Monitoring Officer (Part time)

Sutton, London (Greater)
Competitive Salary
11 Jan 2021
08 Feb 2021
Job role
Contract Type
Part Time

Sutton is a great place to live and work, with low crime, exceptional schools, a strong environmental record and good community engagement. We’re hugely ambitious for our borough and the people who live there, and we have exciting plans for our future. We’ve been told we’re quietly brilliant, but now is the time to get loud.

As the Council’s Monitoring Officer, you will oversee exemplary legal service delivery and solutions. You’ll act as the professional and statutory lead for all legal and monitoring officer duties.  You’ll oversee the partnership and relationship with the South London Legal Partnership (SLLP). We’re looking for a strong lawyer who is collegiate, but testing in nature when required, who can manage senior officer and political relationships who has strong motivation to be involved in cutting edge thinking across our varied and complex Social Care, Regeneration, and Housing opportunities and challenges. 

The Monitoring Officer will lead on the Council’s governance and legal systems, ensuring they run effectively and efficiently, while working closely with the Chief Executive and Chief Finance Officer in contributing to the governance of the Council. We’re looking for an inspirational lawyer who is able to work across the organisation to ensure robust systems and processes are in place, while also being able to facilitate constructive governance culture that has buy in and support

You will possess expert legal knowledge and the ability to work effectively with Members and the senior leadership team. If you enjoy working collaboratively, are skilled in partnership working and share our energy, drive and ambition, then we want to hear from you.

To apply, please visit, or call Julie Towers on 07764 791 736 or Joshua Bembridge on 07739 985 331.

Closing Date: 12pm Monday 8th February 2021.