Croydon is London’s second largest borough - a city within the city, full of brilliant and diverse people, businesses and places.
As a council we’re going through tremendous change, from our evolving response to the pandemic, to our plans to radically reshape and renew our organisation as a result of financial challenges. We are essentially building a brand new council around ourselves – one that is focused on getting things right for its residents, while delivering very differently and within a sustainable financial envelope.
This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who is looking for a new and exciting opportunity. Ideally you will have local government experience, but we also welcome applications from those who come from the private sector. We are looking for a Head of Commercial & Property to lead a team of 7 lawyers and play a key role in the successful delivery of the council's renewal plan. whilst addi. someone to The successful candidate will be responsible for managing a team of 7 contracts and property lawyers. The ideal candidate will have the expertise and vision to work across disciplines; Planning, Contracts & Property law and be responsible for leading on high profile projects.
You will be a qualified Solicitor, Barrister or Legal Excecutive, ideally with experience of managing at a senior level. The grade is dependent on level of experience.
Full Time 36 Hours Per week
Closing date 12 May 2021 11:59pm
Equal Opportunities and Safeguarding Statement
Croydon Council is an inclusive employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. We will be pleased to consider applications from candidates seeking flexible working arrangements.
As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the advertised role.
The successful candidate will be subject to a standard DBS check.