Assistant Director for Legal

Thurrock, Essex
up to £98,001
05 Sep 2019
27 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full time

Are you an outstanding senior legal professional with a track record of championing good governance and providing expert legal advice in a public sector environment? This is an exciting time to join Thurrock Council, recently shortlisted in The MJ Awards for both Council of the Year and Senior Leadership Team of the Year, as our Assistant Director of Legal Services and Monitoring Officer with an opportunity to make a real impact in helping to deliver our ambitious agenda.

As the Monitoring Officer you will work closely with the Chief Executive, our Elected Members and colleagues on the Senior Management Team. You will ensure high standards of conduct and foster good governance across the organisation. You will manage our Legal and Democratic Services, ensuring Councillors and Officers are supported with high quality advice and support enabling them to innovate and shape services for residents.

You will join a committed and supportive leadership team in an ambitious and forward-thinking authority. Thurrock is transforming, as the largest regeneration area in the country there is huge growth, development and investment happening across the borough.

We are working collaboratively with our communities on the exciting and diverse opportunities all this presents to our residents, local businesses and visitors.

So, if you want to work in an energised and innovative environment as part of our ambitious, we would love to hear from you.

To find out more about this exciting opportunity please click on the 'apply' button below or contact Greg Hayes or Philip Emms on 0113 205 6078 at GatenbySanderson.

Closing Date: 27 September