Legal and Democratic Services Practice Manager

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£43,857 - £48,117
13 Oct 2020
31 Oct 2020
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Title: Legal and Democratic Services Practice Manager
Contract: Permanent
Location: Hereford
Hours: 37.00
Salary: £43,857 - £48,117
Closing Date: 31/10/2020
Interview Date: w/c 02/11/2020

This is a new role for Herefordshire Council and you will be joining us as an integral part of the management team and will play a leading role ensuring the high performance and efficiency of our Legal and Democratic Service Business units. 
Key responsibilities will be both financial and case management performance, monitoring KPI’s, service level agreements and monitoring delivery outcomes, supporting business change and income generation opportunities.  Managing, monitoring and negotiating contractual relationships on behalf of the units.  You will also be responsible for ensuring compliance for the Legal Service unit in respect of regulatory finance and administration responsibilities for the Solicitors Regulatory Authority. 

This will be a leading role, where you will help to ensure that high performance standards are met for all staff on levels of professionalism and to be an ambassador internally and externally for the team as a whole. We are proud of the service we provide, however we aspire to delivering a high performing service and we are up for new ideas to help achieve this.

We are looking for a candidate with both proven management and finance skills gained at a legal or similar professional organisation, however, candidates from non-legal backgrounds will also be considered.  If you have experience in management accounts and case management performance that would be desirable.

Herefordshire Council is based in one of the most rural counties in England with beautiful un-spoilt countryside, distinctive heritage and many attractive and lively market towns providing the ideal place to work and live.

Competitive relocation payment of up to £5,000.

Benefits with Herefordshire Council
Holidays: 25 days per year plus 2 days unpaid at Christmas (pro rata for part time)
Pension: LGS pension scheme

Pick your perks – our benefits include access to a range of retail, leisure, holiday and health benefits. This includes savings, cash back and discounts. We also offer an employee assistance programme that means you will have access to confidential support and advice if you ever need it.

To apply, please submit your CV and a supporting statement detailing why you meet the criteria for the role.

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