Job of the Week

This week's job of the week is:

Head of Legal Services - 000004A0

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  • Truro
  • 37 hours
  • Permanent
  • £65,868 - £80,501 per year 

The Head of Legal Services is a member of the Senior Leadership Team in the Assurance Service and will work with colleagues to shape and deliver Service plans that support delivery of the Council Strategy. Acting as the Council lead for the professional functions within their portfolio, they will provide leadership to staff and work with partners, colleagues and senior managers to ensure delivery of all aims and objectives, taking overall responsibility for Legal Services to both internal and external customers.

You will be leading the Legal Service (approximately 70 staff) on a day to day basis, developing the strategic positioning of the Service so that it can be relied upon to provide efficient and effective legal advice across all areas of the Council. Managing a budget of approximately £3m, the role will also ensure the promotion and provision of effective and valued legal services to external public sector clients.

Ambitious enough for you?

We are looking for a talented, ambitious and dedicated individual who can help us deliver our Strategy to create a more prosperous, resilient and resourceful Cornwall. As part of our extended leadership team you will be expected to make a valued contribution to creating a more sustainable Cornwall.


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