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Legal services Deputy manager 404991


Job Description:

Legal services deputy manager needed in Oldbury £23.09ph ref 404991

Full time hours on a temporary basis.

This role works closely with Senior managers across all arms of the Democracy service. As the lead officer for a newly established team, you will be responsible for:-

Developing, in collaboration with colleagues, robust processes and policies to provide effective business support to all teams within the service area;

Developing and embedding an effective elected member development programme;

Providing support for civic and mayoral events;

Providing support to elected members;

Exploring and developing commercial opportunities across the service, with an initial focus on school admission appeals and exclusion appeals;

Ensuring elected members and the team have the skills, tools and knowledge to maximise their potential.

If you are a positive influencer who is able to demonstrate confidence, motivation and commitment, we want to hear from you. We expect high levels of integrity and behaviours consistent with our values.

The ability to organise and plan workloads effectively alongside managing competing priorities in a fast paced moving environed is critical for this role.


Perhaps most importantly, you must be a strong leader and excellent communicator – someone who can quickly gain the confidence, trust and respect of the team, and all other stakeholders across the organisation.


Due to the nature of this role you must be prepared to work outside of regular office hours. The Client is currently operating a combination of working from home with attendance at offices in line with business need.

If you are interested in the role, please email your CV to [email protected]  quoting the reference number


Essential Employment is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. Essential Employment is an Equal Opportunities Employer.


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  • Job Type

    Temporary, Full Time

  • Work Authorisation


  • Industry Sector Legal