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Corporate – Governance, Practice Manager - City of Wolverhampton

Closing date

15/10/2021

Salary

£36, 922 - £41,881

Job description

Are you ready for a new and exciting challenge? An opportunity has arisen to join a highly successful and high performing legal department at a senior level. The role is open to senior candidates either from a legal or a professional services background.

You will be joining the firm as an integral part of the Management team and will play a leading role in the future development of the firm, helping to develop smoother operating processes and generally ensuring the efficiency of the of the firm's operation.

You will be fully involved in the general running of the practice, with marketing, LEXEL and HR matters and you should also be familiar with the financial side of the business. You will be supporting the Head of Service and Lead Lawyers to provide an efficient, friendly, and approachable ethos.

This will be a leading role, where you will help to ensure that standards are met generally for all staff on levels of professionalism and to be an ambassador internally and externally for the department.

You will need to have proven leadership / management skills gained at a substantial legal or similar professional organisation, however, candidates from non-legal backgrounds could also be considered.

The key skills for the role include a commercial awareness, excellent communication skills, excellent interpersonal and organisational skills, confidence, ability to build rapport with partners and clients, independence in ability to manage caseload, excellent attention to detail and the ability to work under pressure and deliver targets.

The successful candidate will be a qualified lawyer with local government experience. Applications will be considered from those with a background in private practice and or other professional backgrounds.

For further information or an informal discussion please contact Tracey Christie on 01902 554925

CLOSING DATE 15 OCTOBER 2021

Apply online at www.wmjobs.co.uk/employer/1015/city-of-wolverhampton-council/

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WLV000003585

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