Barnsley is a strong, well-managed and capable council. It punches above its weight, regionally and nationally. The Legal Services Business Unit supports the delivery of key Council priorities contributing to its vision of a brighter future and a better Barnsley. We are recruiting a team leader for the commercial and property team.
For the team leader position you should have experience in at least one of the areas covered by the team – commercial (ideally), property, planning and/or major projects. You should enjoy working collaboratively, be keen to use your managerial expertise to develop the service and the support it offers to internal and external clients.
In return, we can offer you:
• A fine location, in a progressive vibrant town, rich in culture and bordering on the Peak District;
• Excellent conditions of employment with a fair employer, and a defined benefit pension;
• A first class office environment and the benefits of flexible working.
We’re thrilled to have achieved Investors in People (IIP) Gold status for how we lead and develop people and support employees to be truly excellent and to achieve their full potential.
Now we’d like you to be part of our success. At a time of ambitious, complex and far-reaching transformation at our Council, your legal expertise will make a huge difference. We will rely on your specialist knowledge, skilled advice and insightful challenge to ensure we make a success of change for the benefit of all our communities.
Our award-winning council demands creativity, ambition and a focus on people. You will help us to be more innovative, more efficient, to strive for excellence and demonstrate best value for money. Help to shape a better future with us.
What you’ll need
To join us, you must be a qualified Solicitor or Barrister, or a Legal Executive (CILEx) with a level 6 qualification. You will have significant relevant specialist experience in your practice area. You’ll show a commitment to contributing to the achievement of the Council’s priorities and will demonstrate the Council’s values of honesty, teamwork, excellent service, and taking pride in what we do.
To achieve your ambitions while shaping a bright future for our communities, apply now at https://www.barnsley.gov.uk/services/jobs/
How to Apply
Please apply online via the link provided. Please note, we do not accept CVs submitted without a fully completed online application form.