Group Manager - Legal and Corporate Services

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Corporate and Contracted Services

Dacorum Borough Council is a great place to work, and it is a very exciting time to be joining our Legal and Corporate Services Team. We are growing our team and recruiting for the following position:

Group Manager (Legal and Corporate Services) Ref: GM010
£49,545 to £66,458 per annum (inclusive of London Fringe Weighting and Lease Car Allowance)


You will be a qualified Solicitor or Barrister with significant post qualification experience in property and/or contract/public procurement law. The successful candidate will be responsible for the management of the Legal and Corporate Services team which covers Legal, Licensing and the Corporate Support Service. You will also be the Deputy Monitoring Officer.

You will ensure that these services are delivered within the Council’s framework of quality standards, performance targets, budgetary control and legislative requirements.

Supporting the Assistant Director (Corporate and Contracted Services), in delivering the corporate vision, values and strategic priorities of the Council you will act as advisor to them and work in collaboration with other services, and senior management to ensure that services are joined up appropriately and are aligned to the achievement of the Council’s aims and objectives.

This role will suit adaptable, flexible, individuals with strong leadership skills who are committed to
ensuring a high quality work standard and continually seek to improve performance.

We offer an excellent benefits package including Flexible Working arrangements, Local Government Pension Scheme, generous annual leave entitlement, London Fringe Weighting.

If you wish to obtain further information about the post or would like an informal discussion, please contact Mark Brookes, Assistant Director (Corporate and Contracted Services), on 01442 228236.

Closing Date: Midnight 11 November 2018 

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Corporate and Contracted Services

Dacorum Borough Council is a great place to work, and it is a very exciting time to be joining our Legal and Corporate Services Team. We are growing our team and recruiting for the following position:

Group Manager (Legal and Corporate Services) Ref: GM010
£49,545 to £66,458 per annum (inclusive of London Fringe Weighting and Lease Car Allowance)


You will be a qualified Solicitor or Barrister with significant post qualification experience in property and/or contract/public procurement law. The successful candidate will be responsible for the management of the Legal and Corporate Services team which covers Legal, Licensing and the Corporate Support Service. You will also be the Deputy Monitoring Officer.

You will ensure that these services are delivered within the Council’s framework of quality standards, performance targets, budgetary control and legislative requirements.

Supporting the Assistant Director (Corporate and Contracted Services), in delivering the corporate vision, values and strategic priorities of the Council you will act as advisor to them and work in collaboration with other services, and senior management to ensure that services are joined up appropriately and are aligned to the achievement of the Council’s aims and objectives.

This role will suit adaptable, flexible, individuals with strong leadership skills who are committed to
ensuring a high quality work standard and continually seek to improve performance.

We offer an excellent benefits package including Flexible Working arrangements, Local Government Pension Scheme, generous annual leave entitlement, London Fringe Weighting.

If you wish to obtain further information about the post or would like an informal discussion, please contact Mark Brookes, Assistant Director (Corporate and Contracted Services), on 01442 228236.

Closing Date: Midnight 11 November 2018 

Job Description
Person Specification