As Head of Legal Services, you will provide overall leadership and guidance for legal, information governance and insurance matters for the University. Reporting into the Director of Planning & Risk, you will play a significant role in leading and executing the University’s legal strategy. Core to your role will be identifying legal risk and providing pragmatic advice to key stakeholders including the Vice-Chancellor, Chief Operating Officer and members of the University Executive Board.
Salary will be commensurate with experience on the Senior Management pay scales £57,000 - £78,000. The role includes an attractive benefits package, including a generous pension scheme ( 21% Employer contribution) and 38 days annual leave (inclusive of bank holidays).
We particularly welcome applications from female candidates, and candidates from minority ethnic backgrounds, who are under-represented at senior management levels in the institution.
Closing date: 07/12/2021
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