Senior Roles at Mid Kent Legal Services
Mid Kent Legal Services
05 November 2012
Head of Legal Partnership
Working across the partner authorities, you’ll lead our shared service, enhance our performance and further develop our reputation for client-friendly and effective support. Reporting to theMKIP board, you’ll have an exceptional talent for getting the best out of our lawyers, reducing our need to engage external support and making us indispensable advisers to customers.
Legally qualified andwith outstanding leadership experience, you’ll be an excellent organisationalmanager, and must have the ability to formand sustain high-level relationshipswith clients, members and senior officers.Wewant to develop a culture of continual improvement in our service, and you’ll play a pivotal role inmodelling excellence across the board.
Business Development Manager
As MKLS continues to develop its offer and its organisational capacity, you’ll have the financial and business acumen to help us to achieve our goal of being the automatic first choice for legal support across our partner authorities and beyond.
An important part of the role will be ensuring that our financial and caseload records are clear, accurate and current, so significant financial management experience and the ability to analyse complex financial and management information are essential. As the guardian of our client relationships, you’ll project a credible, professional face, instilling confidence in our capacity to deliver. You must also have experience of critically evaluating professional services, designing improvements and negotiating their successful implementation.
If these aren’t words you readily associate with local government law, think again. Mid Kent Legal Services – part of the groundbreaking Improvement Partnership between Swale, TunbridgeWells and Maidstone councils – is a Lexcel-accredited service that’s poised to make a step-change in the way that professional legal support works. Focused on outcomes and exceptional customer care, we’ve rewritten the rulebook; and these roles are at the heart of our ambitious plans.
For more information, please visit this link or call Terry McDougall on 0845 601 0649 for an informal conversation.
Closing date: noon, 5 November.