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Locum Senior Governance Lawyer & Deputy Monitoring Officer

  • Location

    Bedfordshire, England

  • Sector:

    Legal, Public Sector & Not-for-Profit

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  • Salary:

    £400 - £550 per hour

  • Consultant:

    Chelsey Newsom

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

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Locum Senior Governance Lawyer and Deputy Monitoring Officer


3-6 Months +


Remote working with occasional office attendance for meetings

An exceptional opportunity has arisen for an ambitious individual as a Senior Governance Lawyer and Deputy Monitoring Officer. This is a unique opportunity to be part of a one of a kind alternative business structure which prides itself on providing legal services across its public sector. You will be specifically attending to one local government client in this role.

The duties of the Senior Governance Lawyer and Deputy Monitoring Officer include, but are not limited to;

  • You will be joining a governance team which comprises of 4 in total and will report directly to the Head of Governance
  • You will be required to pick up governance related matters on behalf of one main client to which you will serve as the Deputy Monitoring Officer for and be required to deputise when the Head of Governance and MO is absent
  • You will be undertaking governance work which will include; reviewing the constitution, members complaints, member conduct matters, advising members, attending meetings etc.
  • You will also pick up governance work such as investigations on behalf of external clients

This is a great role for someone with previous governance experience either direct experience of handling matters or those that have worked alongside governance lawyers with providing advice. This is a great opportunity for someone who is looking to take their career to the next step or someone who has a real passion and drive. You will develop your governance experience whilst acting as the Deputy Monitoring officer which will add great value for those looking to move forward into senior positions.

This role is offering hybrid working with office and remote working available. They are also offering a local government pension scheme and excellent holiday allowance.

We encourage interested applicants to apply immediately to be considered for short listing. Alternatively should you require further information or wish to discuss your suitability before applying please Chelsey Newsom in our Manchester office for a confidential discussion.

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