Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Home Worker (England, Wales and NI)
Salary: £47,660 - £54,565 - actual per annum (depending on skills and experience) (+ London Allowance of £3,600 if applicable)
Working Hours: 35 per week
Closing Date: 24 November 2021
Interview Date: To be confirmed (interviews will be conducted through Zoom or Teams)
Alzheimer's Society is the UK's leading dementia charity. We provide information and support, improve care, fund research, and create lasting change for people affected by dementia.
About the role
The Legal Manager is a senior position within the Society leading and developing a Legal team that is knowledgeable, respected and solution-focused. The role holder will be responsible for providing effective and proportionate legal advice to stakeholders at all levels of the Society. In addition to managing the Legal Advisors, the Legal Manager will be responsible for identifying and prioritising workload, supporting business areas to manage more of their own legal requirements and providing reporting and updates on the performance of the team. The Legal Manager will also act as the most senior in-house legal professional within the Society, advising and assisting the senior management team and providing regular and ad hoc assurance to the Board of Trustees.
You are an exceptional lawyer with extensive delivery experience gained either in an in-house or advisory context. You are client-focused, delivery oriented and dedicated to meeting the Society’s requirements in a manner that is compliant but proportionate. You understand the legal and regulatory context in which a large charity operates and are passionate about keeping up to date with the latest developments impacting on the sector. You pride yourself on building exceptional relationships at all levels of the organisation, inspiring trust within your team and presenting your advice in an accessible, non-technical manner. You relish the chance to manage a busy team dealing with a wide variety of matters and developing new solutions designed to make the team operate more efficiently and effectively. Above all, you are driven by the desire to help make the world a better place for people affected by dementia.
Our employees work hard every day to make a true difference in people's lives. We are proud to support them with a range of benefits, recognition and many options for working agilely, all contributing to a strong work life balance. We also have various learning programmes to support you in your development and help you grow to realise your potential and shape a career with Alzheimer's Society.
You can also visit our Working for Us pages, which give you more information about what it’s like to be an employee at the Society.
You may have experience of the following: Legal Manager, Surveyor, Legal Counsel, Qualified Lawyer, Regulation, Regulatory, Attorney, Associate, Solicitor, Lawyer etc.
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