£56100 - £60000 per annum
about 1 month ago
Deputy Head of Legal role with the Scout Association!
Fantastic opportunity for an experienced lawyer to join this world renowned charity on a permanent contract in a senior role as Deputy Head of Legal.
This is a lovely role with a great charity. The Scout Association are a well-regarded organisation who offer unique opportunities. This is a fantastic role and will be an unparalleled career move for the Deputy Head of Legal.
The Deputy Head of Legal will:
- Assist the Head of Legal to provide a high quality legal service and deputise for the Head of Legal
- Provide legal advice on legal issues and risks to protect the Scout Association and its' subsidiaries
- Ensure compliance with relevant policy, best practice, legislation and regulation, in particular on:
- Charity law
- Commercial contracts and procurement
- Fundraising and donations
- Marketing, advertising, media and defamation
- Draft contracts between the Scout Association and third parties
- Line manager two team members
The Deputy Head of Legal will have experience of working as an in-house lawyer in the charities sector or wider public sector. They will also have experience in commercial law, drafting and negotiating contracts, as well as providing legal advice at a senior level. Managerial experience is required.
This role is currently fully remote but will in future be a hybrid of home and office-based work, so the Deputy Head of Legal will have to be able to get to Gilwell Park, Chingford, at least 1-2 times a week.
Benefits of the role include:
- 28 days annual leave, increases after 5 years
- Simply Health Scheme
- Wellbeing walks
- Generous pension scheme contribution
- Free parking and minibus service
- Generous maternity and paternity leave
- Flexible working patterns
- Study and volunteer leave
- Up to four personal days paid leave a year
- Great work/life balance
The Deputy Head of Legal will be an enthusiastic team player who takes initiative and thinks outside the box. They'll be a qualified legal professional with relevant experience.
If interested please get in touch with Mila Casaus in our Manchester office to discuss.
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