Head of Legal Services (Deputy Monitoring Officer)
Tameside is a forward-looking borough, committed to safeguarding our community and maximising the wellbeing of our residents, protecting the most vulnerable and putting people at the forefront of services to ensure that every decision supports our boroughs economic growth and self-sufficiency.
We are looking for an experienced legal professional to support our corporate decision making and to lead our legal team. You will lead and provide high quality legal, compliance and commercial advice to Officers and Members across the Council and our integrated health commissioning function. You will be responsible for fully ensuring the Council operates appropriately within its regulatory and legislative framework.
You will be a qualified Solicitor with a minimum of 5 years PQE in a relevant field. You will have a demonstrable track record of delivering high quality commercial risk based legal advice and the ability to advise on a wide range of legal and compliance issues affecting the Council together with the ability to balance conflicting demands and lead the Council’s legal team will be paramount.
For a confidential discussion, please call Rebecca Rampat on 07739 985332, Pete John on 07701 305617 or Helen Alwell on 07809 905467 at our recruitment partners, Penna.
For further information or to apply please visit: https://static.wcn.co.uk/company/5027735/787/search_vacs.html
Closing date for applications: Wednesday 3rd July 2019.