Reporting to the Chief Executive, you will be a key member of the Senior Management Team and your main role will be to ensure good governance, transparency, equality, fairness and adherence to the Nolan Principles of Public Life. This will include oversight of the Council’s Constitution, Committees and the Council.
The postholder will need to provide robust clear legal advice and have a detailed knowledge and experience of local authority law. You will need to demonstrate significant enthusiasm, vitality and strong and proven leadership skills. You will be able to think and act strategically at a consistently high level, provide an appropriate degree of challenge and scrutiny and be able to make effective decisions at a fast pace.
The postholder will also be responsible for providing advice, guidance and oversight of the Council’s Legal Services Department.
In return you will receive an excellent benefits package and a rewarding career.
The working week is nominally one of 37 hours. However, the seniority and nature of the post will necessitate the working of additional hours for which there will be no additional payment. The grading of the post takes account of the requirement to work outside of the normal working week. There will be a requirement to attend evening meetings.
Postholders at this level shall devote their whole-time service to the work of the Council and shall not engage in any other business or take up any other additional appointment without the express consent of the Council.
Posts at this level have been evaluated using the Hay Job Evaluation scheme.
To discuss this position on an informal basis please contact Ruth Hyde, Chief Executive, on 0115 917 3255.
Please go to www.broxtowe.gov.uk/index.aspx?articleid=15686 for further details about the post, the recruitment process and how to apply. Please note that CVs will not be accepted.
Alternatively, an application pack can be obtained by contacting the recruitment team, Human Resources Division on 0115 917 3372/3342.
Please quote reference no: M1
Closing Date: Friday 20 September 2019
Interviews: Tuesday 1 October 2019