Incommunities

Director of Legal & Governance Services

Recruiter
Incommunities
Location
West Yorkshire
Salary
£80,000
Posted
23 Jan 2019
Closes
18 Feb 2019
Position
Barrister, Solicitor
Sector
In-house
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Permanent

Incommunities

Director of Legal & Governance Services

West Yorkshire

Circa £80,000 plus an excellent benefit package

The Incommunities Group is an ambitious and progressive organisation with a focus on delivering profit for a purpose. As one of the largest housing associations in the UK, with more than 21,600 properties, an annual turnover of over £100 million and around 1000 staff, it’s clear to see that the vision we have of ‘Improving lives Incommunities’ is having a huge impact on providing great homes in great neighbourhoods and helping people build better lives for themselves. To continue towards achieving our strategic objectives, we are seeking to appoint a Director of Legal & Governance Services.

Reporting to the Assistant Chief Executive of Resources, as a member of the Resources Team, this post is responsible for ensuring the provision and delivery of high quality, effective legal and governance services. They will also fulfil the role of Company Secretary and Data Protection Controller on behalf of the Group.

This  is a senior management role with responsibility for a team of around 30 people including the legal, policy, governance, tenancy information, corporate procurement, CCTV, data compliance and repossession teams.

The Director of Legal & Governance will provide a wide range of legal advice and support to the Board and Executive Management Team and act as an advocate and representative on behalf of the Group offering guidance on the preparation and presentation of proceedings of varying degrees of complexity.

The successful candidate will uphold the ethics and values of the organisation and demonstrate integrity, leadership and drive.  They will be a fully qualified solicitor with a certificate of practice and they should have significant experience of working in a legal practice or legal department at a senior level, specialising in either housing and litigation, or company commercial and contract law matters. We are also looking for someone with extensive experience of Court and Tribunal procedures, including relevant experience of line management and supervision of staff.

Incommunities are a dynamic, forward thinking organisation with a long term plan to expand and grow. This is a great opportunity for someone looking to step up, develop their career or to make a difference to this successful, evolving and innovative organisation.

For a confidential discussion, please contact Nigel Fortnum or Gayle Williamson at our recruitment partners, Aspen People, on 0141 212 7555.

For more information and to apply please visit https://www.aspenpeople.co.uk/incommunities/

Closing date: Monday 18th February 2019