Head of Legal
Salary: Up to £84,000 dependent on experience
This is a brilliant opportunity to work within a pioneering Combined Authority who have undertaken to deliver an exciting programme of works.
If you want to work in an innovative Public Authority in a region where we have the best performing economy in the country outside of London, contributing over £5bn a year to UK PLC, and have two of the top five fastest growing cities in the UK, this could be the opportunity for you. You will find an organisation who encourages a good work life balance and professional growth.
An exciting and unique opportunity has arisen as the Authority is now establishing its permanent legal service and is looking for an exceptional Head of Legal to help deliver the key objectives of this Authority. We are looking for a person who is a creative thinker and exceptional communicator with energy, flair and resilience as well as displaying acute political awareness, is highly motivated and collaborative in approach.
The Authority was established in March 2017 as a result of powers being devolved to it by Central Government most particularly in regard to securing major developments and improvements in respect of Transport, Housing, Education and Skills across the region. The Combined Authority seeks to be at the frontier of accelerating delivery and securing new investment models, with and across Government, the private sector and the local area.
This is a standout opportunity for a Legal Counsel to work within a Combined Authority. Responsible for the management and overall provision of effective and timely legal services to the Authority and its Directorates. Your work will be varied and interesting caseload from drafting, negotiating and concluding contracts with stakeholders, to clearly communicate and advise the business on the commercial implications of complex agreements.
Key aspects of the role include the following:
The successful candidate will
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