legal advice a wide range of external clients across the South West, including the fire and rescue authority, schools, academies and other local authorities
  • You will be responsible for leading specialist teams of lawyers in the areas of property, planning, contracts, social care, litigation and employment
  • Oversee the management of a large legal team to ensure that employee meet key performance indicators, and personal development and performance targets
  • Set and oversee challenging business goals for the department
  • Manage the department budget to meet challenging financial objectives which include reducing external legal spend, generating additional savings and increasing external income

If you are interested in this position or would like to find out more about similar roles please email your updated CV to jfowell@venngroup.com

Venn Group is an equal opportunities employment business and employment agency and welcomes applications from all candidates.